Trusted Architects.
NZ wide.
Sorted.

Learn more about the trades we cover.

Latest architecture and design articles

Our blog is full with helpful news and knowledge covering architecture and design related repairs and renovations around your home. Our trusted tradies will respond to your job, often within a few minutes. You decide who you want to communicate with. You’re in control the whole way.

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

Recent jobs posted

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

COA

Posted 4 months ago

Need some1 to do a report and plans of work that has been done to the house (b4 we got there, and work we've done) so we can get a code of acceptance for the house.

Read more

Staircase

Posted 5 months ago

Plans to submit to council

Read more

Original house plan

Posted 8 months ago

Original base plans for a small 1950s home (none currently exist). We are wanting some original plans so we can start drawing up and playing with extensions and renovations. We take over on the 14th June so would like it done as soon as we can after that date.

Read more

Warkworth house plans

Posted 4 months ago

Got 2/3 weeks to get plans drawn for 70sq minor dwelling for WDC. I have engineering report and photos, town supply sewerage and building suitability report done. But no plans. House is a secondary minor dwelling to go 15 meters from house that we resited to Ruakaka in 2008. house is onsite in Warkworth and moving to Ruakaka.

Read more

Add bathroom to garage

Posted 7 months ago

Hi I want to ad a bathroom to my garage and needs someone to do the drawings and manage the consent. There are no structural changes to the garage, the garage is being repaired, and reconditioned, and a bathroom being added.

Read more

Garage sleepout conversion

Posted 7 months ago

Design garage conversion to sleep out with toilet, shower and basin, to comply with council consenting requirements and lodge consent

Read more

Waterfront house

Posted 7 months ago

House design. 4 bedroom, open plan, windows and deck on water side. Long rectangle section. 800m2. Single story or part upper story. Not planning on starting build till next year. Ideally an appropriate design or builder with similar plan made.

Read more

Garage renovation

Posted 10 months ago

We have a tidy, lined, double internal garage. We need someone to make drawings of how to make best use of the space as 2 bedrooms/rumpus/ laundry/storage

Read more

Renovations

Posted 3 months ago

Provide plans for reconfiguration/renovations including new Kitchen, laundry lounge.

Read more

Small house

Posted 9 months ago

We would like plans drafted for a simple 12m x 7m dwelling.

Read more

Relocatable house require draftsman for building consent

Posted 8 months ago

Relocatable house require draftsman for building consent - Waipu Township

Read more

New build

Posted 8 months ago

Use a homepacks house design plan with the engineers site report to draft plans for council submission. Cad files included from home packs. Council submission to be handled by me.

Read more

Aspect, floor and pile plans for resite house

Posted 4 months ago

Got 2/3 weeks to get plans drawn for 70sq minor dwelling for WDC. I have engineering report and photos, town supply sewerage and building suitability report done. But no plans. House is a secondary minor dwelling to go 15 meters from house that we resited to Ruakaka in 2008. house is onsite in Warkworth and moving to Ruakaka.

Read more

Plans for extension

Posted 8 months ago

Draftsman required to prepare plans for extension / modifications

Read more

Outside shower and toilet

Posted 6 months ago

We are looking at building an outside shower and toilet at our property near the swimming pool. Currently family and visitors need to walk throught the house to get changed or use the toilet. We are on a septic tank rather than mains sewage. We would be grateful for your advice re how we could do this, need for planning permission and design and costs.

Read more

Harvey Home

Posted 10 months ago

An existing wooden structure building with a second storey/mazanine floor. Was used as a packing shed but needs renovation to a home. We live in it but need plans drawn up to renovate into a more suitable insulated home with proper rooms.

Read more

Deck close off.

Posted 10 months ago

Closing in a deck on side of a house with one solid wall with ranchslider, polycarbonate roof and side and front roll up clear curtains. Need plans for council, I will probably undertake the work myself but may do it under supervision. Need to see how best to attach to house. No rush could be within the next two or three months.

Read more

New Home Build

Posted 8 months ago

Draft working plans for new build. I have concept plans and Engineering Report.

Read more

Preliminary Plans

Posted 7 months ago

We are wanting to do a 2x bedroom extension- hoping it will be fairly simple! We are looking for someone to draw up some preliminary plans and submit to council. We have recently had as built plans drawn up. We also have a fair idea of where we want the bedrooms, unless someone tells us otherwise!

