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Amsted is nominated for 10 GOHBA Awards

Posted August 26, 2022

We’re proud to announce that Amsted is up for 10 Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association (GOHBA) Housing Design Awards!

Eight of our projects have been named finalists AND we are a finalist for the coveted ‘Renovator of the Year’ and ‘Designer of the Year’ special awards. This is a testament to the power of our proven process and amazing team. We’re thrilled to have an opportunity to spotlight some of our client’s exceptional homes and our fantastic staff who take their dreams and turn them into reality.

Read on to find out more about our GOHBA Award finalists.

Elevated Entertaining 

Designed to elevate the family’s time together and with guests, this renovation brings enjoyment to everyday moments and entertaining in their new open, sophisticated space. 

This jaw-dropping renovation is a finalist in two GOHBA Housing Design Award categories:

  • Renovation $150,000 – $250,000 
  • Kitchen (251 sq ft or more 75K and over) – Contemporary

Reno to Restart 

Originally planned as an interior renovation, this custom home was built after serious structural issues required the existing home to be demolished. Further consideration had to be made after the City of Ottawa Tree Preservation Society required us to design this home around a large Norway Maple tree on the front corner of the lot.  

This classic Custom Home is a finalist in the GOHBA Housing Design Award category:

  • Custom Urban Home under 3000 sq.ft

Retro Dream 

Clients wanted additional space for everyday living while respecting the vintage character of this 1950s era home.  

This funky renovation is a finalist in two GOHBA Housing Design Award categories:

  • Renovation $400,001 – $600,000 
  • Kitchen (176-250 sq.ft.) – Contemporary $75,001 and over

Personal Retreat 

This homeowner was looking for some calm – her own private oasis.  With a spa-like ensuite, renovated closet spaces, and new in-suite laundry room, this primary suite renovation boasts a contemporary and calm aesthetic ideal for true relaxation.  

This stunning renovation is a finalist in two GOHBA Housing Design Award categories:

  • Renovation under $150,000
  • Bathroom (100 sq.ft. or less) – Contemporary

Casual Comfort 

 With bold choices and smart design, this kitchen renovation captures the casual comfort aesthetic of this Interior Design homeowner.