Blog

Design Your Dream Home

Design Your Dream Home

Schoonraad Architects

To ensure a completed structure that is fit for purpose, Schoonraad Architects follow the following process:

  • They establish the design brief with the client
  • They conduct site inspection and analysis
  • They design concept and preparation of freehand sketch plans
  • They review and develop the design
  • They prepare the building plans with computer aided design software
  • They submit the plans to Homeowners Association for approval if required
  • They acquire consent of adjoining owners if required for encroaching onto building lines and overlooking of first floor balconies
  • They appointment of an engineer takes place if required
  • They finalize the plans with input from other consultants
  • They submit the plans to local authority and receive approval thereof
  • They send the plans out to tender
  • They award the building contract to a suitable contractor
  • They commence with construction
  • They attend Inspections by local authority at the various stages specified in the approval documentation
  • They prepare ‘as-built’ drawings if changes were made to the design during the construction phase
  • They submit  ‘as-built’ drawings at local authority for approval
  • They attend final inspection and receive the certificate of occupation issued by the building inspector
  • Schoonraad Architects then hand over the key and the building can be legally occupied by the owners
Design Your Dream Home

Schoonraad Architects

Our practice is based in the lovely seaside town of Kleinmond, a stone’s throw away from the whale watching capital of the world, Hermanus. In the old days we used to have an office in Gauteng, which means we still travel there once a month to tend to ongoing projects. It also affords us the oppo...

View Profile

What is Xplorio?

Xplorio is your local connection allowing you to find anything and everything about a town.

WATCH THE VIDEO: Welcome to Pringle Bay & Rooi Els!
Read More

Other Articles

Food Technology and Beverages Incubators

Food Technology and Beverages Incubators

Call for funding proposals that support and develop start-ups and entrepreneurs in the hospitality industry.

OPPORTUNITY FOR Hermanus residents to apply for UIF

OPPORTUNITY FOR Hermanus residents to apply for UIF

Free transport will be provided on each of the days for the first 65 people from Mount Pleasant and Zwelihle.

Organic Cotton Range

Organic Cotton Range

Our popular Organic Cotton Range handmade in Nepal has arrived!

The application process for our ENTREPRENEURSHIP WORKSHOP is open! 

The application process for our ENTREPRENEURSHIP WORKSHOP is open! 

An amazing opportunity to individuals who want to start their own small business or expanding an original business.

SENIOR CERTIFICATE (Matric) FOR ADULT LEARNERS PROJECT

SENIOR CERTIFICATE (Matric) FOR ADULT LEARNERS PROJECT

It is never too late to improve yourself.

THREE BRAND NEW FIRE VEHICLES HANDED OVER

THREE BRAND NEW FIRE VEHICLES HANDED OVER

On Friday, 12 February 2021, Overstrand’s Fire and Disaster Management received keys for three new fire vehicles.

See All Articles