Brisbane Drafting

House Extensions for the Brisbane Entertainer…

Brisbane Drafting, Brisbane House Design, Home Renovation Plans - April 30, 2014 - 0 Comments - by

Need more space? Can’t decide whether to add a WHOLE lot more space to your home or how to add the right space? The larger the house extension work the dearer the cost, so examining your requirements and designing the configuration can deliver a more cost effective solution and help you achieve the perfect home […]

What’s really included in your Design and Structural Engineering Plans – Buyer Beware!

Brisbane Drafting, House Floor Plans, Residential House Design, Residential Structural Engineering - August 13, 2013 - 0 Comments - by

As a Brisbane Residential Design company providing both House Design Plans and Structural Engineering Plans for Brisbane Home Owners we are exposed to all facets of the pre-construction process. At times we will work with Brisbane home owners on their structural engineering plans only, using plans from other house designers and draftsman to develop structural […]

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Brisbane Draftsman

Brisbane Drafting, Brisbane House Design - July 19, 2013 - 0 Comments - by

As far as house plans go finding a Brisbane draftsman locals know comes down to an operator with extensive local knowledge; often this can be the difference between a hassle-free, easy building approval or a project that is complicated and costly. Your draftsman should have a thorough understanding of local council requirements, earned their stripes so […]

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Understanding Brisbane Home Design Floor Plans

Brisbane Drafting, DCP and Character Codes, Home Renovation Plans, House Floor Plans, Residential House Design - July 9, 2013 - 0 Comments - by

Home floor plans are widely recognized by most people and provide great insight to the functional characteristics of the home; however house floor plans tend to be underutilized by non-builders / designers, who often use their floor plans only to identify the number of bedrooms, bathrooms and living spaces. In most cases you will be […]

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Cost Breakdown – Average Brisbane House Raise and Build In Under

Brisbane Drafting, Home Renovation Plans, House Floor Plans, House Raise and Build In Under, Residential House Design - June 14, 2013 - 9 Comments - by

It is important to be practical, there are many forums where users promote their own Brisbane house raise and build in under efforts coming in well under $300,000 but how much are they telling you? Total project costs are good to know, a breakdown of how costs are allocated is better… Some forum contributions are […]

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Why do I need drafting plans before I build?

Brisbane Drafting, DCP and Character Codes, House Floor Plans, Residential House Design, Residential Structural Engineering - May 28, 2013 - 0 Comments - by

Drafting plans are drawn to show the location of a home on a property in its context. Measuring the site allows the drafting plans to correctly reflect the position of your sites structure within the boundaries of your property.  Your site plan allows council (or accredited certifier) to assess compliance against regulations. For simple extensions […]

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5 Planning Requirements Needed for Building Approval in Brisbane

Brisbane Drafting, DCP and Character Codes, House Floor Plans, Residential House Design - May 10, 2013 - 1 Comments - by

The pre-building process in Brisbane is all about ensuring your plans for building comply with the various codes and regulations prior to Building Approval being granted. Understanding the various requirements and applicable codes that need to be satisfied before your building work begins can help you budget effectively for your major home renovation project and […]

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Smart Home Floor Plan Design Configuration in Brisbane

Brisbane Drafting, Brisbane House Design, House Floor Plans, Residential House Design - April 29, 2013 - 0 Comments - by

A carefully planned home floor plan design can be the difference between the perfect fit and a home that is too small in some areas and too large in others. Incorporating the experience of a building designer, not just to provide you with house plans for your builder, but to configure your floor space to […]

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Building in B.C.C. ‘Flood Planning Areas’

Brisbane Drafting, DCP and Character Codes, House Raise and Build In Under, Residential House Design - March 14, 2013 - 2 Comments - by

You can now see exactly how the Draft New City Plan will affect homes in Brisbane, following the release of interactive mapping, including flood zones. The new mapping was made available on the Brisbane City Council (BCC) website this week and enables homeowners to examine the impact of proposed flood planning provisions within the draft […]

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Brisbane Home Renovation Finance Requirements

Brisbane Drafting, Home Renovation Plans, Residential House Design - March 5, 2013 - 2 Comments - by

When discussing finance for a Major Renovation there are plenty of figures that need to be considered and a handful of requirements fulfilled before funds can be obtained. Figures for consideration include: ‘As is’ Valuation Amount owing Available equity Design Costs Construction Costs ‘On Completion’ Valuation Finance Requirements: Your finance requirements will be dependent on […]


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