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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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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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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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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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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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Understanding the Differences Among Tradespeople Accreditations

Posted 08/06/17

With so many tradespeople belonging to different accreditation organisations, how do you know which one to trust ? We take a closer look... Tradespeople Accreditations There are 10 common tradespeople accreditation to be aware of. Each one is not equal, yet they are work towards bettering

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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 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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Recent jobs posted

Check out how homeowners like you are using Architects on Builderscrack to build, repair and improve their homes right now.

Clive Anderson

Posted 6 months ago

Converting our 8’ x 6’ double garage into a sleep out, with shower, hand basin and shower. Needs to have one car space.

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Infibuild

Posted 1 year ago

After someone who can supply me with a plan for basic shed design

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Norfolk Surface Drainage Plans

Posted 2 months ago

Hello my name is Alison. I am requiring drawings for council for a Surface drain to be put in around the perimeter of our integral garage to enable us to permit the back hobby room into a dwelling. We would also require drawings for plumbing to put in an ensuite off this room. We are ready to get this underway as soon as convenient with the draughtsman. Many thanks.

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New Home

Posted 5 months ago

The design component has 95% been completed. Require working drawings to be produced and submitted to council.

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The Church

Posted 1 year ago

We have moved an old church on site for accommodation and doing workshops. Will be needing design for semi commercial kitchen and bathroom .wanting industrial theme.

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Renovation design dining/kitchen to deck/outdoors

Posted 1 year ago

1930's home (approx 120m2), looking to renovate to improve flow to outside from living/dining to deck, pool and lawn, including new stacker doors, larger deck area over several levels and alterations to pool fence design. Also looking at possibility of remodelling kitchen/laundry/dining area, cost-dependent. Wanting consultation and design concept, approximate costings and then plans & 3D modelling.

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Draughtsman required for small beach house reconfiguration

Posted 1 year ago

We are wanting to see if we can reconfigure our beach house with the existing floor plan to add wardrobes, storage and maybe redo bathroom. Only looking into it as this stage and don't want to spend heaps.

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Project Zero

Posted 9 months ago

New layouts on kitchen, ba6h room, rest of rooms

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House plans

Posted 10 months ago

We have a 230m2 house we need drawn up. Our architect we have been using is unable to help due to medical reasons. This house is now sold! We have dimensioned drawings we have done ourselves, just need someone to create official plans, elevations and working drawings and get it permitted. Time is of the essence!

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Bathroom Plan

Posted 8 months ago

Good morning. I am needing a plan drawn up for a new bathroom in my shed.

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New House

Posted 1 year ago

Wanting a set of working drawings for Building Consent for a new residential house in Hawke's Bay. The house will be steel frame so need to be able to understand how different members will join and draw these technical details.

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House design

Posted 1 month ago

Looking to employ an architect or draftsperson to design a 3/4 bed home on the waterfront at Whirinaki. First time building, so would be interested in getting a design that makes the best advantage of the property come resale. Would be a budget to build of approx $350k.

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Cook Road Tiny House

Posted 10 months ago

Building Consent and Construction drawings for a 28 sqm tiny house

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Extension project

Posted 1 year ago

Two story garage/bedroom extension

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Glamping platform

Posted 1 year ago

This is à very simple but unique plan that I will need consent for, basically the plan is to create a 3m (approx) high deck platform in a wooded area to put a glamping tent on. The floor area is approx 6 ×4 m. I'm situated on Korokipo Rd Fernhill and need someone to submit plans for consent asap. If successful this will lead to 2-3 more platforms in the future.

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Plans for house relocation

Posted 1 month ago

Draughtsman to draw plans for house relocation

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Stock Road

Posted 1 year ago

I require an architect to draw house plans/a set of construction plans to submit to the local council for building consent. I have drawn a draft plan to scale measurements. I have resource consent and a geotech report regarding the land. I am pushed by a deadline to submit before end of May.

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Pull it down, put it up.

Posted 1 year ago

I need working drawings drawn up to satisfy hastings council. I am rebuilding an old shed but keeping same footprint and all dimensions. Not a lengthy job...im hoping!

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New master bedroom

Posted 1 year ago

We require drawings to submit to council

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Hastings Mayfair rear deck

Posted 1 year ago

I'm looking for a qualified draughtsperson to design a free-standing rear deck for my new home. It is a Matrix Homes prefab dwelling (14400 long) and the desired deck width is 3000. The longer aspect of the deck will run roughly east west and the stairs (preferably 2m wide) will be located at the north-east corner. The deck will not be more than 900mm from ground level. We'd prefer to have seating extending around all three outer edges of the deck, except obviously where the steps run down to t...

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nz skills ltd

Joined April 2017

Our Auckland based company is excited to expand to the beautiful Hawkes Bay! We pride ourselves in doing the best possible job at affordable prices. Our team specialize in setup commercial and residential architectural design, form work, framing, decking, civil work, retaining wall, major renovations, new builds and many more. you will not be disappointed.

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Wyn Architecture

Joined January 2017

An independently owned Architectural and Design company based in the beautiful Mount Maunganui. Specialising in 3D visuals, in all residential design and spec homes. These include alterations, leaky homes, renovations and interior design. Our goal is to deliver precision in our work. We’ll go the extra mile to provide the highest level of satisfaction in all areas of your dream design process...

