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11. Best New Accessory Building / Garden Suite / Micro-house

This category includes any accessory building (e.g. garage, carriage house, garden suite, etc.)



Judges will award points for:

• Exterior architectural design and overall appeal

• Interior design and appeal

• Floor plan design and creative use of space

• Quality of workmanship and attention to detail

• Use of materials (i.e. natural, cost-effectiveness, unique)

• Special attributes (unique features, effective use of land, other challenges)

• Environmental considerations (e.g. energy efficiency, water conservation, recycling, etc.)



1. Completed Entry Form.

2. Project Statement – In 250 words or less, describe the project and explain how it meets the criteria (bullet form is recommended). Include Energy Efficiency Rating (e.g. Built Green level, Energuide or Energy Star rating, etc.) if applicable.

3. CD, DVD or USB flash drive with six digital images of the following:

– two images showing exterior (front and rear);

– four images showing interior

4. on same CD, DVD or USB, save one hi-resolution (300 dpi) image.

5. One 8” x 10” colour photo print of exterior.

6. One copy of simple marketing floor plan on 8 ½” x 11” plain paper.

7. One copy of site plan on 8 ½” x 11” plain paper.


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