Lowell Lo Design Inc. Architect

Fully Licensed Architectural Practice in Ontario

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Lowell Lo has been a registered Architect in Ontario, Canada since 2003. The firm of Lowell Lo Design Inc., Architect was established in September 2004 and re-issued in 2008 in Toronto. Lowell Lo Design Inc. Architect currently specializes in obtaining building permit applications in Toronto and in the GTA and beyond. The firm is focusing on smaller scale projects in both new and retrofit situations. The firm is well connected to many other engineers and consulting professionals in the GTA.

Lowell Lo Design Inc., Architect is also committed to sustainable design by using Passive Solar window orientation, providing above code insulation requirement for the building envelope and by designing compact building forms with resource conservation measures. The firm has a strong interest in Mix-use, medium density housing developments.

Lowell Lo is also a Certified Green Building Professional (LEED AP) and written and passed the Green Roof Professional exam. He graduated from the University of Toronto in 1995. Lowell is also Building Code qualified as he has passed Bill-124 examination for Architects. He has also taken many OBOA courses such as The House-Building Envelope, The House-Health and Safety, Structural Requirements for Part 9 and Overview Part 3 Fire Protection.

The firm has gained much experience in Part 11 projects (Interior Alterations to Existing Buildings) in Ontario such as Change of Use permit applications, Fire Reparation permits and in Multi-uses Buildings both in Part 9 and in Part 3 projects.

In addition, Lowell is a seasoned Watercolour Artist painting landscapes and still-life drawings. He was an active student and artist at Lok Tok Art Studio in Toronto and in Richmond Hill for over 20 years. He is also active in the Current Green Movements in Toronto. He volunteered for non-profit organizations such as Regenesis at York University, Transition Toronto and permaculturegta.org.

Lowell was also the Architect for Toronto Ecovillage Project – a Medium Density Mix-use shared eco-community for Downsview Park. For article on the proposal please see following:

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Also see link below for The Rain-barrel and Sub-irrigated Planter Bed Intiative for Sub-urban Backyards Lowell is the Initiator for:

Interview with Thatchannel.com (Toronto)




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* Licensed and Code Qualified to do any Work in Ontario

* Green Building Professional (LEED AP)

* Green Roof Professional (GRP)

* Residential Interior Alterations and Additions

* Garages, Porches and Decks

* Basement Walkouts

* Basement Renovations / Underpinning

* Single Family Dwelling conversions to Multiplex

* Commercial Interior Alterations

* Change of Use Permits

* Building Permit Applications

* Site Plan Approval

* Committee of Adjustment

* Watercolour and Computer Renderings and 3-D Drawings

*Shadow Studies

*Lowell Lo Design Inc. Architect is proud to be a member of Passive Buildings Canada a non-profit organization supporting low-energy building designs in Canada:    http://www.passivebuildings.ca/home

*Lowell Lo Design Inc. Architect is also proud to have been a Holmes Referred Contractor in the first half of 2014 before the program ended:  http://www.holmesreferred.com/ 

*Lowell Lo is a member of The Toronto Watercolour Society: http://www.torontowatercoloursociety.com/gallery.html


Lowell Lo Design Inc. Architect
250 Consumers Rd. #616, North York  ONT  M2J 4V6
Cell: 647 542 3678      Off: 416 291 4141     Email: llo@lowelllodesign.com