Read more

Help with design

Posted 5 months ago

Hi there I am after some1 who can help me to draft a house plan. Or if anyone has pre drawn plans. As I am looking to build something affordable . Any designs will be considered thanks.T

Read more

Find Architects in Whangarei

Our trusted tradies will respond to your job, often within a few minutes. You decide who you want to communicate with. You’re in control the whole way.

A

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...

Read more
S

Singer Architecture

Joined February 2014

Designing bespoke residential architecture in which he can call upon a range of different design styles is what Codi finds most exciting. His passion for high spec, energy efficient homes with special focus on building science deeply shapes the way he tackles a design project. Codi strongly believes that a home should improve the lives of its occupants through the way they interact with it...

Read more
B

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...

Read more
X

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...

Read more
C

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. https://www.corecivil.co.nz/

Read more
C

CMA Electrical

Joined August 2019

Family ran local electrical business with over 20 years experience in the trade carrying out a variety of work from basic maintenance to new builds and solar installations. We believe in offering all our customers great value for money.

Read more
N

Northland Property Solutions

Joined March 2016

Sitewise Registered Sitesafe passport in Construction and Civil *10+ Years building Experience. *Certified builder of K3T walling (System) *First Aid Certificate - Valid *Contruction Certified - On Site *Total Quality Management Certificate *Diploma in Small business Management *Full company Insurance - liability - Tool - statutory - Vehicle. *Fork lift - High Reach Oper...

Read more
A

AW Designs

Joined December 2019

Having worked for a well known high end residential architectural practice based in central Auckland for the past 5 years, as a respected Project Architect, I enjoy the whole package approach - from concept to keys hand over. With experience in client relationships, detailed design, drafting, project and contract management, (including on-site observations) for a range of high end architectural...

Read more
S

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...

Read more
B

Breckon Builders Limited

Joined April 2017

Hi, we specialise in all aspects of building, major renovations, new homes and small jobs also. we pride ourselves on workmanship, professionalism and providing competitive no surprise quotes and then completing the job on budget and on time. We are also members of New Zealand Certified Builders offering the 10 year halo guarantee, Trade Qualified & Licensed Building Practitioner.

Read more
3

3drenderstudio co nz trading as Boztech Ltd

Joined September 2017

We offer all kinds of Architectural Concept Design and Full Working Drawings, we can do work throughout New Zealand. Also specialists in 3d images and video 🎥

Read more
M

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...

Read more
I

ilko architectrure ltd

Joined November 2018

My name is Illia Ovsiiko, I/m NZ registered architect with more than 15 years of experience. We produce architecture that is bespoke, contextual and smart. We provide full architectural services from master planning and concept design, documentation for Resource Consent, Building Consent through to project construction and completion. We value your time, you value or quality services

Read more
V

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...

Read more
D

DevonDezign

Joined April 2018

DevonDezign has been in the landscape design and construction industry for the last 10 years. No job is too small; from odd jobs around the garden to make the space more functional, through to full service design and construction of your outdoor living space.

Read more
A

Advancedesign Architecture

Joined October 2012

We are an experienced Architectural Design company with over 500 building consents issued. LBP registered Builders as well, so we come from a practical background. In house Engineer & Resource Consent Planner available for a complete and comprehensive design service. We enjoy creating great homes and buildings and are partnered with Habitat for Humanity to help create cost effective homes for...

Read more
A

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...

Read more
R

Renovation New Zealand

Joined March 2018

Hi, we're a renovation design company based in Whangarei. We get our kicks out of helping homeowners achieve their renovation dream. We often meet homeowners that have been dreaming about a renovation for a long time. The trouble is they are not sure if their renovation is even possible or where to start. There are a number of things than can trip up an idea - local council requirements,...

Read more
T

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...

Read more
M

MegaApe Construction

Joined March 2019

Hi, I have been building in commercial for more than 5 years, I did my own house renovations, we have a lot passion in the building industry, and highly attention to details, specialise in major renovations and finishing touchs, we are trying to start with small jobs. We are prefessional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes an...

Read more
Get started now! Post your job for free and find the right tradie. Post your job for free, now!