BBA Design Studio Inc.

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Toronto ON M2N 6X5
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KM
KM
18 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

2nd storey addition - architectural drawings and permit application

We wanted to plan a second storey addition and didn't want any unnecessary delays. We had heard that if we needed minor variances from the committee of adjustments, this could result in delays of anywhere from 3-5 months. Ben has an excellent understanding of City of Toronto zoning bylaws and Ontario Building Code and created plans for us that complied with all of these. This helped us avoid having to apply for variances, which could delay our project. Ben applied for our building permits on December 15th and continued to respond to questions from the City on our behalf over the holiday. Despite the holiday, our permits came through on January 6th! We have no doubt that it was Ben's knowledge, attention to detail, and speedy responsiveness to questions from the City, that ensured we got our building permits this quickly. As well, we found Ben so easy to work with: always available to answer questions, quick to respond to calls or emails, patient with questions and changes. We would recommend him to anyone.

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Thanks for the detailed review. It was a tough one to work around all the zoning bylaws and make sure the City won't pick up on any issues related to zoning. Adding a second floor while keeping the existing first floor intact is always a challenge. Glad that it all worked out fine and I am always here the answer future questions by you or your contractors. B well.

giusevalenti
giusevalenti
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Complete Floor Plans

Ben was extremely professional and gave me many ideas catering to my taste. He was very patient and never showed any frustration when I had questions or concerns. He always talked me through everything and left me feeling reassured. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking to renovate their home.

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Thanks for the kind review, Glad that it all worked out fine. Working on a narrow townhouse has it's own challenges. We had to make use of every inch of the house to create what your needs are. With these improvements, you will enjoy an open concept ground floor and good bedrooms on the second floor. Looking forward to help you and your friends in any upcoming projects. B well,

karthikraj1282
karthikraj1282
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Great partner in our large home renovation

Since the start of the project when Ben and his team came in to grab all the measurements to all the back and forth with our new drawings and throughout all the discussions with the city for our permit, the service provided has been great. This is our first large project and Ben's skill sets were very helpful. We were able to receive our permit with almost no delays or issues and much ahead of schedule.

You will not regret partnering with Ben for your future reno/build.

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Thanks for the input, It was a pleasure helping you and your family to achieve all the items on your wish list. With extra effort on the drawings, the City issued the permit with no questions asked. Our committee of adjustment also went smoothly and as planed and all helped to get the permit in an efficient and short timeline.
Looking forward helping you and your family and friends in all future projects.
B well,

Elisa
Elisa
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Home Reno

We can’t say enough great things about Ben from BBA design studio. We had a previous bad experience with another architect and were hesitant to give our home addition a second go. From our very first meeting with Ben he listening to our wants and needs and was honest with what was attainable for our home due to zoning bylaws. Any questions or concerns we had Ben always addressed them immediately making this experience stress free. We are so pleased we decided to go with BBA design studio and will be recommending Ben to anyone who is looking for an architect.

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Thanks Elisa, I am glad that we could avoid committee of adjustment and save almost 5 month in the processing time. I believe once this project is finished, you can enjoy it with your family and can't wait to come over for a drink in your open concept ground floor and see the finished work. B well and don't keep me a secret!

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Home renovation

Ben is an outstanding architect. We have the highest regard for his work ethics , creativity and skill. We were thrilled with his architectural drawing for our 3 story extension . He was creative with how to use our space and took our needs into account. Ben was always available to amend drawings , explain the process and answer questions.
We strongly recommend him for any architectural needs

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Thanks for your wonderful review. I am thrilled that the design worked out based on your needs. Your basement will be a wonderful entertaining area for the whole family and your first floor kitchen would be the new heart of your home. Can't wait to come and see your finished dream home. Don't keep me a secret! Stay safe.

Juan in Toronto
Juan in Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Home Renovation

We are undertaking a home renovation with BBA and Ben has been excellent to work with. He has made the process easy from the first day and we would strongly recommend him for any type of Architectural work. He is very responsive to our questions and our permit process with the City was very easy and seamless. We would Strongly recommend Ben to anyone considering a renovation.

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Thanks Juan, Glad that everything worked out in a timely manner. Our permit issued with no questions asked! Can't wait to come and see your new improved home. Looking forward to helping you and your family and friends in upcoming projects. Don't keep me a secret!

