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IN THE PRESS: A modern classic

20 Jul 2020

A distinctive melding of sharp lines and warm light elements greet visitors as they arrive at this single-level Refined Edge by Brian Burke Homes custom build in Wembley. The home’s stunning frontage sets the scene for the living space ... Read more

IN THE PRESS: Rise of the home lift

30 Jun 2020

Increases in downsizers prioritising access needs and smaller, more complicated blocks are driving forces behind a noticeable uptick in demand for home lifts in Perth, according to Brian Burke Homes Managing Director Michael Burke. Read more

IN THE PRESS: Luxe inclusions in demand

14 Jun 2020

Features traditionally exclusive to multi-million dollar homes have become increasingly popular among people with smaller budgets, according to a local builder, with more and more Perth houses containing luxuries such as wine cellars and elevators. According to Brian Burke Homes ... Read more

IN THE PRESS: The rise of the downsize

11 Jun 2020

Downsizing is beyond simply building a smaller dwelling, according to Brian Burke Homes Managing Director Michael Burke. When you get to a certain age, a large house with high upkeep and multiple storeys tends to be surplus to your needs. ... Read more

VIP Twilight Showcase

10 Mar 2020

Refined Edge were proud to partner with Bravvo, Ceramic City and Intelligent Home for a VIP preview of our clients new Nedlands home, before opening it to the public. Read more

IN THE PRESS: Grounded by penthouse luxury

18 Feb 2020

For Derek Park and his wife, building their dream home was a matter of necessity. Read more

IN THE PRESS: Find the right flooring fit

08 Feb 2020

Adapting to the ever-increasing desire to create indoor-outdoor connections in today’s new homes, flooring companies have developed some innovative outdoor flooring options for the residential building sector. To help unpack some of the latest outdoor flooring materials, New Homes ... Read more

IN THE PRESS: Future focus a step change

20 Jan 2020

Having built with Brian Burke Homes 21 years ago, Megan and Roger Lewis pulled out the phone book and enlisted the services of Refined Edge by Brian Burke Homes when it came time to build again. Read more

IN THE PRESS: Piece de resistance

10 Dec 2019

Situated within Perth’s western suburbs, this recently completed single-storey home combines mid-century modern design elements with contemporary functionality. Read more

IN THE PRESS: Creative flair on show

12 Oct 2019

Custom-built in Booragoon, this new home project was designed for modern Australian living. Read more

IN THE PRESS: Hacks to unlock an energy-efficient home

08 Oct 2019

When building a new home there are a number of factors to consider, not least of which is maximising energy efficiency. Read more

IN THE PRESS: Balanced design covers all bases

21 Sep 2019

This beautiful Bicton abode is the perfect example of downsizing done without compromise. Read more

IN THE PRESS: Teamwork critical in project delivery

17 Sep 2019

When considering which building process best suits your needs, there are a few fundamental issues that need to be considered. You can choose a standard, of-the-plan design, hire an architect to design and control the entire process, or opt for ... Read more

IN THE PRESS: Dream home in good shape

24 Aug 2019

While an awkwardly shaped block subdivided block initially seemed like a challenge, some clever design tweaks took care of the issue in this Applecross custom build. Read more

A brick isn't just a brick!

14 Aug 2019

If you've seen Midland Brick’s ads, read some of their other blog articles or visited them in store, you'll know that they talk a lot about how a brick isn't just a brick. It's true - there is so ... Read more

IN THE PRESS: Onsite insight second to none

08 Jul 2019

Brian Burke Homes and Refined Edge by Brian Burke Homes are conducting Behind the Scenes, an initiative providing an opportunity to witness the creation of a home mid construction. Read more

A deeper look into the Como development selections

08 May 2019

Refined Edge created three green title townhouses on a block just over 1200m2 in the sought after location of Como. We provided a luxuriously appointed specification for each property whilst maintaining a distinct style that is anything but generic. Eagle ... Read more

The importance of garage door care

15 Apr 2019

Your garage door is a dependable part of your everyday life, and it typically raises and lowers approximately 1,000 times per year. With the correct care your garage door can last for decades despite this intense use; however, you could easily ... Read more

Women laying a strong foundation

14 Mar 2019

To celebrate International Women's Day on Friday March 8, The West Australian's New Homes spoke to four women who work in Perth's building & construction industry. Our very own Erin Cooper was one of them. Read more

Roof Design: Aesthetic & Function

11 Mar 2019

The owners of this single storey home in Booragoon had a very important decision to make recently: what kind of roof do we want?! The roof has such a big impact on the external aesthetic of your home, but there ... Read more

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