Room To Grow

By Marc Huminilowycz

Getting the most out of compact living spaces The dream of owning an affordable detached family home remains a formidable challenge in Ontario, leading many in our urban centres to turn to smaller multi-residential units—primarily condominiums. But that doesn’t mean there can’t be a place for everything in those more compact abodes. To meet a […] ... Read more

Quiet, Please!

By Marc Huminilowycz

Recent design trends have made modern living a noisy proposition Wondering what all the clatter’s about when it comes to modern home design? Well, in many cases, it’s the clatter itself. Today’s new homes, with their open-concept designs, quartz countertops, tile and hardwood floors, high ceilings, TVs mounted on walls and large floor-to-ceiling windows, are […] ... Read more

Do The Right Thing

By Ted McIntyre

OHBA’s next president takes a stand for his beliefs From his home of Sao Miguel island in the Azores in 1972, 21-year-old Fernando Martins watched with growing anxiety as friends and acquaintances began returning in body bags. Termed Portugal’s Vietnam, the bloody Guinea-Bissau War of Independence in the West African colony of Portuguese Guinea was […] ... Read more