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Designing and building a house or commercial building is no easy task; you’ll need someone with the right education, skills and experience to help you pull off this massive project. But don’t worry, Airtasker can connect you with the right experts when you need to find an architect or the appropriate architectural designers.
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Top Architects related questions
If you’re going to undertake construction work, it’s important that a trained professional creates the plans. Not only does this ensure you know what you’re getting, it also means that the building will be structurally sound and meet all best practices.
Australian architects must have completed at least five years of study, a Master of Architecture and two years of industry experience. At least one of those years of work must have been done in Australia. Once this has all been done, they are eligible to apply for an architecture licence that allows them to use this title.
While an architect requires a license to use that title, a draftsman has usually gone through less rigorous training – often a TAFE course – that allows them to design smaller projects that do not require permits or other approvals. Often, a draftsman will work with an architect on a project.
Some workers on Airtasker mention that they are a registered architect on their profile. In Australia, this is the same as a licensed architect, meaning they’ve completed all the requirements to legally call themselves an architect and are registered through a state body.
There’s no one answer to this question. The design for an extension is usually a lot quicker than one for a whole new house, for example, but you also have to take into account an architect’s workload, any revisions you request and the construction process on top.
What do architects do?
If you’re looking to build a new home, renovate your property, add an extension or even give new life to your garden, you’ll want to speak to an architect or designer before you hire a builder or landscaper.
As well as creating a blueprint for your project, architects can take care of council permits and other paperwork that may be needed first. Make sure to check that this is part of the service you’re paying for before you sign off on the project.
An experienced architect can help to make your whole project easier, not only with building permits, but by project managing the whole construction and finding builders and other tradies to complete the work.
Residential architects not only create plans for a house, granny flat or garage, they also help with all the relevant permits. You may find that some architects have a specialist area or style, while other architects offer more general services. Checking their profiles can give you an idea of the work they’ve done on similar projects.
Depending on your project, you may find that a draftsman is a better fit. Draftspeople create technical drawings that you can pass on to a builder to work with. These aren’t as well qualified as architects, and as such cannot help with projects that require a permit, however, they are suitable for renovations.
Be aware that in Queensland, draftspeople cannot work directly with a client and must be hired through an architect instead.
If you’re overhauling your property, don’t forget about your garden. A landscape architect will help you to get the most from your yard, in a way that other designers or architects can for your home. From simple things like adding flower beds and reinvigorating your lawn, a landscape architect can add value to your property with decking, retainer walls and swimming pools, all done to your standards and budget.
Recent Architects tasks
Balham, Greater London
15th Jan 2024
I have a loft in which i need a pull down ladder fitted - Due date: Flexible
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27th Nov 2023
House renovation including bathroom installation - Due date: Flexible
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Have a huge loft already - want tk make this into a room - Due date: Flexible
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convert garage into a room - Due date: Flexible
Wallpaper on one loft conversion wall - small room
Chingford Green, Greater London
22nd Oct 2023
Need wallpapering on one small nursery wall, wall is slanted on one end due to loft room. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 22 October 2023
House renovation for rental - visit needed for full quote
Far Bletchley, Buckinghamshire
12th Oct 2023
Hello! We are renovating my grandad's house to be rented. The house has been unoccupied for about 5 years. We need a new bathroom, new toilet, new painting throughout and any other work as specified by builder. I think an initial visit is needed for quotes? - Due date: Before Friday, 20 October 2023
Brentford, Greater London
8th Sep 2023
i need a professional opinion and a quote on works i need doing on a flat. ideally then to also carry out the works. one bedroom flat - repairing/preparing walls and ceilings for painting, painting kitchen, bathroom, living room, bedroom + staircase walls, all carried out to a good standard with attention to detail.
