John Donkin Architect Inc.
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John Donkin is a licensed architect with nearly thirty years of architectural experience preceded by seven years' work in construction. He is particularly interested in the development of innovative building forms especially suited to unique clients and unusual situations.

After graduating from the School of Architecture at Carleton University, Mr Donkin worked as project architect in two prominent Ottawa architectural firms on a variety of residential, commercial and mixed-use projects. He has experience in all aspects of project design, management and construction, including zoning interpretation, architectural design, site planning, budget and cost analysis, construction documentation, the preparation of tender documents and analysis of tenders, contract administration, site review and the certification of payments. John Donkin is also experienced in energy efficient building technology, including LEED and passivhaus energy standards.

Services Provided
Architectural Design, Architectural Drawings, Building Design, Custom Homes, Energy-Efficient Homes, Green Building, Handicap-Accessible Design, Historic Building Conservation, Home Additions, Home Extensions, Home Remodeling, Home Restoration, Multigenerational Homes, New Home Construction, Sustainable Design, Universal Design, 3D Home Design

Areas Served
Ottawa, Aylmer, Barrhaven, Bells Corners, Britannia, Chelsea, Deschênes, Gatineau, Gloucester, Hazeldean, Hull, Kanata, Leitrim, Nepean, Old Chelsea, Orleans, Pointe-Gatineau, Quebec, Rockcliffe Park, Shirleys Bay, Templeton, Uplands

Certifications and Awards
OAA - Ontario Association of ArchitectsRAIC - Royal Architectural Institute of CanadaGOHBA - Greater Ottawa Home Builders' AssociationORSA - Ottawa Regional Society of Architects
Ottawa's Personal Architecture and Design Firm

Contact: John Donkin
Location: 138 Hopewell Ave
Ottawa, Ontario K1S 2Z3
Commented: Beautiful kitchen Hi Sandra! They are Ikea cabinets and pulls. - Chris
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Commented: European style cabinets We find them more flexible than factory made cabinets, and cheaper than custom cabinets, so thyey make a good mid range choice. Getting someone who can hack them opens up some good 'custom' installat...
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Commented: securement Hello Matt, The trellis' are secured with metal brackets through the stucco to the building sheathing underneath. - Chris
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Commented: Flooring Hi Nicolette, We believe they are site finished pine but the home owner installed them himself so we have no way to know for sure. Sorry we couldn't be more helpful, Chris
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Commented: bench depth zzhar, The bench is 16" high and 16" deep, and about 45 inches long. If I had a choice (and the room) I might make it 2" wider. Yours, John Donkin OAA MRAIC
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Commented: Love the stair rail! Can you share materials for "rail" and post? Unfortunately I do not have specific information on the guard/rail but I do know that there is no need for a bannister on the wall side, given the width of the stairs. Thanks!
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