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Award Winning South Coast Retreat

A two-hour drive heading south from Sydney leads to a place where the dramatic coast and its cliffs spill into the ocean and blue. We had the great honour to restore and rebuild a stunning coastal home in this beautiful part of Australia and we were subsequently recognised for this work the highest Industry award.

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The Building Guild Win NSW MBA Award

The Master Builders’ Association (MBA) of NSW Excellence in Housing Awards 2015 took place this month and I am proud to announce The Building Guild were recipient of an award. The award granted is within the category House Additions / Alterations / Renovations. The awards ceremony took place in Sydney on August 29, 2015.

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Keep it Real: Timber

In so many of the projects we have worked on over the last three years there has been a recognition by the client or the designer that ‘new for old’ isn’t necessarily the best thing for their project. Whether that’s because of the client’s brand message, or the design aesthetic or the environmental benefits of recycling, the trend is on the rise. 

As a builder and a quasi craftsman, I have to confess to a personal love for the way we get to reuse timber. And what’s more is that the older the original building we are working in, the more of the stuff there is to get our hands on.

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Modular Homes: More than just a cool way to re-use containers

You’ve probably seen a few of these cool (-ish) rustic looking shipping container homes pop up in your Facebook feed or on Pinterest if you’re like me – always on the hunt for the next project challenge. What you might not know, is that they’re not just for people who are choosing to go ‘off the grid’ in terms of power or other urban services.

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