Add skirting board to a loft conversion
Shuttleworth, Greater Manchester
7th Sep 2023
Have converted a loft and purchased the skirting board but i've run out of time. I need the skirting board added. I have the board but need it installed. - Due date: Flexible
Grahame Park, Greater London
28th Aug 2023
First bathroom Paint First bedroom Change lights Master en-suite Install extractor fan Master en-suite Install electric mirror Master en-suite Regrout wall tiles Second bedroom Paint / wallpaper Second bedroom Electric socket nearby study area Study room Paint / wallpaper Extension Flooring Extension Painting Extension Install Projector and Screen Extension Install radiator Extension Reinstall shock sensor Hallway Change lights Hallway Flip door from front passage to open out Hallway Install socket where current living door is Hallway Replace large radiator Hallway Change lights Kitchen Radiator moved Kitchen Socket put behind halfboard Kitchen Repair pantry latch Kitchen Replace pull out drawers from larder Living room Move door Living room Skirting finish Living room Install French double doors Living room Disarm shock sensor Garden New fence with neighbour Garden New garden lights Garden New lantern Garden External socket on extension wall Garden External socket by new shed Garden Dismantle and discard current shed Garden Install new shed Garden Discard garden table and chairs Garden Lay extra steps on edge of extension Front garden Connect lights in front garden Front garden New lantern Extension Install air conditioner - Due date: Before Saturday, 30 September 2023
extension and loft conversion
East Acton, Greater London, W3
17th Jun 2023
semi detached to be 1. extended using hempcrete for rear extension 2. loft conversion Professional work and use of high quality materials - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 17 June 2023
Full 2 bed house renovation
29th Apr 2023
Removal Of wallpaper Replaster Paint Fix front and back porch Place a small washroom downstairs Fit an 6 unit kitchen (base units only) Install laminate flooring - Due date: Flexible
Loft conversion and extension
West Harrow, Greater London
28th Apr 2023
We would like a detailed quote with full costs breakdown for a loft conversion and extension for a 3 bedroom terraced house. Quote can be a draft one initially but we would like to see a breakdown of costs as much as possible. Budget is £150,000. - Due date: Flexible
Loft conversion and rear extension 3bed house
West Harrow, Greater London
27th Apr 2023
Could I please have a breakdown of the works required with expected costs? Airtasker does not allow job quotes higher than 10,000, hence why the price is so low here. I don’t expect this to be the final price. - Due date: Flexible
28th Mar 2023
4 bed house + visiting hall needs wall Painting and floor changing. - Due date: Before Sunday, 30 April 2023
Garage conversion, Insulation and flooring
South Ockendon, Essex
7th Nov 2022
To work with Building Regulation inspectors to: 1. Install new floor to match house floor level and insulating, covering with floor boards. 2. Installing new wall and celling panels to allow for insulation. 5. Wall and ceiling Insulation installing. 6. Plaster boarding walls and ceiling. 6. Laying down underlay and laminate flooring Thanks. - Due date: Before Thursday, 10 November 2022
Fitzrovia, Greater London
19th Oct 2022
The last builder I got on Airtasker let me down and stopped turning up to finish the project. I need doors to be measured so new ones can be ordered and also finish some painting touch ups around the house and put up new curtains in each room(3 rooms) Travel not necessary I will collect you and drop you off where you need to go - Due date: Flexible
Repairs to loft wall and roof following neighbours loft conversion
Battersea, Greater London, SW11
3rd Sep 2022
Pointing raised party wall in loft space, repair membrane and flashing, cleaning - Due date: Flexible
Full 3bed house renovation Enfield
Enfield Lock, Greater London
1st Sep 2022
Full house renovation (materials and labour): 1. Repair and repaint external house (front only) 2. Full plastering and painting interior house 3. Replace full bathroom (main upstairs) and small toilet downstairs 4. Replace and install kitchen 5. Supply & install laminate floor & skirtings 6. Supply & install carpet on stairs 7. Fix/repair rear extension 8. Paint fence in garden 9. Repair low brick wall garden 10. Lay grass garden 11. Supply electrical and gas certificates £20,000 estimate - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 3 October 2022
Pilgrims' Hatch, Essex
15th Aug 2022
Existing garage (detached ) to be Boarded 4 sides and sealing (insulated also) Floor levelled Electrics for light and sockets - Due date: Flexible
Minor works electrical certificate for garage conversion electrics
Newbridge On Wye, Powys
30th Jul 2022
Minor works elec certificate for additional 2 sockets added which was done as part of a garage conversion to a playroom. - Due date: Flexible