The benefits of working with a Wellington Homestar Accredited Architect 

For a warmer, healthier and drier home, you simply cannot go wrong with a Homestar Accredited Architect. Meeting this standard ensures that your Wellington architect will design a home worthy of six stars or higher. How are these stars achieved and what do they mean for the insurance of quality in your home? In today’s [...]

2020-06-25T18:01:02+12:00June 25th, 2020|

Ready for retirement? Downsize your Wellington dream home

  Less mortgage, more retirement The number one reason why folks look to downsize in their twilight years is financial freedom. Many come to terms with the fact that the large family home, while spacious and full of special memories, is unfortunately far too exhausting for any elderly person to upkeep. There are staircases to [...]

2020-06-25T17:59:37+12:00June 15th, 2020|

Building your first homein Wellington? Start here

First home? We’re ready for you. Our talented Wellington draughtsmen are ready and able, standing by to greet you and set aside time to dream up your ideal first home. Designing your first home from scratch is a significant step for anyone, and we’re here to make it just a bit less daunting in today’s [...]

2020-05-28T01:52:03+12:00May 28th, 2020|

How to create the perfect Wellington house design 

We’re having a bit of fun in today’s blog post, where we’ll be putting together our wishlist for the perfect architectural Wellington house design. See if we include any of your favourite Wellington architecture features in our list and let us know if you’d like to add any of them to your own home.  [...]

2020-05-28T01:50:43+12:00May 15th, 2020|

Working from home? Turn these spaces into a cosy home office 

  Under the stairs  Unless you’re housing Harry Potter under your staircase, this space is usually completely wasted, save a few mops and old pairs of shoes. If you’re not using the pocket of space beneath your stairs for anything important (such as a hot water cylinder location or a bathroom), you’re honestly better off [...]

2020-04-24T16:20:17+12:00April 24th, 2020|

Planning and pre-design

During this lockdown period, now more than ever, you’ll be noticing how you are using the spaces in your home and maybe you’ve got to thinking about how you’d like to make some changes to the layout – or maybe even creating more space by extending. Well, you can begin the first step in that [...]

2020-04-07T15:20:56+12:00April 3rd, 2020|

Three storage solutions to request from your Wellington Architect

Storage in your seating  It’s an eating booth. It’s a window seat. It’s a bird. It’s a plane.  It’s...actually secret storage!  Tiny houses have been sneaking secret storage into their seating for years now. We think it’s a neat space-saving concept with an all-important dual purpose. You’ll be able to enjoy seating while having the [...]

2020-03-05T16:02:28+13:00March 15th, 2020|

Need more storage? Ask a Wellington architect for help! 

If the tiny house movement taught us one thing, it is that there are a billion and one ways to fit cool storage into your abode. Gone are the days of single-purpose storage furnishings and large, house-consuming cupboards. These days, storage can be found in even the most unlikely places, and it takes a clever [...]

2020-03-05T15:30:30+13:00March 5th, 2020|

Renovating your Wellington home for sale? Read this blog first 

There are a few features that buyers will be prioritising when shopping for their perfect Wellington house design. In today’s article, we’ll touch on a few of the most popular Wellington renovation features we’ve seen sustain their popularity over the years; the sorts of add-ons or decorations that impress, leading to a successful and profitable [...]

2020-02-27T16:18:05+13:00February 27th, 2020|