Adelaide, SA, AU Design-Build Firms

When building a new house, people often turn to architects to kick off the project. However, a different model is becoming quite popular: design-build. Instead of dividing tasks between separate architecture and construction companies, you can hire a full-service Adelaide design-and-build company to complete your entire project, from initial sketches through final construction. Learn more about how to choose the right design-build pros in Adelaide, SA, AU for your home project below: More
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Featured Reviews for Design-Build Firms in Adelaide, SA, AU
Creative Home Renovations
Design-Build Firms in Adelaide, SA, AU
"We needed an expert bathroom designer, quality workmanship and value for money; all achieved through a one stop shop - Creative Home Plus! Thank you so much; highly recommended."
- Derryn Kendall
Graff Design & Construction
Design-Build Firms in Adelaide, SA, AU
"Graff Design helped plan our renovations and complete building works to have a new kitchen installed and install new windows throughout the house. From initial concepts and design of the room through to organising trades to complete work we found them extremely helpful, professional, prompt and thorough. They surpassed our expectations with the quality of workmanship and made the daunting project an enjoyable and relaxed experience. We would certainly recommend them to others and will be calling them for any future projects we have. Craig & Amy Loechel"
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Finesse Built
Design-Build Firms in Adelaide, SA, AU
"Great Job Matt and the boys. Finesse have a great team lead by Hayden and every trade seems as though they are the best at what they did. We would recommend them to anyone looking for a quality builder. We extended over 150m2 of new living space including an en-suite, main bathroom new kitchen and laundry, it also included a separate media room and outdoor kitchen and an 80m2 deck! The entire extension has Hydronic "in floor" heating under a polished concrete slab. The main living area has a 4.5m ceiling with a "Big Ass Fan" spanning over 3m. the building achieved a very high Energy rating of over 7. We also added a 25m undercover concrete driveway to finish it off. Throughout the recommendations of the team were invaluable and the build went without a hitch. Andrew"
- Andrew Lange
TEK Building & Design
Design-Build Firms in Adelaide, SA, AU
"We engaged TEK Building to build our dream house and they didn't disappoint. From the outset we knew we had chosen the right builder. Working with a custom builder we were able to put own stamp on the project and with help from the team at TEK we were able to design and create a home that was both functional and beautiful to live in. The quality of their trades was very high and we felt comfortable working with and communicating with the on site supervisors throughout the project build. We love living in our home and feel very lucky to have chosen a builder like TEK Building and Design. Regards Grant and Joanna Inberg"
- grant_inberg
Bower Construction & Design
Design-Build Firms in Adelaide, SA, AU
"We would thoroughly recommend Bowers. They were very professional, friendly and easy to deal with throughout our building process. Nothing was too much trouble, and even when job was completed they were happy to follow things up."
- catfenn
Brilliant SA
Design-Build Firms in Adelaide, SA, AU
"After having an amazing extension done by Brilliant SA two years ago, a project completed 1 week before the scheduled completion date, we didn't even bother to get quotes from other companies when we were ready to do a kitchen and bathroom renovation this year. The designer listened carefully to what we wanted and her first design was superb, so we needed to ponder no further. Our project involved the removal of asbestos, eliminating 3 walls and amalgamating the existing toilet and bathroom, with a reconfiguration of the rooms. Brilliant SA only employ polite, respectful, skilled tradespeople - people we would gladly invite over for a meal, so it was a delight to have them working at our home. Our project manager had the most incredible attention to detail and was able to short circuit anything that was drifting off course. He was on site most days and kept us informed of the process and any deviations from the original schedule. The final result is a stylish and very functional kitchen invoking a 'Wow, that's an amazing result,' from everyone, with a similar reaction to the bathroom. We encourage others not to go for the cheapest quote, but to go with a company that will provide quality work in a timely fashion, undertaken by people who are delightful to have around. We wouldn't go anywhere else after having two fantastic projects completed by Brilliant SA. Thank you so much for creating a space in which we are both comfortable and aesthetically delighted!"
- gail5464
Design-Build Firms in Adelaide, SA, AU
"Our builder used Sam and buildpartners in the build of our family home. Sam was extremely professional and helpful. Sam does all his hard work upfront, his initial quote was very accurate and supported with detailed quotations from trades. During the build process Sam was prompt in responding to any request for variation schedules and offered his professional opinion were requested by us or our builder. We would recommend Sam and use him again for any future builds."
- luke7930
Metamorphosis Engineering
Design-Build Firms in Adelaide, SA, AU
"Matt's service was amazing. I required some engineering as part of a council approval application for a retaining wall / fence project. The turn around time was more than reasonable. Matt was super friendly and had a clear understanding of the job. Will use again in the future. Thanks Matt."
- Colin Reynolds
Homeplus Improvements
Design-Build Firms in Adelaide, SA, AU
"Homeplus Improvements installed our ensuite, the whole process was completed professionally and on time exceeding our expectations. Would throughly recommend to family and friends."
- leannemglenister
Graphite Construction | Management
Design-Build Firms in Adelaide, SA, AU
"Michael is a professional and gives his full commitment to meet clients deadlines. I have given him few jobs and he had completed them as agreed with no surprises. Since he is a hands on builder, he knows the job quite well. He is pleasant to deal with and a good person. I have seen his work first hand and happy to recommend him to my friends and family. Best wishes."
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What is a design-build firm?

Design-build firms take on the responsibilities of architects, contractors and construction companies, all under one roof. These full-service firms focus on a streamlined design-build process — from the initial design to the estimating phase to physical construction — in the hope of creating an efficient experience for both the client and the company. Because the entire project is happening within one company, Adelaide design-build firms are able to overlap the design and construction phases of the project, which often speeds up the project significantly. In addition, these firms work to minimize risks for the project owner through single-point responsibility contracts. However, depending on the firm, you may still want to contact an interior designer or architect to help create the exact look you want. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of design-build firms: Interior Designers & Decorators, Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers, Architects & Building Designers, Photographers.

Before deciding on a residential design-and-build company in Adelaide, SA, AU, think about what you want from your new home. Do you want a large kitchen for entertaining? Do you need several bedrooms for children and guests? Do you want a finished basement for extra space or storage? Look for Adelaide design-builders that specialize in the areas you're looking for. Budget is obviously a determining factor in the outcome of your project. To make sure you stay within your means, consider making a must-have list and a wish list. Gauge where the estimates are falling to determine which design-build contract can realistically strike the balance between the two.

Questions to ask a prospective Adelaide design-builder:

  • How long have you been in the design-build construction business?
  • How many projects like mine have you completed?
  • Who will be working on the project?
  • Are the workers employees or subcontractors?
  • Can you provide me with references?
  • Who is your designer, and what are his or her qualifications?
  • Are your employees licensed and insured?
  • How do you charge, and what does that include?
  • Can you give me a written estimate?
  • What do your services include?
  • When can this job get done?
  • What happens when cost exceeds the budget? What about changes to materials or labor pricing?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Are there any important considerations or concerns you foresee with this project?

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