Kebreab A.
Kebreab A.
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Laneway and House Design

Ben was referred to us a few years ago by a friend of ours. We used Ben to design and aquire building permits for a reno and new garage on our previous home. We contacted Ben again to design and aquire building permits for a Laneway house, addition and renovation of a property we just bought. He was excellent to work with. His communication and thoroughness is exceptional. His understanding of the zoning bylaws and building codes make the design processes seamless and without confusion. His drawings are very easy to understand for both client and contractor.
We are very happy with his services. Thanks again Ben.

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Thanks Kebreab for trusting in our expertise. Everything went on smoothly and all the permits got issued with no questions asked by the City.
Very pleased helping you in this large project and looking to help you in upcoming projects. Be well,

Patricia
Patricia
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Design drawing for addition

Ben has been great to work with! From our first interaction through the build process, Ben has been extremely responsive. He’s a good communicator and great at laying out options. He also helped us identify design options to make our vision come to life and helped us think through options for what will and will not work. Now, through the build of our addition, he has been extremely helpful in staying connected with us and the contractor to answer any questions about the design that come up! Thanks for your time and attention Ben!

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Thanks Patricia, We had a long journey through committee of adjustment and approvals for your rear addition to your townhouse. Glad that it worked out fine. Some hiccups came up during construction which I managed to help your contractor by speaking with inspector and figuring out what exactly has to be done. I always make myself available to my clients for any questions they might have. We still will be connected to get the revisions done so the construction can go on. Be well and keep me on top of your head!

Private User
Private User
0 reviews Markham, ON
10/10

Permit Drawings and Application

Our experience with BBA Design Studio has been nothing less than amazing. The staff are highly knowledgeable and professional, and do their utmost to create a smooth experience for the client. BBA completed the necessary zoning reviews, drafted the drawings including specifications pertaining to our project, compiled and submitted the permit application on our behalf. The price was very fair and they met all milestones of the project schedule.
We highly recommend BBA Design Studios and will definitely work with them on our future projects.

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Thanks for the thoughtful and truthful review. It is always useful to do due diligent before staring a project. We spent a little more time before the start by contacting the City and enquiring about some particulars which later helped us to reduce the overall time of the project and keep it within the time limit. We always do this process for all our projects to make sure everything goes as smooth as possible for our clients and us. Looking forward to more possibilities in the near future. Be well.

vanessacostaa18
vanessacostaa18
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Floor Plan

I RECOMMEND BBA STUDIO DESIGN FOR ANYONE LOOKING FOR AN ARCHITECT. BBA Studio Design hands down is the BEST company you can find out there. Ben, the Architect was completely phenomenal. AMAZING customer service! He really takes the time to communicate with families regarding what is happening, and what to do next. I couldn't be happier with the service I got!

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Such a pleasure to helping you and your family in this condensed project. We were dealing with work done without permit by mistake and in order to rectify it quickly, we put an extra effort on preparing the drawings and getting the permit from the City to cancel the possibility of any further action against you by the City. Very glad that all worked our in a perfect way and looking forward to helping you and your community in the near future. Be well,

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More about BBA Design Studio Inc.

Welcome to our page! Our team of experts with over 24 years of experience are based in architecture and focused on residential, commercial, and assembly type applications. We are licensed to practice as an architect in Ontario and carry insurance.
Our goal is to prepare a complete design and detail drawing within minimum time and with the highest quality.
We work with owners to create spaces that they feel comfortable and satisfied.

We service the areas including but not limited to Toronto, North York, Mississauga, Etobicoke, Scarborough, Markham, and Vaughan.

Call or email Ben for a free quote today at 416-456-5197 and bbadesignstudio@gmail.com!


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CATEGORIES
Architects
PRODUCTS
architectural design and detailing
SERVICES
Architectural design and detailing of residential and commercial and lane way housing projects
STYLES
modern,contemporary,traditional,
WEBSITE
https://homestars.com/companies/2891086-bba-design-studio
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2006
PAYMENT METHOD
flexible
LICENSES
Architect
MEMBERSHIPS
Ontario Association of Architects
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
DIPLOMAS
Masters Degree in Architecture
PROJECT MINIMUM
1500
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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