Our Building Design Services

We aim for our designs to be welcoming spaces filled with natural light through optimal building orientation and strategically placed windows.  A well-ventilated building envelope maintaining healthy air quality and utilising thermal mass to stabilise temperature. Our designs consider accessible ‘aging in place’ strategies, passive design principles for warmth and cool spaces and support personal health & wellbeing

Zero Carbon Ready Homes

  • Construction methods and low embodied energy materials prioritised towards low airborne contaminants known as volatile organic compounds ‘VOCs’
  • Building envelopes airtight, double glazed windows, increased insulation, efficient fixed appliances, LED lighting
  • PV systems – renewable energy generated on site
  • Water tanks for household use (laundry / WC)
  • NatHERS star rating – we aim for 7.0 star minimum
  • Recycle, Reuse, Reduce

Environmental Sustainable Design ‘ESD’ and Passive Solar Design ‘PSD’

  • Orientation to maximise passive heating and cooling, activate thermal mass
  • Natural light and shading
  • Cross flow ventilation
  • Thermal bridging considerations
  • Circular onsite system including energy generation and use and waste management
  • A connection to the permaculture of a site

Other Services

  • Bushfire Attack Level assessment and building design response
  • Accessible spaces for all occupants and visitors
  • Special needs clientele design with compassion
  • Digital renderings and animations
  • Town planning applications
  • Heritage design and research


Small Blocks

 

Small Blocks

Small block designs to maximise the space and location. Whether it is multiple small dwellings on a site or a tiny home in a laneway, we just love the challenge.

Heritage / Planning Applications

 

Heritage / Planning Applications

We work within heritage overlays to restore features and improve the sustainability of period homes.

New Builds

 

New Builds

Start to finish, we work with you, your site, your builder, to custom design your new home to suit you and the site. We provide support during the building process and celebrate the outcome with you. It is an exciting and nerve-wracking business and we love to come for the ride!

Renovations / Extensions

 

Renovations / Extensions

When you need to make better use of your existing space an extension or renovation is a great option. Retrofitting your beloved home with the latest technologies, insulation, draught proofing, windows, etc can be an exciting and rewarding experience.

Sustainable Homes

 

Sustainable Homes

Whether off-the-grid for full  self-sufficiency or just good sustainable living we will not  compromise the welcoming feel of your space.

View Projects

Weeroona Extension

Consulted over rear and front fences

Weeroona Extension

Extension to accommodate a growing family with respect to the existing architecture