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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 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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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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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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House extension - plans required

Posted 1 year ago

We are looking for some one to draw up plans for a single storey extension (to our 2 storey house). We would like to add 2 bedrooms and relocate the bathroom from the main house into the extension. We would like to convert the old bathroom into a kitchen, existing kitchen to become the dining area. We would need to install a new septic tank. At this stage we are looking at getting an architect to work with us and see if our ideas are financially viable. The existing house is of "non-standard" co...

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Workshop Detailing

Posted 1 year ago

Fabrication and erection plans of 13x9m personal workshop to submit to council required ASAP.

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Open plan renovation

Posted 8 months ago

Combine kitchen living area by removal of load bearing walls, putting in large sliding doors onto new deck and pergola area

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Draw up of plans to submit to council

Posted 5 months ago

I am after a drafts person to complete my drawings. I already have the bulk of them completed but will need to have them redrawn and finished to be able to have them submitted to council.

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Architect needed

Posted 1 week ago

Work includes creating a full concept plan, working drawings, making an application to the Selwyn council for consent and liaising with any parties as and when required to get the plan done and approval from Selwyn council. Please send quotes with detailed breakdowns on your services, time frames and prices. Site details Lot no 216 in Faringdon Westwood subdivision. ... Please contact by email only.

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West Coast Hut - Architectural Consented Plans

Posted 1 year ago

We are working with a builder who builds 10sqm non consented tiny homes. We are wanting to take his design and build 2x 6mx3m huts with a deck between them for a section on the west coast. We need to work with an architect to develop a set of plans to submit to council for consent. The huts will be built here in Christchurch and then transported over to the West Coast. We are wanting this done ASAP, our builder is ready to go but our current architect has let us down.

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Draw frame plans

Posted 2 months ago

Hi , need someone to draw frame planes for our projects . Its simple H - shaped 200sqm house

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Sleepout Build

Posted 2 months ago

Plans of a sleepout build

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14x6 Garage Plans for Council

Posted 4 months ago

we have the plans from the frame supplier, need someone to draw up the plans for council consent

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Converting garage to sleepout

Posted 8 months ago

Hoping to get consent forms and some help and guidance with converting our current garage into a sleepout.  Includes bathroom with shower, toilet and basin. The back right wall window needs to be taken out and the wall covered. Windows need to be replaced with ones that open and the garage door needs to be taken off, wall put in place and window installed. Framing needs to be added, insulation installed, floor levelled and waterproofed most likely. Ceiling to be added and the roof could possibl...

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Working plans

Posted 1 year ago

I'm after a draughtsman to do working drawings. I already have the design in CAD. I will send through details upon request.

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House extension/renovation - plans required

Posted 9 months ago

We currently have a 1970’s bungalow (3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1 living space). We are looking at adding on a large master suite with ensuite and walk-in-robe as well as adding a large second living space with new kitchen, Butler’s pantry and an outdoor alfresco space as well as possible extending other spaces in the home and modernising the layout as much as possible. We are needing assistance in having some creative genius figure out how this would best be done and come up with a new floor pla...

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House design

Posted 1 year ago

Design the house - two storey

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Commercial Kitchen/Bakery

Posted 6 months ago

I have a 60 square meter workshop connected to my house that I am turning into a bakery. I have figured out the design and layout that I want but need help with all the documentation, drawings, etc needed for applying for consent.

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Southbridge Reno

Posted 2 years ago

Plans drawn for council consent for 2 bi-folds

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Wanting small house drawn up

Posted 1 year ago

After an affordable draughstman/architect to draw up a 69 square metre relocatable 2 bedroom small home/tiny House. I have some plans with rough measurements already.

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House floor plan and 3D renders - to consent later

Posted 4 months ago

Small 160m2 home, Have basic floor plan already. Just need draughting onto section and 3D renders/elevations done for sale. Will proceed to consent mid next year. Need these done for sale purposes.

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House plans

Posted 1 year ago

Design a home. Currently have a rough floor plan and lay out as a good starting point. Start as soon as possible.

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Longcot Drive

Posted 5 months ago

I require a set of existing consent lapsed plans updated & resubmitted to Council.

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Spencer

Posted 1 year ago

We need plans for a back flat section. Rental property so happy to use any speckie plans. Need to know cost, whats included and availability. Need them sorted to submitt to Selwyn District council Te Whariki convenance.

