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2 d2 damilelkaamilelka posted:
Waterfall on island bench

Instead of installing the power point on the stone you could consider installing it in the cabinetry.
If you have cupboard doors you can mount it on the inside wall.…

9 d9 damilelkaamilelka posted:
Show us your facade...

We chose vinyl timber look Venetians for our windows. We have a park across the road so we wanted to be able to completely open the blinds for the…

21 d21 damilelkaamilelka posted:
Concept design evaluation

I prefer not to have the toilet door opening directly on the rumpus room. I have attached a suggested alternative layout that puts the bath and wc off a…

21 d21 damilelkaamilelka posted:
Does ceiling height adds value to the property?

If you want the full effect of high ceilings you should raise your window heights to 2.4m as well.

22 d22 damilelkaamilelka posted:
Question about regulations re window sizes

If you want the master and theatre room to be dark then I suggest you consider flipping the house (mirror image) so that these rooms face south and the…

28 d28 damilelkaamilelka posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Wow that wall is beautiful!

29 d29 damilelkaamilelka posted:
Floor Plan Advice

I agree about the walk in robe. I wouldn't move the bedroom door though, that would make your living room more difficult to furnish.

1 month1 monthamilelkaamilelka posted:
Custom build a new house, need some comment

You could also consider moving the ensuite door into the WIR so that you have less visible doors in your room. This would give you space for a wider…

Custom build a new house, need some comment
1 month1 monthamilelkaamilelka posted:
Custom build a new house, need some comment

I think it will definitely give the room more privacy to have the doors set back. It will make the bedroom feel like it has a foyer, so…

1 month1 monthamilelkaamilelka posted:
Custom build a new house, need some comment

Your hallway length is okay because it's a good width. But I would suggest bringing the master bedroom double doors forward, in line with the hallway linen. It…

1 month1 monthamilelkaamilelka posted:
Plant Selection for screening. Near pool, narrow bed

How about citrus trees? They are evergreen, dense and don't have very invasive roots. Plus the blossoms smell great in spring and you can eat the fruit.

1 month1 monthamilelkaamilelka posted:
Show us your facade...

This is our facade. Render in Dulux Highgate, cladding in Shale Grey, roof in Shale grey. Barge and finials in white. It looks a lot lighter…

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1 month1 monthamilelkaamilelka posted:
Fibre glass pool installation gone wrong

Seems like you just need to raise the height of the retaining wall and backfill. Did you end up resolving the issue?

1 month1 monthamilelkaamilelka posted:
Loft Project

This is a great idea, and a great use of space. You will need to consult an engineer to see how best to build the structure without any visible…

1 month1 monthamilelkaamilelka posted:
EcoStay building project

Wow I love your project, looking forward to seeing it take shape!

1 month1 monthamilelkaamilelka posted:
OB Project - "New vs Old" - Nedlands, WA

It's great to see photos of your project a year on, the landscape compliments the build so well. I'm looking forward to seeing your internal photos.

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1 month1 monthamilelkaamilelka posted:
In need of an architect or builder for some advice please!!!

Wow that's a very luxurious looking house!
What I would do is imagine your entry is on the top floor - where the void is now. Then…

1 month1 monthamilelkaamilelka posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Your plans look great, I'm interested to see how the indoor courtyard turns out!

8 months8 monthsamilelkaamilelka posted:
Rossmoyne WA - First Build With Ventura

Your floorplan looks great slugcatcher! Good luck with your build, it seems to be progressing quickly. Seems we will be neighbours - I recognise your street, we hope…

1 year1 yearamilelkaamilelka posted:
Suggestions on a custom plan? First Home Build!

I agree that the hallway is too narrow.
At the moment you have 2 hallways side by side near Bed 3/ ldry. You can make Bed 3, Ldry, Bath open…

2 years2 yearsamilelkaamilelka posted:
Floor Plan Advice Please :-)

Maybe something like this - Alfresco to the west will allow Light from the North to reach your living room. Add corner stacker doors so you can open up…

2 years2 yearsamilelkaamilelka posted:
Floor Plan Advice Please :-)

I would move the ground floor powder room door. As you have it you see the toilet door as you enter the house. You can move it to the side…

2 years2 yearsamilelkaamilelka posted:
Any thoughts on building with BGC homes?...first time build

Hi
We built with Commodore homes. In our experience we found that their paperwork had a lot of errors, and the administrative side of things was a nightmare. The actual…

4 years4 yearsamilelkaamilelka posted:
Custom Design floor plan thread post them here!!

Unit 1 toilet is right next to the dining area - not only do you have a direct line of sight, but your diners will be able to share all…

4 years4 yearsamilelkaamilelka posted:
Tiny home on foundation, strawbale 55sqm. Floorplan.

Hi
I love your vision of living small, I think more people should do it! Our family of 5 has recently downsized from a 5x3 to a 3x1 and have…

5 years5 yearsamilelkaamilelka posted:
Draftsperon recommendations - Perth WA

Best thing to do is take your plans to a builder who will draw them up to sketch stage and give you an estimate. If you are planning to…

6 years6 yearsamilelkaamilelka posted:
Custom Design floor plan thread post them here!!

Hi Missy
I would suggest the following
- avoid boundary wall on north side of upper floor. Try to get some windows in on this side so you can get more…

6 years6 yearsamilelkaamilelka posted:
Paint Peeling - Plaster too soft?

Hi Anniebelle
Could you pm your email address and I will send through details.

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