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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..
Welcome Janet!

Welcome Janet!

We’re excited to welcome Janet Stewart to the Lett team!  Janet has a Bachelor of Architecture from Carleton University and holds the LEED Accredited Professional designation. She joins us as our Director of Project Advancement. With over 25 years of experience leading multi-disciplinary teams of institutional and commercial projects. To learn more about Janet, visit..
Monarch Ultra Relay Run

Monarch Ultra Relay Run

We truly believe in the need to support and amplify the message of environmental stewardship and the conservation of biodiversity. Lett is proud to once again sponsor the 2021 Monarch Ultra Relay Run. This year 100% of donations raised through the Monarch Ultra will go to Camp Kawartha, a non-profit organization committed to nature education..
Welcome Mitch!

Welcome Mitch!

We would like to introduce you to Mitch Cossitt, who joined the Lett team at the beginning of the summer. Mitch is a recent graduate of Fanshawe College and is returning to us full-time as our BIM Specialist after completing two semesters as a co-op here at Lett. He holds accreditation as a Revit Professional,..
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..
Peter Smith 1936 — 2021

Peter Smith 1936 — 2021

It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Peter John Smith on July 7th, 2021. Peter was born in Birmingham, England in 1936. He graduated from the Birmingham School of Architecture in 1957, and emigrated to Canada in 1961 to marry his wife of 60 years, Heather (Hume). After arriving in Canada,..
Welcome Harry!

Welcome Harry!

We have some introductions to catch up on! Harry Teng joined our team in the fall of 2020, as a Senior Architect. He holds a master’s degree in Architecture from the University of Toronto and is a Registered Architect in the Province of Ontario. Harry has worked on architecture projects across a wide range of..
Lett-Certified B Corporation™

Lett-Certified B Corporation™

Lett Architects Inc., proudly announces its newly earned Certified B Corporation™ status. Becoming Canada’s only B Corp™ architectural practice, and one of only a handful in North America. “This certification reaffirms a commitment we made several year ago to social corporate responsibility,” said Bill Lett, Managing Principle. “It’s a process of continuous examination, identifying next..
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..