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Renovation in Beaconsfield

When Annabelle and Tom purchased their character house in Beaconsfield, they loved the feel of the property, but the 4-bed 1-bath layout didn’t quite work and there were a lot of areas that needed repair. They decided to renovate to make the property exactly how they wanted it. “If they can deal with a pregnant […]

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Giving back

It feels like today marks the real start of Autumn for us in Perth. It’s a rainy Sunday and images of people enjoying football games abound. Anyone who knows John would know that he is an avid football fan. It is not surprising then for us all to know that One Design and Construct was […]

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When Ash, the interior decorator, met John

It’s an older character home on a lush tree-lined street in a well-established suburb. There’s a lot to love about the house but because the home was built so long ago, it doesn’t have many of the comforts and conveniences that come with modern design and construction. Here’s a list of challenges a lot of […]

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Renovate and retire in Leeming

When Margaret decided to retire in late 2018, she also had to think about whether to downsize or continue living in a double-storey home that she had built over 30 years ago. She liked the fact that the house was built really well. After all, her structural engineer friend made sure that the house sat […]

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Kitchen, Laundry and Bathroom renovation in South Perth

One Design and Construct have been very busy completing various home renovation projects lately. One project that we’ve been meaning to share is the kitchen, laundry and bathroom renovation in South Perth. Check out before images of the areas. Here are the images after the renovation by the 1DC team.

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2018 National Finalist for Alternations and Additions under $200,000

Having already won the Western Australian Master Builders-Bankwest Excellence in Construction, Housing and Regional Building Award for Best Alteration and Addition Award in the $150,000 – $200,000 category in March 2018, One Design and Construct’s winning entry was also nominated by the Master Builders Association of Western Australia as a national finalist in the Master […]

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One Design and Construct Maintenance Division for Town of Mosman Park

One Design and Construct Maintenance Division successfully completed a number of projects for the Town of Mosman Park in the previous year. John and his team have been selected as a preferred supplier for the Town of Mosman Park, no doubt thanks to the team’s dedication to craftsmanship and excellent service. One Design and Construct […]

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Million Dollar Views in Rossmoyne with Sky Deck

Is there a potential for a spectacular view of open vista in your home? This was the case in this Rossmoyne residence. When these images came through I couldn’t wait to see the actual view from the Sky Deck which John and his team constructed for the client. The project took 4 months to complete. […]

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Award Winning One Design and Construct

24 March 2018 – MBA Housing Excellence Awards This is one of those rare occasions when John and his team get to take their hard hats and steel cap boots off, dress in black tie to go out for a evening with their family. One Design and Construct have been nominated as finalists a few […]

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Finalists for Two Categories at Master Builders Association Awards 2018

We ended 2017 with the announcement that One Design and Construct is a finalist for MBA awards 2018. What we did not know at the time was for which category 1DC is finalist. We’ve just been informed that 1DC team are finalists (yes that’s right) for two categories. We entered two projects and both of […]

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