Corinda Riverfront

High on a bend of the Brisbane River, this home captures views through the trees to the west and North West. While views were a priority, the design offers deep eaves and sun protection, with a two storey void to the living area and outdoor areas. Benefiting from an ideal northern aspect along the length of this property, a courtyard …

Mt Coolum – Beachside Casual

VIEW PROJECT DETAILS Sloping sites likes these have been our DesignBuild specialty for many years, but it is an intricate process to bring together a successful planning solution for a narrow site, with town planning approvals, and practical control of site costs. Good architectural design not only gives you a great aesthetic and climatic result, but can save you large …

Carseldine Smaller is Smarter

Kelly Grimley, Carseldine VIEW PROJECT DETAILS VIEW PROJECT DETAILS Our in-house Architect recently qualified as an ‘empty nester’ and decided it was time to downsize. They had lost the motivation to maintain a yard and large home, and only needed space for a flourishing herb garden. They considered apartments but rising body corporates costs, the disconnect with car parking and …

Ascot Small Lot Sanctuary

Gary & Lucy, Ascot VIEW PROJECT DETAILS VIEW PROJECT DETAILS Ascot is one of Brisbane’s premium suburbs with a good mix of traditional and modern architecture. We obtained Demolition Approval for the rundown brick and tile bungalow, leaving a sloping site and a client brief for a high quality family home, showcasing state-of-the-art design. This city Small Lot of only …

Chelmer Riverfront

VIEW PROJECT DETAILS Some of Brisbane’s most valuable properties sit on her riverbank. In Chelmer, building sites are highly sought after and rarely found. When our client found this piece of paradise it was extremely important to them that the home design was befitting of such a block, all the while reflecting their playful and confident personalities. There had to …

Coolum II

READ MORE Here the Summer Room opens to the North East corner of the site, looking out to the paperbark forest with the sounds of the beach just beyond. The two storey void to the Summer Room allows light into the centre of the home on this narrow site, and brings a casual sense of space and connection to the …

Taringa Double Character

David & Jen, Taringa VIEW PROJECT DETAILS VIEW PROJECT DETAILS All the challenges of designing on an inner city block were tackled on this project. The design had to satisfy town planning requirements for the Character Code while giving the owners a contemporary new home. In meeting these requirements, the home had to satisfy the ‘street character’ requirements to the …

Manly Executive

Bill, Manly VIEW PROJECT DETAILS VIEW PROJECT DETAILS This Small Lot Home design is a perfect example of Civic Steel Homes’ ability to take on a difficult block and create a spacious private residence suited to family and entertaining. This design dealt with inherent challenges such as a steep slope and narrow ten metre wide site, while embracing the positive …

Hendra Character

READ MORE While the street elevation had to reflect lightweight materials and a traditional roofline compatible with council’s Character Code requirements, everything else has a clean, contemporary feel. The floors are polished concrete throughout, along with the kitchen bench; there is full height glass opening to the garden, and the master bedroom looks through to the voids both inside and …

Pacific Pines

READ MORE The entire entertainment area — from kitchen to dining, through to the outdoor living and media room — join together and allow for everyone to relax around the pool and still be connected to all that is happening inside. Three living areas and four bedrooms cater for everyone in the family.