Katoomba Architect.
Blue mountains architects. Sydney and Lithgow Central Tablelands architecture, architectural design service. Accredited registered chartered architect. NSW registration Architects Registration Board ARBV. Previously registered in Victoria ARBV. Insured with professional indemnity insurance. Public liability insurance. Registered business architect.

Fixed price design service.
Competitive rates on full project supervision to completion.
Free quotes, obligation free consultation, free quotation. Consulting.

Pre-purchase and pre-design evaluations
Site inspections and advice. Evaluations. Initial concept reports.

Schematic Design
Site investigation & analysis
Engage Surveyor for Contour & existing Conditions Survey
Site inspection and measure
Provide existing conditions drawings (if required)
Pre-design meeting with local council
Check Local Council Authority Zoning and Building Code Australia assessment
Check DCP(development Control Plan) and LEP (local Environment Plan) zoning, including protected housing area, Bushland Conservation, slope constraint, bushfire prone land zoning.

Sketch design
Formulate design brief
Sketch design:
Site layout
Floor Plans &
Elevations x 2
Basic Section1:100;
Provide alternative floor plan conceptual solution
Project analysis
Client consultation of sketch plans
Viability report of proposal
Opinion of probable cost
Planning Control conditions summary
Identification of consulting services required

Design Development
Design Resolution
Develop & modify project brief based on client feedback
Develop existing, or provide alternative sketch plans according to brief
Create 3D computer generated or physical model of the proposed works
Client consultation on Design Development
Development Application Documentation
Building application drawings.
Dimensioned working drawing set for lodgement including:
- Site Analysis
- Site Plan
- Floor Plans
- Elevations
- Sections
- Shadow Diagrams
- Landscape concept plan
Associated Works
Council pre-lodgement meeting (if required)
Additional documentation for lodgement including:
- Environmental effects statement
- Schedule of finishes
- BASIX compliance documentation
- Bushfire management report
Provide liaison with other consultants as required, including:
- NatHERS certifier (energy efficiency)
Landscape & stormwater Designer
Compile lodgement documentation set & provide copies for council and client
Attend to Council enquires on DA lodgement

Detail Design
Coordinate consultants
Engage and instruct consultants, including structural engineer
Co-ordinate & modify drawing set according to consultant’s information
Construction Certificate documentation
Develop working drawing set for Construction Certification
Compile & provide documentation set for Certifying Authority and client
Attend to Certifier’s enquires on Construction Certificate
Provide additional working drawings including:
- Door/ Window Schedule
- Electrical Diagram
- Internal elevations to all wet areas
- Component details as necessary
Detail design and documentation
Client consultation on detail design
Details for joinery items as required. Joinery, cabinetry design
Make selections or advise on materials and finishes
Working drawings for custom details as required
Specification of Works

Construction stage
Pre Tender Compile documentation set sufficient for costing purposes Advise on contract selection Tender Provide advice relating to contract tenders Seek tenders for construction of works Issue information to tenderers Attend to tenderer's enquires Assist in selection of tender Provide liaison between Client and Contractor (builder) Contract Administration Provide liaison between Client and Contractor (builder) Attend to builder's enquires Provide quality control during construction Administer construction contract, including Progress Claims Provide verification for final handover

Visualisation Sketch drawings, computer modelling, wire frame models, 3D rendering of buildings on site including walk-through and flyovers. Model building of scale models, model making service. Photomontage site context illustration.

Cost effective construction. Cost analysis. Economical building design.

Owner-builder projects. Owner builders.

Earth building projects, including straw bale (strawbale) construction, adobe, mudbrick, pise, rammed earth, poured earth, light earth construction. Low tech alternative technology environmental design, ecological design principals. ESD- environmentally sensitive design. Eco chart comfort analysis. Energy conservation. Environmental design.

Climate Climatically responsive design. Ecologically sustainable development. Eco friendly architecture. Cool climate design. Passive solar house, housing. Design of sun shades sun shading devices. Solar hot water, trombe wall, earth floor, photovoltaic collection, RAPS remote area power supply, solar power. Hydronic heating. In floor heating.

On site greywater treatment system advice, reed bed, compost, composting toilet, blackwater sewer on site disposal.

Site Sloping sites, difficult sites, site-specific design. Microclimate analysis.

Projects Residential house home design. Townhouses. Renovations. Alterations and additions. Community housing. Houses.Commercial or industrial building design. Factories. Retail shop front shop fit-out display design. Cafe and restaurant design. Restaurants. Hospitality accommodation design, resort buildings, motels, hotels, hostels and backpacker accommodation. Offices.

Styles Contemporary modern minimalist organic heritage ecological alternative. Unique custom designs. Luxury home design. High quality modern contemporary architecture.