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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 […]


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 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 […]


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                

Home-Brewed Coffee Stations to Perk You Right Up

At Sketch Building Design, we love coffee! Check out this article and let’s have a “nice cup” of inspiration!


New construction site in Elsternwick for an existing contemporary single storey dwelling. This job will be involving additions such as a WIR and Ensuite to the front master bedroom and at the rear of the property; a private study area with an open plan living/dining and a new kitchen with butler’s pantry and laundry. These […]

Wake Up Your Workspace for the New Financial Year

Many of us spend a large percentage of our daylight hours at a desk, so it’s important to recognise which factors impact how we feel while we work. Kick off the new financial year with these easy ideas to make your workspace a healthy and inspiring place to spend the day!

Building Your Own Home? Here Are 7 Essential Lessons

For those of you about to launch into building your own home, you may be asking yourself, ‘What have I gotten myself into?’. Fear not – these pearls of wisdom, passed on by those who have also built their own homes, may be just what you need. The task at hand may seem daunting, but […]

BDAV Golf Day 2016

Despite an unpleasant weather two weeks ago, these two had fun!! at Riversdale Golf Club