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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. Although we do not have an office in Gauteng, we travel there once a month to tend to ongoing projects. It also affords us the opportunity to meet up with cl...

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