The client was experienced at property development and supplied us with a scheme design. The property was located in an upmarket canal estate on the Cairns Northern Beaches. The development was to be built in two stages. The first stage comprised of a three storey building with 8 units each with three bedrooms. The site catered for boat parking and other high quality specifications including landscaping. The luxury units included three penthouses on the top floor with large roof decks looking out to the Coral Sea.
Our primary work was to draw the scheme on AutoCAD and alter where necessary to ensure compliance with Building Codes and Australian Standards. Our services included design, technical drafting, civil and structural engineering. The owners were involved in the concept design phase, fittings, fixtures and finishes selections and project management.
The scheme had already received development approval although a full set of working drawings for construction was required for costing and bank finance conditions. Construction drawings and specification documentation was completed and costed to budget although the GFC precluded the projects commencement.