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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

IN THE PRESS: Small Builder of the Year

08 Mar 2019

The Sunday Times featured all of our recent MBA Housing Excellence Awards, including Small Builder of the Year, in their Home Magazine. Read more

IN THE PRESS: On the flip side

08 Mar 2019

Custom designed and built this home goes against the grain and features an unexpected upside-down layout with functionality at its core. Read more


25 Feb 2019

We could not be prouder to let you all know that every single home entered by Refined Edge & Brian Burke Homes in the 2019 Master Builders Association awards has won its category! Read more


24 Jan 2019

Continuing the legacy of his father and grandfather, Brian Burke Homes Managing Director Michael Burke is a third-generation builder who has a strong hand on the tiller. Read more

IN THE PRESS: Professional service gives company a clear edge

19 Jan 2019

Location and lot size were priorities for Glenis Bray and her husband Charles, who recently moved into their new Refined Edge home in Subiaco. Mrs Bray said the entire building process was stress-free and very professional. “We chose Refined Edge ... Read more

Hermosa has come to Woodlands.

26 Nov 2018

Having previously built a number of homes we know what to look for when choosing a builder. We know what quality workmanship and customer service look like. After making the decision to build one more house we wanted to get ... Read more

IN THE PRESS: Style matters on leafy Como street

31 Oct 2018

With a desire to enhance the riverside suburb of Como, our clients came to us with a challenge. Read more

IN THE PRESS: Boosting the odds of appeal

10 Oct 2018

In terms of style and design, the three homes at 67 Comer Street, Como are vastly different. Read more

IN THE PRESS: Bespoke design evokes soul

18 Sep 2018

A feeling of empathy and a willingness to ask why are two of the factors that will most influence the future of architecture and design, according to bespoke creator Pavlo Szyjan. Read more

Building Upon a Legacy.