Advice and Information
Ecotect Architects are able to provide advice and information
relating to all aspects of residential design through our Advisory
Service. Whether you are considering building a new home or
undergoing an addition or renovations, this service will help you
to get off on the right foot.
This advice can relate to any or all of the following areas:
- Preliminary feasibility and costing
- Passive solar design and other ESD issues
- Planning and local council requirements
- General design issues
- Preliminary material selection
- Preliminary site analysis
The Advisory Service is provided by one of our architects who
will meet with you for up to three hours. Alternatively, an on site
meeting can be arranged if this is more appropriate to your
This initial service is to screen ideas and indicate the
potential for proceeding and answer any technical queries a
potential client may have from a technical viewpoint.
Over the last 35 years the practice has given advice to about
3,000 residential clients from all over the state and have design
and built or project managed about 800 individually designed homes
and many standard plans for project builders in addition to the
private clients projects.
Advisory Service Costs:
Our standard package service is:
$770 incl GST for a session by Garry Baverstock
$550 incl GST for a session with an associate
or time charges:
- Architect $150.00 per hour
- Senior Architect $180.00 per hour
- Principal Garry Baverstock $250.00 per hour
If the site is more than 50 km from the office, travel expenses
will be charged as a disbursement.
If the site is in a regional area and there is a need to
stay over night, accommodation expenses will also be a
disbursement. This is all discussed before proceeding with the
initial advisory service.
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Interested in this service? Why not contact us for information on how we can
work with you.