This is the nitty-gritty of the design work and the bulk work of your project Its the part that needs clarity and accuracy if it is to flow in an...


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This stage is where we add more detail to the considered concept design. We have made changes to the concept design so that you are feeling good and e...


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There are some additional steps offered by Architects in this one, namely Preliminary and Sketch design. I can understand why clients get so confused....


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The reason for this step is to understand The process, the requirements and the aspirations. This is about understanding how it's all going t...


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This is a crash course in the Architects and Architectural Designers process. While it may differ from practice to practice, the purpose of these blog...


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MY WHY. We are so good and talking about what we do, but I am focusing on "my why", because "my what" will follow on from t...


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So this is little note about insulation. Mammoth is the insulation I specify in the small smart spaces standard plan range. Heres why. The only insula...


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Investigating the effect of roof overhangs and window shapes and sizes allows us to understand how our buildings are creating our interior environment...


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Housing Crisis or Housing Turning Point - Changing our typology to suit the times

Recently the topic of Medium Density Housing has been hot in architectural circles. And so it should be. We have a housing "crisis" which ha...


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Duplicating a sense of belonging to tell the story of Architecture

What is it about a building or space that makes us feel connected and feel a sense of place, a sense of belonging? Maybe it’s a question of aski...


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