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Architect, Draughtsman or Builder - Who Do You Need?

Posted 10/09/13

You want to renovate your home - so who do you call, a Draughtsman, Architect or Builder? We have a look at each of them does and how they can help you... Picking between an architect, draughtsman and builder An Architect will provide the buildings architectural design and also oversee the con

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The Tiny Home Movement in New Zealand

Posted 18/03/15

The tiny home movement is a trend that seems to be here to stay. But why has this movement gained so much traction? Is it a genuine trend that’s both socially and economically advantageous? Or is it just the next not-so-big thing in house design?... Exploring NZ's tiny home movement Since

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Successful Indoor Outdoor Flow in New Zealand Homes

Posted 13/05/15

One of the most popular selling points of a kiwi home is the indoor/outdoor flow. Whether you’re thinking of selling or just want to realise the potential of your home and the plot it stands on, considering indoor outdoor flow is important... Indoor outdoor flow The secret to unlocking the

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Choosing Between Another Storey or Adding a House Extension

Posted 16/03/17

Extending your house or adding another storey can give you the much needed space a growing family needs. We look at the advantages and disadvantages of these two renovation options... How to choose between another storey or a house extension Depending on the size of your backyard, you can

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Choosing and Using an Architect

Posted 05/10/12

A good working relationship between client and architect is a vital ingredient in the success of any building project. Therefore it's therefore essential to choose an architect whose design approach and practice philosophy best fit your requirements... However, you may have noticed there

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Need to Add an Extra Bedroom for Your Kids?

Posted 10/11/16

Kiwi parents have on average 1.9 kids, which works fine for those who have three bedroom homes. Except when you have more than two children, have guests over to stay or want to use a bedroom as a study or home office. That’s when adding on an extra bedroom for your kids is a great solution to gi

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The Benefits of Building a Conservatory

Posted 22/10/14

If you've been thinking about adding an extension to your home, Building a conservatory is a clever way to add more living space without having to move to a larger home. One of the benefits of building a conservatory is the potential to add a lot of value to your home. Hiring an architect

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5 Tips for Spring Home Renovations

Posted 29/10/14

We've talked to industry insiders and experts, and have put together a list of our top 5 tips for getting started your spring home renovations. Spring home renovations Coming out of a cold winter, spring home renovations may seem like a daunting prospect.  Yes, you've been thinking about i

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House Extension

Posted 1 day ago

Hi, We are looking to remove the conservatory at the front of our house and replace it with an approximately 20m2 living space. It will have a concrete floor, weather board exterior cladding and aluminium joinery. We need drawings for consent application that are clear, correct and complete, and include a suitable level of detail as required by Auckland Council. Including, foundation plan, floor plan, roof framing plan, exterior elevation, sections, construction details.

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Plans for laundry to bathroom conversion

Posted 1 day ago

Need plans drawn and submitted to HCC. Need architec to liaise with plumber. Building and decorating work will be done separately.

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New build for rent plans needed

Posted 1 day ago

Plans for a house on a flat plot in north canterbury. For an investment to rent out. 4 bed 2 bath. Seeking a couple of key design features to add value but have a strict budget and needs to be an economical build. May be up to three houses more in future if good work.

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Garage expansion

Posted 1 day ago

Lengthen the garage and add toilet shower

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Small Renovation Consent

Posted 1 day ago

Looking for an architect/draftsman to help with drawing up a garage/bedroom conversion

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Draughtsman

Posted 1 day ago

Looking to get drawings and consent for rumpus kitchen

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Renovation #2

Posted 1 day ago

Hi Need to find an architect to discuss renovation plans on property. Firstly need to know how much it will cost for the plans. - looking to do extension on the house and add bathroom and also a laundry room. - extend one of the rooms with opening a wall and replacing with door which extends to the deck - looking to alter current bathroom and add deck infront of the house. Want to start building September if possible and needs things started. Thanks

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Fit - Out

Posted 2 days ago

We are hoping to open a Sandwich and Coffee bar in 78sqm in a bare shell on high st. This operation serves coffee, cold drinks and cold sandwiches, the only cooking we do is a small electric benchtop griddle for cooking eggs which will have a light commercial extraction to take away any smells or fumes. There is no Gas, no ovens and no other cooking facilities. There is dishwashing facilities, a grease converter and seating for 25.

