Design Process

At Design Plus Drafting we want you to understand every aspect of the process of designing your project, so we keep the way we work as straightforward as possible. These are the steps involved:

1. Concept Design

  • Obtain client brief, preferably at in-studio meeting, and sign contract
  • Assess site condition and constraints at site visit and online
  • Initial enquiries with local council/authorities
  • Preliminary selection of materials and finishes

2. Design Development

  • Begin the initial design and generate floor plans and elevations
  • Provide schedule of proposed materials such as cladding, render etc
  • Client reviews proposed design and drawings
  • Incorporate client feedback in drawings
  • Client approval of proposed design and drawings
  • Confirm statutory and council requirements

3. DA & Construction Documentation

  • Finalise Draft Drawings including floor plans, elevations and sections
  • Prepare specifications and schedules in accordance with drawings
  • Compile BASIX and Statement of Environmental Effects documentaion
  • Lodge Development Application (if required)
  • Complete specifications for Construction Drawings
  • Client approval of Construction Drawings
  • Issue Construction Drawings and hand over to client

I was really pleased with the service provided by Design Plus Drafting. Cameron was great to work with. All of his assistance was helpful and much appreciated. I would definitely recommend Design Plus Drafting!

Alfred – Alexandria
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