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1 d1 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Land - controlled or uncontrolled fill

Most Engineers will design to what builders are comfortable building.
$30-$50K is the going rate and try as you may you won't see value in material & Labour Costs
.. unless you…

1 d1 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Land - controlled or uncontrolled fill

You won't know that until you do the calc$-> Numbers...my2c
1. Own copyright of your optimised design
2. Know what's involved in regards to l/m, m2,m3, Costs and time taken
3. Armed with…

1 d1 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Rear Extension - Value to Home (Garden Concerns)

lonelydove IMO it is of little concern if you lower or raise the ground level as you will need to address Geo/Soil, retaining and…

2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Land - controlled or uncontrolled fill

chiggles
You will need a starting point
1. Budget, Contour , geotech report and Prelim BIM sketches
2. Track down a project engineer That uses…

2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Builder not providing certificates to certifier for OC

Meridian... Thanks for the update, imo, That makes things worse If he's a one man operator and he doesn't do things…

2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Attached granny flat - ROI and approvals?

1. Should read "Get AEC sketch Data, Proofs & Costs"
$50K for what ... imo You aren't even close.?
You need to link the Build to Internet data, costs,etc and…

3 d3 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Acoustic Report Bardia

0020039Ahmed
The property Developer & Your Local Council should have the guild lines and Decibel (dB) targets
The most reliable Environmental Engineering Reports use BIM…

3 d3 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Home Design Software - Too many to choose from?

I can assure you they don't do similar things
Pick a program that will allow
1. Easy File Transfers/Translation- Stops people from having to redo things
2. Covers the complete process Design->Engineering->Construction Stages
3.…

3 d3 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Home Design Software - Too many to choose from?

Stevezau
Add to the list
Pick a 3D program that will take you through every stage
Design, Engineering, Estimating, Simulations,Construction , Building Inspections,
Trade Sections…

3 d3 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Builder not providing certificates to certifier for OC

@Meridan
Sounds like he's taken your money and done a runner
Contact the Builders Registration Board ASAP
they will have records if he's done this before and will advise you accordingly also please…

3 d3 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Builder not providing certificates to certifier for OC

Ok Thanks ..Follow these leads
Semi retired... Does he have a current builders registration?
Basix certificates are generally required at the initial planning/building stages... do you have all Council approvals for…

3 d3 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Builder not providing certificates to certifier for OC

Hi Meridian
.There are usually reasons why builders fail to hand over possession or an Occupation Certificate
1. Building disputes?
2. Progress payments?
3. No building Contracts…

4 d4 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Should of brought established lol

I think a great home for the family takes priority
let's say ..you might have built differently knowing what you know now

4 d4 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Should of brought established lol

Yep Renovations on undervalued properties are going ballistic here!
Trades are plentiful..just hope low interest rates hold.... Blah,Blah,etc
Didn't buy/build during the boom..put everything on hold..on the lookout now

5 d5 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Should of brought established lol

Goodluck, the same thing happened in perth years ago during the building boom.
Where prices keep going up because of trade and material shortages.
It got to the stage where builders refused…

5 d5 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
101 residential building feedback

LOL product review I will remember to go there when i need a new washing machine, coffee machine and weight loss plan.

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6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Bearers and Piers

Aitch There should be no gap between the top of the brick pier and the underside of the bearer the gap on the detail…

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6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Rossmoyne WA - First Build With Ventura

Slugcatcher
It would be highly recommended that you get detailed engineering inspection photos
of your 1c slab truss connections & reinforcement prior to concrete…

6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Bearers and Piers

Hi Aitch
Unfortunately that is not acceptable by any standard
Please check your Engineering Drawings for footings connection Details
and Wind Loading Classifications and post…

7 d7 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Ballpark costs for building

Not sure what work you do? But unless you do the entire AEC model in stages yourself the work becomes repetitive, tedious and difficult to automate with computer…

7 d7 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Renovation floor plan thoughts

Yes, it will need a support beam/truss if there are strutting posts within the roof, hence engineering
Make sure you can understand and quantify the changes
discussed here
You can get someone…

7 d7 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
New home build inclusions costs

Hi curtly If you are are planning your build
Make sure the designers uses 3D on all elements of your build, ie engineering…

7 d7 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Ballpark costs for building

Thanks for sharing % Breakdowns, that is one method of cost analysis
another is to break it down to base materials accurately ie, l/m, m2, m3 and apply realistic labour…

8 d8 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
New PPOR renovation- where to start who to call?

CazMaz Welcome to the forum
Photos ot the pond do help?

8 d8 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Ballpark costs for building

Get extract prices, for building materials by
1. Having your design modelled in 3D Bim Software
2.All material can be estimated from within the 3D Bim programs
3.Use the data…

8 d8 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Renovation floor plan thoughts

Firstly, determine what type of roof structure you have
Try Using a broom to lift the manhole cover up , if its too dark to see, attach/tape mobile phone to another…

8 d8 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Patio Post Problem for Flyover Roof

Julianflynn
Welcome to the forum
Here are some tips for "getting the most from your post"
1.Most viewers have difficulties understanding 2D Flat (Planar) plans
2.…

8 d8 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Independent Building Inspector

You don't necessarily need a licence to call yourself a Building Inspector
You do if you are a Building Surveyor Or Structural Engineer
here hth

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11 d11 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
What changes of plan will impact engineer report & approval?

larry1124 what are the options
1.Post contract variation ,,Pay a fee ie $500 Admin + Council + Engineering +others?
2.The builder is tired of any more…

11 d11 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Power run in - Vs Trenching - Builder ambiguity

Hsefrmkorea It's not a good start if your builder makes mistakes with estimating the power run and trenching and I am pretty sure he…

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