STAGE ONE: SCHEMATIC DESIGN

During this stage, we work collaboratively with you to continue developing the overall bespoke design plans for your home, listening to your wants and needs.

During this stage we address design questions such as:

  • “Do we extend downstairs?”
  • “Do we build to the rear?”
  • “Where do we enter the site and where should we situate our living areas?”

We also consider other aspects such as natural light, breeze and movement, and the overall unity and flow of the space with furniture and other considerations. We put pen to paper to take your vision and combine it with our technical expertise to craft an overall plan that will create the desired look and feel, while also working within budget.

Acting with insight, it is not uncommon at this stage to reduce the budget due to improved design. For example, efficient planning could reduce the size of the project which reduces the overall building areas and eliminates unnecessary building costs.

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