April 14, 2016 Yesterday the Studio took the day to work on the strategic plan for Lett Architects as we grow and focus. Thanks so much to Jonathan Bennett and Jocasta Boone of Laridae Communications Inc. for facilitating!
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..
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..
April 11, 2016 As part of Lett Architects’ focus on designing for and engaging communities, Adam Brady from our studio was invited to participate in a professional planning and design charette in Haliburton Village on Thursday April 7th. Organized by the Communities in Action Committee and Active Neighbourhoods Canada Project in Haliburton Village, the purpose..
April 11, 2016 Partial demolition is underway to the old Peterborough Jail, the first phase in the conversion of the site to a public park. The walls are being strategically demolished to create a ruin that conveys the essence and the story of the old jail. Take a look at these photos of a row..
March 28, 2016 Lett Architects is excited to be working with Aecom on the redevelopment of Bethune Street in Peterborough. As part of this major infrastructure project, the City of Peterborough is undertaking a Land Use and Urban Design Study to establish a vision for the project area corridors as well as planning and design..
August 25, 2015 The new LEED Gold targeted student residence at Lakefield College School is days away from being complete. The head of residence is moving in and the landscaping and site work is being completed. We are all looking forward to the official opening on August 31st.
August 24, 2015 Lett Architects are excited to have been selected as a participant in Artsweek Peterborough 2015. Our Studio will be designing an Architectural light installation along the banks of Jackson Creek to bring awareness of the creek in its urban environment. Thank you Artsweek Peterborough for including us in this great community event! Our Studio will be holding..
August 24, 2015 Lett Architects is pleased to be teamed with the internationally-recognized firm of Bing Thom Architects of Vancouver, Hong Kong, and Washington in a limited design competition for the new Canadian Canoe Museum. Bing Thom’s studio is responsible for some of the world’s most recognized cultural facilities, such as the Arena Stage in Washington..