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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Revised floor plan required for Code of Compliance

Posted 1 month ago

We need our house floor plan redrawn to include some minor amendments (inclusion of fireplace) and resizing of four windows - to submit to council for our Code of Compliance. All of these amendments have been Council approved, and the build is complete, but they have requested an updated drawing for the file.

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4 duplexs

Posted 1 month ago

Design and council application for 4 duplexs

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Draft plans

Posted 1 month ago

Drafting plans for a garage addition and entrance.

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Re-clad plans

Posted 2 days ago

Iam needing some plans to be draw up for a re-clad iam about to do also need to be submitted to council

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Renovating bathroom

Posted 2 months ago

Converting Laundry into bathroom. Council is requesting complete floor layout and use of each area. Floor areas and roof areas in square metres drawn on appropriate scale 1:100 or 1:50. Further they want us to show the location of all plumbing fittings and waste pipes. So basically a full floor plan of existing and proposed of the dwelling. The property was built in 1970 and we want to put toilet, shower and small vanity in the laundry making it a second bathroom and washine machine going into d...

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Living room/outdoor area

Posted 1 month ago

I would like to build another living area adjacent to my current living area and also a covered outdoor area. I need to draw plans for the extension.

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Jolly Street Re Clad

Posted 2 months ago

We are looking to remove the 3 different existing cladding types from the front top portion of a commercial building and replace them with colour steel or similar and will require drawings to be completed for council and our builder.

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Building Plans and Consents for 52 Masters Ave 3216 #2

Posted 1 day ago

Prepare plans and submit building consents for the following jobs; 1. New ensuite in the master bedroom. The floor plan of the master bedroom will be changed to incorporate an ensuite and a walkthrough wardrobe. I also want to add a floor to ceiling bay-window in this bedroom. The bay-window will only extend as far as the soffit so the roof doesn't need to be altered. 2. The load bearing wall between the kitchen and lounge will be opened up. The new gap will be 3.2m. I also want to add...

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Bathroom renovation- drafsman

Posted 2 months ago

Hi there, I am planning to do a bathroom renovation and I would like a draftsman to do the drawings required for the council consent, thanks

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Site Bulk & Location Plan - 2x Duplex design for 1011sqm section.

Posted 2 weeks ago

We need a site bulk & location plan done for two 2brm single-storey duplexes for our 1011sqm section. We have an existing house at the front of this section so plan to subdivide and build the back duplex first (keeping the front house in place), and then the front duplex at a later date. We had a site bulk & location plan for two 3brm 2-storey duplexes drawn up last year and can send these on for your review. The reason we are going elsewhere to reconfigure these designs is due to th...

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Single storey to double storey home conversion

Posted 1 month ago

Hello! We currently have a 10 year old, 4 bedroom brick home on 12 Te Ironui Place, Huntington Hamilton. We are wanting to convert this home to a double storey home and add at least another 3 or 4 bedrooms to it, along with additional bathrooms & another living room. This is not a super-urgent build, but if we could have the building company send out their architect initially to do the plans, that would be really great! Please contact Harpreet on ... . I'm looking after this project on behal...

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Hamilton East - Villa Makeover

Posted 1 day ago

Kitchen and laundry renovation, requiring removal of 2 internal walls, (one between the kitchen and laundry, and one partial wall between the Kitchen and lounge. The current kitchen windows are to be modified to bifold doors out to the courtyard. The double backdoor will also require a remodel, to close in one side of it, and replace/modify small laundry window to bifold window opening to courtyard.. I am seeking a draftsperson, I have concept drawings and measurements that can be utilised...

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Draft a plan for house and kitchen extension

Posted 1 week ago

We need quotes at this stage. We have a 3 bedroom house with one formal lounge. We want to add another room and extend the kitchen to include a small / medium living room, add a scullery and widen the vestibule.

