BBA Design Studio Inc.

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Toronto ON M2N 6X5
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Saúl in Chapleau
Saúl in Chapleau
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Underpinning, basement and back edition extension

Ben is professional, knowledgeable, reliable and punctual. Straight forward, creative and visionary. Dealt with all the complicated paperwork to be filed on a timely manner. Easy to reach and worked really well with my contractor Jaxsondesign, Paul Silva.
Highly recommended!

Approximate cost of services:
$5,000.00
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Thanks Saul, it was an interesting addition to your kitchen area with enlarged bedroom above. With the underpinning, you got a large added space to be used as your entertainment area or in law suite. Glad that all worked out fine for a proper start time in Summer. B well

atorchia
atorchia
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Bloor West Renovation

Ben was very helpful and great to work with. He made the entire permit process easy and we were very happy with our drawings! We would highly recommend working with him!!

Approximate cost of services:
$10,000.00
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Thanks, What we did to get the permit without going to committee of adjustment with the massive scope of work ( complete gut of all three floors, two storey rear addition, underpinning, increasing the floor heights and new roof and more) is something magical! Glad that it all worked out fine and even though Ravine delayed us, at the end, we got the permit before the deadline. Looking forward for more projects from you in the future. Please don't keep us a secret! B well.

tptrigiani
tptrigiani
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

A Major Home Renovation To Better Accommodate Aging At Home

Ours was a rather complicated project, which involved a full size elevator and a butler wall unit, plus combining two existing side by side washrooms to create a mobility assessable master bathroom. As well as adding a large Caregiver's Unit on top of a existing 3 garage, and of course making all of the alterations necessary to properly access it into the main home. There were, of course, numerous other important considerations such as adding a new home theatre and a heated driveway . However, I can not stress enough, how much we were truly
impressed with Ben's professional manners and his pleasant personality, as well as his patience and in making sure, that he was always available in a prompt and dependable manner. And so for anyone, considering
aging gracefully at home, and to do so, in safe, comfortable, secure and fully accessible ( mobility ) manner, then honestly, we would most highly recommend that you please give the BBA Design Studio a call. You will never regret it, nor ever be disappointed by your decision to do so, and especially, in such an important matter, as this would most certainly be in one's so-called "Golden Years" ... Take Care & Warmest Regards

Approximate cost of services:
$29,000.00
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Thanks, It was a very long journey due to the site plan control application in Mississauga and conservation rules and committee of adjustment and so on. Finally we got our permit issued. I hope you can enjoy the finished work and access the entire three storey house by the elevator and other implementations for a wheelchair and/or handicapped person in the entire house plus a handicapped carport. Old age is something that we all should think about it and be prepared ahead of time. It was an absolute pleasure helping you during this long and sometimes difficult process. Can't wait to come and see the entire finished project. B well and take care.

antoniettaromao83
antoniettaromao83
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Architect for home renovation/addition

We contacted Ben after being referred by a friend. He represented us as our architect for our home renovation/addition. Ben designed a perfect home for my big family. My husband and I had a great working relationship with him. He was very informative, professional and kept his promises with timelines. He was very fast at responding to our questions. He worked very hard with the city and succeeded with receiving our building permits quickly. I have no complaints. I highly recommend this company. I would use him again in the future.

Approximate cost of services:
$7,000.00
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Thanks for your kind review. We faced many challenges in this project. Working on a triangular lot on ravine land and complying with all zoning bylaws in order to add two massive storey side addition to your semi is not an easy task. Glad that we could work it within the time limits so you can start the construction on time. Looking forward to helping you and your family in upcoming residential and commercial projects. B well,

kebreab1980
kebreab1980
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

ADDITION & LANEWAY HOUSE PLANS & PERMIT

This is the 3rd time I have used Ben at BBA Studio to do my drawings and apply for permits. His attention to detail, customer service, knowledge of the zoning and building code requirements is what makes me continue to work with him and refer him to my clients always.

