At Fusion Building Design we offer a professional service with attention to detail and individuality. We offer house designs that are unique & inspiring yet functional & practical whilst ensuring the client’s needs and budget are met. We pride ourselves on our ability to work closely with builders & developers & liaise with interior designers & other consultants at our clients request. At Fusion our designers are proud to have completed a wide range of projects including contemporary, modern & traditional house plans, renovations & extensions, multi-residential (unit, town houses & apartments), and retail & office commercial development design. We do all the necessary research before drafting & creating 3D visualisations of your dream home, ensuring we take into consideration, climate, outlook, topography and aspect to ensure your year round comfort. We believe in straightforward, honest communication. Fusion Building Design will work with you and make your design process a pleasant and stress-free one.
Pamela Carsburg Building Designer – Director Pam has a vast knowledge of building construction, and has built her reputation in the industry based on honesty, working closely with her clients and liaising with builders’ to ensure budget constraints are met. Pam has worked on projects including residential, multi-residential, commercial design & a retirement village.Her passion lies in the area of sustainable design, having completed the necessary training to conduct Thermal Performance Assessments for dwellings (star ratings) using BERS Pro software. She is also an Endorsed Sustainable building designer & HIA GreenSmart accredited.
QWhat levels of service are available?
Level 1 includes basic drafting, no advice & no design input.
If you are a client or builder who has already spent the time designing your home & know exactly what you want. You just need it drawn to all relevant Australian Standards & council requirements, then this level is for you.
Concept stage is the initial phase where we meet to discuss the plan & relevant details. We will the take the plan (drawn to scale) you have provided & turn it into a dimensioned set of concept plans for you to check before proceeding to working drawings.
Working drawings stage will provide you with a good quality set of working drawings ready for you/your builder to submit to council. There is no allowance for changes to plans during this phase.
Plans & documentation:
Full set of working drawings
Deemed to satisfy Energy Report
Conditions of this level:
It is assumed a maximum of 2 revisions/minor changes within concept stage, changes at or after working drawings are complete is at an hourly rate of $110.
Slab on ground (for floor system – see design options)
Prefabricated framed & trusses (for stick frame – see design options)
Changes to construction drawings are charged at hourly rate ( see design options)
Fee Guide (prices are inclusive of GST)
Single Storey plans under 250m² (Min $2200)
Single Storey over 250m² (9.20 per/m²)
Double Storey under 300m² (Min $3300)
Double Storey over 300m² (P.O.A)
Renovation or Extension (P.O.A)
Simple projects such as carport, patio & small deck (Min. $1320)
Not sure if Level 1 is enough for your needs?
You can arrange a “design consultation” and allow us to work through the issues, talk about budget, site levels and orientation, other problems & options, & from there decide if you want level 1 or something more. (see design options)
Level 2 includes Level 1 + design input & must include a design consultation
The design consultation is probably the most important stage where we sit down and assess you needs, the best site outcomes for your property, advice on budget & a whole range of other important impacts on your property.
This level includes renovations & extensions.
Following the design consultation we can give a quote for concept design & indicative quote for working drawings. If you are happy & wish to proceed I start working on your concept design.
3D renders & animation as discussed
Design Development Stage: Once we have completed your concept we will contact you to present and discuss design options. It may take 2 or 3 revisions before you are totally happy with your design & are ready to progress to Working Drawings
Working Drawings stage will provide you with a set of working drawings ready for your builder to submit to council. There are generally no changes to plans during this phase.
Working drawing stage
Plans & documentation as required:
Full set of detailed working drawings
Framing & tie down schedules and certificate
Your choice of Energy Assessment Report – DTS or Software rated
schedules and/or detail drawings as discussed
Level 3 encompasses levels 1 & 2 + contract administration & is suitable for clients who are wanting a professional to be involved in their project from start to finish.
Services may include but not limited to:
Advice selecting builders
Conducting a tender process & reviewing the contracts
Regular site visits to oversee the building works
Fee Guide: Following the Design consultation we can give a quote for concept design & an indicative quote for all remaining stages including working drawings. In some cases with large complex builds we will charge a percentage of the project cost, this is a more flexible approach and changes accordingly if the project increase or decreases in value and complexity without the need to renegotiate fees.
Design Options & Additional Extras (prices are inclusive of GST)
Design Consultation $220. (only if you decide not to proceed)
Interior design package arranged on request
Structural roof & wall framing $880
Timber floor system POA
Additional km’s charged @ .75c per/km
Cabinetry detailing POA
Electrical & services plans POA
Special detailing like stairs/tiling patterns POA
QWhat is your full range of services?
Residential Design – Building Plans & Documentation
Design for Disabled
Beach or canal house
Interior Design Fusion Building Design Toowoomba South East Queensland Designers House Plans by Design Architects
Material & finishes selections
Paint colour schemes
Kitchen & bathroom design
Colour board on request
Free quote – your design or ours
Commercial and Public Buildings Fusion Building Design Toowoomba South East Queensland Designers House Plans by Design Architects
Commercial/Industrial- Building Plans & Documentation
Energy Assessment Ratings Fusion Building Design Toowoomba and South East Queensland Designers House Plans by Design Architects
Energy Assessment Ratings
Deemed to satisfy – Min 6 star compliance
Bers – thermal energy rating (up to 10 stars)
Master Planning and Feasibility Studies Fusion Building Design Toowoomba and South East Queensland Designers House Plans by Design Architects
Master Planning & Feasibility Studies
3D Rendering and Animation Fusion Building Design Toowoomba and South East Queensland Designers House Plans by Design Architects
3D Rendering Animation & Drafting services
Property marketing campaigns
Virtual 3D walk-through animation
Contract Administration Fusion Building Design Toowoomba South East Queensland Designers House Plans by Design Architects
Available on projects designed by Fusion