Astute Architectural Drafting

High Quality Cost Effective House Design

About Us: 

Astute Architectural Drafting:

Is a family owned business with more than 20 years of experience in architectural drafting and design. Astute Architectural Drafting specialise in providing our clients with quality cost effective designs that are both elegant and functional.  Our team is skilled in all aspects of residential housing design, with a focus on integrated design harmonising functionality, practicality and individual style.   


Why choose Astute Architectural Drafting?

We undertake a range of design projects, from complex to simple, building new or extending existing, modern, contemporary or classical and heritage.  Residential housing designs vary greatly and so do our skills.  We have the experience and skills to delivery on every design project.  If you want an expert to create a new design or if you're someone who knows what they want, and just need someone to present your ideas professionally, then look no further. 


High Quality, Cost Effective House Designs:

We produce high quality architectural drawings using 3D modelling software that produces a higher degree of accuracy.  Our architectural plans accurately provide our clients with realistic representations of their chosen design.  When designing, we consider cost effective solutions that result in reduced building costs that don't compromise design excellence in favour of cost savings. 


Complex and challenging site specialists:

We are specialists in designing,  with the most challenging sites:

  • Heritage & Conservation extensions in styles that range from sympathetic to modern contemporary
  • Bush fire prone land, that range from BAL12 to BALFZ
  • Flood prone land, from waterways to overland flooding 
  • Difficult to build-on sites, from heavily sloping land to tight access and narrow lots
  • Building technologies, ranging from conventional, to sustainably engineered technologies  


BASIX certificates & NatHERS star rating:

We provide compliance for BASIX thermal comfort, NatHERS certification for all new developments or extensions and additions.   

We also provide an Energy Star Rating for existing houses and buildings.  Measuring the energy efficiency using a star rating system and subsequently making improvements to obtain the following benefits:

  • Reduce power and energy bills. 
  • Display the energy efficiency (star rating) when selling or leasing a property.