Design, Drawing & Projects Services
I am happy to provide an as-needed service. The following services are not traditionally delivered as an architect’s scope of work.
Collaboration with your own builder (Design / Drawings / Renovation Management) : $110/hour
Do you already have a builder but simply want some good solutions and discussions with a creative individual who understands built work? Do you have a builder who needs drawings done? I offer design and drafting service at $110/hour for smaller, casual renovations and interiors and might be particularly helpful if you need a bit more help communicating with a builder about structural, building or material ideas. I can also offer advice and direction about authorities and approvals processes, negotiate that process for you and provide documents, I can draft by hand or digitally with AutoCAD or can supervise a draftsperson on your behalf.
Quick Concept: $500.00
A site visit and design meeting - you get a site view with your idea sketched in place and some drawings, strategy and vision. Payable on the spot with mobile EFTPOS or via invoice.
2-3 hour Design Meeting: $250.00
2-3 hours intensive session to formulate a viable project direction. We will look at site analysis, exploration of design concepts, brief and vision, options analysis, budget and feasibility. Payable on the spot with mobile EFTPOS or via invoice.
Expert Advice - on the spot value adding for property sales - Remodelling . Selling . Staging . Flipping: $110/hour
Do you have a property and don't know what your options are? I can visit your property and give you a whole lot of advice to help with decisions. Are you a real-estate agent? In just half an hour I can help you understand and visualise options for the property before you invite viewers.
Design Meeting & Hand Drawn Ideas from $1,400 - $3,000 depending on scale of project (click for info) - Tiny Projects, Remodelling, Additions, New Projects for various scope of work
I use budget, personal and practical reasoning to narrow down options for built solutions. I work in an ad-hoc manner and am very flexible, I draw. I offer affordable expertise at hourly rates. I'm very interested in and experienced with passive solar design principles, character homes, residential local vernacular, heritage, R-Codes and local authorities.
I like to advise, design and draw as necessary on small scale character projects (think 'old house on a good street' and see my tips here) and have had a lot of exposure to that. I love working for effective short stints. I work with retaining existing character and showing you how to recognise and prune dilapidated or dysfunctional parts. I give sensible suggestions and think ahead about things that you may not have considered, and I am very attuned to communicating so that everyone is on the same page. I work with family spaces and always provide an uplifting, light-filled solution using windows, skylights, materiality, shade, shadows and sun. Design aspects of verticality, volume, layers, implied space, sustainability, sun-path, character and views are my took kit.
I have a passion for sustainable strategies, low toxicity, health and families, Perth's heritage, mentoring, regionalism, service to community and site custodianship. I often work with Moss Johnson and the build team at Wandoo Design & Construction Pty. Ltd. Sometimes my designs are built by Wandoo, and often I collaborate with other builders.
Please contact me for a list of character referees.