Designing to your budget

Every project has a budget for construction, obviously some are more generous while others much tighter, some are also  more flexible, while others are more firm.  In our experience a high percentage of people looking to build a new home, renovation or development project have expectations or desires that outweigh...
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Focusing on our clients

Unfortunately in our industry, some Architects & Designers tend to care more about the purity of the design & their own port folio than for their clients wishes & budget. I hear it all the time, we speak to client’s regularly who have been through a process with another designer...
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Barrinia St, Manly – New Home – Construction continues

There has been a lot of work done since my last post, unfortunately the pre & post Christmas rush impacted on my available time to write! The building is approaching lock up now, which we were hoping to achieve before Christmas, but unfortunately the cumulative effect of a few minor...
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Barrinia St, Manly – New Home – Construction Week 5/6

In the last 2 weeks the garage walls have been blocked up and waterproofed, along with the termite control system put in place.  Unfortunately this has seen the first minor error in the construction, with the blocklayers building the side walls under the entry too high.  The entry area is...
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Big & exciting news

It’s been a while since our last post & pleased to say that it is because there have been some significant changes happening at UDS! First & foremost we have a great new base, having moved the office to Hawthorne, We are very excited about this & it is proving...
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