our process
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Project Establishment

Our architectural design team starts by setting project goals with you, including budget and scope. For renovation projects, we use technology to measure the home and create a digital 3D model. We work closely with you to design a functional and beautiful space tailored to their needs.

Project Establishment
Preliminary Design
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Preliminary Design

In the preliminary design phase, our architectural designers will check local rules and safety for your new home construction. They will create a preliminary design that considers the look and size of your home. We aim to give you a beautiful and well-planned home that follows all local rules. We take care of your construction project from beginning to end.

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Preliminary Design

In the preliminary design phase, our architectural designers will check local rules and safety for your new home construction. They will create a preliminary design that considers the look and size of your home. We aim to give you a beautiful and well-planned home that follows all local rules. We take care of your construction project from beginning to end.

Preliminary Design
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Resource Consent

A resource consent requires a detailed architectural plan, elevations, visual representations, and a comprehensive report on how the project complies with regulations. The process can be time-consuming and may require revisions. Once approved, the letter includes conditions that must be met during construction, such as material selection and boundary non-compliance.

Resource Consent
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Concept Design
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Concept Design

Our architectural design team refines your initial ideas into a design that maximizes your lifestyle. We focus on enhancing living spaces, considering important details like materials and colour schemes, and working closely with the council for compliance. We coordinate with project planners and take pride in our attention to detail to deliver a functional, well-designed space that fits your unique needs.

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Concept Design

Our architectural design team refines your initial ideas into a design that maximizes your lifestyle. We focus on enhancing living spaces, considering important details like materials and colour schemes, and working closely with the council for compliance. We coordinate with project planners and take pride in our attention to detail to deliver a functional, well-designed space that fits your unique needs.

Concept Design
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Developed Design

Our architectural designers refine your home design during the developed design phase. They make structural and compliance decisions, test material and color options, and reduce complexity for council and builders.

Developed Design
Detailed Design
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Detailed Design

During the detailed design phase, architectural designers assess technical elements and work with consultants to ensure your dream home meets the building code. With attention to detail and commitment to quality, they create custom designs that exceed expectations.

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Detailed Design

During the detailed design phase, architectural designers assess technical elements and work with consultants to ensure your dream home meets the building code. With attention to detail and commitment to quality, they create custom designs that exceed expectations.

Detailed Design
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We offer a free consultation to meet you in your home or on your new site.

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Building Consent

Our team will handle all necessary documents, manage the submission process and respond to any council queries, to ensure a smooth building consent phase. They aim for hassle-free compliance and timely approvals, freeing you to focus on your project.

Building Consent
Tender & Procurement
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Tender & Procurement

As architectural designers, we will help you during the Tender & Procurement phase by finding the right contractor, presenting pricing and guiding them through the process. Their goal is to ensure a successful project outcome and turn the homeowner's vision into reality.

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Tender & Procurement

As architectural designers, we will help you during the Tender & Procurement phase by finding the right contractor, presenting pricing and guiding them through the process. Their goal is to ensure a successful project outcome and turn the homeowner's vision into reality.

Tender & Procurement
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Contract Administration

Contract administration is essential for any construction project. Our consultants recognize its importance and work with dedicated contractors who specialize in this area. Contact us for advice on impartial oversight and professional management during this critical phase.

Contract Administration
Site Observations
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Site Observations

An architectural designer helps communicate detailed design intent to builders during site observations, ensuring your dream home reflects your vision. Simplifying the process for your builder, having a designer on board ensures every detail is executed to perfection.

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Site Observations

An architectural designer helps communicate detailed design intent to builders during site observations, ensuring your dream home reflects your vision. Simplifying the process for your builder, having a designer on board ensures every detail is executed to perfection.

Site Observations
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Jonty Hodge
Commercial Fitout
Modal helped us with a redesign of our office space at Aro, it was an absolute pleasure to work with Modal through this process. They saw our vision right away, to help us enrich our existing space without taking away all the unique characteristics. They were meticulous in the design process and guided us through each step, from proof of concept to adding the finishing touches - inevitably being featured on WellingtonNZs coolest offices blog. I would highly recommend Modal for any project that requires a great deal of creativity, attention to detail, and initiative.
Nick Morten
New Builds
Modal was very responsive & quick to take on feedback, and to produce/iterate plans - the council accepted the plan documentation with very few change requests. The resulting tiered house layout has resulted in excellent all-day sun to all properties, as well as plentiful parking.