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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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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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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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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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Turning our house into a home - Adding the WOW factor to our lives!!

Posted 1 year ago

We need an architect to provide planning layout and renovation design for a living area, kitchen, bathroom and laundry room. We want an open plan design for the house- to maximise the living space utilising every inch of the house meaningfully in order to be functional, inviting, homely and beautiful to live in. Its a 2 level house!!

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Daniel Currie

Posted 3 months ago

We have a house that needs an alteration done to it. The house has a flat roof and we want to reclad it, put new windows in it and add bedrooms upstairs. Alteration will cost north of $250000. House is at 5 Tytus Place, Conifer Grove Takanini. We need someone who can work with us to take our ideas through to plans stage ready for pricing by local builders.

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Ram

Posted 2 months ago

I would like to extend my pre existing property and development the remaining sections. It's 1176m2 land area in a culdesac zone.

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Landscaping

Posted 1 year ago

Before laying Concrete down on my front section, Auckland Council has instructed me to get Architect to map out the area (50% permeable and 50% concrete - site coverage area) of the front section. I do want to lay more concrete down if permitted as per regulation.

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DRAUGHTSMAN FOR SHOWER PLAN IN SLEEPOUT PLEASE

Posted 7 months ago

install shower, need help with consent too please

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Design my house 2

Posted 3 months ago

Looking for a proficient architect who can draw a plan to extend/subdivide the house by 3 bedrooms. Architect should have an eye for detail and should finish the job within a timeframe. Architect should get all the approvals too for his drawings. Its a crosslease property and we would like an architect who can save us money by drawing a practically appropriate drawings.

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1x Room extension + build

Posted 9 months ago

We would love help or a starting point to add an additional room to our house. This room/extension would form a lounge off our dining room so we then have a Kitchen, Dining and lounge open plan living. We own a 1960s old army house in Papakura so the lounge is effectively a room at the other end of the house. We don’t know where to start to make this happen. Unsure of any costs involved so no I don’t have a budget

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1x Room Extension. Need design + builds

Posted 9 months ago

We would love help or a starting point to add an additional room to our house. This room/extension would form a lounge off our dining room so we then have a Kitchen, Dining and lounge open plan living. We own a 1960s old army house in Papakura so the lounge is effectively a room at the other end of the house. We don’t know where to start to make this happen.

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Design - Home extension

Posted 1 year ago

Looking to extend our property so need an architect to design it for us to ensure we don't require resource consent and can go straight to getting the building consent and start building.

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Kitchen work

Posted 11 months ago

need to convert laundry into bathroom and also redesign the kitchen where we are going to remove a load bearing wall and will put in a beam instead

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Home renovation

Posted 1 year ago

Planning layout and renovation for existing 1920's home with 1970's extension. Looking to relocate entertaining area - just some sound advice on costs for designs - have an idea in my head just need someone to realise my dreams

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House Plans modern minimalist

Posted 1 year ago

i have a very good brief of what i want for a site high on a hill in Ardmore with 270 degree views. If you type in modern minimalist house into goggle and hit images you will see the type of house i am after. Wishing to build approx. 250sq in a mid to high spec finish. I am looking for some one that I can entrust with our dream and has a passion ond design fair for this type of house

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New Garage Plans

Posted 1 year ago

I need an architect to provide planning for a new internal access garage + Laundry to a 1977 house, This will add 45m-65m to my current house. Plans should include everything needed for submission to council for consent. I have the original house plans as well as a picture of what I need

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Draughtsman required for drawing Minor dwelling plans

Posted 1 year ago

We own a property in Rosehill, Papakura. There is a 6x9m Versatile double garage with a sleep out and ensuite (all with CCC). It was built in 1998. We are going to convert this in to a minor dwelling. There are 3 walls that need to be put up, a small laundry to put in, a small kitchenette also. We are wanting a draughtsman with a LBP to draw up the plans to go with our resource and building consent.

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Putting in a interior wall

Posted 1 year ago

Down stairs plans need to show a wall been put up in the garage

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Plans to show a new wall

Posted 1 year ago

We need the down stairs plans altered to show a wall been put back up to take to council

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Design my house

Posted 6 months ago

Looking for a proficient architect who can draw a plan to extend/subdivide the house by 3 bedrooms. Architect should have an eye for detail and should finish the job within a timeframe. Architect should get all the approvals too for his drawings. Its a crosslease property and we would like an architect who can save us money by drawing a practically appropriate drawings.

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New deck

Posted 1 year ago

plans for deck which will requir permit

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Sleepout

Posted 9 months ago

Hi I'm coverting my garage to a sleepout including bathroom and shower. It's a newly built garage 2016

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New Build

Posted 1 year ago

I need a draughtsman to draw up a set a plans for a new build in Conifer Grove. I have Elevations and floor plans already sketched. We require a competent person that uses CAD and has a good eye for detail.

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Peter Falconer & Associates Architects

Joined October 2016

I have been designing new homes as well as renovating some existing homes over the past 36 years. I have a particular skill set for creating striking and sometimes gorgeous homes that are both visually attractive and with excellent internal planning. Internal and external photo-realistic images can be generated during the design process.

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Cam Moore Architecture

Joined March 2019

Hi there, I've been in the industry for 10 years, and been involved in all kinds of residential work from renovations, additions and new builds. I'm a lecturer in architecture and have a practical approach when it comes to design, construction and the council. I'm focused on communication and will lead you step-by-step from conception to completion (or part there-of).

