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IN THE PRESS: Collaborative approach to contemporary builds

With a contemporary, innovative and committed approach, Daniel Cassettai Design Founder Daniel Cassettai has plenty of experience under his belt when it comes to home design. Inspired from an early age, Mr Cassettai had an eye for improvements right from the beginning. “When I was in high school my parents renovated our home,” he said. […]

IN THE PRESS: A home’s heart and soul

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 was not only functional, but pleasing to the eye. Brian Burke Homes Group Client Manager Erin Cooper […]

IN THE PRESS: All the right angles

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. “Perth has such a diverse mix of home styles coming through that we don’t believe one […]

IN THE PRESS: Quality through the generations

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 a business called Burke Brothers. “They did a lot of homes in the Wembley […]

IN THE PRESS: Cooking up a storm

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 to consider when building your dream outdoor kitchen. For Brian Burke Homes Group Managing Director Michael Burke, […]

IN THE PRESS: Considering the finer things

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 the Perth home scene, with client requests ranging from full-blown wine cellars to some racks […]

IN THE PRESS: For those who need less space

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 friend gatherings should be sought-after in floor plans. “Living and entertaining areas, including outdoor living […]

IN THE PRESS: Code review a timely call

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 a set of density and design standards which apply to all residential development in Western […]

IN THE PRESS: Block size no barrier to aquatic dreams

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 consider to make sure installation is executed well and no hurdles come about when adding […]