North South Studio

Who We Are

With offices in Ontario, Canada and Canterbury, New Zealand, North South Studio has been shaping the building landscape of residential communities for over 30 years by providing quality design, code and construction consulting services.  Our complement of staff brings to each project a combined total of sixty years of experience in various facets of the construction industry.

Founded in 1989 by Alain (Al) McCann, as Antech Consulting, we have undergone a few name changes over the years to reflect the level and type of services we offered.

To better serve our growing clientele, our new name and re-branding to North South Studio was necessary to better reflect our new online service delivery model, increased catchment area and new corporate structure.

This new service model includes the launch of our new website featuring a fully digital and 100 % online delivery of our services. Taking full advantage of this digital technology will allow clients to retain our services and correspond with us from anywhere at anytime using advanced technology features, tools and apps. We are still available for face to face meetings and our field technicians are available to attend sites to gather site date if require.

What We Do

Although the bulk of our work is residential design, we are a progressive building design firm offering a variety of design and consulting services to Homeowners, Builders and Government Agencies. The key to our success lies in the fact that we offer a more economical alternative to the larger architectural firms, without compromising quality, competency and technical expertise.

We are fully licensed (BCIN Certified in Canada) with the registration unit of the Buildings Branch at the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing as well as LBP Design 2 licensed in New Zealand. We offer all the necessary resources to provide services in all building disciplines including Architectural, Structural, Mechanical and Electrical design for residential and commercial buildings.

With over 5000 projects successfully designed and completed, we pride ourselves in providing our clients with exceptional products and services. We use the latest in Computer Aided Drafting software including, Revit Architecture and BIM (Building Information Modelling) and Lumion.

Drawings, designs or reports produced from our office are of the highest standard and accuracy. We also provide Inspection, Building Condition Assessment and Building Code Analyses services to a variety of clients and agencies.

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