Cathy Garrido partner at Altius Architecture

“BOND Custom Top 100 List and Conference”

Graham Smith and I, joint principals at Altius, recently had the pleasure of attending BOND Custom once again. BOND Custom is a forum created to help facilitate collaboration between Principal Architects and designers of high-end luxury home designers and suppliers of products used in those homes…


Altius Featured on e-architect

Located on one of Toronto’s most beloved nature pockets, this Swansea renovation takes full advantage of a backyard on Grenadier Pond in High Park. Built on the forested hills that slope down to the west side of the pond, it has a very low profile from the street, but expands to a full three storeys at the rear…


Altius at the Arido Awards

We are very proud to be the recipient of an Arido Award for our project “Lakeview in the Beaches,” an award based on design and sustainability.

Best of Houzz Award 2015

Altius Wins Best of Houzz 2015

The Best Of Houzz award is given in two categories: Design and Customer Satisfaction. Design award winners’ work was the most popular among the more than 25 million monthly users on Houzz, known as “Houzzers.” Customer Satisfaction honors are determined by a variety of factors, including the number and quality…


Ontario Wood WORKS! Awards 2013

REGIONAL MATERIALS – Natural materials and locally sourced products such as granite, heavy timber, cedar shingles and wood siding allows the structure to appear like it had grown out of, and belongs to the forest and rock that it hovers over. LIGHT AND AIR – The program was refined to optimize the transition of materiality at the…