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10 h10 hCF DesignCF Design posted:
Vertical wood fence no rails- how to build?

What is it for?
If it's pool barrier speak to an engineer first, as there won't be a compliant ore built design available.
I would guess at foundation depth of min 1100mm…

3 d3 dCF DesignCF Design posted:
Old house with cold double brick walls

I have never been involved in the build stage so I"m not sure.
I just know that it's required for Passive House Certification

4 d4 dCF DesignCF Design posted:
Aluminium windows

Yes this is normal for new aluminium windows.
It runs under the channel and there should be a couple of vents on the outside too.
It allows condensation to run down the…

4 d4 dCF DesignCF Design posted:
Design suggestions

Really need to see the full plan. Which way is north?

4 d4 dCF DesignCF Design posted:
Old house with cold double brick walls

I would look at getting a blower test like they use for Passiv Haus certification.
That will give a good indication of where to start plugging up leaks

6 d6 dCF DesignCF Design posted:
Site Cost

If it's fixed, it's fixed.
You pay that amount, no more, no less
It's it's split, they'll have a min charge + a variable.
Contract will include both amounts, but costs could go…

6 d6 dCF DesignCF Design posted:
Building a custom designed home

Design prices are usually based on the contract price and charged at a % depending on the content you require.
Custom homes don't come cheap.
Look up the BDAA (Building Design Association…

6 d6 dCF DesignCF Design posted:
Site Cost

Their fixed cost allows for anything that may turn up unexpectedly.
If they hit rock, its their bad luck.
I would assume its also based on a soil report and if not…

6 d6 dCF DesignCF Design posted:
Council footpath/nature strip and driveway gradient?

The 3 parts of the driveway all have varying requirements
The crossing itself from street/kerb to part require 1 set of rules (see you council for this)
The pathway sometimes has another…

6 d6 dCF DesignCF Design posted:
HIA Build Contract without updated plans

The contract should reference the latest approved drawing/plan versions.
Whilst it should include a full set of plans it isn't required, so long as the correct version of the plan is…

7 d7 dCF DesignCF Design posted:
Difficult draftsperson advice needed

FWIW, I'm more than happy to look over what you have and discuss/advise around your concerns to help out.
Feel free to PM me and we can discuss further if you…

7 d7 dCF DesignCF Design posted:
Difficult draftsperson advice needed

Again, from the outside.
$3k is nothing when related to the overall cost of building a house, especially a custom home.
Having been through a re development of an existing house to…

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7 d7 dCF DesignCF Design posted:
Difficult draftsperson advice needed

I feel like the options you have are dependent on how much you have paid and what that means to you(as in $5k could next to nothing or quite…

8 d8 dCF DesignCF Design posted:
Difficult draftsperson advice needed

1, Focus on 3d BIM??
Really? for a single detached dwelling, or even a bank of 10x townhouses??
I would suggest that then number of Architects and Designers who would have this…

2 years2 yearsCF DesignCF Design posted:
lift off hinges qld

From what you are saying, it sounds like you shouldn't have to do any work as they are measuring a current standard vs as built in X year.
The only thing…

2 years2 yearsCF DesignCF Design posted:
lift off hinges qld

Hi Rayg,
I'm assuming you've had some work done that required a permit?
In short, the answer is yes they can.
My QLD knowledge is limited, but if you needed a permit for…

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