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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 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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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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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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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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Understanding the Differences Among Tradespeople Accreditations

Posted 08/06/17

What does that trade logo on your tradie's website or vehicle mean? What benefit can it provide you, the homeowner? Read on to find out more about national trade accreditations in New Zealand... Some industry accreditations are mandatory, as government regulations require that certain wor

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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 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 draftman need

Posted 3 months ago

I need a arcitect or draftman

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Drafting consent drawings for recladding of 2 storey Otaki home

Posted 10 months ago

Hi. I am looking for a draftsperson in the Otaki area, that can work with us to create the drawings for recladding a 2 storey home. Original drawings are available and new drawings will be needed to take to council for consent.

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10.8 x6 double garage

Posted 1 year ago

plans for 10.8x6 double garage with purpose fit windows and doors. council approval to build this size building . engineers report for ground so standard 3604 slab will suffice ,just have plans and dimensions ,need draughts person to draw them to present for council approval lots of docs plans and council requirements for this project available,need some one with appropriate skill to put it together.

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House Extension & Renovation Design

Posted 8 months ago

Designs drawing up for a 3m x 8m extension to one side of the house. Creating en suite to one bedroom which involves internal wall modification. Removing 2 internal walls to enlarge Kitchen. Possible further internal wall realignment depending on price vs budget for the whole project. We know what we want we just need the drawings and advice on any structural issues so we can then obtain quotes for the physical works. I have basic designs drawn in Google Sketchup to show extent of work. We wo...

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House addition

Posted 4 months ago

Extension out front about 42 sq meters and extension of living room just pushing put back a further 3 meters. We know what we want. Need the plans drawn up by licensed person for council.

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House Reno

Posted 4 months ago

design options for extra bathroom/ possible loft conversion/garage conversion/upgrade kitchen/decking

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Kitchen extension

Posted 1 year ago

Plans drawn up for kitchen extension. We need plans drawn up for extension of our kitchen so we can get permit from concil

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Drawings for Building Consent

Posted 1 year ago

Hi, we have resource consent for a double garage with home office on top and need a draughtsman to do the drawings for building consent.

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Renovation and extension of an old bathroom

Posted 1 month ago

We need to extend and renovate old bathroom and move the door so it has a different entrance. We will be removing bath and puting in a new shower and it will involve changes to the laundry. We need plans drawn up to get a building permit from Council

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Minor dwelling

Posted 1 month ago

Wanting to get plans drawn up for a minor dwelling on my otaki property 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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Architect

Posted 4 months ago

Hi. Looking to build a 65sqm cabin in the middle of one of our paddocks. Looking for architect and needing rough quotes for designing and providing plans to council consent standard. Cheers

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Draftsmans Required

Posted 1 month ago

We would like to convert a garage into a granny flat at our home in Otaki. We require plans to submit to council for consent. Size approx 32sqm.

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F45 Paraparaumu #2

Posted 1 year ago

We are looking at opening a F45 fitness studio the beginning of January 2020. We require the installation of 2 showers. We are hoping to convert a current office space into a changing room. We’ve had a builder take a look and his recommendation is that we engage a drafts person to help us with the initial plans and consents.

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Drafting of plans for building consent

Posted 1 year ago

We need plans to submit to the council for building consent to move a bathroom into our laundry and make the bathroom a bedroom in our rental in Raumati Beach. Would be great if you could also liaise with our property manager and the council for this process. Thanks

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Deck extension #2

Posted 5 months ago

I need plans to submit to council to get a permit for a deck extension

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Cavity re clad, minor renovations, nothing structural, double glazing.

Posted 3 months ago

New exterior cladding design, add soffits, replace all windows, new kitchen and revamp bathrooms

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Garage extension - Studio

Posted 1 year ago

Would like drawings for builders and council permit for studio attached to current garage.

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Needing a draughtsman to help us plan a small bathroom renovation

Posted 1 year ago

We're removing/moving some internal walls, and planning the layout for how we'd like to update our bathroom. We want to make sure everything is done in line with council requirements/code, and have plans to help us get quotes from framers.

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Tiny House

Posted 1 year ago

Plans for council - I have done design plan, need someone licensed to supply working drawings (I will submit the application). Ive already touched base with a KCC planner as site borders planting covenant and drainage easement - they cant see any issues.

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Bach renovation at Waikawa beach

Posted 5 months ago

Draw up plans from customer defined requirements

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microbimm nz ltd

Joined January 2017

We deliver high quality Architectural Design/CAD Drafting Services 3D Modelling BIM - Building Information Modelling to our clients. Our highly skilled team of Architectural CAD Drafters have in-depth knowledge in simple to Intelligent Architectural CAD Drafting/3D Modelling Services as well as in delivering detailed set of Architectural Drawings and Construction Documents in accordance to the app...

