Cost of an Architect 2018

Last updated: 21st Dec 2017

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Looking to hire an Architect in 2018?

While architects are commonly known for being expensive, their skills and expertise make their services a highly valuable asset to your home project. Whether you are remodelling or embarking on a new build, architects will help create the most functional home to suit your budget and expectations. The cost of an architect varies consideraby from project to project, so use the following list of real jobs done on ServiceSeeking.com.au to get an idea of what you will be paying.

Remember, you will get the most accurate cost estimate by posting your job on ServiceSeeking.com.au and comparing free quotes from local architects. Prices vary around the country and depending on time of year.

The average cost of hiring an Architect in 2018 ranges between $4000 and $20,000. Get free quotes on ServiceSeeking.com.au to price your unique job.

Job Location: Architect Needed | Oakleigh East
Cost of this job: $20000
Job Description:
Customer name: Qiao

Job location: Oakleigh East, VIC, 3166

Date required: within the next few months.

Architectural plans for: A townhouse.

Builder required: They only require the architectural plans.

Qiao’s comments: existing one dwelling, need build 2 townhouses at back,

the lot is 1027 sqm

thanks

MEETING REQUIRED
– I need a face-to-face meeting to discuss the job.
– I’m available to meet on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

CONTACT PREFERENCES
– Please Call me


Job Location: Architect Needed | Auburn
Cost of this job: $20000
Job Description:
Customer name: Terry

Job location: Auburn, NSW, 2144

Date required: within the next few days.

Architectural plans for: A townhouse.

Builder required: They only require the architectural plans.

Terry’s comments: We recent just purchased 36 and 38 Marion St, Auburn and want to re-develop it to townhouses.

MEETING REQUIRED
– I need a face-to-face meeting to discuss the job.
– I’m available to meet on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

CONTACT PREFERENCES
– Please call me
– The best time to contact me is during business hours (9am – 5:30pm).


Job Location: Draftsman Needed | Netley
Cost of this job: $12000
Job Description:
Customer name: aisha

Job location: Netley, SA, 5037

Date required: within the next few months.

Architectural plans for: A house.

Builder required: They will also require a builder.

aisha’s comments: Renovation kitchen, floor , wall

MEETING REQUIRED
– I need a face-to-face meeting to discuss the job.
– I’m available to meet on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


Job Location: Architect Needed | West Wollongong
Cost of this job: $8000
Job Description:
Customer name: Matt

Job location: West Wollongong, NSW, 2500

Date required: within the next fortnight.

Architectural plans for: A townhouse.

Builder required: They will also require a builder.

Matt’s comments: I have around 730 sqm 1950s old house, I wanna knock it down and make 4 new town houses instead. I need first, plans and DA approval then a builder to help me for construction.

MEETING REQUIRED
– I need a face-to-face meeting to discuss the job.
– I’m available to meet on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.


Job Location: Architect Needed | Randwick
Cost of this job: $8000
Job Description:
Customer name: Josephine

Job location: Randwick

Date required: within the next few days.

Architectural plans for: A renovation/extension.

Builder required: They only require the architectural plans.

Josephine’s comments: We like to extend the 2nd story from the main house and the garage.

MEETING REQUIRED
– I need a face-to-face meeting to discuss the job.
– I’m available to meet on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


Job Location: Architect Needed | Concord
Cost of this job: $7000
Job Description:
Customer name: Ben

Job location: Concord, NSW, 2137

Date required: within the next few days.

Architectural plans for: A house.

Builder required: They will also require a builder.

Ben’s comments: A property at Concord, 706m2. Knock down and rebuild. 5 Bed + Study + 3 Bathrooms, Double Garage. I have scheduled to get survey done soon.

Need quotation and porfolio of works done in the past, so I can review your work.

Thank you.

BJ

MEETING REQUIRED
– I need a face-to-face meeting to discuss the job.
– I’m available to meet on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.


Job Location: Architect Needed | Liverpool
Cost of this job: $7000
Job Description:
Customer name: Billy

Job location: liverpool

Date required: within the next few days.

Architectural plans for: A house.

Builder required: They will also require a builder.

MEETING REQUIRED
– I need a face-to-face meeting to discuss the job.
– I’m available to meet on Monday.


Job Location: Architect Needed | Glen Waverley
Cost of this job: $6000
Job Description:
Customer name: Sasha

Job location: Glen Waverley, VIC, 3150

Date required: within the next few days.

Architectural plans for: A townhouse.

Builder required: They only require the architectural plans.

