Stock DIY Plans and One of a Kind Designs
For Design Consultations pls call 416 951 9998
Structure Designers & Exclusive Quality Outdoor Builders
Our Designers are second to none. We train our builders and impart the knowledge that they need to create long-lasting outdoor structures. They get the designs right. Our team is gaining a reputation for stunning and functional outdoor structures and buildings.
Architects tell you that what they do ends at the front and rear door. We recognized this gap early, in the past 30 years, we have been creating our own unique details and designs both inside and outside the home.
Those Dream Yards and Outdoor Living Areas you see on TV? That is What We Do.
We are always looking for talented people, so if you know a great builder, please refer them.
Pergola and Shade Structure Specialists
Pergolas and shade structures are something not fully examined in architecture courses. Most rules for houses go out the window when you expose everything to moisture, freeze-thaw cycles, and wind. That is why we set out to make our own specifications and details that help all our shade structures last longer.
We design and build some of the most stunning cabanas you will find. We started out as high-end residential builders with a focus on trim work. We could be building houses, but we love the outdoors too much to be cooped up all year round.
Our pergolas and shade structures have been featured in many magazines over the years and we are still designing new pergolas and various designs for shade structures to this day.
Cabana Builders and Pool House Designers
Everyone dreams of a beautiful cabana or pool house beyond the pool. Our cabana builders are experienced renovators and home builders–Who better to build your dream cabana?
When it comes to cabana designs, look no further than our competitors. Many feature our cabana designs in their galleries. Since we have been designing pool houses for 20 years, we couldn’t help but design a few for the pool companies. If you are looking for an inspired cabana design, please give us a call first. We are the cabana company in Toronto.
Our founder “Lawrence Winterburn”, studied woodwork and started reading books on Japanese temple building as well as Taunton’s Fine Homebuilding.
At the age of 25, he was building custom homes with glass roofs and integral solariums, restaurants, cabinetry and managing commercial projects up to 50,000 square feet.
He grew impatient waiting for Architects to design interesting projects to build, and, began working with landscape designers and landscape architects.
Within a few years, GardenStructure.com was supplying details and designs to Architects and Engineers and Dozens of Builders across North America.
GardenStructure.com was Born.
DIY Plans and Photorealistic Renderings
Our pro plans enable Designers and Architects to specify the details, without having to guess at the structure or dimensions. It’s just part of our culture of sharing and we keep trying to keep them affordable.
If you need plans, designs, or instructional materials please get in touch. The “Western Red Cedar Lumber Association“, and “Lee Valley Tools” have been utilizing our plan products for over a decade now.
Permit Drawings and Inspections
We get dozens of calls every year from folks that have found themselves on the blunt end of a letter from the building department. “Your deck is not built according to building code”.
This often happens when your deck builder or friend, or neighbor, or nephew builds your deck without getting permits. It could also be that you bought a home whose previous owner had a nephew or friend that was really good at building decks and now you want to bring it into compliance. In one area we often work, people typically build things and ask for permits after. Whatever the reason there are a couple of steps to getting permissions in order.
Step 1 involves an inspection by one of our professional deck designers. We have to know what we are working with before we can determine what to fix.
Step 2 to create the plans and fill out the building permit application.
We can help you with both if you get in touch!
Where do we build Currently?
Toronto and Southern Ontario
“Architects will tell you that their job ends at the front and rear doors of the home– That’s where we take over”
Principle Designer/ Founder
“We Aim to Please!”