Esther James is 4305 Design’s building designer.
Her job is to guide you through the process of finding out what you can achieve with the available construction budget, designing the best possible scnario for your scope of work, delivering a comprehensive set of detailed construction drawings, identifying the legal requirements for your project, and whose services you need to engage to move from concept idea to approved plans.
Esther’s extracurricular activities include researching emerging approaches to sustainability in residential construction. She is an advocate of the building design profession, mentors building design students and is a member and volunteer with the Building Designers Association of Australia, working towards using the built environment as a solution to climate change.
Franklin has been a wonderful member of the 4305 office since 2018. He is highly skilled at time management and can advise you when a break is in order.
He has a keen interest in sleeping under the desk, greeting new people with a happy tail, interesting smells and things that rustle in the leaves.
He also has a favorite Auntie who takes care of him him when he needs to be somewhere else.
We have a list of preferred providers that we work with, but if you have a relationship or recommendation for your own engineer, surveyor, townplanner or certifier we are happy to work with them.
If you would like a referral just let us know.
We have a longstanding working relationship with the Thirdson Construction team who are a mid-high range residential builder with experience in sustainable construction methods.
We are currently seeking low-mid range builders to work with, so if you know of anyone who may be interested, please let us know!