Sasha’s comments: Need design and drafting service to prepare planning drawings for 2 town houses

MEETING REQUIRED
– I need a face-to-face meeting to discuss the job.
– I’m available to meet on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


Job Location: Architect Needed | Erskineville
Cost of this job: $6000
Job Description:
Customer name: Con Zacharopoulos

Job location: Erskineville, NSW, 2043

Date required: within the next fortnight.

Architectural plans for: A renovation/extension.

Builder required: They only require the architectural plans.

Con Zacharopoulos’s comments: I have two, two bedroom terrace houses next to each other which I want to extend and renovate. I want to add a third bedroom as well as two bath rooms upstairs and have an open plan leading to a courtyard down stairs.

Regards

Con Zacharopoulos

MEETING REQUIRED
– I need a face-to-face meeting to discuss the job.
– I’m available to meet on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


Job Location: Draftsman Needed | Summer Hill
Cost of this job: $5280
Job Description:
Customer name: Richard

Job location: Summer Hill, NSW, 2130

Date required: within the next fortnight.

Architectural plans for: A renovation/extension.

Builder required: They will also require a builder.

Richard’s comments: This is a 3 bedroom free standing home in Summer Hill, in a heritage conservation area. I am looking to do some renovation work to build a second storey and make the house more open plan.

MEETING REQUIRED
– I need a face-to-face meeting to discuss the job.
– I’m available to meet on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


Job Location: Architect Needed | Red Hill
Cost of this job: $5225
Job Description:
Customer name: Jon

Job location: Red Hill, QLD, 4059

Date required: within the next fortnight.

Architectural plans for: A renovation/extension.

Builder required: They only require the architectural plans.

Jon’s comments: Hi, i am looking to get a draftsman or architect to design the renovation of our house. The current house is pre 1946 with an unapproved second level extension. The basic plan is to remove the second level and raise the first level to the second level and build garage/storage/laundry on the ground level, renovate the second level and build a new 3rd level extension. Would need to get concept drawings first for council meeting to ensure they are ok with the concept prior to finalising the design.

CONTACT PREFERENCES
– Please Call me


Job Location: Architect Needed | Parramatta
Cost of this job: $5000
Job Description:
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Customer name: Amanda

Job location: Parramatta, NSW, 2150

Date required: within the next fortnight.

Architectural plans for: A house.

Builder required: They only require the architectural plans.

Amanda’s comments: Looking for plans to be drawn up for a residential new build as well as full process to be completed to achieve DA approval by council.

Please send me information on your company and i will be in contact.

MEETING REQUIRED
– I need a face-to-face meeting to discuss the job.
– I’m available to meet on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


Job Location: Architect Needed | Pymble
Cost of this job: $5000
Job Description:
Customer name: e d nesseim

Job location: Pymble, NSW, 2073

Date required: within the next few days.

Architectural plans for: A house.

Builder required: They will also require a builder.

e d nesseim’s comments: Knock and rebuild.

MEETING REQUIRED
– I need a face-to-face meeting to discuss the job.
– I’m available to meet on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


Job Location: Draftsman Needed | Bibra Lake
Cost of this job: $4900
Job Description:
Customer name: Rob

Job location: Bibra Lake, WA, 6163

Date required: within the next few days.

Architectural plans for: A house.

Builder required: They only require the architectural plans.

Rob ‘s comments: 3 bed 2 bath with double gge

skillion roof

SIPs walls and roof

150m2 living

No DA req

Chasing a contract drafter for our works

rob

MEETING REQUIRED
– I need a face-to-face meeting to discuss the job.
– I’m available to meet on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


Job Location: Architect Needed | Glen Waverley
Cost of this job: $4500
Job Description:
Customer name: billy

Job location: Glen Waverley, VIC, 3150

Date required: within the next few months.

Architectural plans for: A townhouse.

Builder required: They will also require a builder.

billy’s comments: looking for someone to draw smart plan, liase with council and possible to supervise builder in the later stage.

land is about 488 square meters, would love to subdivide.

MEETING REQUIRED
– I need a face-to-face meeting to discuss the job.
– I’m available to meet on Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


Job Location: Residential Architecture | Paddington
Cost of this job: $4400
Job Description:
All architectural services associated with a DA submission to Woollahra Council for a Terrace renovation in Paddington including :
Pre DA
Develop Client Brief
Site Measure (I have a detail survey).
Photo’s of adjacent buildings etc.
Base Plans and elevations of existing residence (CAD and PDF)
Sketch plan Layout Options including furniture layout and circulation space.
Pre DA meeting with Council

DA
Plans, Elevations and Section drawings as required
Liason with Engineer / surveyor / utilities.
BCA compliance checks
Client review meetings to seek information for drawings
A4 Notification Plans
Shadow Diagrams
BASIX Certificate (Energy efficiency calc’s etc).
Statement of Environmental Effects
Heritage Impact Report as in a conversation area.
Complete Council Forms
Follow up with Council
All copies required for Council and Client.

