Keeping it simple with modern architecture

When considering the style you want to build your new house, it is a common mistake to get the modern and contemporary styles confused. If you’re wanting a style that reflects current architecture, contemporary is the descriptor you want to use. If the style you’re after is reflected in houses from the mid to late [...]

2020-03-17T09:23:38+11:00March 16th, 2020|Architecture, Concepts, Design, Interiors, Kitchen, Landscapes, Residential|

Inspired by ancient European empires: classical architecture

Instilling a sense of boldness, as well as humility, contemplation and intellect, classical architecture brings a unique aesthetic inspired by ancient European civilisations. With distinct and striking elements setting this style apart from others and making it instantly recognisable, it provides the perfect inspiration for those looking for a more traditional look and feel for [...]

2020-03-31T14:03:56+11:00March 15th, 2020|Architecture, Concepts, Design, Residential|

Emphasising Individuality: Making Contemporary Architecture Your Own

Reflecting the style of the moment, contemporary architecture borrows elements from its architectural predecessor modern design. It takes the elements that worked and fixes those that didn’t, to create a style that is clean, simple and emphasises a connection with the outdoors. By allowing architects and home builders to pick and choose the desired characteristics, [...]

2020-03-19T22:03:55+11:00February 17th, 2020|Architecture, Concepts, Design, Interiors, Residential|

Key Considerations When Selecting a Pool

Once you have decided that a pool for your new home is right for you, it is important to start thinking about the design of the pool and how it will fit in with your needs, lifestyle and budget, while also meeting any relevant standards. Here, we take a look at some of the design [...]

Building a Home With a Pool: Is It Right for You?

Sitting on the edge of a home swimming pool, sipping a drink and watching the kids play in the water during a hot summers day is a dream of many Australian families. So when it comes time to design your new home, a swimming pool may be one of the features you’re thinking about including. [...]

2020-02-20T11:31:49+11:00July 29th, 2019|Concepts, Construction, Design, Residential|

Building a Custom Home in Boroondara: What You Need to Know Before You Start

Whether you are just starting to think about buying land or building your custom home in the Boroondara area, or are planning a knockdown and rebuild, you’ll need to know what restrictions are present on the land. Without doing thorough research into your specific block, you may find when it comes time to build your [...]

2020-02-20T11:34:03+11:00July 22nd, 2019|Construction, Design, Landscapes, Residential, Tips and tricks|

Hiring an architect to design your custom home: your questions answered

Building a home that is uniquely yours is what makes a custom home so appealing. With so many choices available, a design that is true to your style, incorporates as many of the features you want as possible, but still remains functional and aesthetically pleasing is a complex equation. Luckily, architects are masters of design [...]

2019-04-09T10:56:36+10:00April 9th, 2019|Design, Residential, Tips and tricks|