RCM CAD DESIGN DRAFTING LTD is an building design firm primarily specializing in log and timber construction projects since 1993.  Now with over one thousand designs completed in North America, Europe, Asia, including projects in Central / South America and New Zealand, our experience encompasses very diverse weather conditions and local building practices.  Our expertise also includes cordwood, straw and clay, straw bale, insulated concrete form (ICF), conventional frame and steel construction styles.

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Our latest software and powerful computer hardware allow us to virtually build a 3D model of your future home. We are then able to produce high quality 3D movies and animations of your future home.This powerful visual tool allows you to “visit” your home inside and out. which gives you the ability to make all of the right decisions concerning your home. Therefore, YOU are in control instead of being in the dark during the design process.

Our Plan of the Month: Mountain Range

This 4048 sqft western red cedar log home (Main and second floor) being built by Monty Ollenberger from “Surefit log and Floors” in Abbotsford BC has, by clients request, a modern exterior architectural style mimicking the Alberta Rocky’s mountain range to the west.
Full walkout basement has 2613 extra square feet of living space including two bedrrom suites , a large rec room , exercise room, laundry and mechanical, plus a four car garage with big workshop, for a total of 6661 sq.ft of living space plus garage.
One interesting interior feature is the curved staircase with a round elevator on the inside curve going from basement to second floor.
Lots of outdoor covered and exposed decks from master bedroom, great room to the main West view.
Top floor is a working office to West with private deck and a large games room with access to a South deck with lounge chairs.
This executive log home successfully expresses an interesting contemporary architectural concept using massive logs construction.

Our top nine log and timber construction styles with sample designs

Full Scribe Handcrafted

1004 sq. ft - Rocky Mountain

Milled Log

4901 sq. ft - Yuyao Clubhouse

Post and Beam

2570 sq. ft - Forbidden Plateau

Half and Half

1054 sq. ft - Mountain Ridge

Piece en Piece

1942 sq. ft - Carpathian

Dovetail

1786 sq. ft - Barrier

Butt and Pass

2398 sq. ft - Kansas

Timber/Log Decor

5845 sq. ft - Big Stone Bay

Timber Frame

2278 sq. ft - Harrison Timber Frame

Planning your new log or timber home design project? Please call at (902) 527-1889 or email us at rcmcad@loghomedesign.ca with your questions!