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IN THE PRESS: A home's heart and soul

16 Nov 2020

It is not called the heart of the home for nothing. The kitchen in most homes is truly the centrepiece that everything else revolves around, so it makes sense that most homeowners would seek to make it a space that ... Read more

IN THE PRESS: All the right angles

24 Oct 2020

They say you should be happy with a roof over your head, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be aesthetically appealing – and with so many options out there, you can be hard-pressed to find one perfect for you. “... Read more

IN THE PRESS: Quality through the generations

20 Sep 2020

Now a fourth-generation family business, Brian Burke Homes has been building homes to the best they can be for almost 40 years. Brian Burke Homes Managing Director Michael Burke told New Homes it began in the 1950s when his grandfather started ... Read more

IN THE PRESS: Cooking up a storm

19 Sep 2020

There’s something special about cooking outdoors. Whether you’re looking for a spot to watch the kids play, or you’re a downsizer creating a space to sit back and relax with a meal – there are a few things ... Read more

IN THE PRESS: Considering the finer things

05 Sep 2020

From connoisseurs and collectors to anybody that likes a glass with dinner, building a space specifically for wine is popular in Western Australia. Brian Burke Homes Group Managing Director Michael Burke said wine storage spaces were a trendy part of ... Read more

IN THE PRESS: For those who need less space

05 Sep 2020

Convenience and comfort may be some enticing aspects for those wanting to downsize after looking after a large property. Ross Squire Homes General Manager Steve Grehan said practicality, a good-sized master suite and a home which could accommodate family or ... Read more

IN THE PRESS: Code review a timely call

29 Aug 2020

Public consultation opened early last month on revisions to the residential design codes (R-Codes) state planning policy to speed up approvals for single houses, multiple and grouped dwellings, and smaller structures such as patios, carports, decks and sheds. R-Codes are ... Read more

IN THE PRESS: Block size no barrier to aquatic dreams

22 Aug 2020

Even if you don’t have a large block, you may still have the option to install a pool − albeit a touch smaller than the usual. Smaller pools offer a range of benefits, but there are some key factors to ... Read more

IN THE PRESS: Refined adaptability

15 Aug 2020

Creating a home which grows alongside the family is no easy feat, but this Ardross custom build courtesy of Refined Edge by Brian Burke Homes does just that. Brian Burke Homes Group Managing Director Michael Burke said the aim was ... Read more

IN THE PRESS: Tech infiltration highlights bathroom evolution

15 Aug 2020

Modern bathrooms vary significantly in purpose, spanning from those with modest functionality to a high-tech retreat almost unrecognisable from the space’s original use. Considering it is likely to be one of, if not the most used area in your ... Read more

IN THE PRESS: Spotlight on the downsizer

01 Aug 2020

Building a downsizer home does not necessarily mean you have to compromise on space. In fact, if done right, homeowners can capitalise more readily on the finer things in life, from comfort to convenience. Brian Burke Homes Managing Director Michael ... Read more

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

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