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How do you design a comfortable home?

I was looking through the newspaper yesterday in particular the New Homes section where all the group builders or project builders advertise their new home designs. I never look at the paper ordinarily but opened it to talk to a … Continue reading

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WORKING DRAWINGS COMPLETED

The process to complete working drawings can sometimes be long winded and especially when Christmas and holidays occur in the middle of the process but here we are ready to lodge to council. It always surprises me however that there … Continue reading

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New Home Design

We are getting closer after discussions with the engineers for the project. There had been a lot of steel designed for the project and with my background in House Design in New Zealand particularly building exclusively with timber frame I was able to discuss … Continue reading

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Maylands New Home in second phase

The wheels turn slowly, it is a juggling act keeping things moving with balancing council requirements, clients wishes, compliance drawings and someone to pay for it all until the banks come to the party. This is why it is easier … Continue reading

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Council Responses Oct 2011

Communication from council has uncovered some issues on this tight site which proves to my mind that you cannot legislate for good design. The requirement under the R-codes is that an Alfresco have a minimum area of 24m2 with a … Continue reading

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Do you know the two most important aspects of good Architecture?

Architecture at its Best is dedicated to excellent home design and building new homes for difficult sites. We design and build homes to fit narrow blocks. We design two storey homes using sustainable timber construction and traditional double skin brickwork to gain the … Continue reading

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