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Peterborough Transit Terminal Almost Complete

Peterborough Transit Terminal Almost Complete

May 11, 2016 Construction on the Peterborough Transit Terminal has been ongoing for several months, but the wait is almost over! We are excited to announce that the Transit project has achieved Substantial Completion, and the terminal will reopen to the public on Tuesday, May 17. Here is a peek at the front desk area..
Throwback Thursday: Zavitz Hall

Throwback Thursday: Zavitz Hall

April 21, 2016 In March 1989 Lett/Smith Architects (predecessor to Lett Architects) completed a feasibility study to renovate Zavitz Hall at the University of Guelph into the new School of Fine Art and Music. The critical approach for this project was to utilize attic and crawl-spaces to increase area. Ultimately a basement was formed from the..
Throwback Thursday: Strutt House

Throwback Thursday: Strutt House

April 14, 2016 Among these photographs is a picture taken of Bill Lett as a young child outside the Strutt House in the Gatineau. Designed and built by Bill’s uncle, James Strutt, the house is currently being restored by the National Capital Commission. James Strutt was fascinated by building strong but lightweight structures using the bare minimum..
Interesting Fact: Millennium Park Boathouse

Interesting Fact: Millennium Park Boathouse

April 12, 2016 Some projects have interesting challenges. In 1999, when Bill Lett was just getting his career underway, the Studio was hired to design a “boathouse” for the City of Peterborough to celebrate the Millennium. To accommodate canoe storage at the lower level the building was designed to flood on purpose in the spring..