Bart Szoke Architect Inc.

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Toronto ON M6H 3S4
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Jacqueline in Toronto
Jacqueline in Toronto
4 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Garage Drawings

We hired Bart to complete our Garage Drawings and acquire the permit from the City of Toronto. It was a small job, but his attention to detail and responsiveness to our questions, made us feel just as important as a large contract. Bart was a great one-stop shop, who offered all the services we needed to get the garage permits. I would highly recommend this firm.

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The interesting thing about the architectural design of garages is the possibility of utility space that goes beyond parking. This project was ambitious about making the most of utility, mediating with the alley, and relating well to the yard of this Toronto house. I wish you many productive years out there.

Chris from Toronto
Chris from Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
9/10

upper and lower house expansion

We went through a lot of architects before we came upon Bart. He came recommended by a contractor. We wanted to do an expansion on the house but had just a rough idea of what exactly we wanted. He spoke with us and developed the plans, which we changed a bit. That whole process took a few months but we're very happy with the work that he's done. We'll be breaking ground in April and we're looking forward to it.

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One of things I really appreciated about providing the architectural design for this addition and renovation was the thoroughness of the owners throughout the process of selecting an architect and contractor, and their awareness of characteristics that make a good choice. This was an addition at the rear of a long, narrow Toronto house, however the introduction of a side entrance and service spaces at the middle was key to making the ends of the house work well.

Christopher from Toronto
Christopher from Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON

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10/10

renovations

We have a century home and we were looking on doing some major renovations. I'm a lawyer and I found Bart Szoke through a referral from another lawyer. We described what we wanted from him and he drew up plans and soon made a model for us, showing what exactly would be accomplished. They expanded on our small kitchen and put in a below ground expansion on our basement and helped change the backyard as well. We were very pleased with Bart's work.

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Thanks Christopher, it was a pleasure to work with you and your family. The architectural design of the space that contains the kitchen and connects to the back yard of your Toronto house was a bold vision and a great example of how a powerful aesthetic can be very comfortable to live with. The success of the design is evident in how the new space supports and invites daily life.

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More about Bart Szoke Architect Inc.

We design new homes, additions, renovations and commercial buildings, and provide green solutions in the Greater Toronto Area, York Region and Southern Ontario.

Established in 1996 and located in downtown Toronto, our work focuses on the specifics of the relationship of building to site, the enhancement of user experience, and the presence of structure and material in the experience of the building. Architectural solutions are developed that employ an economy of means to achieve spatial richness within straightforward construction and form. Our design work is bolstered by extensive construction experience gained over twenty years as a construction contractor, and is informed by the practical aspects of sustainable design, a practice we began in the late 70's.

CATEGORIES
Architects
SERVICES
Full architectural services. Architectural and Interior design, Preliminary project budgets, Zoning information, Minor Variance applications, Planning applications, Building Code review, Site design, Structural and HVAC coordination, Building permit applications, Bidding documents, Construction documents and Construction cost estimating.
STYLES
Modern, Traditional, Sustainable
SPECIALITIES
EXCEPTIONAL DESIGN - MINIMAL CONSTRUCTION GRIEF. Owners and contractors rely on accurate and detailed construction documents for clear construction agreements and trouble free construction. We create thorough construction documents resulting in fewer on-site errors, fewer questions and fewer construction delays; making the construction phase easier, more economical and more enjoyable. For construction contractors we provide a clear understanding of the demands of on-site construction work. We design for reasonable construction requirements and respond to construction problems and changes quickly and confidently with solutions that are logical, cost effective and keep construction moving.
WEBSITE
http://www.szoke.ca
YEAR ESTABLISHED
1996
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
3
PAYMENT METHOD
CHEQUE, E-TRANSFER
LICENSES
Ontario Association of Architects
MEMBERSHIPS
Ontario Association of Architects
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
DIPLOMAS
B. Arch. - Dip. Arch. Tech.
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
PROJECT RATE
FIXED QUOTE PER PROJECT
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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