Building Design

How to use open plan design in your renovation

February 14, 2018

So you have a ‘character’ home. It’s designed in the traditional style of the era, with lots of separate rooms.  That worked well with the larger blocks of yesteryear, but with smaller land sizes now being very common, most home renovations or house building designs are created around an open floor plan. But how do you know whether […]

Choosing the PERFECT block of land for your new house

December 19, 2017

It’s the end of 2017 and next year, your plan is to build a brand new house. Your dream house. The first step for that plan to come to fruition is to find the right block of land, in the right area. Our clients are often asking about how to decide if a particular block […]

Moving into your new home? Here’s 6 tips to make it as stress-free as possible!

November 25, 2017

You’ve recently sold your home and now you’re ready to get moving. There are some important things that you need to remember when you move, such as changing utilities and making sure your new home is ready to live in. To help you out on your big move, we’ve written a list of helpful instructions […]

10 Tips on Redesigning Your Office Premises

October 24, 2017

Why Redesign the Office? Some businesses simply wish to redesign their office space because it needs a little love and it hasn’t seen a lick of paint in a decade or so. But the power of a new workplace goes so much further than just ‘making it look better’. A new environment for your employees […]

Building Your Dream Home: What You Need to Know Before You Build

August 23, 2017

It’s time to move, so you’re looking at houses. Every weekend. You are driving relentlessly between open homes weekend after weekend, and honestly, its getting beyond boring. Nothing is exactly what you want, so you have eventually come to the conclusion that building your dream home will be the best way to go, and then you […]

What to Expect from Your Commercial Building Designer

June 26, 2017

Great design knowledge and experience forms the basis for successfully finding a Commercial Building Designer who delivers results. It’s one of the main (and most important) parts to get right when starting a new build project. When choosing your Building Designer, make sure they have experience specifically in commercial design, because there are major factors that separate […]

7 ways to choose the right answer – renovate, or build.

April 3, 2017

So, you’re the proud owner of a home which could potentially be updated. There’s space available on the block and you and your family want to update your home, making it more suitable for your lifestyle. Do you renovate your home? Or do you knock it down to build a new, more modern home? It can be a […]

Getting the perfect business premises – by asking the right questions.

January 18, 2017

Getting Commercial Building Premises right the first time. If you are a progressive, ambitious business on the lookout for newer, bigger, better premises, how do you know that what you are buying or leasing will be suitable, nay perfect, for your business? It’s a tricky one – no-one can see into the future. However, there […]

Why Building Design should never be ‘cookie cutter’

November 4, 2016

  When it comes to your next building design project, be it either residential or commercial, do you want a ‘cookie cutter’ approach? Or do you want a building design and interior design firm to really, REALLY think it through for the best building design result. We suspect you are looking for the latter – in […]

Who is better – a Building Designer or an Architect?

September 17, 2016

As professional residential and commercial building designers, we are often asked, ‘What is the difference between a building designer and an architect?’ Or, ‘Who is better – who should I choose?’ And if you are asking that question, you are most likely starting to think about a residential building design, or a contemporary commercial building […]