In 1997, recognizing the potential of the internet to reach new markets, our company began to shift its focus from printing home plan catalogues to providing house plans on the online marketplace. By the beginning of the new millennium Wesplan Building Design was established as an internationally recognized and respected leader in residential home and commercial building design.

Early Edition of Practical Homes Magazine

Giroux Design Group is committed to providing you with the best in residential home and commercial building design. We approach every project with a focus on aesthetics, functionality, cost effectiveness, and structural design. For three generations the Giroux family has been providing quality custom home and building design services across the United States, Canada and Internationally.

Godfrey (Joe) Giroux AScT, RBD

In 1950 Godfrey (Joe) Giroux began designing homes in Penticton located in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, Canada. Very soon after, Joe began publishing home plan catalogues allowing customers across western Canada to purchase affordable ready to build house plans. By the 1960’s under the tradename Westhome Planners he had become established as a leader in residential and commercial building design in Western Canada and the Northwest United States. Joe remained with the company for over 50 years before retiring and has a legacy of upright business dealings.

Michael Giroux BD.AIBC, AScT, RBD

Michael Giroux carried on the family tradition beginning work as a building designer in 1968 along with his father Joe. During the 1980’s Michael worked to expand the business to serve customers across Canada and the United States, and by the end of that decade had reached an international market selling home plans in Europe, Central America, South America, the Middle East, the South Pacific and Asia. Creating strong ties with North America’s top designers he has been able to provide clients with a premiere collection of residential house and building designs.

Anthony (Tony) Giroux BDIBC.RBD

Another generation of the Giroux family has continued the family’s design heritage. In 1991 Tony Giroux began working with his grandfather Joe and father Michael. Since 2003 he has acted as manager of the Custom Home and Building Design Department. With a network of designers working across Canada, the United States and Belize the Custom Home and Building Design Department works at both modifying existing stock house and building plans or designing custom homes and buildings for clients around the world. Let the experience of three generations of custom home and building designers work for you in turning your next dream project into a reality.