Abode is committed to creating sustainable, beautiful and practical spaces, coupled with quality detailing to realise our clients overall vision.
Our scope of services can be tailored to suit our clients needs and individual project requirements from concept phase through to completion for any scale and budget. You may opt to have Abode provide some of these services, and handle other aspects of the project yourself, alternatively we can provide a full service package where we take care of every step of the process for you.
Collaboration is key, we love working with our clients and/or builders including owner builders to create that unique design or to simply draw up a clients own concept.
Scope of Services
We gather as much information about you and your project to identify your desired project outcomes including layout, functionality, scale, aesthetics and budget.
Preliminary analysis of proposed site specific conditions, regulations and constraints and arrangement of soil analysis, survey and BAL assessment, if required.
Schematic Concept Design
Return brief conceptual sketched plans provided, including material palette ideas.
Client brief and approved conceptual sketches refined and computer modelled to include selected materials, colours and finishings. Detailed schematic design plans, 3D visualisations and walk through of the design is provided so you can experience the space. We then seek input to further refine any additional changes.
Preparing documentation for planning approval, ensuring compliance with Residential Design Codes and Building Requirements.
Coordination of relevant consultants, including Energy Efficiency Assessment and management of Shire Council Development Approval, if required.
Preparing construction documentation and detailed working drawings including, but not limited to site/floor plans, elevations, sections, structural detailing and schedules to allow for accurate tendering, compliance with current building standards and applying for the building permit.
Coordination of Structural Engineering and management of Shire Council Building Permit, if required.