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Wellington house alterations series: Kitchens

Your kitchen is the heart and hub of your home. From your morning cuppa to your after school or work snacks, you and your family will use this space more than any other area in your home. If you’re looking into a kitchen renovation to maximise and modernise this space, our Wellington house alterations experts [...]

2019-08-20T16:11:37+12:00August 20th, 2019|

Wellington house extension: Why move when you can extend? 

As your family grows and the need for more space becomes dire, too many folks forsake their gorgeous family homes to search for an affordable property with more bedrooms and square footage. If your house has beautiful bones, you love the area and you’ve got a little extra land up your sleeve, the team at [...]

2019-07-18T20:19:17+12:00August 10th, 2019|

Architectural issues you only notice in the winter (part 2)

In this continuation of our winter blog series, we’ll explore two more Wellington house alterations that matter when the weather gets wild. Whether you need a Wellington architect to make these alterations to your home, or you’d just like to be aware of what to avoid when designing a home in Wellington, we hope you [...]

2019-07-11T16:06:28+12:00July 15th, 2019|

Wellington Home Design Process (Introduction)

Beautiful houses are formed upon more than just a slab of sturdy concrete. At the end of the day, a house is only as good as its design, which means that a successful concept is key to creating a successful Wellington house plan. So how is this vital design formed? What design process takes place [...]

2019-07-11T13:38:40+12:00July 11th, 2019|

Architectural issues you only notice in the winter

Whether you’re looking into Wellington house alterations for an existing home, or you’re looking to architecturally design new Wellington house plans entirely, we’ve got an important topic you should tune in to. Spending the winter season in a home will reveal much in the way of comfort and build quality. A good Wellington draughtsman will [...]

2019-07-11T13:35:57+12:00June 17th, 2019|

Part 2: Are you ready to commit to the open plan lifestyle?

Get ready for guests (and be ready at all times) Wellington house plans that combine the kitchen and living room are an absolute delight for entertaining guests. You’ll enjoy being able to continue a conversation between the couch and kitchen – continue preparing food and drinks while still feeling included in the goings on and [...]

2019-06-12T15:15:28+12:00June 12th, 2019|

Part 1: Are you ready to commit to the open plan lifestyle?

Are you currently considering a conversion to the open plan lifestyle? If you’re coming from a home with tight hallways and closed-off compartmentalised rooms, the concept of open plan living tends to attract. While the open plan arrangement looks truly gorgeous in lifestyle magazines and home entertaining situations, it might not function in such a [...]

2019-05-24T16:46:31+12:00May 24th, 2019|

Wellington renovation inspiration for 2019

If your house just doesn’t meet the requirements of everyday family life, 2019 can be your year to change that. Homes should be functional above all other fashions or features. If a home is awkward to use, travel through or indeed exist in, then there’s something fundamentally wrong with its design. Not to worry, because [...]

2019-05-10T19:52:25+12:00May 13th, 2019|

Baby steps: start small with your dream home

Will you be designing your first home any time soon? Looking for the right sort of room to grow your young family? Got your heart set on a seven-bedroom home with all the mods and cons? Too many first-time homeowners expect that they need all the necessary rooms and expanses of square footage to compensate [...]

2019-04-16T13:31:44+12:00April 16th, 2019|

Commercial Building on a Budget: Small Properties

Office Buildings Smaller properties aren’t a problem. They simply challenge your Wellington architect to be more creative when planning your building. There’s one all-important rule to follow when designing for smaller commercial spaces. Your Wellington commercial building design should feature no wasted space, and should provide plenty of multi-functionality among its rooms. Commercial Wellington architecture [...]

2019-04-05T18:50:52+12:00April 5th, 2019|