2016 Design Awards


Certificate of Excellence

RYC Property Ltd. for restoration of a historic home to a mixed use building which exemplifies development in the village core.

Rayleen Hill Architecture & Design Inc. for their use of modern architectural style and attention to detail.


Certificate of Merit

Kindred Living Inc for creating a cohesive and attractive infill development for seniors.

Elmsdale Landscaping Ltd. for making improvements to the Elmsdale Village Core by replacing an older building with an attractive office building.

Caldwell Roach Insurance for making a positive contribution to the Elmsdale Village Core on a challenging infill lot.

Concorde Way Subdivision Development for creating a multiple unit development that is aesthetically pleasing and contributes to the visual appeal of the community.

Wayne Stillman for providing an architectural nod to a school house that was built on the property in 1885.


Honourable Mention

Paul & Thomas Mombourquette for completing an infill development on a challenging and small parcel of land (3398 feet square) that is irregular shaped.

Frieze & Roy General Store for renewing an existing store in a historic building and investing in Maitland the first historic conservation district in Nova Scotia.

Robert LeBlanc for re-purposing and renovating a dilapidated vacant building.

East Hants & Districts Chamber of Commerce for creating a pleasant amenity space for those working in and visiting the Elmsdale Business Park.

Tolson Developments Ltd. for construction of a mixed use medium density development that is appropriately scaled for the Elmsdale Village Core.

Trevor McKay for replacing a derelict structure with attractive living accommodations that adds to the visual appeal of the community.

Kelgreg Enterprices for providing well constructed walking trails and a natural playground to residents of Garden Meadows and neighbouring residences.


For more information about the East Hants Design Awards call the Planning & Development Department at 902-883-3387 or email planning@easthants.ca.


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