Building Design

For me the design process is both the most enjoyable and challenging part of each project. I take pride in being able to produce great design solutions while working within inevitable budget constraints and planning requirements.

I offer our initial meeting with no up front costs. our first meeting will last for about an hour and can be held at your home or my office.

After discussing your project I will provide you with a detailed quote outlining my fees and each stage of the process.

Planning Advice

Planning requirements can be a maze of rules and requirements. during our initial consultation i can outline considerations for your project. 

I also highly recommend getting your builder involved with the design process as early as possible. A team approach can deliver achievable design results and will often avoid needless changes to the documentation.


Design Consultation

Throughout the design process i'm taking into consideration all of the planning considerations along with requirements of other authorities such as ACTEWagl.

As part of my service i will lodge your plans for approval and track them through the process.

Plan Approval

There are two levels of approval that can apply to your project.

Development Approval is issued by ACT Planning Land Authority and relates to the Design and Siting of the project.Building Approval is issued by a Certifier and relates to the building work.

As part of my services I can lodge plans to both ACT Planning and the Certifier.

Fees for plan approval are separate to my costs.

Energy Assessment

Energy Assessment os an important part of the design process.

As well as addressing planning and building requirements for energy compliance a well considered design will provide comfort and sustainability to your home.