Council DCP & LEP compliance checks
Client Liason and discussion to refine options
Amendment drawings as required

Refer attached sketch – Renovation Works comprise :

SCOPE OF WORKS
General
Precedence has been set by adjacent neighbor who have extended way past what I am proposing.
1. BASEMENT
Key Issues – Acoustics are poor, damp and dark, shares laundry with upper floors.
Scope of works
Create new window to front room of building to supplement existing skylight.
Remove 1m high step to internal front room and create wardrobe?
Replace concrete floor screeds, waterproof including lowering under slab levels to maintain height once proper slab installed.
Similar for walls to ensure damp proofing is completed.
Install drainiange agg line if required to remove water from under slab.
New Kitchen including relocating laundry within main kitchen.
Demolish around current bathroom and extend house to line of existing Laundry – 2 storey.
Remove existing ceilings and replace with acoustic ceilings.
Redecorate / repaint.
Modify existing sewer to enclosed existing open pipework and connect ag line – camera check of existing sewer line which runs to bottom of garden as numerous trees.

2. GROUND FLOOR
Key Issues – Extend Kitchen and create new laundry within kitchen. Timber walls – sliding timber doors to balcony.
Scope of Works
Extend Kitchen and create new terrace off kitchen overlooking garden – simple timber framed extension, skillion roof, skylights.

3. FIRST FLOOR
Modify 2nd bedroom to create access stair to loft including changing opening position for door.
4. SECOND FLOOR
Modify floor/ structure to take dorma / new stair opening.
Loft conversion and Dorma window.
Install new toilet.
5. EXTERNAL
1. Extensive landscaping to gardens.

2. Demolish workshop to rear and enlarge (simple timber building to form gym including new toilet).

Thanks

Chris

Specific Job Details:

Schedule: next couple of weeks

Does customer have a budget for the job?: no

Visit schedule: Anytime


Job Location: Draftsman Needed | Bowral
Cost of this job: $4250
Job Description:
Customer name: Chris Cooper

Job location: Bowral, NSW, 2576

Date required: within the next few months.

Architectural plans for: A renovation/extension.

Builder required: They only require the architectural plans.

Chris Cooper’s comments: Draw up plans to add a second story, to an existing five bedroom Bowral home.

Existing original submitted plans to council are available. A rough plan for the new space is already prepared. This includes location of access staircases, being one new internal staircase and one new external access staircase (through large garage).

Additional improvements on ground floor include a laundry bathroom renovation, and also walling off an existing open dining area to form a new living room.

Also aiming for eco friendly heat pump hydronic heating, through new second floor / walls if possible.

We don’t have an existing builder, so open to suggestions. Want plans for council soon, but can’t start actually building any major works till mid 2016.

MEETING REQUIRED
– I need a face-to-face meeting to discuss the job.
– I’m available to meet on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


Job Location: Draftsman Needed | Yarra Glen
Cost of this job: $4200
Job Description:
Customer name: Peter

Job location: Yarra Glen, VIC, 3775

Date required: ASAP. This job is urgent.

Architectural plans for: A house.

Builder required: They only require the architectural plans.

Peter’s comments: Im in the midde of a job and need theses plans complete.

What i have is dual occupancy plans are nearly complete just need touch ups on the double storey house.

CONTACT PREFERENCES
– Email Only Please


Job Location: Draftsman Needed | Carina
Cost of this job: $4000
Job Description:
Customer name: John

Job location: Carina, QLD, 4152

Date required: within the next fortnight.

Architectural plans for: A renovation/extension.

Builder required: They only require the architectural plans.

John’s comments: Hi, I’m seeking separate quotes for these three jobs, as follows:

1. an extension to an existing shed which is approximately 4.5 metres wide. The extension will be approximately 2m x 4.5m, in concrete blocks with windows and a door.

2. a deck across the front of the house. Approx. 1.4 metres off the ground, 9 metres wide and 5 metres deep.

MEETING REQUIRED
– I need a face-to-face meeting to discuss the job.
– I’m available to meet on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.