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Recent architecture and design reviews

With over 210,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

House floor plan and 3D renders - to consent later

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th September 2021

Workmanship
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 5
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Draw up of plans to submit to council

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th August 2021

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Estimate for design/consent

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st January 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Open plan renovation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th August 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

House plans

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Saracen Architecture Limited

Joined August 2017

Hi, Saracen Architecture is a small architectural design and drafting company in Christchurch. We provide design and drafting services to builders and private homeowners who are looking for someone who listens to clients' ideas and their wish-list without a pre-ordained agenda, understands their budget constraints, is able to apply flair and innovation in design, provides a prompt & quality se...

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OM Design

Joined December 2019

A qualified architectural designer with 12 years of experience in the industry, I specialise in residential projects. I provide complete building consent documentation, from complex architecturally designed houses to basic dwelling alterations.

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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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Grant Weekes architect

Joined July 2018

All types of architectural work new house design alterations. I have over 30 years experience some of my work is displayed on my web page www. ... .nz I'm happy to look at any size project.

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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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dbc Design and Building Compliance

Joined July 2016

We offer a full design service for sizes of building projects. Our knowledge of the building code and Building Act will save you money. We offer compliance reporting (Fire Report, Accessibility Reports and Certificates of Acceptance with your delaingswith Council.

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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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Draughting Xpertise Ltd

Joined April 2007

We specialise in plans for New Build houses, Additions, Alterations, and decks for council consent. We can also undertake certain commercial project of large sizes such as residential care & warehouse buildings having worked on these types of projects over the last few years . We have been in the building industry for over 30 years and have a wide range of building / construction knowledge....

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Whimbrel Engineering & Architecture

Joined September 2020

In our architectural work we specialize in the design of small to medium size residential and commercial buildings, with a focus on carefully detailed and environmentally responsible new traditional architecture and considered alterations to heritage buildings.

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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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Boutique Architecture

Joined September 2021

We provide a complete bespoke service from conception to completion. Each project is assessed individually and tailored to your needs. We specialise in new builds & renovations. We use the latest in 3D visual software to bring your vision to life.

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3DFactory Ltd

Joined June 2019

3D Factory is a boutique architectural design agency specialising in architectural design & photo-realistic imaging. With projects throughout New Zealand, the 3D Factory have experience that crosses many disciplines: from technically demanding earthquake re-builds in Christchurch, to multi-duplex developments in Auckland. We pride ourselves on the ability to combine architectural skill and tech...

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Wilson Built Homes LTD

Joined February 2018

Hey there. We have many years of experience through the residential and commercial sectors in Canterbury now. We specialise in new builds, reno's, fences, decks, concrete works, general handyman work and so much more. We work and operate WBH operates with a lot of passion to ensure the clients dreams, ideas and needs are met. We handle every piece of material personally ensuring quality and ef...

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South Design 2008

Joined October 2010

Architectural draughting/design using 'AutoCAD ' on new dwellings, elderly units, extension/modifications, Apartments & Restaurant/bar redesigns. Communication skills. Typing skills. Background in Carpentry & Joinery

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Angus Chisholm Builders Limited

Joined June 2020

Angus Chisholm Builders Limited is a Christchurch based residential building business directed by Angus Chisholm, a Registered Master Builder and Licensed Building Practitioner, who has been successfully and competently building houses in Canterbury for over 17 years. Laura Chisholm, BE Civil (Hons), MEngNZ, wife and fellow Director, has been devoted to the business for over 7 years providing exce...

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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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ARKI DESIGN AND DRAFTING LIMITED

Joined January 2020

We are a qualified and experienced Design and drafting team with over 10 years of experience in the residential and commercial sector. We pride ourselves with our work quality, fast turnarounds and affordability.

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Toni Thomas Design

Joined November 2012

Architectural design and draughting for concept drawings and working drawings, building consent documentation and applications - full range of services offered by a licensed, competent, very experienced, easy going, and practical designer with a good eye for detail. Free initial consultation offered.

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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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ERGATS Design Ltd Structural& Earthquake Engineering Consultants

Joined August 2014

We are committed to offer structural engineering and drafting design services and to serve you with quality and value. Our design team is highly skilled and has years of experience. We promise to always provide value and outstanding service, regardless of your lifestyle need, design preference, or budget constraint. We provide affordable qoutes and then completing jobs on budget and on schedule.

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