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Building Plans and Consents for 52 Masters Ave 3216

Posted 1 week ago

Prepare plans and submit building consents for the following jobs; 1. New ensuite in the master bedroom. The floor plan of the master bedroom will be changed to incorporate an ensuite and a walkthrough wardrobe. I also want to add a floor to ceiling bay-window in this bedroom. The bay-window will only extend as far as the soffit so the roof doesn't need to be altered. 2. The load bearing wall between the kitchen and lounge will be opened up. The new gap will be 3.2m. I also want to add...

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New barthroom

Posted 3 weeks ago

We would like a price to draw up the plans for a new second barthroom shower , toilet, vanity there will be a storage room on one end of the new barthroom as well ready to and submitted to Waipa council

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Remodel

Posted 2 days ago

Would like plans drawn to council standards to: 1/ extend a bedroom to the edge of a deck 2/ downstairs laundry and bedroom into a flat. 3/ Move garage door from one wall to another.

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Garage conversion plans

Posted 2 months ago

I am after someone to do me up some plans and help with consent for a garage conversion I am doing. Garage size is 36m2 with bathroom and kitchenette to be put in. Thanks,.

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Renovation

Posted 1 month ago

Plans drawn to approval From concept to counci approval

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Workshop

Posted 1 month ago

I am looking for an architural draftsperson to design a stand alone workshop to be built on a large residential property in Flagstaff area. The approximate dimensions are 7m x 12m with a 40deg pitch roof to match the existing house.

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Renovation /

Posted 1 week ago

We are wanting to turn the downstairs laundry and bedroom into a flat. A upstairs bedroom needs extending out onto the deck and an on suite added. We would also like to know the cost of changing the garage door from the north face to the west face.

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Archemics Design

Joined April 2019

Archemics Design is an architectural design, structural engineering and interiors studio based in Auckland. We provide design services from pre design briefing, concept design through to full building drawings and documentation and consents. We have worked on both residential and commercial projects in New Zealand that form the basis of our industry knowledge. With a design focused env...

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Kae Interior Designs Limited

Joined February 2018

I am an interior designer that is here to help with all your design needs for your home. I can help with new builds, renovations, bathroom design, kitchen designs & curtain making. I am here to help turn your house into your home.

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Mouncherpainting

Joined February 2018

Previous 19 yrs with the New Zealand Police, a qualified Painter & Decorator with UK City & Guilds qualifications. All types of interior/exterior work taken on. Please look at my Mouncher Painting Facebook page for photos of work I have completed.

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Embarc Architectural Design

Joined March 2020

Hi there! I'm a freelance Architectural Designer and Licensed Building Practitioner with experience in both new build and renovation projects. I can provide you with a variety of services from Conceptual Designs, Resource Consents through to Building Consent documentation ready for approval. I pride myself in open communication, accuracy and professionalism which has enabled me to see out hu...

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Landscape Design construction & maintenance

Joined July 2016

Hi We specilize in landscape design,construction and maintenance. We do residential and commercial propertys,we are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines we pride ourselves on our work and do all we can to bring customers vision to a reality.

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Xpress Design & Drafting

Joined January 2020

Hi, we are a cost-effective Architectural firm specializing primarily in concept design and building consent documentation. From the smallest of renovation/alteration to complex new builds including hill builds. We also provide a wholesale schedule of fees (trade rates) for ongoing working relationships. Keywords in our toolbox being: NZS 3604, New Zealand Building Code, Timber Framed and Steel F...

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TASdesign Limited

Joined February 2018

Hi there, we're a professional design company offering drafting services for Concept Design and Building Consents. We also specialize in taking your design and creating comprehensive Manufacturing/Shop drawings and Assembly Instructions as part of our unique SmartPLANZ 3D Plan Packages, which are specifically created to ensure a time and cost effective build. We offer competitive quotes and pricin...

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VersatileDesign

Joined September 2009

Let me help design that long awaited project of yours. I am a qualified Architectural Designer, with many years of NZ experience in new residential, renovations, additions and alterations, decks, commercial, remediation and more! I will either take your sketched design OR provide you with other options in completing your desired finished project. All my work is architecturally designed...

