Posts tagged: architecture

Your guide to Freo in 60 seconds

I’ve lived on the east coast for roughly 20 years, but a part of me still remains in Perth’s port town of Fremantle. In...   Read More

Merging modern with vintage

Many people claim that mixing and matching is a dangerous design pitfall; however, you don’t always have to play by old-fashioned, outdated rules when...   Read More

10 council-friendly building application tips

Are you planning to build a new home or improve your existing one? Before you consult an architect, a quick read of our tips...   Read More

How to choose an architect

If the beginning of a New Year has inspired you to kick-start some major renovations, or you’re ready to start designing your dream home,...   Read More

Why white is right when it comes to roofing

Stand on a suburban hilltop and the surrounding landscape is likely to be one of red, brown and black roofs stretching as far as...   Read More

How a big concrete slab can keep you warm

We are often asked about building sustainability and how do you ‘add it’ into the building. Any good architect doesn’t ‘add’ sustainability to a...   Read More

Architect versus Project Home

You’ve got the block of land, you’re ready to build and now it’s crunch time – do you go with a project home company...   Read More

12 tips to ensure your deck is safe this party season

It’s summer entertainment season, and there’s no better place for a party than on the deck or balcony. Unfortunately, party season often comes with...   Read More

Side passages: a forgotten paradise

Images courtesy of Arthur Lathouris.   The side passage is probably the most neglected part of the yard: a mere means to get from the front...   Read More

6 mistakes to avoid when building

  I prepared this guide after seeing many people struggle with making the same mistakes over and over again. Building can be one of...   Read More