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Draftsman

Posted 2 days ago

Looking for someone to draw up house plans for our builder Require cost & timeframe of doing so please

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Converting a garage into single room studio

Posted 2 days ago

I'd like to inquire into draughtsman service in helping us make our vision come true. Essentially, I'm still learning about the difference between your service and an architect, and would like to clarify which service I have to engage in to help. Our house is in Belmont Terrace, Milford, 0620. We have a double garage downstairs that connects to a small home office room before going up to the main house. We want to convert this place into a proper 2 bedroom place where we can rent out even...

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Dan & Kenzie House

Posted 2 days ago

Hello, Just after a rough quote to get house plans drawn up. I have done basic rough plan and attached a photo of the style we are going for. Thanks Mackenzie

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Call commercial steel extension

Posted 3 days ago

We have two buildings that we are looking to construct A standalone steel structure that can be used as a viewing platform deck or a storage facility for existing commercial tenants. Cause structural engineering will also be required

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Pool Cabana

Posted 3 days ago

Hi I am looking for a someone who can design a cabana/outdoor alfresco area to go beside our pool. Concept pic attached

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Drawings for Kitchen extension

Posted 3 days ago

From a detailed set of photo’s with all dimensions, develop Autocad drawings of the existing (1920’s) house, as a basis for drawings of the extension. The new kitchen plan is very clear cut, but needs technical drawings for Council consent.

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Drafting Services

Posted 3 days ago

Hi, I'm looking to relocate houses at Taita. I need some one to provide drafting services to have a site plan and council consent process for it.

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Architect required for BC drawings- 9 terrace houses

Posted 3 days ago

Architect required for BC drawings- 9 terrace houses. Revit or Archicad preferred Must be LBP Start approximately one month

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Miramar Rangers AFC - Clubroom Recladding

Posted 3 days ago

Original weatherboards are a Hardies Hardboard product that is disintegrating and so cladding needs replacing. Need drawings done so that we can apply for a building permit.

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House extension design

Posted 3 days ago

I want to prepare plans for a house extension off the end of a structure that has a gable roof. the proposal is for a 5m x 2.4m structure which will include a ensuite bathroom and bedroom extension.

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Marine Turbine Project

Posted 3 days ago

CAD PERSON REQUIRED Based in CBD Whangarei. I require a CAD 3 D drafts person for my Marine Turbine Project. Its not too complicated and you do not need to be an engineer. Patent drawings need to be updated and preliminary drawings are started. This is a Climate Change Renewable Energy project.ie "power for the people". I need someone with a charitable heart with lower rates to help get this project prototype on the water.

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New SIDU Design (approx. 50-60m2 footprint over 1.5 levels)

Posted 4 days ago

Design and documentation for BC for Secondary Independent Dwelling Unit to be built to rear of site at Mount Maunganui. Resource consent has just been granted. Topographic survey plan to hand. Geotech report underway. Would like the BC documents prepared relatively swiftly.

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Recent architecture and design reviews

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Plans and consent for pool barrier

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19th July 2021

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New House build #2

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12th July 2021

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House Renovation

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10th July 2021

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House designs and plan ready for Consent

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28th June 2021

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Floor plan for one-bedroom studio

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23rd June 2021

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Irene Charles

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15th June 2021

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1,800m subdivision suburban zone

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30th May 2021

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 5
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Draft person & builder for renervations & extension

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7th May 2021

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Single garage conversion

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5th May 2021

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 5
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Converting garage to living room and bathroom

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3rd May 2021

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Drawings for addition of bathroom to basement rumpus room

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1st May 2021

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Arch_malmo

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16th April 2021

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Plans to be drawn up for house renovation

Work carried out by an employee of the company

6th April 2021

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Building consent

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1st April 2021

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 4
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Bathroom and laundry remodel

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23rd March 2021

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Bathroom drafting

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16th March 2021

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St James Ave

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13th March 2021

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garage conversion

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4th March 2021

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 5
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Garage Conversion - Renewed

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24th February 2021

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 5
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 5
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Lbp signed off required single story #2


22nd February 2021

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