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Gala Showcases Design Excellence cont’d from page 7 a wide spectrum as always but for us, the rich, darker stained cherry and maple wood kitchens are more popular,” said Jim Deslaurier, of Deslaurier Custom Cabinets. In the builder categories, Minto Developments and Tartan Homes made more than one trip to the podium. Minto took the Large Builder Attached Housing 1,800 Sq. Ft. or Less Award for their condo flats in Centrepointe’s Centro project. Their Fraser single-family home, which is part of their collection of smaller singles, also brought them the award for Large Builder Single Detached 2,000 Sq. Ft. or Less. Minto also won Green LEED Home of the Year for their Inspiration Equilibrium Home in Manotick. “Winning all three of these designs really represents to us innovative new concepts that we have recently launched in response to changes in the marketplace, primarily with respect to affordability also because of design efficiencies and our green building practices,” said Catherine Shea, of Minto Developments. Tartan’s semi-detached designs won them Large Builder Attached Housing 1,801 Sq. Ft. or More. Their spacious Whitney model garnered them Large Builder Single Detached 3,500 Sq. Ft. or More. They also took the award for best Low Rise Condominium. “We are pleased to have won three GOHBA housing design awards. It is satisfying to be recognized by your colleagues in the industry for the design of our homes,” said Ian Nicol, of Tartan Homes. “A significant amount of time and energy is allocated to the design of our homes. We review our designs annually looking to ensure they reflect current design trends and standards.” This story was adapted from Patricia Hitsman’s article in The Ottawa Sun. She can be reached at patricia.hitsman@ ott.sunpub.com. 8 2009 GOHBA Awards Large Builder: Attached Housing 1800 sq. ft. or less Minto Communities Inc. Large Builder: Single Detached 2000 sq. ft. or less Minto Communities Inc.

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OHBA Greater Ottawa Home Builder's Association 2009 GOHBA Awards
Contents
President's Message
2009 GOHBA Housing Design Awards
The Ottawa Citizen People's Choice Award
Sponsor Acknowledgement
Index to Advertisers/Advertiser.com
2009 GOHBA Housing Design Awards - OHBA Greater Ottawa Home Builder's Association 2009 GOHBA Awards
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2009 GOHBA Housing Design Awards - President's Message
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2009 GOHBA Housing Design Awards - The Ottawa Citizen People's Choice Award
2009 GOHBA Housing Design Awards - Sponsor Acknowledgement
2009 GOHBA Housing Design Awards - Index to Advertisers/Advertiser.com
2009 GOHBA Housing Design Awards - Cover3
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