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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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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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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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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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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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House renovations

Posted 1 month ago

we would like our house designed for a new rear door, the removal of an old rear door, the removal of an internal wall which i think is load bearing but am unsure, and the moving of a toilet.

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Drafting Service for House Renovation & Extension

Posted 1 month ago

Hi I am looking at doing an upstairs extension of my property together with re-doing the configuration of my downstairs. I already have drawn ideas of what the changes are and I need a drafts person to provide drawings for submission to council and assist with submission to council and liaise with contractors/experts. Thanks

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Looking for a one-stop-shop to do subdivision

Posted 1 month ago

looking for a one-stop-shop to do subdivision of an legal home and income.

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Architect for extention/renovation

Posted 1 week ago

I am looking for an Architect that can draw up plans for a small extension and and internal move around that will result in the creation of a garage and additional bedroom. We have already drawn up concept plans and plans for the existing house. We know what we want in the way of cladding, roof lines etc but need someone to bring our concept to life, sort out any of the technical issues and submit/deal with the council consent (no resource consent required, just building consent). We have a...

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Long term plan

Posted 1 month ago

Would love someone to come in and draft a master plan for my house so I can do work a bit at a time without ruining the overall idea. Basically figure out what walls can/should be removed, where stairs could be built to tick all the boxes

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Renovation

Posted 2 months ago

Extending car pot, building a deck over it. Excavation under the house and extending an existing deck

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House extension

Posted 1 month ago

We are wanting to add a same level extension onto a two bedroom house. A bedroom, and bathroom. Currently we are wanting someone to come and have a look, some reconfiguration of the laundry and toilet may be required. Need some ideas, and estimates of cost. If it is viable (in terms of cost), we would look at hiring you to formulate the design/plan and forward these to council for consent. We are in Titirangi, Waitakere.

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Design for Rarotonga

Posted 1 month ago

Looking to incorporate a 40ft container with a 2 bedroom home design and design to suit a pool being added in the future. Possibility for the container to be self contained and maybe part of it being sectioned off to house expensive tools. Want it to be open plan with dinning on a covered veranda, but still have a lot of light coming in to the home. Want a lot of sliding doors and windows to let the light in. access to an outdoor shower from the bathroom. House is to be built in Rarotonga so a...

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Edit existing 'revit' siteplan

Posted 3 months ago

Edit a already drawn up 'Revit' drawing file to create Siteplan, elevations necessary for attaching to Resource consent application.

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Drafting - Heritage Home renovation/extension

Posted 4 months ago

Hi there, We are looking for drafting assistance to pull together technical plans for a heritage home renovation and extension in Hobsonville Point. We have a clear layout already in mind. It is an amendment to existing consented plans. Must be able to start this side of Christmas, and have solid reviews. Thank you, Ngaio

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Redesign and extension of existing 1950 original 1 bedroom bach

Posted 4 months ago

Design extension of a 1 bedroom original 1950 Bach. Modernising existing structure re-clad,new windows etc all on a sloping section with a new drive designed at the same time staying with in our budget of $250,000.

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Adding a bathroom

Posted 1 month ago

I need plans for adding a bathroom downstairs

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New deck drawing for building permit

Posted 2 months ago

Hi There We are looking for a local draftsman for drawing a new deck for a building permit so we as a building company can build a new deck for our client. Must be able to start work in the next few weeks. The deck is roughly 30m2 and 1.5m above ground level in the Te Atatu area Auckland Thanks

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Architecture for Home Renovation & Extension

Posted 1 month ago

Add bathroom & Toilet in rumpus room & make its habitual room Remove load bearing wall between kitchen & dining Extend the house in the front to include en suite & walking wardrobe & make other bedroom bigger as a result of extension in the front Carport to be converted into garage

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Garage Plans

Posted 3 months ago

Plans including foundations for 8 x8 garage with storage loft.

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Possible reclad

Posted 4 months ago

1990s plaster exterior townhouse in need of possible reclad after cracking observed (in photo); looking for ideas of costs involved; council property file available on request

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Plans for extension

Posted 1 month ago

We are looking into adding some space in our house. This is about adding another bedroom and living space and treating that as a separate wing to make possible to live with kids but separately. I would like to talk to someone who can understand what we trying to achieve and guide us through the process of drafting, designing and building. There are 2 properties in Henderson and we trying to achieve the same on both.

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House extension

Posted 3 weeks ago

We are looking for a quote on a house extension. One/two Bedrooms, One bathroom. And plans for switching a carport to a garage. Thanks, Adrian

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Extension plans

Posted 5 months ago

Need some concept plans for a smallish extension on our home. Need drawings started asap with the hope of submitting to council for permits etc by early December. This is not an "amazing space" extension!

