What is a Residential Building Designer?

Building design is an important aspect of constructing a new home.  It involves the planning and creation of the physical and functional layout of a new or existing home renovations/extensions.

The Pole Home Centre are experts in residential building design and have special expertise in designing homes on difficult blocks.

The main goal of a building designer is to create a design that meets the needs and wants of the client (the home owner), while also taking into consideration the location and environmental factors, as well as the structural and safety requirements.

Building designers work closely with their clients to understand their needs and develop a design that is both functional and aesthetically pleasing.  The home designer creates the plans for approvals and construction and gives the builders advice on the design materials.

A building designer must be knowledgeable about various aspects of construction, including building codes and regulations, structural engineering, and materials and finishes. They must also have strong communication and problem-solving skills, as they often work with various professionals such as architects, engineers, contractors, and subcontractors.

The process of building design typically involves several stages.  See our Design Process

In the development stage, the building designer creates a preliminary design concept to help the client visualise the home. After further consultation with the client, the design is then refined based on feedback and input, ensuring that the final design and plan meets the client’s needs and vision.  The building designer creates detailed construction documents that include specifications, material selections, etc.

Overall, a building designer is an essential part of the construction process, as they play a critical role in creating functional and aesthetically pleasing spaces. They are responsible for ensuring that the design meets the needs and wants of the client while also adhering to building codes, regulations and makes sure that the plans are approved by council.

If you are planning a new home or renovations to your existing home, then contact us for a Free Estimate.  We can help ensure that your vision becomes a reality