“There’s nothing like it in North America.”


The award-winning Design Centre supports OakWood’s unique Design & Build approach for custom homes, renovations, property investments, and commercial projects. Built to the highest LEED platinum standards with fully functioning displays featuring the most innovative products available, the Design Centre creates an inspirational location for planning while driving an ultra efficient material selection process. Mike Holmes says it’s unique in North America, and we won’t argue with Mike!

Everything you need to plan, design, and choose your materials

  • Over 22,700 sq. ft. of inspiration

  • Brainstorm with our certified in-house architectural design consultants

  • Efficiently plan every detail of your project from one convenient location

  • See over 7,500 items and one-of-a-kind, fully functioning displays

  • Access our database of over 150,000 products—many from our handpicked partners

  • Choose materials from any manufacturer in the world

OakWood has assembled the largest team of Design & Build experts under one roof. Whatever you’re planning, you owe it to yourself to check out the OakWood Design Centre—a real destination that’s worth the trip!

Design Centre Award

2017 Best Design Centre in Canada

Award from the Canadian Home Builders’ Association

John Liptak, President and CEO

“We wanted this building to be a testament to what’s possible in terms of high quality construction using advanced technologies and building green.”

– John Liptak, President and CEO

Take a tour of the Design Centre now!

Come see for yourself!

Drop-ins are welcome

We do recommend scheduling your visit to ensure a consultant is available when you arrive.

OakWood Design Centre on Map


  • Visit the OakWood Design Centre & Showroom

    Located at 865 Taylor Creek Drive, Ottawa, ON

    Open Monday to Wednesday: 8 AM to 5 PM, Thursday: 8 AM to 8 PM, Friday: 8 AM to 5 PM, Saturday: 9 AM to 4 PM, Sunday: Closed

    See over 7,500 items and one-of-a-kind displays showcasing the most innovative products and design options for residential and commercial Design & Build projects


  • 613-236-8001

    Call for more information or to schedule your visit.

    Or use our online scheduler now


Things You’ll See!

We’ll admit it: we planned our Design Centre to whet your appetite and get you very excited for the many exciting possibilities. We can help you push the boundaries of what’s possible from a design, material, and technological standpoint while building as green as you want.

Fuel Your Imagination

  • Fully functioning kitchens including a La Cornue Chateau series gas range, available exclusively from OakWood

  • A spectacular cantilevered island, unique in Ottawa

  • 17 different bathrooms showcasing innovative tile layouts and state-of-the-art, digitally controlled and completely customizable shower systems

  • Beautifully paneled appliances—a major design trend

  • An exceptional selection of sinks, faucets, baths, toilets, backsplashes and shower options, tile, cabinetry, countertop, trim, lighting solutions, windows, doors, appliances—all artfully displayed to fuel your design and imagination

  • And much more!

The Design Centre Supports OakWood’s ‘High Performance’
Design & Build Approach

OakWood specializes in High Performance custom homes, renovations, and buildings. Our Design Center is key to this approach and showcases products and materials that define “high performance” and that you can include in your project.

Choose the most innovative solutions and products in four fast changing areas: energy efficiency, smart home/building technology, healthy living and work environments, and eco-friendly products for sustainable building.

+ See how the OakWood Design Centre is a showcase for High Performance solutions

Come and See for Yourself!

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Everything about our Architectural Design & Planning services are customized to your specific needs. Let’s get started with a call. Or schedule a complementary, no obligation consultation with one of our expert Project Consultants now—and receive a detailed QuickQuote™ for your project.

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