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Up Ease LTD

Joined March 2011

Here at Up Ease we have over 15 years experience providing access solutions for residential and commercial properties. Specialising in all forms of vertical access we also provide Dumb waiter's chairlifts for stairs, frieght lifts, hospital bed lifts,passenger lifts,Maintenance/service and car park solutions. As well as elevators we can undertake onsite engineering, demolition and removal wor...

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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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Architecture & Interiors Ltd

Joined February 2013

Architecture & Interior Design Residential - New, Alterations, Interiors, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Garages & Utilities Commercial - New, Alterations, Interiors, Fitout, Reception ADNZ Professional Member LBP Design 2

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Jurado Architects

Joined January 2019

We are innovators with passion! We love what we do and we care for your future. Our journey always starts with a vision to the way in which we can enhance your life, by creating architecture that makes you feel better about the world having experienced it. We love to create timeless pieces of history, while we also make it our mission to innovate projects, creating silhouettes of the oceans supe...

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Mandy Wood Stained Glass

Joined January 2011

I have been making stained glass for 25 years and was the first stained glass artist in Queensland to be accredited by the governent to train apprentices who I used in my 5 galleries. Over the years I have made 1000's of stained glass commission windows and doors for the cyclone prone Queensland coast line. I came back to NZ and bought a home and gallery in Dargaville in 2007. I can ship s...

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Singer Architecture

Joined February 2014

I am an LBP registered architectural designer working in residential and light commercial projects. I can offer a range of services including; feasibility studies, concept designs, construction documents, construction administration, and building consent application. I would love the opportunity to talk with you further about your project and put together a fee proposal that is tailored to you.

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BUILDBIM

Joined November 2015

BuildBIM is a design, drafting and BIM solutions provider for New Zealand and Australian construction industries. We provide a quality service that includes design, drafting and construction documentation, BIM coordination, clash detection, and 3D modelling. We offer fast turnaround times at competitive rates.

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D'Angelo Renovations

Joined April 2018

At D'Angelo Renovations, your satisfaction is our main priority. Since our business started, quality has been our focus. By working with the best materials in the industry and employing the most experienced and meticulous contractors, we are able to deliver solid and long lasting solutions for everyone. D'Angelo Renovations has always operated under strong values aimed at exceeding client ne...

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BES Services Ltd

Joined December 2011

We specialise in many fields. Construction Management • Project Management • Architectural Design/Draughting Services • Resource Consents • Building Surveying • Design & Build Civil & Structural Engineering • Landscape Design & Build • Interiors & Lighting Our core focus in 2012 is Design, Draughting & Project Management.

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Boztech Ltd

Joined September 2017

Hi we have a Christchurch based qualified LBP Architectural Designer Level 1 with 7+ years experience. All kinds of Architectural Concept Design and Full Working Drawings, we can do work throughout New Zealand. New Builds and Extensions inquiries welcome :)

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Brendan Welch

Joined April 2011

Hi, I'm a qualified and registered Master builder, I take pride in all the work that is done by me or any of my staff. I would appreciate the chance to show you some of what we can do. Working with you to achieve your dreams. Design, Build and ENJOY.

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Infinite Building Solutions Ltd

Joined April 2015

We are an “all under the same roof” operation which provides our clients with the complete job handled by us from beginning to end. We take the stress out of your job by project managing it from start to finish, and with many years experience in the industry, including owning a construction business in Wellington for 18 years, you can trust us to get the best results for you. We’ll put highly qu...

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House Plans New Zealand

Joined January 2016

We specialise in designing modern, high insulation, low energy homes that look good and cost less to run. All our homes are designed with ensuite bathrooms and low maintenance materials for easy living. Building consent drawings, specifications, application forms and council liaison provided. We supply custom house plans to private customers and builders throughout New Zealand.

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TUNDRA BUILDING AND LANDSCAPING

Joined October 2010

TUNDRA BUILDING AND LANDSCAPING OFFERS A VARIETY OF SERVICES , WE DO SPECIALISE IN BATHROOM AND KITCHEN RENOVATIONS , WE DO ALTERATIONS AND XTENSIONS . WE OFFER A LANDSCAPE DESIGN SERVICE AND SPECIALISE IN ALL OUTDOOR LIVING STRUCTURES .TUNDRA BUILDING AND LANDSCAPING ALSO DOES POLE BARNS AND OTHER FARM BUILDINGS.WE HAVE A BASE OF SKILLED AND EXPERIENCED SUB CONTRACTORS TO CALL ON. WE ALSO OFFER A...

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Abode Architecture

Joined October 2018

We are a company that believes relationships are important. A meaningful life requires meaningful relationships. With this in mind we design architecture that evokes great relationships. We also understand that great architecture fits both your lifestyle and your personal style. I have been in the building industry since leaving school, firstly as a builder then later as a site manager undertaki...

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PS Structural Drafting Ltd

Joined June 2018

Hi, my name is Petra Syme and I run PS Structural Drafting Ltd. company from my home in Napier. I'm experienced in Architectural Technologies/Drafting and also Structural Drafting in residential, commercial and industrial field. I'm very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion using the latest CAD Software-Revit to produce plans at all stages of the design process...

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smartarch

Joined June 2016

Hi, I've been working in construction, design and drafting and related industries since 1997. I am a licensed LBP (AoP Design 3) who works on all scales and complexities of new builds in residential and commercial projects. My recent NZ projects include, *2019 - Conversion of Utility Room to Studio Unit *2019 - New Back extension - Living and Bedroom - Moutenau *2019 - New 4 Bed Home - Waihol...

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