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Georgian Triangle Humane Society

Georgian Triangle Humane Society

We are proud to announce our latest project in the animal care sector for the Georgian Triangle Humane Society (GTHS) is progressing to the next phase! Lett worked alongside the GTHS to complete a feasibility study in 2021. Designing a new 19,213 sq. ft. facility that allows the GTHS to fulfill their mandate in providing..
Ontario Power Generation  – New Headquarters

Ontario Power Generation – New Headquarters

In June of 2019, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) announced their plans to establish a new corporate headquarters in the Municipality of Clairington and move all their non-station-based positions from 15 existing offices across the Greater Toronto Area, Niagara, and Durham. The new campus will share a site just south of Highway 401 with the existing..
Canadian Canoe Museum Groundbreaking

Canadian Canoe Museum Groundbreaking

On October 16th, 2021, The Canadian Canoe Museum (CCM) hosted their formal “Museum on the Move” event, celebrating the beginning of construction for their new facility at 2077 Ashburnham Drive in Peterborough. Project donors, funders, partners, and members all gathered at the water’s edge for this milestone in the museums journey. With support and interest..
140 Simcoe Street

140 Simcoe Street

Breathing new life into an old building. The neighbouring building to the Lett Studio, 140 Simcoe Street, is being stripped of all but the bones, ready for renewal. The remaining ornamented cast iron columns are carrying a steel beam which supports the upper storeys. Lett Architects is working with Summers & Co. on the rejuvenated..
North Hastings Community Hub

North Hastings Community Hub

Earlier this week our design of the North Hastings Community Hub was presented to the Town of Bancroft Council and the community. This new four-story, 27,135 sq. ft. mixed-use building includes thirty affordable housing units, with nine accessible units and a new 4,000 sq. ft. space to house the North Hastings Public Library. The building..
Canadian Canoe Museum – Press Release

Canadian Canoe Museum – Press Release

The Canadian Canoe Museum in Peterborough, Ontario, stewards the world’s largest collection of canoes, kayaks, and paddled watercraft. More than 600 in number, the watercraft, and their stories have a pivotal role to play in understanding our past – and our collective future. As part of their responsibility for this cultural asset of national significance..
PROGRESS: Beavermead Pavillion

PROGRESS: Beavermead Pavillion

The new comfort station at Beavermead Campground in Peterborough, designed by our architect Amanda Motyer, has started construction! Gerr Construction Ltd. started demolition of the existing comfort station on Tuesday, and has already excavated and is currently working on formwork for the footings. The construction start was delayed by a low weight limit on the..
PROGRESS: 50 Martin Road

PROGRESS: 50 Martin Road

Affordable Housing Development at 1505 Bowmanville Ave is getting closer to occupancy! Across the country, there is a clear need for affordable housing solutions. At Lett, we believe that affordable housing needs to be designed for the human spirit and to cultivate community. With this philosophy in mind, this project will include a variety of..
Progress: Chigamik Waypoint Community Health Hub

Progress: Chigamik Waypoint Community Health Hub

Some exterior progress shots of Chigamik Waypoint Community Health Hub in Midland, Ontario Perched on a prominent site just outside of the town centre, the building occupies green space adjacent Edgehill Park. The exterior features a louvered screen encircling the perimeter and perched prominently above the front entry. It filters natural and artificial light, recalling..
50 Martin Road

50 Martin Road

Our 50 Martin Road affordable housing project in Bowmanville is taking shape! Glad to be working with AMR Engineering Limited, Durham Energy Specialist Limited (DES), Engage Engineering Ltd., Brian Basterfield and IPM Project Managers to make this project a reality in the Durham Region (The Regional Municipality of Durham).