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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+00:00February 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+00:00January 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. 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|

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 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|

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|

Overcoming the challenge of a sloping Wellington property

Stand along any square inch of Wellington’s waterfront and take in the view of the city around you. What do you see? Hills. Kilometers and kilometers of them! We love our cool little capital city, but its abnormally hilly terrain makes it an awkward place for securing level plots of land. Because most of the [...]

2018-11-19T10:14:00+00:00August 29th, 2018|

The process of designing a commercial building in Wellington (Part 2)

The construction of a commercial building in Wellington starts with architecture and moves forward into a tangible monument to clever design and commerce. Designing a commercial building in Wellington means following strict steps that follow the building through from design to completion. In our last blog, we covered the early steps in which we (your [...]

2018-11-19T10:14:19+00:00August 7th, 2018|