About Us

Since our inception, Engaged Custom Home Design has been focused on building a reputation on a strong foundation of understanding and collaboration.

Memberships and Associations


  • Member of the OAA carrying a certificate of practice as a Licensed Technologist since 2011.

  • Member of OAAAS as OAAAS Technologist  2011, Member since 2005.

  • Member of OACETT 2005-2011 before transferring membership to the OAA in 2011.

  • O.B.C. Qualified Designer with the Ministry of Housing 2005-2011.

  • Designer of many residential projects throughout Haldimand and Norfolk Counties since 2001 and across south western Ontario since 1992.

Dave Bennett Photo
Dave Bennett
Licensed Technologist OAA

Approved Designer

For obvious reasons Cities and Municipalities can't endorse any one designer, but they do often provide a list of approved designers for those that inquire.  Engaged Design is on the following approved designer lists.

Why do you want a Licensed Technologist OAA?

What does this means for you? 
As a licensed Technologist under the OAA, Engaged Design can provide a full-suite of services for nearly all residental construction design needs.


The OAA regulatory authority ensures that the public interest is protected when a Lic.Tech.OAA provides architectural services directly to the public, such as designing:


  • 4-storey homes

  • low-rise apartment buildings

  • restaurants up to a 100 seat capacity


* for bonus points, see if you can find Dave Bennett in the video!