Brief Builder

  1. Project address
  2. Who are the occupants of the house?
  3. For everyone who will live/lives here, describe who they are, their likes and personalities.
  4. What is about your job that you like/love and hate/dislike?
  5. How many occupants(and who) may be living in the residence in:
    5 Years?
    10 Years?
    15 Years?
    20 Years?
  6. Do any of the house members have or like any cultural influences that should be considered in the design? if so, should this be a subtle or a strong statement?
  7. For every household member, what is their typical schedule on:
  8. What ratio of communal/private time would you like to have in the following scenarios? (if applicable)
    Parents & Children
    %

    :

    %
    Siblings
    %

    :

    %
    Partners/Spouses
    %

    :

    %
  9. What is about your current house that you each love and hate?
  10. Why have you decided to build renovate rather than relocate to a more suitable space?
  11. In case of additions, which rooms must remain exactly as they are today? (Do not include spaces you are open to being relocated)
  12. Do the sizes or shapes of your current spaces limit anybody from achieving what they would love to be doing? if so, what is needed?
  13. Are there medical issues that any occupants suffer from that could affect the design?
  14. Imagine your house is completed and you have settled in. How will you be spending the following events?
    Christmas
    Easter
    Family Birthdays
  15. Describe what you think the home of future(2040) will look like. How will we be living?
  16. Please drag the following concepts in order of importance to you(Top = highest importance)
    • Final detailing
    • Internal Floorplan (layout)
    • Sustainability
    • Timetable
    • Tidiness and storage
    • Privacy from neighbours
    • Automated Home
    • Facade appearance
    • Sticking to budget
    • Year-round thermal comfort
    • Healthy House
    • Multi-functional and adaptable spaces
    • Privacy from others in the home
    • Stress free approval
  17. Over a 100 day period, how many days would incorporate the following activities: (a 3 month period is a satisfactory and sometimes easier period to estimate)
    Entertain guests for lunch/dinner
    days
    Have guest sleep over(kids or family)
    days
    Spend the night watching TV
    days
    Go on holidays
    days
    Spend the majority of your time at home
    days
    Spend more than an hour cleaning
    days
    Spend working from home (e.g. paying bills/admin)
    days
    Spend Gardening
    days
    Spend Outside
    days
    Read
    days
    June-Aug use the heating
    days
    Dec - Feb use cooling
    days
  18. THE BUDGET

  19. What is the budget range for the project including all construction, fees & consultants
    $
    $
  20. Are there any design concepts you would like to add? E.g. Bright & white, indoor/outdoor integration etc.
  21. Friendly neighbours[Y/N]
  22. Any new fences or fence replacement?
  23. STCA are there any trees you would like removed?
  24. Are there gas services onsite?
  25. Seat Qty Indoor Dining
  26. Kitchen Island/Breakfast Bar Seats
  27. Seat Qty Outdoor Dining
  28. Seat Qty Outdoor Lounge
  29. Butler's Pantry
  30. List any kitchen appliances that will need to be stored that won't always be kept on the counter Eg. Bread Makers, rice cookers, slow cookers, etc.
  31. Laundry Style
  32. Qty Bedrooms (Include part-time study/guest multi-spaces)
  33. Walk-in robe to which rooms?
  34. Desk to which rooms
  35. Permanent & dedicated Study space (Not for guest/spare room)
  36. Ensuite to which rooms?
  37. Qty of Toilets
  38. Qty of Showers
  39. Qty of Baths
  40. What volume of other storage do you anticipate needing? [m3 - D x W x H]
    Linen (Standard is 0.6m3)
    Sports Gear
    Tools
    Camping Gear
    Christmas Gear
    Toys
    Filling/Business
    Garden/Outdoor
    Long Term Store
    Art & Craft
    Books
    Pet related
    Laundry Storage
    Bike Storage
    Other
  41. Garage Parking
  42. Carport Parking
  43. Pool
  44. List and photograph any existing furniture that must be retained. Furniture listed here should be significant enough for the architecture to accommodate it, and be in a complementary style.
  45. Please note any other information or elaboration that the form has so far not allowed for:
  46. What are you first thoughts and opinions when presented with the following design concept? (Not necessarily the specific pictured example)
    Organic/Feminine
    Concrete
    Green Roof
    Interior Courtyard
    Masculine/Linear
    Reclusive/Mysterious
    Voids/Double-height
    Integrated Joinery
  47. Email address*