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10 advantages of design build

Where to start

What happens on site

  • More comprehensive site evaluation
  • Better design through understanding construction
  • Better construction through understanding design
  • Enhanced client communication
  • Better chances of getting the project built

What are the benefits

  • Value based project design and results
  • Faster overall delivery
  • Single point of responsibility
  • Decrease administrative burden
  • Tighter knowledge and control of the project

How to Prepare for Your Design Project

Where to Start

  • How to create a design brief before engaging a designer
  • It all comes down to the brief
  • Your site
  • Spaces (Indoor/ Outdoor)
  • Design Mood and Feeling

What to consider

  • The details
  • Sketching
  • Materials
  • Sustainability and Energy Efficiency
  • Timetable
  • Budget

How to hire a Building Designer

Finding a designer

  • A Designers biggest success and largest obstacle
  • Signature Style: Who’s got it and do you want it?
  • Meet your Buidling Designer
  • 3D modelling: Don’t build your home without it
  • The full-service Building Designers firm
  • Figuring out the fees
  • Hiring a contractor