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The Importance of Setting a Construction Budget Early on in a Project
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The Importance of Setting a Construction Budget Early on in a Project

Setting a construction budget at the beginning of a project should be a ‘must do’. It will act as the baseline for every decision you make during the project. Failing to do so may result in scope reduction and omission of key elements.

Embracing Prefabrication for Residential Buildings

4 minute read

Attention to detail and product quality obtained on prefabrication can benefit the project in more ways than one!

London's New 'Sky Pool' Will Amaze You!

2 minute read

If you've got a fear of heights, a fear of water then you'll probably want to click the X button now.

Top 7 Tips for Sustainable Building or Renovating

4 minute read

Building a sustainable home doesn’t have to have expensive bells and whistles. With a few key design principals a sustainable home can be built at little to no additional costs.

How To Merge Old and New when Renovating

4 minute read

When renovating an existing building, do you remain faithful to the period architecture or turn your back on history? Find out more about the Harcourt house and the most important things to consider when undertaking a renovation project of your own.

Yackandandah House - Before & After

1 minute read

Check out what the Yackandandah House looked like before and after it's incredible transformation in episode 1 of Grand Designs Australia Season 6.

Yackandandah House - Expert Tips

1 minute read

Discover tips from the experts behind the Yackandandah Bush House from episode 1, season 6 of Grand Designs Australia.

Simple and Amazing Ways to Use Recycled Materials in your Home

4 minute read

Learn how you can replicate some of their building and design ideas with this expert advice.

Faraday Aussie Bush House - Before & After

1 minute read

Check out what the Faraday Aussie Bush House looked like before and after it's incredible transformation in episode 10 of Grand Designs Australia Season 5.

Pipers Creek Strawbale House

2 minute read

Resident architecture expert, David Hallett from Ask An Architect, gives us his opinion on the Pipers Creek Strawbale House from Episode 9, Season 5 of Grand Designs Australia.

Pipers Creek Strawbale House - Supplier List

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Here's a list of all the suppliers from the amazing Pipers Creek Strawbale House featured in episode 9 of Grand Designs Australia Series 5.