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Home Design vs. House Plans

Drive around Joburg and you are bound to come across the ‘House Plans’ street ads. There are no pretty pictures. No person’s name. No company name. Just the words ‘House Plans’ and a cellphone number. It’s intriguing. We’ve always wondered who is on the other…

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How an Architect Calculates Their Fee

For the most part, there is a lot of mystery surrounding how an architect calculates their fee. This is compounded by the fact that different architects calculate their fees using different methods. In comparing quotes then, you may struggle to make any comparison at all….

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6 Steps to Hire the Right Architect

You have a project in mind, be it a renovation or new build, and you begin the task of finding an architect to work with. You ask around and get a few recommendations and possibly search online, finding options that at face value seem a…

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