Design Your Own Home
Capital Building has over 20 years of experience in designing dream homes initiated by clients’ ideas and imagination. These house designs may include home extensions, home renovations or custom designed new home.
If you are looking to design your dream home but don’t know where to start or are overwhelmed by the complexity of designing an extension or renovation, then we can help. Our extensive experience as quality home builders means that we can easily and smoothly guide and help you determine what you require, turning imagination into reality.
Home Design Ideas
We can help you understand what home extension or home renovation is best suited to your needs. We can offer advice with your shopping list which may contain things like:
- The number of rooms you need
- The type of rooms you want
- The position of rooms
- The size of rooms
- What new fittings are required
- Interior décor
- Appropriate materials
You can imagine the complexity of designing an extension or renovation. Capital Building makes this part easy for you by helping you determine your wants and needs while keeping your budget on track.
Home Design Brief
- Ensuring your home is shaped by its environment
Efficient use of building materials
- Visual harmony – all building is in harmony with the rest of your home
- Honest design
- Quality at every level
- Creation of a home to suit your specific needs
- Ease of construction
- Efficiencies of time and cost
- Sustainable design and construction
The home design brief incorporates the Design Principles (the basic ideas about the practice of good design). These are vital to ensure that Capital Building designs and builds your home extension or home renovation to the highest standard.
What else do we consider in the design brief?
- How many rooms you need
- What type of rooms you need
- Where will they be positioned
- Size of rooms
- New fittings required
- Interior décor
- Materials to use
- Colour schemes
Building an extension or renovating is one of the biggest purchases in our lifetime. Therefore, it is essential that before going ahead with a project you can trust the building company that you choose.
Capital Building has an impressive list of credentials which means that should you choose it, you will be using a trusted, experienced, honest and safe building operator.
Victoria Building Authority
You can check Capital Building’s registration credentials by contacting the Victorian Building Authority. (Tip: search for ‘harnischmacher’ or 'vinton' under the Practitioner Name field)
Capital Building offer a wide range of house design solutions that are fully custom and completely tailored to your property, requirements and preferences. We have experience with traditional, heritage and modern designs.
Yes, Capital Building specialise in creating custom house designs. Our team of designers will work closely with you to understand your vision, lifestyle, and preferences, and create a unique design that reflects your individuality.
Several factors should be considered in house designs, such as the size and shape of the property, the number of bedrooms and bathrooms required, the desired layout and flow, energy efficiency, accessibility, and compliance with local building codes and regulations.
Yes, Capital Building can incorporate sustainable and energy-efficient features into house designs. These may include solar panels , proper insulation, vapour barriers, energy-efficient appliances, high performance windows and doors , and water-saving fixtures to reduce environmental impact and utility costs.
The duration of the house design process depends on the complexity of the project and the level of customisation required. However, It usually takes 3-4 months to finalise the design, excluding any required applications with local authorities