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11 d11 dMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Insulating 7 Start + new house

Thanks for the reply. Will drop you a PM shortly. A$1.3K per sqm is reasonable considering it is triple glazed. Additionally Vitrocsa is about A$2.5K per sqm but that is…

11 d11 dMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Insulating 7 Start + new house

alexp79 can you share where your windows are coming from, i.e brand and through whom did you order from?

12 d12 dMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Insulating 7 Start + new house

Any chance you can explain further why you opted to use this product? Speed of construction?

1 month1 monthMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

frankily looking good, loving the curves!!! Cant wait for your architect to start sharing some images too :)

2 months2 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

how gorgeous is that little curve!!!

2 months2 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
The World's Most Extraordinary Homes

amen!!!! substitute "have a crack at" with "give sermons" :)

2 months2 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

i'm sure your house once it is finished will be getting alot of attention in the architecture community. I went with a different architect to yours, someone I have…

2 months2 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

You broke my heart with the hit-miss brick pattern. :) I'm looking forward to seeing your build take shape.
I also received the first cut of…

4 months4 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
How do you choose a custom builder?

No problem at all. As long you are remember no matter how many times project home builders throw words like,"luxury or boutique", always be mindful where these products are…

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4 months4 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
How do you choose a custom builder?

I did help, I replied to trieste !!! You just happened to give your BIM sermon again!!!!! I never insulted, perhaps you…

4 months4 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
How do you choose a custom builder?

I answer where I can and I do not repeat myself like a broken record with the same message on every second thread and diluting its original intent.
Perhaps you…

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4 months4 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
How do you choose a custom builder?

excessive fees? Are you under the illusion that when an architect is commissioned they just produce a pretty picture? Typically there are four key components: 1)Schematic Design, 2)Design Development 3)…

4 months4 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
How do you choose a custom builder?

I understand where you are coming from but it is not my responsibility to sit and understand BIM data etc nor do I have the time to learn BIM. That…

4 months4 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

finally the build journey begins!!! The next 12 months are going to be exciting, i'm looking forward to your build updates. Recently, I went to a design talk and your…

4 months4 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
How do you choose a custom builder?

Hey trieste
I actually didn't pursue Thomas Archer because their design/build methodologies are a bit limited. Their latest display home they advertised for…

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5 months5 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

good to hear about the progress of your project!!! very exciting times ahead.

5 months5 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Project builder for steep blocks

schmalex There are a lot of great architects in Sydney. I recently came across an interesting house in Lane Cove that was on…

6 months6 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Ventilation in bedrooms with dual glazed windows

I don't think you need air tightness to the level of a passive house but trying to eliminate as much draughts through sealing doors/windows can make a difference. Although you…

6 months6 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Energy Recovery Systems

Someone else had mentioned Laros to me and they are good. how many ducts are you running with your Stiebel system?
Are you adding air conditioned cooling as well or…

6 months6 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Energy Recovery Systems

From what i have read i would stay clear of systems that imply using air from the roof space. I would look into brands like Zehnder or Stiebel are the…

6 months6 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Energy Recovery Systems

I can't give you a user feedback on ERV system but I am curious to know which system you have considered? I'm in the process of looking into ERV…

6 months6 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Brands Recommendation for Bathrooms

Try Sussex taps and Phoenix Tapware both Melbourne based companies. Sussex taps are gorgeous... If you want to go further upmarket then you Fantini taps from Roger Seller.

7 months7 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Recommended Sydney builders company for major renovation?

structuralBIMGuy i wasn't insulting you, incase you need a reminder on how you affect others:
viewtopic.php?p=1765930#p1765930

7 months7 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Recommended Sydney builders company for major renovation?

Do you actually think before responding to someone's question? Or do you just feel like regurgitating the same message about BIM, engineering data to everyone on this forum?
Why even bother…

7 months7 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Project builder for steep blocks

I believe it could be due to warranty issues with the house that most project home builders are reluctant to do a partial build but you never know.
Your other…

7 months7 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Project builder for steep blocks

If you thinking of importing items from O/S then I feel your mind is made up on what you like. Based on the few project home builders I have met,…

8 months8 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Project builder for steep blocks

I can recommend you a builder to chat with in the Sydney area who is currently building on an extremely steep slope. However, the build is very non-conventional as it…

8 months8 monthsMisterSlopeMisterSlope posted:
Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

Thanks for the in depth response. I am so enamoured with your design, absolutely beautiful. In the end it is a long process but it is worth it.
I might PM…

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