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CH Design Ltd

Joined December 2012

LBP, Licensed Building Practitioner, Design Class 2, Project administration.Building Designs, Building Consent Applications and 3-D Modelling, CAD, Drafting, House plan, Architectural design, Architectural Drafting, Structural drafting,BIM, Draftsman, Draftsperson. Subdivision plan, Resource consent, Designer, Alteration, renovation, Autocad, Revit,Fitout

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Brady Electrical

Joined October 2018

Brady Electrical has been working in the electrical industry for 4 years now and owner Matt has more than 10 years experience in the industry. Services offered: Residential -Renovation's -New Home Electrical -Maintenance Commercial & industrial -New Buildings -Apartments -Factories Solar Residential We offer our Residential customers with homes and apartments a quality service to upgrade...

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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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BCG Construction

Joined October 2017

Our aim at Brothers Construction Group is focusing on helping Kiwi's accomplish their housing dreams. Since it's establishment, BCG has expanded from a renovation specialist to a professional construction company. Our team provides professional services for residential and light commercial constructions in the Auckland area. We have a dedicated and hard-working team that focuses on delivering qua...

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Greystoke Ltd

Joined November 2014

We specialize in: New and existing deck/fence builds with Futurewood Composite decking and fencing products and traditional timbers. Building and waterproofing of decks, roofs and internal gutters. Butynol, butyl, EPDM, TPO, PVC products. Specialising in remedial work and leak issues. General building, renovation, reinstatements, minor dwellings Steel roofing and flashings. We have over 30 ye...

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Astute Structures Group

Joined July 2017

An integrated approach… Astute Structures Group is a multi-disciplinary consulting organisation providing integrated professional services in Building, Infrastructure and Land development projects. We are a group of professionals including chartered engineers and architectural licensed building professionals with more than twenty years experience in New Zealand We have been providing int...

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Holmes Construction limited

Joined January 2017

About us We are a small team of qualified builders our specific areas of expertise include. New residential builds,renovations,alterations,bathrooms and out door spaces.Holmes Residential also offer a design/drafting service if you require plans for your project. We are professionals and strive to maintain a high caliber of workmanship and client satisfaction with each and every job.

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Unique Renovations

Joined July 2018

Unique Renovations Ltd specialize in commercial and residential renovations. We provide a wide range of design and building services. If you would like to discuss any of the construction or renovation services that we offer, please get in touch with us. www uniquerenovations co nz

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Refresh Renovations Manukau Alex Wong

Joined January 2019

Refresh is the world's leading home renovation builder. We’ve completed thousands of renovations around the world. Our building teams are some of the most experienced renovation builders in the industry and they deliver it with a level of professionalism that is second to none. Alex Wong is a Manukau Renovation Specialist who understands that without a well thought out plan and process in place...

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Muster Brush Limited

Joined June 2017

Muster Brush specialises in everything to do with - Commercial and residential painting :internal & external - Maintenance jobs large and small -Plastering and renovation -Gib board Installation - Wall paper removal and hanging - Decoration: House & Shop, internally and external. We have 15 years of experience and we are looking to establish our name. Our jobs included sub-contracti...

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Auckland repairz

Joined December 2013

Hi, we are uk qualified with over 30 yrs experience. LBP carpenter & site 2. We specialize in repairs,bathrooms and modifications of existing homes, building through to painting.We are very flexible to your needs.

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Brightwood Homes

Joined December 2018

Home builder with extensive commercial construction background. Clear, concise, no surprises quotes. High standard of communication, exceptional work quality and ethics. We can handle variety of work, from large new builds and townhouses, to small size additions and alterations. We can do 'turn key' packages or we can work with your design.

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CCG ARCHITECTS AND ENGINEERS

Joined April 2015

Architects & Building Engineers Auckland We are a highly experienced team of qualified engineers, building compliance consultants and architects based in Auckland. We current have a team of 10 people. There are two Registered Architects in the team. All of our technical designers are fully qualified and experienced in NZ building works. We have a quality assurance system in house that we...

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One Little Job Ltd

Joined May 2012

I am a licensed builder with 40 years experience. I have been self employed for most of those years. I have worked on many of the biggest projects in Auckland including Princes Wharf. I can supply references if required...

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modern design limited

Joined December 2010

We are a small practice formed in 2006 and have practiced since 1994. We are qualified draftspeople and architects and specialize in domestic alterations and new work. Fantastic rates and strong visual presentation of designs through the latest CAD technology that will show exactly how the new work will appear. It is our personal philosophy to make the design and construction experience an enjo...

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AA Building Services Ltd

Joined June 2017

Hi, I'm Adam - an architect and builder from 2005. I have experiences in design and building. Giving an amazing services and affordable prices for customers are our company goal. Our team will give competitive quotes and completing jobs on your budget. Please check our website : aagroup.co.nz

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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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TASK

Joined December 2010

Hello, This is our purpose and services:- Carpentry Fencing Retaining Walls Concreting Vinyl Floors Carpetting Kitchen Painting Decking and Handrails Access Ramps and Pergolas We have a great team that meets quality,time and within approved costs. We respect the needs of our customers and we are honest with all our dealings

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