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The importance of appreciating Wellington architecture

Architecture isn’t always an indulgence. It’s actually built into our DNA to appreciate beauty. Elegant, robust and aesthetically pleasing examples of architecture have the potential to be beloved by generations. When it comes to designing your own home or commercial structure, we would implore you to consider the overall image carefully, as its construction could [...]

2019-02-28T18:01:16+12:00March 10th, 2019|

Planning a renovation in 2019? Read this first…

Will the New Year bring new additions to your home? Whether you’re expanding for your growing family or you simply fancy some stylish architectural changes, renovation is a cost-effective way to transform your home. Rather than buying and building from scratch, why not let a savvy Wellington architect see the existing potential for pretty and [...]

2019-01-21T20:36:37+12:00February 10th, 2019|

Adding value to your Wellington house design – outdoors

With Christmas incoming, we thought it would be appropriate to put together a little Wellington architecture wishlist for features that can add value to your property. A successful Wellington house design comes complete with basics but goes the extra mile in matters of outdoor entertaining. Let’s take a look at top three features that any [...]

2019-01-21T20:34:54+12:00January 25th, 2019|

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+12:00January 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+12:00December 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+12:00December 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+12:00October 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+12:00October 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+12:00October 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+12:00September 28th, 2018|