Residential Architects Brisbane
There are many residential architects in Brisbane. Some specialise in a particular type of home whilst others undertake a variety of different residential projects.
A lot of people when searching for residential architects in Brisbane are tempted to engage the services of specialists, if one can be found for their particular type of project, but this does not necessarily guarantee the best outcome.
Are there any true specialists?
I know of a few residential architects in Brisbane who claim to be specialists in a particular style of home, be it renovations or new homes, but the reality is that they are unlikely to exclusively work on only those types of homes.
In my time as a residential architect in Brisbane I have worked on a wide variety of styles of homes and whilst not all architects have my breadth of experience, the chances are they have all worked on more than one type of project.
What are the advantages of going with a generalist?
Part of the challenge that I see with only working with a particular style of home is that after a while each project starts to look the same. It’s not necessarily that the particular architects in question don’t possess design talent it’s more a case I believe of that talent stagnating due to the repetitive nature of always working on the same type of project.
By working on a variety of different residential projects, and even commercial ones, architects keep their creative minds active. It’s this variety that stimulates new ideas some of which can be borrowed from one style of home and used in another to create beautiful, functional homes which might otherwise have fallen into the trap of being bland, boring buildings that lack character.
Styles change across Brisbane
Travel from one suburb to the next and you might not notice a huge difference in the type of residential architecture. However if you travel across a number of suburbs you will almost certainly begin to notice some changes.
Now it stands to reason that recently been developed areas – those developed in say that past 15-20 years – are going to look different to those that have existed over many decades. It’s also noticeable that architects who predominantly work in only a handful of suburbs close to their base, tend to begin to specialise more in a particular style of home. Once again this is where a generalist architect has the advantage. Working across a wider cross section of Brisbane is definitely an advantage when it comes to creating high quality design.
So when you’re searching for residential architects in Brisbane it’s worth keeping these points in mind. Whilst there are specialists out there – albeit they are unlikely to exclusively work on only one style of home – in my experience you are typically better off looking for an architect with a broader range of experience and talent.
At dion seminara architecture we understand the benefit of working on a variety of different style homes and projects, which is why we are considered by many to be one of the leading residential architects in Brisbane. So if high quality design is important to you, contact us today and let us show you the benefits of our many years of experience in the residential architecture field.