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!



CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS – ELSTERNWICK ADDITIONS/ALTERATIONS

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  



Renovation Complete for Bentleigh Residence

We are proud to share with you the finished product of this Bentleigh Residence … check it out!                    



How to Plan a Family-Friendly Home

Building a home can be one of the most exciting and daunting things we do in life. For those attempting it for the first time, there are so many things that can be overlooked during the initial ‘floor plan’ design stage, especially for those who are about to be first-time parents, too. If you are […]



Construction complete for Hampton House

Construction of this new double storey house in Hampton is complete. Fantastic work done by the builder/owner!! What a great idea to combine timber block work and cement sheet based product! **To see photos from the work in progress back then, check out our previous post here



CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS – EDITHVALE ALTERATIONS/ADDITION

Last week, our two Directors went for a visit and check out this construction site which involved some alterations and a rear addition to the existing dwelling. Pictures below were taken before renovation: front house …   and backyard…   and after… and the rear … Clients are very excited to see the final result […]



10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Plan an Extension

Extending your home is an exciting prospect, but for many it is quite daunting too – we’ve all heard horror stories shared by those who have gone down that path. It doesn’t need to be that way though. With a little bit of planning, the right advice and some discipline, you can take control of […]