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Home Design

Genuine Design & Contracting Inc. is a licenced Design-Build contractor in Edmonton, Alberta and surrounding areas. 


Design-Build is a more efficient and effective way to complete your renovation project or the planning of your custom home. We reduce the time it takes from design to construction completion. You will have an appreciation for a reduction in the meetings required and we have eliminated the hassle for you in trying to find your own architect/ draftsman, designers, engineers by taking care of that for you.

Starting with the design concept, we are able to control costs and pass those savings onto you. The budget is custom-tailored to reflect what is most important to you and ensuring that those items are prioritized. Design and material changes can be done effortlessly before the final confirmation. Since we are planning and managing the project from the start, we are able to provide a detailed scope of work that will keep the project on time and on budget.

The Design-Build method includes everything that you require; concept to design, planning, and construction and comes with the developer warranty. The entire process is taken care of.

Building a custom home can be both exciting and daunting. There is a lot that goes into the preparation and design before construction can start. 

Genuine Design & Contracting Inc. works with developers to offer design-build services, which means that we offer contracting services starting with the design to construction completion. Designing and building your custom dream home in an integrated and seamless approach, offering you the best value for your home and investment. We work with only the best trades in the industry to ensure the highest quality and workmanship.

Starting with concept development right through to construction support, we have you covered!


The Design phase…

We start with getting to know you, understanding your lifestyle, and doing a site visit to the lot that you plan on building on. Custom-designed plans accurately reflect the best-suited layout for your lot, land characteristics, engineering requirements, and of course your living requirements. Stock plans can often cause significant cost increases as it may not be suited for the lot that you plan on building on.

During the design phase, we will go through all the necessary planning and budgeting and start development on:  

  • Concept Design Drawings

  • Preliminary Plans

  • Construction Drawings & Site Plans

Special considerations and options are reviewed throughout the planning process:

  • Budgets, timeline

  • Material availability

  • Site conditions

  • Material and finishing selections

  • Individual preferences and unique requirements

  • Sustainability



We will be hands-on throughout the process and ensure that the highest level of workmanship is obtained throughout. You will be given regular update reports along with photos of the ongoing construction. Of course, we would love to show you around the construction site. Please be sure to call ahead to arrange a time due to health and safety protocols.