Approximate cost of services:
$10,000.00
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Glad that I could be of help. This two storey addition and extension to make a three storey house including underpinning for your own family was in a very tight schedule that we managed to do it on time. We also added a two storey laneway unit in the back for extra income which it also permitted and ready to be constructed. Looking forward for more collaboration between us in future projects.

Paul
Paul
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Fantastic service

Ben has been a really great partner and help. We asked him to design a 1 bedroom second unit for our unfinished basement, and he did a super job. He came up with a great layout, fantastic use of the space, made sure that everything would be legal and conforming for the permits, submitted everything for us, and ultimately got our permits approved in good time, and right on budget. Hes super friendly and professional, and knows his stuff inside and out. I will happily refer him to anyone who needs a great architect! Sincerely, Paul

Approximate cost of services:
$4,000.00
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Thanks Paul, It's been a pleasure helping you in this project in Mississauga. It is tough to deal with the City of Mississauga but I managed to get the permits out in time for you to make it happen and rent out the space for extra income. I will be more than happy to help your friends and family in up coming residential or commercial projects. Be well.

Sukanta
Sukanta
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Second floor addition, main floor and basement renovation

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.
We contracted BBA for our second floor addition, main floor renovation and legalization of basement according to the requirements of City of Toronto. We made the land survey before and he took all measurements of the existing one-story bungalow house and prepared plans for main floor and basement. After observing all formalities he submitted the plan to citys zoning bylaws, got the positive opinion without any modification. After analysis the survey he figured out the plan needed minor variances adjustment and he submitted the plan to the Committee of Adjustment. He organised and communicated with the neighbours, so nobody put any objections to the COA, and the plan was passed in the first meeting by COA without any changes in the drawings and plan within the stipulated time. Finally we received the city building permits of the drawings as submitted by BBA within the time frame.
This is Ben, the proprietor of BBA design Studio, is so experienced and knowledgeable about building architecture, no need for any extra advertisement for him. BBA has great knowledge, ideas, and excellent updated architectural planning thought. His design met our expectations and maximizing the use of space of the house and added a wonderful wood deck on the top of double garages attached to the new second floor that made the house an attractive panoramic view.
We found Ben is very helpful and cooperative and easy to work with, always available to answer questions, quick to respond to calls and emails, patient with questions and changes. We would highly recommend him to anyone for building a new house, addition of floors and or any kind of renovations.

Approximate cost of services:
$12,500.00
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Thanks for the very detailed review. Working on corner properties always have challenges for the setbacks. Glad that it all worked out fine and can't wait to come and see the finished two storey house with an additional basement unit for you and your entire family. I am always here to help and answer you and your contractor's questions. Please don't keep me a secret! B well.

Peter.Dungan
Peter.Dungan
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

PLans for Kitchen and Bathroom Renovation

Needed plans and ideas for a renovation - and BBA supplied creative ideas and thorough plans both quickly and carefully - and then followed through with a rapid application for a permit. Excellent work!

Approximate cost of services:
$4,000.00
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Thanks Peter, Glad did we could work it in-time to get the permit and happy that my contractor referral was approved by you. Can't wait to come and see the finish opened interior and your new kitchen. Please don't keep me a secret and pass my name to your friends and family. B well,

scottgill
scottgill
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Highly recommended

My wife and I had an excellent experience with Ben. He was quick, a great communicator and made the whole experience completely painless.

Approximate cost of services:
$3,000.00
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Thanks Scott, It was very quick turn around from the start to finish. Hope your new improved space suites you and your family.
Please don't keep me a secret! Be well.

SV
SV
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Extremely efficient, professional and knowledgeable

Have worked with Ben on multiple projects and he has delivered every time. Could recommend him more!
Ben is accommodating and willing to do revisions until you know for sure what you want. He is full of great ideas and insight and knows the city bylaws so well! It is very easy to deal with him.

Approximate cost of services:
$6,000.00
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Glad that all worked out on a very tight schedule. Having the inspector's order to comply is very tricky. We had to do a very quick site measurements and drawings before the City's deadline. Looking forward to helping you on future projects. B 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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