Inspiration

The Balance of Design and Budget – Tips and Tricks

A Client can initially present some pretty firm ideas on their preferred design concept coupled with a very defined budget. The challenge for a designer is to meet or exceed their design expectations whilst defining a realistic and achievable budget. Read on for some tips and tricks to get your budget and design right – right from the beginning.

Avoid Cost Overrun – Follow These Simple Steps

One of the most disheartening experiences for a homeowner is the cost overrun. However, with careful planning and working at the preliminary stage, with the right building professional, there should be no surprises. Follow these simple steps to learn how to avoid an all too common problem.

Did you know that hiring an architect is not the only option you have when designing your custom home?

All too often a Client looking to build their dream home is uncertain as to where to start. There are some common questions that arise within the initial phases – in this article we help you to explore the merits and pitfalls of the options available to you to move forward with your dreams.

Shipping Container Pools – From Concept to Reality

The Shipping Container Pool concept caught both the Client and Gibson Building’s attention back in the design/concept phase. The pools placement creates a unique view from the home and an incredible vista while swimming – taking in the surrounding views of Noosa’s beloved hinterland.

Placing the 40ft container perpendicular to the deck and projection out to the north was conceived as a ‘wow’ factor.