Alterations, Extensions & Additions RC Building Design

Alterations, Extensions & Additions

Are you crying out for more space in your home but don’t know how to get it? There are many reasons your home becomes unworkable as a living space over time. Babies become teenagers, work responsibilities can change to put unforseen demands on your living space or you might be getting ready to invite your ageing parents in.

If you live in the Hunter Valley, Newcastle, the Central Coast or anywhere up to the NSW far North Coast and are outgrowing your space but love where you are, Russell Cook Building Design can help you find a way to make the space you have not only bigger, but work better.

Adapting to the changing needs of family over time is Russell’s specialty and he aims to surprise with his cutting edge creative solutions that maximise on what you’ve already got, while simultaneously adding something new and dramatic to your home.

Russell takes great care to follow his guiding principles of meticulous attention to detail, insightful design and a level of execution that exceeds industry standards. To find out what’s possible to achieve a transformation of your current home get in touch with Russell today.

Getting Started

Getting your home design off to a great start begins with a pre-design consultation to discuss expectations and budget and get broad feedback on what you can expect from Russell in terms of timing, budget and services. Once you have decided to engage Russell he will organise an on site (Newcastle, Hunter and Central Coast clients) or Skype meeting. This, coupled with an extensive design brief consultation helps Russell to establish clear parameters for your design and creates the foundation for his shared understanding about your project and ongoing communications.


When you engage Russell Cook Building Design, you can expect the following:

Pre-design consultation.

Written fee proposal including service options and time frames.

Upon agreement, contracts are sent to commence engagement outlining payment schedules and associated services.

Site visit to undertake a detailed analysis of factors that will impact the design.

Client brief meeting to discuss your brief in detail, including your goals and aspirations for the design.

Concept draft presented.

Full presentation of concept design.

Full construction plans and DA documents, if required.