As you will appreciate, the design process is of utmost importance in building your new home or development project and we believe in concentrating our efforts to achieve the best solution possible for your budget and the site. This time and cost in providing preliminary concepts, development of the concepts, final design drawings, preliminary specification and quantitative estimates of an original design proposal is invaluable.
This design cost is not part of the costs applicable to the Council fees, Construction Certificate, payments made to other professional consultants, furnishings, fixtures and fittings, Council contributions nor of the future building agreement with the Builder.
Should you decide to utilise our services an up front retainer is required, which is part of the concept design figure. The balance is payable on completion of the concept stage.
•1.0% of your approx. budget for design concept
•1.0% of your approx. budget for development of your concept into final design drawings for DA submission and the coordination of external consultants for DA documents
•2.0% of your approx. budget for producing C.C. drawings for council approval and the builder with standard specifications, electrical, services and slab layout, window schedules and wet area details. Full construction details for Tender documents are generally not required or included but can be provided at an extra cost.
|Hourly Rates if applicable||Principal Designer||$225/hr plus GST|
|Senior Designer||$125/hr plus GST|
|Draftsman||$85/hr plus GST|
We understand that you will probably want a fixed fee structure for your feasibilities so we will inform you of the fixed fees after the initial discussions.
We recommend that you also encompassed our Interior Design Service which will include the selection of finishes, materials and colours and electrical layout to complement the architectural intent of your home. Please note that light fittings, furniture, and loose furnishings are not part of this service but is available at an hourly rate.
|Design Fees||Standard Interiors Package||0.5% of building cost|
|Hourly Rate||$85/hr plus GST|
|Min. fee||$3,000 + GST|
The total lifestyle concept would not be complete without a complimenting landscape. We offer this service in varying degrees ranging from basic concept design to a complete landscape and lifestyle design. For more complex designs the fee will be negotiated after a brief is discussed.
|Design Fees||Basic Concept||$300 plus GST|
|Standard Detail Design||$1500 plus GST|
|Complex and Acreage||Negotiated|
All of the stated scheduled fees do not include GST, any fees paid to Council or external consultants such as engineers, surveyors BASIX report etc. However it does include the co-ordination of their services for obtaining a DA approval.
Please be assured that you will receive professional attention at all stages of our association and that you will be more than happy with the completed undertaking.