How To Read Architectural Plans

Architectural Drawings are an essential part of any design or build project. They are a type of Communication. Translating the ideas of the client or designer into a collection of drawings and documents that clearly and accurately outline WHAT is to be built, WHERE it is to be built, and HOW it is to be built. Architectural Drawings are the primary set of drawings that govern the construction of any new building.

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Comparing Quotes for Building Design and Drafting

So you’ve decided your ready to go. Your renovation, Extension or New Home will come to fruition! And while it’s exciting, and you want to move now, you’ll need to find the right professionals to make it happen. Before you engage your builder there are a couple of steps you need to take. Having the Architectural plans drafted will be the first one, as your builder and other consultants will need to see what you are looking to build, in order to provide advice and quotes. 

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Brad Andrew
Building Designer VS Architect

“So what actually IS the difference between a Building Designer and an Architect?” This is a question I hear a lot, and rightly so. Ask anyone on any given day and you can receive a different answer. Its hard to be informed. Let’s shed light on some on of the differences, and pros and cons of both.

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Brad Andrew
What to Consider When Building a New Home

So, you have looked at what’s out there, spent hours scrolling the internet, and decided its time to build your dream home. What now?! The idea of starting with a blank piece of land and manifesting your new home can seem daunting, but let’s consider a few things that can help you on your way down the path, while avoiding the Lions, Tigers and Bears. Oh my.

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Brad Andrew
Everything you need to know about building a Granny Flat

Granny flats are becoming more popular throughout Queensland, and with good reason. They present a great solution to few common issues.

Some of the benefits a Granny Flat provides are opportunities for home offices, additional rental income, accommodation for elderly relatives and teenagers, travel accommodation such as Air BnB, or just extra room for guests.

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Brad Andrew