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VIVED Construction Ltd

Joined May 2018

Owner S. Agar has been a builder for the past 15 years and business owner for 8. VIVED Construction is a team of passionate, hard-working crew are serious about quality and believe that every home should have equal attention and care throughout the build no matter how big or small. While we specialize in high-end architectural builds and major renovations, we are also available for the smaller job...

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The Drawing Room

Joined November 2019

Looking for great value Architectural & Drafting work? We guarantee we'll get you your consent, or YOUR MONEY BACK! At The Drawing Room, we pride ourselves on listening to you and work with you to provide solutions to compliance that match your taste. Check out our website on how to get started, www. ...

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Glenbrook design

Joined July 2014

Glenbrook Design has been designing new houses and renovations both residential and commercial, and providing BC (Building Consent) and RC (Resource Consent) documentation for more than 15 years. We specialize in providing all documentation to the councils to facilitate the clients specific project and follow through to the BC approval and the issue of the consent. The documentation for CCC (Cod...

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Emerge Homes Ltd

Joined June 2017

We offer a variety of building services to suit the needs of our clients. Whether an investor, property developer or home owner, our services can match your needs. We build new homes, townhouses and additions. We aim to be transparent and keep all customers in the loop with their projects, so they can stay in control and get the best outcome for everyone... beautiful projects delivered on time an...

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Enhanced renovations ltd

Joined June 2018

Hi there Enhanced renovations are here to make your renovating experience easy and enjoyable from start to finish. With over 18 years of renovating experience we have a high standard and an eye for detail and we aim to work alongside your budget for you to receive the best value for money. If your looking for an affordable, quality renovating service with devoted builders to add value to you...

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Collaborative Projects Studio

Joined December 2019

We've done designs for new houses and renovations, we've worked on several public, commercial and education buildings. We can also design and build interiors and furniture. We are a small and effective team that like clear communication and professionalism without intermediary. The collaboration with our clients is the key to achieve their goals.

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Five AM Design Studio

Joined February 2014

Designing bespoke residential architecture in which he can call upon a range of different design styles is what Codi finds most exciting. His passion for high spec, energy efficient homes with special focus on building science deeply shapes the way he tackles a design project. Codi strongly believes that a home should improve the lives of its occupants through the way they interact with it...

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Global Partnership and Development Ltd

Joined July 2012

Global Partnership and Development Ltd The Art of House Flipping, Renovation, and Design Your Assets Matter! We, therefore, focus on durability and quality. Global Partnership and Development Ltd has supported more than 100 micro business entrepreneurs in the least developed countries. Why us? We have completed houses in Hamilton, Taupo, Tokoroa, Rotorua, Tauranga, Putaruru, Cambridge, a...

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JK builders

Joined August 2017

2009 Our company was founded and instantly engaged in conducting four property building projects during this year. We currently have LBP designer, carpenter and site manager within our team. Our consultants all have solid backgrounds in both design and construction. You get the benefit of experience that's been acquired year after year, job after job.

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Devani Architecture Limited

Joined January 2020

Devani is a boutique architectural practice dedicated to delivering bespoke construction and renovation designs for residential, commercial and infrastructure projects.

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Attic Homes

Joined June 2020

First and foremost – we’re not a housing company. We’re builders. That means we are out working on each and every project. We’re a family owned and operated company who are responsible every step of the way and, just as importantly, we’re able to talk you through everything that’s going on before, during and after the build. There is no middle-man – the work’s done by us, and the buck stops with...

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fortyone ARCHITECTURE

Joined May 2020

We are a Boutique Architectural Studio obsessed with bespoke residential architecture design. Simply put, were focused on intentional design crafted around your families lifestyle. All the while maximizing your properties potential. Great homes don’t just get built. They are thoughtfully designed in a collaborative way that leaves everyone involved, proud of the end result. Palmerston N...

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