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Is your real estate agent worth more than your architect?

Is your real estate agent worth more than your architect?

Controversial I know – To all my friends in real estate, this is not aimed at you – good on you for getting paid well for what you do. This is an issue for my own profession & those that engage our services. Very rarely is the agents commission, fancy suit or...

Why it doesn’t make sense to cut corners on construction costs

Why it doesn’t make sense to cut corners on construction costs

In my last article, we looked at why it doesn’t make sense to save on Design Fees. In this article we look at the effects of cutting costs (ie corners) during construction. I recently attended a webinar on waterproofing issues in buildings. The presenter made the...

Why it doesn’t make sense to save on design fees

Why it doesn’t make sense to save on design fees

Somewhere in the last few decades, saving money has become the most important consideration in most of our purchasing decisions. In the building & development game, this translates into cutting costs wherever possible to try and gain a competitive advantage. As we...

2 Storey House Design in Australia

2 Storey House Design in Australia

When contemplating a 2 storey house design, there are a number of factors that need to be takeninto consideration. As Architects, we do not design homes based on a formula, or the number of rooms the clientrequests. Rather we design a house to suit the block of land...

Tiny House featured on Houzz

Tiny House featured on Houzz

We are proud to have our Tiny house featured first by Houzz in their article 24 Backyard Beauties: Granny Flats, Tiny Houses and Sheds. 24 Backyard Beauties: Granny Flats, Tiny Houses and Sheds

Wylmar House featured on Houzz

Wylmar House featured on Houzz

8 Ever-Popular Exterior Looks... and How to Create Them A fabulous facade is guaranteed to boost your kerb appeal – here are eight of the most appealing styles Naomi Findlay 3 December 2019 Your home’s facade is the first thing people see when they visit, and it gives...

IS TINY THE NEW BLACK?

IS TINY THE NEW BLACK?

Created in collaboration with Designer Eco Tiny Homes, this 18sqm cabin shows that going small can be stylish & well designed.⠀ ⠀Built in a factory, completely off the grid, and modest (small) - this project explores the issues facing housing today: Affordability;...

Something old, Something New

Something old, Something New

Formerly an antique and bric-a-brac outlet, this much-loved inner sydney warehouse breathes new life as a modern apartment and retail building after a complex revamp. The dramatic conversion of the old Mitchell Road auction house was truly a labour of love. Despite...

Why use an Architect

Why use an Architect

Undertaking a building project, whatever its scale, can be a daunting experience, but the same basic criteria apply, be it a simple house extension or a large commercial development…