My recipe for great house design. Part 2 of 2

Posted by on Sep 30, 2013 in Blog, How to/ Tips | No Comments
My recipe for great house design. Part 2 of 2

Following on from the introduction and step one last week, here are the other key ingredients of my recipe for great house design. 2) Natural light. Sunlight and good weather has a positive effect on our mental state. A lazy Sunday morning breakfast with the newspaper is always so much better with the sun shining […]

My recipe for great house design. Part 1 of 2

Posted by on Sep 23, 2013 in Blog, How to/ Tips | No Comments
My recipe for great house design. Part 1 of 2

What makes a great house? The answer to this all-important question is one I have come to my own conclusions on, as a result of  my years of learning and practicing architecture. You will no doubt have your own opinions based on your priorities, likes and dislikes. We are all different, and have different requirements […]

Buying a property – which is right for you?

Posted by on Sep 9, 2013 in Blog, How to/ Tips | No Comments
Buying a property – which is right for you?

In the last few weeks I have had meetings with several potential clients looking to create a new home for themselves. Each of these meetings has fallen into two distinct categories: – Those who have already purchased their block, – and those asking me for advice before buying a property. Which is the way to […]

Townhouse development – Wilks Street

Posted by on Sep 2, 2013 in Blog, Project Diaries | 4 Comments
Townhouse development – Wilks Street

Last Wednesday saw me at VCAT, the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal to fight the council’s decision to refuse a permit for a townhouse development I designed last year. These two double storey townhouses are explained in detail in a recent video blog series, for those of you who hadn’t seen them. Part two Part […]