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2019 brings new trends to the Wellington architecture scene

Our talented team of Wellington architects are always on the lookout for architectural trends to inspire our designs. While some trends are focussed mostly on fashion and aesthetics, we're pleased to inform you that this year's lot of features in focus are going to be more practical and even sustainable. Build.com.au took the time to [...]

2019-01-17T19:19:50+00:00January 18th, 2019|

See your 2019 dream home on screen: 3D Wellington draughting

Sometimes a 2D sketch and a few descriptive terms from your architect just aren’t enough to give you a fully-realised vision of your Wellington house design. When this is the case, we offer an exciting and innovative new service called 3D house rendering. 3D Wellington house design is an exciting concept that brings a bounty [...]

2018-12-20T00:19:56+00:00December 20th, 2018|

Why should you hire a Wellington Architect?

As much as we love the great outdoors, the numbers tell a different story. The average human spends 80% of their existence surrounded by four walls. It makes sense then, that those four walls should make us happy. Residential Wellington architecture should bring a smile to our faces, allowing us to express ourselves and let [...]

2018-12-18T21:37:33+00:00December 19th, 2018|

How to imbue Wellington architecture with personality

For any space to completely suit you, it needs to be constructed of you. Which is to say, your personality and lifestyle should play a key part in the Wellington house designing process – in order to achieve a house that you can truly call home. For anyone who intends to invest in their first [...]

2018-11-19T10:13:11+00:00October 24th, 2018|

Why your dream home might not work on the property you’ve purchased

Our island country has a way of dictating what kind of designs we can get away with when plotting our houses across its oftentimes challenging terrain. Wellington, for example, is surrounded by seawater and set upon harsh, rocky hills that meet some of the world’s mightiest winds head on. If you’re designing a home in [...]

2018-11-19T10:13:19+00:00October 8th, 2018|

Designing on a budget: where to begin

Finding that all-important balance between budget and personal taste can be challenging for homeowner hopefuls. With the right connections and an experienced Wellington architect, that balancing act can go from drama to dream home in a snap – it takes a few meetings and some careful planning but we’ll do our best to make your [...]

2018-11-19T10:13:00+00:00October 8th, 2018|

Designing a home for future generations to enjoy

Could there be anything more romantic than envisioning your children and grandchildren growing up in and enjoying your family home as much as you have? Designing a multi-generational home to suit any and all future family members is completely achievable, but there are going to be do’s and don’ts that you’ll want to familiarise yourself [...]

2018-11-19T10:13:26+00:00September 28th, 2018|

New place: more space (up-sizing your house design)

  Wellington architects are most commonly approached for bigger, better family home designs. Whether folk are looking to add extensions to their existing property or start quite literally from the ground up, the main goal we’re aiming to achieve is space space space. As families grow both in numbers and age, more rooms and altogether [...]

2018-11-19T10:13:34+00:00September 28th, 2018|

Key landscaping elements for your Wellington house design

In addition to Wellington house design, the talented architects at Moore Design and Draughting offer landscaping services to homeowners looking to maximise their property for the warmer months ahead. If you’re planning to prepare your own personal paradise around the exterior of your home, let us both inform and inspire you with a few key [...]

2018-11-19T10:13:43+00:00September 11th, 2018|

Downsizing your Wellington home: you’ll wish you’d done it sooner!

Believe it or not, many Wellingtonians have traded in their vast family homes for something a little cosier. When the baby birds have flown and children’s rooms are vacated, a smaller living space is a practical and ultimately more fun option for many Wellington homeowners – now, you can have your home exactly as you [...]

2018-11-19T10:13:51+00:00September 11th, 2018|