Design & Build Experts Since 1956. Over 11,450 Clients Served

Enjoy the most inspirational and efficient material selection process
in the City

OakWood’s Material Selection is a key step in our Design & Build services for custom homes, renovation projects, investment properties and commercial projects. Whatever your project, this is where you finalize all material choices: flooring, tile, countertop options, cabinetry, hardware such as knobs and pulls, faucets, toilets, and more.

What makes this service unique in the City is the fact that everything you need is under one roof at the award winning OakWood Design Centre.

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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 complimentary, no obligation consultation with one of our expert Project Consultants now.


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Material Selection doesn’t get easier!

Unlimited options. Inspirational displays. Incredible time saving efficiencies.

OakWood Design Centre

Tomorrow’s building technology today

The OakWood Design Centre is a 22,700 sq. ft. state of the art LEED platinum building. Purpose built by OakWood to support our Design & Build approach, this building is also a showcase for the most innovative and technologically advanced construction materials and methods being used today. 

For example, this building is close to Net Zero producing 82 percent of its own power requirements with an array of solar roof panels and the Tesla Powerwall.

These and many other carbon reducing, energy saving technologies are part of OakWood’s High Performance solutions and available through our Material Selection service for your project!

See over 7,500 items on display

When you tour the Design Centre, you’ll see one-of-a-kind displays to pique your imagination and fuel your creativity. 

  • 17 different bathrooms equipped with digitally controlled and customizable shower systems  
  • Fully functioning kitchens that include the highly acclaimed La Cornue Chateau Series gas range, available exclusively from OakWood. Beautifully paneled appliances 
  • A stunning cantilevered island unique in Ottawa 
  • An exceptional selection of sinks, faucets, baths, toilets, backsplashes, cabinetry, lighting solutions, and countertop options 

And much more. All contribute to a Material Selection experience like no other. Come see for yourself!

Over 7,500 items on display
Freedom to choose suppliers from around the world

Freedom to choose suppliers from around the world

It’s possible that you won’t find everything you want for your project in the OakWood Design Centre. No problem. We also give you access to our database of over 150,000 products – many from our handpicked partners who share our commitment to quality and innovation. 

With OakWood’s material selection service, you also have the option to choose materials from any manufacturer in the World. This comes in handy if you are looking for a very special, one of a kind item that may not be readily available in Canada or North America. 

With this kind of flexibility and freedom to choose anything from anywhere, you have ultimate customization and personalization options. 

Real Time Pricing

Your Design Consultant will be equipped with a tablet as stroll around the Design Centre making your final material selections. Any choices will automatically update your budget in real-time. You’ll know exactly how any item affects your bottom line. 

You are always in complete control. Every item selected during the Material Selection process is itemized ensuring complete price transparency. This is one way OakWood guarantees your project will never cost a penny more than we quote in our final fixed-price contract.

Real time pricing

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Concept design, interior design, material selection, planning and more

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Kitchens, additions, basements, attics, sunrooms, bathrooms and more. We offer the largest suite of specialized renovation and home improvement services 

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Custom Cabinetry

High quality, tailor-made cabinet solutions with unlimited options at an affordable price

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OakWood Select

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High Performance Solutions

The most innovative products and materials for any residential or commercial project

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Commercial Services

Specializing in high performance buildings that meet or exceed LEED guidelines

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Design &Build investment options for creating income-generating properties

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Whether you’re planning a renovation, custom home, new commercial building or a handyman project, your next step is to talk with a qualified OakWood Project Consultant.

Let’s get started! Schedule a call or your onsite visit at the OakWood Design Centre


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