Westlake Expansive Riverside

VIEW PROJECT DETAILS This site gave us a fantastic opportunity to design on a wide block with great river frontage and views through the eucalypts. With such a wide block, nearly every room has views to the water and is connected to the spacious outdoor entertaining area. There is a void space to the kitchen and dining area that allows …

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 …

Noosaville Riverside

Glennys, Noosaville VIEW PROJECT DETAILS VIEW PROJECT DETAILS The solution for this Noosaville new home design came with a first response to the close proximity of the Noosa River foreshore. This led to an informal emphasis on the entry, and a clever way to capture the North-Eastern aspect with breezes and views across to the river. The result is a …

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 …

Yaroomba Coastal Cool

Alan & Lyn, Yaroomba VIEW PROJECT DETAILS VIEW PROJECT DETAILS Being overseas for most of the build, it was imperative for Alan and Lyn to be comfortable with the detail of the construction documentation prior to starting. Our thorough documentation process gave them the confidence to leave the construction stage in our hands while they were absent. The rigid covenant …

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 …

Noosaville Elevated Design

READ MORE Living areas are full of natural light and all take in the magnificent river views – a clean and practical solution to a perfect location. The external staircase from the deck allows easy connection between the upper level and the courtyard through to the lower family room, thereby enhancing the relaxed sub-tropical lifestyle. Customised screens provide visual privacy …

Alexandra Headlands Casual Beachside

Kerry & Cheryl VIEW PROJECT DETAILS VIEW PROJECT DETAILS In the heart of the Sunshine Coast’s beachside lifestyle, this property is walking distance to ocean, surf clubs and the local restaurant district. The emphasis for this project was on informal living and a much-used outdoor entertaining space on the north-east. In this case, a formal front entry is completely erased …

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 …

Coolum I

READ MORE Pitched roofs, balconies, batten screens, soft colour schemes and native landscaping help blend the old with the new. The location of every home is an important part of the design brief. Here on the beach, appropriate flooring, corrosive resistant materials, keyless entry and storage for surfboards and fishing gear was a must. Being in a golf course community, …

Marcus Beach

READ MORE A wonderful North-Eastern aspect prompted walls of louvres and fixed glass that promote ample natural light and cross flow ventilation. While the entertaining deck has the best views of the Pacific, consideration was still given to direct pool and beach access via external stairs. This is a luxuriously appointed beach home that sits effortlessly in its environment and …

Noosa Canal Zen

Tacqui, Noosa Waters VIEW PROJECT DETAILS VIEW PROJECT DETAILS A well chosen waterfront block and an experienced client led to the seamless development of a design that took advantage of a magnificent outlook with the potential for year round outdoor living. The living area takes in not only the swimming pool and canal outlook, but opens through to a private …