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Designshop Architecture

Joined September 2011

Hi there! We'd love to discuss your project with you! We listen carefully to give you what you need, offer valuable and relevant comment, and think outside the square to make sure you get "the best bang for buck"! And give you an estimate or preferably a fixed fee quote for our services. Designshop Architecture is an award winning business handling all sizes and types of project, new work, a...

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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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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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hausplan

Joined February 2021

We’re a Wellington-based architecture and digital design company that specialises in designing residential homes with our clients. We focus on bringing our clients in as partners to ensure we’re delivering what you need. One size doesn’t fit all. Each space we create is shaped by its own unique context and purpose. We consider all influencing factors on every project - the user, the environment...

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Holmes Architecture

Joined May 2020

Holmes Architecture is a Wellington-based architectural studio specialising in bespoke home design, renovations, and commercial work. From multi-unit housing to complex renovations, commercial interior fit-outs and new home builds, leading edge design technology alongside a passion for contemporary architecture ensures highly crafted and considered architectural design and project delivery. We bel...

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Forturo Design Ltd

Joined April 2019

Operating in the Wellington region since 2005 Simon Law the director of Forturo Design designs everything in the field of residential Architecture. From moving internal walls, new bathrooms, kitchen refurbishments, internal alterations, extensions and new builds. Residential work is our specialty. We can also organise the construction of your project if you wish

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AlphaBuildNZ Ltd

Joined December 2019

From small fit outs to large renovations to new builds, we offer a wide range of expertise. Hard working and thorough to get the job done and completed to a high standard

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Phil Davey Projects

Joined July 2015

20 Years building industry experience on residential and commercial projects. Affiliate Member of the New Zealand Institute of Quantity surveyors. M6084 New homes and Alterations Landscaping, Fences, decks, pools, earthworks and Design and Consultation services Planning and Resource Consents (... c Certification) Project Managers and Quantity Surveyors

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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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Skinner n Skinner building company

Joined September 2010

Hi, We've been building new houses and renovating old ones for the last 15 years. We've been in wellington for the last 15 years and have worked on jobs around the city as well as in regional parts of wellington. While we specialize in major renovations and new builds we also do smaller jobs from time to time. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We prid...

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DGi Architecture Ltd

Joined November 2015

LBP Design Class 3 Architectural technician with sound knowledge base across residential, commercial and retail design, end to end. Concept brief through feasibility, detailing, specification, consent applications, contract management and final Code Compliance. Wellington Region based but prepared to travel. LBP Design Class 3 Over 30 years experience, New Zealand, Central Europe and the UK.

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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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R CREATIVE DESIGN

Joined June 2020

R Creative Designs Ltd is a Hamilton based Architectural drafting firm offering a wide range of creative designs for your housing requirement. From conceptual plans to set of plans for Council submission for Building Consent & Constructions. R forte lies in our R better understanding of R clients needs and in R ability to help bring their dreams in to reality with precise designs within given b...

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Onemind Design

Joined November 2018

Whether you have a potential renovation/addition to your existing home, require a second dwelling, new garage, a garden overhaul or simply want to improve a couple of rooms, deck or a patio area, we can assist in making your aspirations quickly become a reality. For over 15 years we have loved designing beautiful and functional architecture to make the best use of our clients resources and budg...

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3DR Design & Draughting Ltd

Joined September 2015

Architectural design and draughting service specialising in residential design for new houses and alterations and additions from concept design to building consent including all plans ,resource consents (if required) speciation's. We will work with you help you get your dream to reality.

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Core Civil Solutions nz Limited

Joined December 2019

Hi, we have been involved in the rebuild of Christchurch for over 7 years. We have experienced LBP builders and able to do a wide range of building works and construction. We are specialist in foundation re-level works and retaining walls, Our team are able to provide a solution that works for you. Please look at our web site for more information. ...

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Click Works

Joined February 2008

Click Works is a Dunedin based company specialising in Architectural Design and Drafting work. We service clients all around NZ with current projects in Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland and Central Otago. From a simple renovation through to large scale residential builds, apartment blocks and light commercial - we've significant experience in all. We also provide a draughting service...

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Whisk Renovators

Joined February 2009

Whisk Renovators is a renovations company, providing innovative solutions to Kitchen and bathroom consenting, design and build projects. Whisk services the greater Wellington region in both the residential and commercial sectors. Whisk has been a member of New Zealand Master Painters since 2009, providing quality service and workmanship guarantees to our Clients. We won National awards in ......

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MV

Joined May 2019

We are a small established Architectural practice who specialize in Residential ( Multi unit, New builds, Renovations, Additions), Commercial, Cultural and Master planning. We have experience through all phases of the project and have worked nationally to provide sort after, bespoke Architecture to our clients.

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