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Drawing building plans

Posted 4 months ago

I have concept plans with resource consent and I need plans drawn to get building consent. My original designer has delayed finishing what he started.

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Recent architecture and design reviews

With over 159,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Draughtsman - Drawings for consent of toilet installation installation

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7th February 2019

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 5
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New bathroom

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19th December 2018

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Ambler

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13th May 2018

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Glen Eden Renovations

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25th August 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
Communication
 5

N E Ah Yen

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30th November 2018

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 5
Cost
 5
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 5
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 5

Extension drafting needed

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30th July 2019

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

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The Property Survey Company

Joined May 2019

Hi, Having an issue with a trade or managing work at home we can provide assistance. We can inspect work, provide remedial lists and assist with obtaining a code compliance certificate (CCC) Or looking at buying a home, building or renovating your existing home and everything in between we can help. We can assist with; Design management The building consent application Project Co-ordination...

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George Mallory Builders Limited

Joined February 2007

Hi - We've been building new houses and renovating old ones for the last 15 years. We've been in Christchurch for the last 10 years and have worked on jobs around the city as well as in regional parts of Canterbury. While we specialise in major renovations and new builds we also do smaller jobs from time to time - check out the photos below. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines...

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Po Loli

Joined March 2020

Hi, I am currently on my last year of apprenticeship. I have been building for close to 5 years now. I come from a background of working on high end residential homes.

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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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Blue Zone Homes Limited

Joined April 2018

Hi, we've been building and renovating homes and commercial buildings for more than 20 years in New Zealand and overseas. We have teams of builders based in Northland and Auckland. While we can handle all types of renovation and new builds our specialty is newer building technology that can save time and money and result in a superior product compared to traditional building methods. Our focus is...

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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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Jeffries Construction

Joined July 2017

Family business specialising in high quality efficient workmanship. A Qualified builder and LBP with over 18 years experience in commercial and residential construction. You can rest assured knowing that your project is in capable hands. Please feel free to have a look at our Facebook and Instagram pages for more reviews and work history. BCITO, LBP, HazardCo

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Royal Building Service Ltd

Joined July 2018

Our qualified glass tradies can do any big or small works in great Auckland area and neighbor cities. Onsite measurement, install, repair 24 hours and 7 days. Free site assessments, Prompt and reliable service, top quality workmanship, affordable cost, we endeavor to have each customer to get the great value for money. The business is home based operated, no high overheads. • All of our produc...

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Task

Joined December 2010

Hello, This is our purpose and services:- Carpentry Painting Fencing Retaining Walls Concreting Vinyl Floors Carpetting Kitchen 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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Mulu Design Workshop

Joined May 2019

Hi, we are experiencing in residential renovation and have good ideas on residential design. we care the looks and concern about budget. we like to work with you through the design stages and provide quality design work.

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Devani Architecture Limited

Joined January 2020

Qualified Draftsman working from home office. Hardworking, reliable and committed to deliver accurate and quality construction documentation to my clients.

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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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BRAVE CONSTRUCTION

Joined July 2019

Hi, we specialize in interior fit outs. We have been working with major retail companies throughout New Zealand and residential owners who deserves truly beautiful high end works. Together of 30years experience, we will finish the job successfully.

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mdl architects

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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Nuri Construction Ltd

Joined November 2018

Hi, We are experts in renovation works and building new houses being in the construction business for the last 18 years. We are capable of doing any job whether it is big or small. We pride in meeting deadlines and project completions, we can also work on Saturdays when things need to be done. Also we are confident about our competitive quotes and completing jobs on budget.

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CCG ARCHITECTS AND ENGINEERS

Joined April 2015

Your design delivered – Process simplified. CASA CONSULTING GROUP is the problem solver. CASA CONSULTING GROUP is a team of highly experienced design architects with strong building compliance background - with the managing director had hands-on experience from his council compliance background in the past. We currently have a team of 10 people. There are two Registered Architects in the...

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Northwood

Joined October 2018

All aspects of residential design, working in residential construction for 40 years. Terraced and standalone housing, extensions, renovations, alterations. Construction troubleshooting on stalled or failing projects. Building and Resource Consents.

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BV Design 1994

Joined February 2018

Draughtsman specialising in basic renovations 24 year experience 24 years in Prenail / truss industry Full service includes truss design / site measures and plan lodgment

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Condor Consulting

Joined October 2019

I am kiwi born structural/bridge engineer offering my services to engineer your home/project. If you need anything from structural design or code compliance, to second opinions then I'm your guy! Get in touch! I look forward to hearing from you :)

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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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