10 Reasons to Use an Architect

10 Reasons to Use an Architect

You have all these ideas of how you want your home to appear but you’re not sure how to make it happen. An Architect can turn this into reality.   1. Your vision turns into reality with an Architect.     Extensive University training & experience...
What You Need to Consider Before Designing Your Home

What You Need to Consider Before Designing Your Home

What You Need to Consider Before Designing Your Home When you are planning your residential home build or renovation, there are many important points to consider. This planning is not only limited to selecting your site. As Gold Coast Architects, we often have clients...
Why Social Media is Important for Architects

Why Social Media is Important for Architects

Why Social Media is Important for Architects The Influence of Social Media on ArchitectureAs an Architect, the communication channels used with clients vary. In the past these primarily consisted of personal face to face meetings, email and phone contact. Today social...
The Demise of Manual Drafting

The Demise of Manual Drafting

The demise of manual drafting Moving office recently I came across many of my manual drafting implements that were essential tools in my early architectural career. Sadly, most of these are now largely redundant as computers have usurped their role. Unlike today’s CAD...
Designing for Dementia

Designing for Dementia

It is reported that more than 400,000 people are currently diagnosed with dementia in Australia at a cost of nearly $15 billion to the economy. More than half of the residents in aged care facilities are suffering from the condition including an increasing number of...
Gold Coast Architecture – 20th Century to Today

Gold Coast Architecture – 20th Century to Today

The Evolution of Gold Coast Residential Architecture from the 20th Century until today Having just paused to remember those fallen in wars across the globe, our Principal Architect, John Lea, has taken a trip down memory lane to put the spotlight on the evolution of...