Why Use a Building Designer?

The aim of our members is to have satisfied clients whose criteria have been met in every respect. This goal is generally achieved as evidenced by the number of successful building designers with satisfied clients throughout the state. Whether you are planning a new building, an alteration & addition to an existing building or just raising your house, a building designer can design your project. A building designer will work with you to enhance your lifestyle or to create an efficient workplace without sacrificing the building's visual appeal or exceeding your budget. Your building designer will work hard to determine the most cost effective, user friendly and practical solutions that not only look good, but also meet your requirements.

What's the difference between a Building Designer and an Architect?

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In the Northern Territory there is no difference in the work that can be done by a building designer or an architect. There are some differences in education and regulation between the professions but these make little difference to their work output. As the name suggests, a building designer designs buildings which can range from a family home to a multi-storey commercial complex. .Building designers can design you a building that is energy efficient and comfortable, provides value for money and is suitable for your specific needs.

The design will take into account your lifestyle, budget, site conditions, potential resale and long term maintenance costs. Your building designer not only designs your building but also can work with a team of other professionals to ensure that structural elements and other specialist matters combine with the aesthetics to produce a building which will look good but also will serve you well for years to come.

Your building designer will prepare your working drawings and can assemble all the other documents required for the necessary approvals and construction. Your building designer can provide advice and assistance on town planning or other regulations relevant to your project or suggest a relevant consultant.

When engaging your building designer, they will work out your scope of work for your particular project with you so you know what is to be done. Builders, construction companies, developers, project managers, mums and dads, even architects; use building designers to design their buildings and prepare all of the necessary working drawings and documentation needed for approval and construction.