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DPE House Design Studio custom homes is our premium design service. designed to suit your site and style with high energy efficiency.

Our Custom Homes service is our premium design service, we can design you a custom home to suit your site, budget and lifestyle. A custom home is specifically designed to work with your site's microclimate, optimizing the home's orientation whilst capturing any potential views. Once researching and visting your site we can design a home with minimal site impact and the maximum in energy efficiency.

We have a complete range of solutions for custom designed homes including single homes, extensions/rennovations and multi-unit developments.

Your new home will be modelled in 3D showing you the way the home works on the site as well as selecting colours and materials with you. We can design the home to suit the look that you want, a home that will be healthy and comfortable to live in all year round with minimal energy use. We also have a range of sustainable products that we can supply and deliver to your site at better than trade rates (Please refer to our products brochure)

There are various design solutions for owner builders and developers, please click below to view our design packages.

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Design Process
Our process starts with a FREE MEETING in our office where we will go through all your requirements, look at your current site conditions, work through your budget and give you the right advice to get you going in the right direction, obligation free.
 - Free office meeting
 - Site research
 - Contract
 - Site visit
 - Preliminary sketch
 - Refinement
 - Elevations
- 3D images
 - External colour selection
 - Town planning submission
 - Town planning approval
 - Full construction drawings
 - Electrical layouts
 - Internal joinery layouts
- Selection of fitting and fixtures
 - Full building specification
 - Full tender process
 - Selection of a builder
 - Lodgement of building permit
 - Liasing with all external consultants
 - Supply of products and services
Benifets of good design

Many people will ask what are the benefits of paying for good design and the high level of documentation we provide. Good quality design and documentation ensures we can achieve and provide a design which is more economical for the site and you, the client.

A practical and commonsense design approach ensures buildability, whilst ensuring your needs are met. The clarity and detail in our documentation ensures what has been designed and documented comes to fruition without the need for expensive variations on site throughout the build process.

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10-2015 Solar Solutions Design wins at the 2015 Bayside Sustainability Awards- Best Ecological Sustainable Design > More info > See more of our awards here
11-2011 Solar Solutions Design wins at the 2011 HIA CSR Victorian awards - Residential building designer of the year for the Yarra Glen Residence > More info > See more of our awards here
10-2011 Solar Solutions Design wins at the BDANSW state awards for the Yarra Glen Residence best Residential Design 351-450m2.> More info > See more of our awards here
07-2011 Solar Solutions Design wins a Commendation for the BDAV 2011 Residential design new houses $500k - $1M construction cost for the Yarra Glen Residence.> More info > See more of our awards here