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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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House extension in Hilton WA – progress report

I’m sure that I’m not alone in getting excited seeing before & after photographs of building projects. That’s what I have for you today – before photos taken by the owner of the house a few years ago and progress (not quite after but the differences are significant) photos taken by the One Design and Construct […]

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Heritage Listed House Renovation in Hilton WA

I had an assumption that heritage listed buildings had to be from the early 20th century such as 1920s or 1930s. My assumption was proven wrong. In fact, the current renovation project in Hilton is a restoration build for a house built in 1959. You might wonder how and why? Here’s an extract from a […]

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Finalist for 2016 MBA Housing Excellence Award

Fantastic news arrived in my inbox today from John – One Design & Construct has been selected as a finalist for the 2016 Master Builders Association’s Housing Excellence Award in the renovation/extension category. We submitted Peter & Jill’s Applecross master bedroom extension and kitchen renovation project to be considered for the MBA award and we […]

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