Rethinking Architecture, Sustainably.

Let’s bring your vision to life.

Toronto architects specialized in heritage buildings, adaptive reuse, and residential architecture.

We help our clients transform underutilized structures into vibrant, sustainable, and innovative buildings in five steps.

Boldera specializes in heritage buildings, adaptive reuse, and residential architecture. Challenge convention with our bold, energy-efficient architecture.

With your vision in mind, we create thoughtful, timeless, and sustainable architecture. We are leading experts in adaptive reuse and building retrofits.

Pool House in Newmarket by Boldera
Rooke Guesthouse in Newmarket, Ontario.

A design that turned our client’s backyard into a serene oasis, harmonizing modern aesthetics with a sustainable solution, truly redefining outdoor tranquility.

The Boldera Method

At Boldera, we are committed to finding economical and sustainable solutions to reuse existing buildings.

Economical Advantages

By reusing all or part of an existing building, you can save a substantial amount of money compared to the costs of demolition and new construction. This approach maximizes the value of your investment while minimizing expenses.

Sustainability

By reusing all or part of an existing building, you are benefiting the environment and significantly reducing the carbon footprint associated with demolition and new construction.

We listen, and deliver results.

Boldera celebrates your passions — from the smallest ideas to the most grandiose plans. Our architects practice active listening, guaranteeing that everyone’s voice is heard. We prioritize your needs and aspirations, creating a building that is exclusively yours.

Should I Demolish or Retrofit My Building?

Answer these 11 questions to unlock your personalized report and discover the best solution for your building project. Find out if you should preserve and retrofit or start fresh with a new build.

Getting Started with Boldera

5 Ways We Can Help Right Now
Heritage Property Guide
Free Resources

If you’re gathering information and learning more about the process, access our database of free resources.

Eric Rodrigues Consultation
Consultation

If you have a project in mind but need expert advice or guidance, book a 60-minute consultation with Eric Rodrigues.

Heritage Impact Assessment
Heritage Reports

Expert reports and assessments to support any upgrades and alterations to heritage buildings.

Feasibility Analysis
Feasibility Analysis

Unlock the potential of your property with our feasibility analysis. Discover what’s possible, uncover costs and timelines.

Architectural Design

We help you navigate through all permit approvals and develop detailed construction drawings to bring your vision to life.

  • Detailed eBooks
  • Planning Guides
  • Cost Calculators
  • Checklists
  • Blog Articles
  • YouTube Videos
  • Site visit or virtual meeting
  • Preliminary zoning analysis
  • Review of regulations
  • Review of your construction budget

Get tailored recommendations and a comprehensive action plan for your project.

  • Condition Assessment
  • Expert Opinion
  • Cultural Heritage Evaluation Report (CHER)
  • Heritage Conservation Plan (HCP)
  • Heritage Impact Assessment (HIA)
  • Heritage Background Studies

Discover diverse design possibilities for your project to unlock the full potential of your property, ensuring informed and confident decisions every step of the way.

Receive preliminary construction cost estimates and a detailed outline of approval timelines to minimize risks and avoid budget overruns.

From concept design to planning applications, we guide you in transforming your vision into reality.

  • Building Permits
  • Heritage Permits
  • Construction Documents
  • Construction Phase Services

Get inspired
with samples of our work.

Heritage Architecture - Boldera

Boldera is redefining the next generation of heritage conservation and adaptive reuse. We care deeply about our cultural heritage and focus on developing innovative and sustainable solutions to meet our clients needs, while preserving and rejuvenating our heritage structures.

Working with Boldera

At Boldera, we understand that successful projects are the result of outstanding collaborations. That's why our process seamlessly facilitates collaboration between multi-disciplinary teams of all backgrounds with a comprehensible, streamlined approach to help our clients achieve their goals.

We appreciate how valuable each individual’s expertise is and do our best to honour it throughout the development process. This commitment to fluid partnerships and dialogue is why clients choose to work with us — because, at Boldera, we get it.

Contact Boldera today and learn how we can help you bring your project to life with confidence and peace of mind.

Our Trusted Partners

Uniq Dimensions
Severn Woods Fine Homes
Spline Group
Alair Homes
Honeycomb Engineering
DSBG

Resources

Heritage Building Guide

free EBOOK

Unlock the potential of your heritage property.


The complete guide to renovate your heritage or century building. This handbook leads you through each phase of the process and through each important decision to bring your building back to life.

PLANNING PACK

Project Planning Kit


With our easy-to-use planning pack, you will be able to start planning your renovation or new construction project with peace of mind. This pack comes with a construction cost calculator, essential checklists and a directory of recommended building professionals.

Free EBOOK

Custom Home Guide


The #1 cause for budget overruns is rushing to the design phase before completing research and analysis. An out of control project is stressful, massively expensive and unnecessary. Build your dream home with peace of mind using our expert guidebook.

Are you a homeowner who wants to work with Boldera?

From energy-efficient homes to precise construction techniques, we make it easy to build your dream home with confidence.

With our dedicated team and sustainable solutions, you can trust Boldera to help create a beautiful home that will stand the test of time.

Are you a developer who wants to work with us?

Unleash your developer potential through innovative solutions and comprehensive support.

Get the opportunity to learn and explore the latest advancements in technologies tailored to promote and enhance collaboration while maximizing our client’s success.

Are you a homeowner who wants to work with us?

From energy-efficient homes to precise construction techniques, we make it easy to build your dream home with confidence.

Are you a developer who wants to work with us?

Unleash your developer potential through innovative solutions and comprehensive support.

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Download our Free Ebook

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Download our Free Ebook

To download your copy, please submit the form below and we will send your eBook to your email.

Download our Free Ebook

To download your copy, please submit the form below and we will send your eBook to your email.

Send us a question and someone from our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

Welcome Homeowners

Looking for an architect to help you with your home renovation? Send us a question or request and we will get back to you within the next business day.

Welcome Developers

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