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This is your opportunity to receive free, independent design advice for your current, future or dream home building or renovating project from one of our in-house Designers.
Our Designers are industry-trained professionals dedicated to helping local home builders and renovators create their dream interior spaces. No matter what stage you are at with your project, make sure you are on the right track with some professional guidance.
Whether you are looking to discuss general design details, would like to review your internal layout plans for functionality, require expert advice about material, product or colour selections or just don’t know where to start – our free, 60 minute consultation is designed to assist.
What can you talk to your Designer about?
- Plan and layout reviews
- Product and material selections
- Colour selections
- Storage options
- Furniture selections and layout
- Interior and exterior paint selections
- Interior and exterior design ideas
- Any other design and style questions
Are you thinking about building a new home or perhaps extending or renovating your existing one?
It can certainly be a big undertaking, even a little confusing at times. To help you through this process, Home Base offers a free, 45 minute consultation with one of our in-house experts, Rocky Amatulli.
With an engineering background and experience in working with local council, Rocky has also worked in high-profile project home building and land development, has renovated homes as an owner-builder and now runs his own business, WA Design & Building Group. His extensive industry knowledge may help you save time, money and mistakes.
What can you talk to Rocky about?
- How to find a suitable block of land
- Bringing your ideas to life
- The design process
- Building orientation
- Plan and layout reviews
- The building process
- Finding the right builder
- Contractual issues
- Hardscaping and landscaping
- Any other building or renovating questions
If you are ready to tackle the design process for your custom home building or renovating project, or are looking to invest in unit developments, you will need a building design professional to help you get started.
Building Designers undertake professional design and documentation services in residential and commercial construction. Their work includes sketching building plans, preparing documentation, calculating labour and material requirements, building site visits, examining relevant codes and more.
In conjunction with the Building Designers Association WA (BDAWA), Home Base offers a limited number of free consultations with local Building Designers, with each Designer offering a unique design skillset. Whether you are looking for a traditional, contemporary or ultra-modern design for your project, find your perfect fit and book a free, 60 minute consultation.
Find out more about each available Designer and book your consultation below.
What can you talk to your Building Designer about?
- Overview of the design process
- Workshopping design ideas
- Creating a design brief
- A guide to plans and documentation
- Local Government approvals process
- Facade design and material selections
- Energy efficient design principles
- Subdivision design process
- Renovation design process
- Design projects for Owner-Builders
- Any other building design related questions
Griff Morris designs intelligent passive solar homes that are beautiful and stylish, yet multi-functional and universally accessible. He will design your home to perfectly suit your family’s needs and lifestyle today, and well into the future. Your passive solar home will provide year-round comfort, save you money and reduce your impact on the environment.
Solar Dwellings was founded in 1991 by Griff, whose dedication to sustainable living is woven into the fabric of the business. The Solar Dwellings team are a tight-knit team of Designers and Architects, working to raise the benchmark for sustainable residential design and striving to inspire innovation in the WA building industry.
In working closely with you, Solar Dwellings are able to consistently meet budgets within 2% – over 95% of the time.
Find out more about Solar Dwellings here.
Tim Veurink from Timeless Home Designs understands each home he designs will have its own unique features, reflecting the owner’s wishes and personal style. Tim values this, and makes sure he has an in-depth design brief meeting with all his clients, taking the time to listen to what you want in your home, so your dream home is designed according to your wishes from the very beginning.
During the designing phase, Tim welcomes a truly collaborative process whereby you are encouraged to add, remove or change elements of your home design. Tim and Timeless Home Designs are committed to creating more than just a house, but your new home with everything that you are after. With each design you are provided with 3D renders of your home, so you can get a better understanding of what your home is going to look / feel like.
Tim can take your project from initial concept all the way to building licence approval and Timeless Home Designs are there with you at every stage of your project. Timeless Home Designs specialises in designs for: Green smart dwellings, single, double, three storey dwellings, grouped dwellings, narrow lot designs and renovations/extensions.
Services: Concept designs, 3D architectural renders, Planning drawings, Planning application approval, Construction drawings and Building application approval.
Perth based designer, Tim Veurink, established Timeless Home Designs in 2016 and offers over 10 years experience in the residential designing and drafting industry. Tim specialises in creating unique timeless custom homes, which incorporate energy efficiency, natural light and materials.
Find out more about Timeless Home Designs here.
Samantha Lynch is an accomplished and registered Building Designer with 20+ years experience in the construction industry, having gained her experience working for leading builders and architect practices in both the UK and locally in Perth.
Her experience in the residential sector ranges from single residence to multi-unit developments, including commercial projects, mixed-use developments, public and healthcare buildings.
Samantha founded Foslyn Consulting in 2010, focusing on providing building design solutions and architectural drafting services to the residential sector in Perth. She is highly skilled in providing design and drafting from high end, new build residences to renovation projects and home additions, including retrospective approvals and small structures, focusing on providing design solutions from concept to completion.
Find out more about Foslyn Consulting here.