What To Consider Before Putting Up A Fence

There are many reasons why you might decide to put up a fence, such as needing more privacy, seeking better security or to make yards safer for small children or pets.  If you’re like most people, you’ll first consider the aesthetics and façade of your home but overlook some of the most important factors that […]



Fonzie flats are named after Arthur “Fonzie” Fonzarelli a character from the American sitcom Happy Days, who lived in a loft. They can be sold separately to the primary residence. With its own separate entrance and self-contained living spaces, a Fonzie flat is clever and discreet. Especially designed for properties with rear lane access, the […]

How Sustainable Design Principles Add Huge Value to Your Home

A recent study by Domain found that energy efficient homes are being sold for up to 29% more than the rest of the market.  On average, houses with sustainable design features sold for $125,000 more but not only that, they attracted more buyer interest and sold faster than their non-energy efficient counterparts. Energy-efficient homes attract […]

Should I choose a building designer or architect for my project?

What’s the difference between a Building Designer and an Architect and what do you need to consider when making the choice? When building or renovating your home you’re going to want to bring in the right professionals.  Not only does it ease the stress on you, but it’ll pave the way for smooth sailing throughout […]

FIVE Simple Steps for Renovating Your Home like a Pro

A simple step-by-step process to making a dream home your reality. You deserve to live in a space you desire! You may own your own home and have been paying off your mortgage for years, or you recently bought your first investment property and you start to notice that your kitchen is falling apart, your […]

How 3D Models and Visualisation Enhance the Building Design Process

Back at University while undertaking my Bachelor of Design in Architecture, there was no real focus on 3D visualisation. In fact, most of the degree was focused on the theory of Architecture and not a real focus on the built environment or the process of producing sketches and massing?? to actual construction documentation. Even then, […]

10 Advantages of Design Build – PART ONE

I have written this blog post after seeing so many people struggle with understanding the differences between the Design-Build system of project delivery versus the traditional system. Design-Build has many advantages over the traditional system where an owner himself hires an architect for design, engineers for technical trades, interior designers and a builder for construction. […]