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Meet The Designer: Judith McDougall

Find out more about Judith McDougall from Judith McDougall Designs



Judith’s career in building design began 40 years ago. Her projects have varied, including high rise commercial, apartments and unit developments, residential designs, additions and renovations. Her commercial experience includes aged care facilities, medical centres and sporting complexes, just to name a few.

Judith McDougall Designs

She has been involved in designing projects that use everything from traditional double brick, brick veneer, reverse brick veneer, framed (both timber and steel), rammed earth, straw bale and SIPS panels – all whilst focusing on contemporary requirements, including energy factors.

The past six years have seen her undertake a variety of projects in both the city and surrounding suburbs, designing unit developments, apartments, single and double storey residences and extensions. A recent stand-out project involved the conversion of a single storey into a double storey and altering the style of the entire home to reflect the on-trend “Hamptons” style.

Judith McDougall Designs

Judith McDougall Designs

Judith begins her design process by interviewing her clients to get to know how they “live” and what their dream is, she can then provide a design that achieves the dream whilst remaining within the budget. She understands that finding your way through the forest of building regulations and standards, council requirements and finding the right builder are all daunting tasks. She strives to navigate her clients through the process with a logical and practical approach.