WHO ARE WE?
We are prototypeD.
prototypeD is a collaborative design team which creates environments, interfaces, and products.
Our dynamic team solves real-world problems by applying one clear philosophy:
Design like your world depends on it.
We live our work.
Explore prototypeD through some of our current and past projects.
We are always growing, so check back often.
prototypeD manages MadeMill, the Makerspace and Advanced Digital Media Lab at the Innovation Centre at Bayview Yards in Ottawa, Ontario.
We deliver advanced manufacturing and design, build capacity, and support a growing ecosystem of creative professionals and service bureaus who are ready to help you bring your idea into reality.
We've invented innovati.ca, a totally new way to visualize and plan projects. Using our My Visual Planner (MVP) tool, innovati.ca provides a platform to allow you to plan your project in minutes instead of weeks and receive quotes and offers from leading marketplaces and freelancers.
We’ve invented the first symaiotic systems in the world to train AI to be human. Symaiotics introduces a world made better through shared interaction.
Innovation Pod 1
Pod 1 is our 'greenhouse pod', created as a smart meeting place and an IoT enabled greenspace. We use Pod 1 to experiment with internet enabled technologies and merge sustainability with mobility.
Innovation Pod 2
Pod 2 is our digital media pod, a creative space on wheels loaded with the latest technology and advanced features. We bring the Innovation Centre out into the community, and deliver services and workshops to our community.
Alto is a sustainable development vision in Montague, Ontario. Across the road from Smiths Falls, and, Alto brings affordability, sustainability, and rural living with an ambitious plan to revitalize, not replace, the natural environment.
Set in the grassy end of Alto, the sun chapel is a celebration of our relationship with nature and each other.
Picondo Homes Inc.
Picondo Homes brings options for creation adaptive urban infill. We've created an innovative and unique four unit apartment building in the heart of Vanier as our first venture into urban intensification.
Makadewa bridge reimagines the Prince of Wales Bridge in Ottawa. Inspired by the High Line in NYC, Makadewa would bring a link between Ottawa and Gatineau that would bring life to the water and create a totally unique Canadian destination.
Our team created the initial vision for the Innovation Centre at Bayview Yards which was adapted by Barry J. Hobin Architects and evolved into the Centre that exists today at 7 Bayview.
The Diamond House concept was a house for a couple with land overlooking a private lake in Quebec. The three primary spaces and the great loft offered a view over the lake to catch the setting sun.
Hotel V preserved the heritage of the existing brick building while adapting the site with an impressive new glass superstructure.
Condo D combined living, urban farming within the large atrium, and a two storey commercial co-working coffee shop on the corner of Laurier.
The Hinton design brought together an eclectic new-meets-old vibe into a side street off Wellington in Hintonburg, Ottawa.