It’s time to have your say about what gets built in The Shire!

It’s time to have your say about what gets built in The Shire!

Sutherland Council are in the process of updating the rules about what can be built where and how big it can be. It’s not the developers who make these decisions it is the council and they are asking people in The Sutherland Shire what we would like to see. So...
May 2021 Letter to Clients

May 2021 Letter to Clients

NSW Design & Building Practitioners (DBP) Act & Regulation The NSW Government’s new BDP Regulation to accompany the DBP Act has now been finalised. Various “guidelines” are also being drafted to assist in the implementation. The Act & Regulation will come...
Update to Clients – April 2021

Update to Clients – April 2021

NSW Design & Building Practitioners (DBP) Act & Regulation Couvaras Architects update to clients – April 2021 The NSW Government enacted the DBP Act in June 2020. The Act will come into effect on 1 July 2021, along with the accompanying Regulation (final...
Letter to Clients

Letter to Clients

RE: NSW Building Regulation changes We are writing to provide our clients with a brief update on legislation changes that will affect the way buildings are built, and the services we will be required to provide. Following a number of high profile building disasters...
Is your real estate agent worth more than your architect?

Is your real estate agent worth more than your architect?

Controversial I know – To all my friends in real estate, this is not aimed at you – good on you for getting paid well for what you do. This is an issue for my own profession & those that engage our services. Very rarely is the agents commission, fancy suit or...