Best of Houzz 2017!

We won Best of Houzz 2017! The service award honours are based on several factors, including the number and quality of client reviews we received in 2016, and the award also represents the quality of our work. so excited and honoured.   Check out our Houzz profile: http://www.houzz.com.au/pro/sketch554/sketch-building-design  



What an Open-Plan Addition Can Do for Your Old House

It’s no secret that most of the original homes we see in older, established areas simply don’t cut it when it comes to meeting our 21st-century lifestyles, despite many of them being beautiful pieces of architecture. Many of these homes feature individual, boxed-in rooms instead of the open-plan layouts that support our modern way of […]



Christmas Closure Dates

Merry Christmas from all of us at Sketch Building Design. Our office will close Thursday 22th December 2016 3pm and reopen Monday 9th January 2017 at 9am.  



Construction Progress – Brighton East Alterations/Additions

Construction has commenced on our new Brighton East alterations and double storey addition. This project involves extensive renovation to the lower floor with a large upper level addition consisting of 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and rumpus Stay tuned for the progressive updates on this stunning project in 2017.          



Construction Progress – Surrey Hills Addition

Melbourne finally turned on the sunshine for the official start of summer. This set the perfect seen for us to sneak out and take a look how our latest Surrey Hills addition is coming together. Sub-floor down was a great start, now trying to get steel in by Christmas!  



Building Near Trees? Read This First

Trees can easily be overlooked during the design process, but they can become critical items later on. And don’t think you’re off the hook if you’re not planning to remove any trees to make way for your extension, renovation or new build. Building anywhere near a tree of significance (even if it’s not on your […]



CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS – ARMADALE ALTERATIONS/ADDITIONS

Despite our unseasonable Melbourne weather, construction progress is going well! Steel is up…starts to take shape!!     Two weeks ago, we have posted photos of slab poured… click here !                



CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS – ARMADALE ALTERATIONS/ADDITIONS

Construction progress is well under way with our new Alterations/Additions project in Armadale. Slab is poured, Swimming pool is built with polished concrete coping and the brickwork and framing is well under way in the race to lock-up by the end of the year. The builders from Ascot Group are doing a great job to […]



CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS – ELSTERNWICK ALTERATIONS/ADDITIONS

Three months have already passed by since our last visit and the guys on site continue to do an exceptional work. well done!! click here to view previous post