Serving Ottawa & the Region  Since 2013

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Architectural Design + Drafting Services

15+ years experience

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What we do

We provide building permits & property management services to homeowners, builders, remodelers, contractors, and engineers.

It is equally important to note, that our team specializes in all aspects of residential construction, which includes remodels, renovations, additions, custom builds, semi-detached, decks, porches, carports/garages, workshops, basements-secondary dwellings, and more.

As a matter of fact, by using our 4 step process,  your "first step will always start with us". We will work to create, provide tips and ideas,  and work through any possible issues that can occur. "While working with us, YOU will always have your say".

Kitchen Remodel


Kitchen Remodel

Plans will show where walls were removed to open up the space and make it more functional



Secondary Dwelling

These particular plans show the conversion of a Basement to a basement apartment.




 Here  you will see a carport and the different 2D and 3D imaging. This carport is presently under construction.

2nd Storey Addition



This 2nd storey addition, includes master bath, walk in closet, and large master bedroom with fireplace.

Pedrix Deck/Patio



The plans here will show a multi-level deck, due to the structure on the New Build.

Custom Built Home

Custom Build

Custom Build

Image on main page show a single family home It is presently under construction. Images shown is a sample of a single home.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the process behind design plans?

Design drawings are used to develop and communicate ideas that you as the client may have about your design.  In the early stages, your thought process, ideas, sketches, drawings, web plans, which might simply help us demonstrate to you our ability, and expertise to undertake the design. Also, the designs can be used to develop and communicate easier.

What is a BCIN?

BCIN stands for Building Code Identification Number. The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (the Ministry responsible for the Ontario Building Code, or OBC) requires a certain minimal level of proficiency be demonstrated by practitioners in the application of the building code.

Who will I/we be working with?

Within our organization, we have our team of Architectural technologists.  Also, we have a number of other experts working alongside of us.  Structural engineers, Geo technical advisors, engineers, and surveyors, to name just a few.  

What software program is used to produce drawings?

Chief Architect is a 3D architectural software for designing highly detailed plans for homes and light commercial buildings.  It smartly generates 3D modeling.

Chief Architect helps produce a materials list of a design. This saves you time with a presentation as you have a list of required items ready. Thus, your  the client can see what the project looks like, and helps to make modifications to fit any budget.

What are conceptual design plans/drawings?

Concept drawings or sketches are drawings, often freehand, that are used by designers such as architects, engineers and interior designers as a quick and simple way of exploring initial ideas for design.

It can also be used to explore more technical aspects of a design, providing  possible solutions to problems, constraints and opportunities such as services layout, structure, and method of construction,




What are building permit plans?

A building permit is a document issued by the body responsible for enforcing Ontario’s Building Code in your area. A building permit is necessary when you wish to construct, renovate, demolish or change the use of a building.

Building Code enforcement, including issuing building permits, is generally carried out by municipal building departments, although in the case of on-site sewage systems, enforcement in some areas is conducted by boards of health and conservation authorities.


If any client requires the services of a Interior Designer, we are more than happy to introduce to you to one of our Team Members.  

For more information 

Camwood Crescent Project

“Dustin Poole of Dustin Design helped develop and finalize the design and its requirements for our major home renovation project. At the start, he inherited a set of poorly executed documents from a previous design contractor and provided permit-ready drawings in short order. He was also able to provide innovative design solutions to many of the challenges that arose from modifying the internal structures of a home. Dustin patiently took the time to understand our requirements, which necessarily changed over time as we saw the realization of the design changes. He also worked well with the construction contractors to ensure that the details of the project were fully understood.”

Fred Jacobs

Duy Nguyen

We retained the services of Dustin Design and Drafting to design our home due to his knowledge and expertise in construction and design. Throughout the design process, Dustin and Olivia were very responsive and always put us first. We communicated almost daily and they accommodated every change we requested to make the house exactly what we wanted. They took time to explain everything to us. During the building permit application process, their quick response to the city’s questions helped us obtain the permit in a timely manner. We are glad to have made the right decision in hiring Dustin.

Duy Nguyen

Marcia and Nic

We worked with Dustin Design Drafting on the project to add a 400 square foot second story addition to our family home.  The footprint was predetermined, nonetheless Dustin did an excellent job of working with us to maximize the use of space.  He collaborated with us, and our contractor, during the design and drafting phase to meet everyone’s needs and specifications.  He listened, was flexible, and readily available throughout the course of the project.  The result is a beautiful space that we are extremely happy with, and enjoying.

Marcia and Nic

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