We are happy to share our knowledge with you so you can start the process of building a new house. Below is a list of some very helpful,  information that might get you started. Absolutely obligation free from us to you. Good luck!

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Building costing report

This is a must have summary of an interview conducted with a Registered Quantity Surveyor. You will get access to very valuable information regarding building costs.

One page action plan

This easy to follow guide will be very helpful you if you are thinking of building but are now quite sure. By following the process you will find out:  Do we need to build a new house? Where do I start?


Need and options review

For a small fee we will do a thorough assessment of your requirements and property conditions. After going through this process you will get: A comprehensive site review relating to orientation, topography, access, easements and more.

15 Steps to obtain building consent

This guide will  show you exactly how to obtain building consent in New Zealand for a residential property.

Building or renovating a house can and should be really exciting. However too often we hear stories of unexpected surprises, misunderstandings between the contractor, the client and the architect.

How to hire an Architect

Welcome. I prepared this guide after seeing so many people struggle with understanding the design and construction process. This process can seem like a complex and frightening roadblock for those who haven’t been through it before.

How to choose a hillside section?

Finding a hillside section can be a daunting task. There are many pitfalls and issues that need to be looked at. This free guide will help you making the right decision, but by all means feel free to contact me if you are not sure about certain matters.

Briefing your architect

This is the most essential document in the design process. Your designer will use this as a base for the design of your house.

Concept design

This document explains what we offer when we do a conceptual design, when you should start one and much more.

Modern Passive solar house design guide

This guide will give you a good understanding of what a modern passive solar house is and what the most important aspects are.