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Request site visit from our Principal Architect

Please fill out the form below to request site visit from our Principal Architect. It’s a one-hour, no-obligation consultation at your home or building site. 

What the architect wants to know:

A site visit request email is sent directly to our principal architect with the following information.

→ Your contact details and property address:

This allows us to review your property’s location prior to meeting with you. Our experience can offer you a better understanding of what your home needs simply by its location. This includes whether it is in a character-controlled area, and what flood and fire mitigation measures may need factoring into the design. In addition to other cost considerations and council constraints.

→ Preferred start date and available budget:

When it comes to raw materials, prices are increasing rapidly across the building industry. In addition, the building industry is plagued by long lead times and an increasing volume of building projects on the books. Our extensive contact list of builders and allied trades, allows us to lead you to the right builder for your particular project. We can also tell you what’s actually possible within your timeframe and budget.

→ Project outline

Think ahead. You want your renovation, extension, or new build, to be future-proofed as much as possible.

Describe your project type: New build? Raise and build under? Extension? Other? 

What does your home of the future look like? 

How long do you intend to stay in the home?

What is the land size?

What is the ideal number of bedrooms, bathrooms, and living areas?

Would you like to add an outdoor entertaining area?

Will you need a new garage or carport?

Other inclusions or considerations?

→ What else can you do now?

There are no architectural drawings or quotes at this stage – we just want to meet you and for you to meet us. Our aim is to talk about your vision first. We want to hear your likes and dislikes and for you to share your ideas. Your question can be as simple as ‘should I stay or should I go?’ – we’ll tell you if you’re dreaming. 

Let’s assess your project goals, discuss your requirements, and identify some potential solutions or outcomes. We’ll talk budgets, the site, your neighbourhood, and what PlaceMate Architects can do to extract the maximum potential in all three areas. 

For over 25 years PlaceMate Architects have built on their reputation of honesty and integrity, coupled with highly skilled and experienced staff working with clients to deliver quality, cutting edge homes. Are you ready to take the first step to make the most of your site, renovate the house, or invest in a new building all by arranging a one-hour onsite consultation today?

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What PlaceMate Architects Provide:


Creative ideas to bring out the best in your property and for your family.


Valuable feedback on options for the design and approval process.


20 years experience in customising new homes and renovations. Our architectural advice is practical and realistic for your budget.


Convenience. We come to you – obligation free – to listen to your ideas and to offer you ours.

What our clients say
  • PlaceMate Architects made my house into a home – my home. It’s the little things about this space that make it mine. From the display cabinet in main entrance to the pink hatch I requested in the bathroom, this space has been transformed to suit my needs. The team came up with suggestions that they presented in a way that was easy to visualise. The process was quick, the communication was clear, and their imagination was invaluable.  

    Alaska Montford Owner
  • We engaged Jan and her team at Placemate for our small block renovation in West End, Brisbane. Fantastic result, Jan’s creative genius solved tricky problems related to BCC restrictions and what we were aiming to achieve. Renovation is now finished (Yay!) and throughout the process they were extremely helpful (thanks Amy!), again, jumping in to solve unforeseen technical issues. Everyone who visits always comment on what a clever use of space, thanks Placemate!

    Jason Hawkins and Diana Tolmie Owners
  • Our experience with Placemate Architects was outstanding. They did three
    things we appreciated, and nothing we didn’t.

    They focused on understanding our needs and what we wanted.

    They, Jan specifically, consistently generated creative design options to
    assist in the extraordinary number of decisions that need to be made from
    the very big to the very small.

    And they matched us with exactly the right builder, the excellent Harris

    Our decision to work with Placemate Architects meant we got what we wanted,
    on time and on budget.

    Stephen and Lynne Day New
  • Renovating our home with the assistance of Placement and their relationship with Phil Maher Builder was essentially a stress free adventure.

    PlaceMate worked with us to achieve our dream home. Our home was modernised without losing the charm of a post war cottage.

    Our house has become a functional, open & light filled home. Which is now the central family meeting place.

    We even discovered that Architects, Engineers and Builders DO get on and work well together.

    Even though our budget was small, through the architectural skills and listening skills, PlaceMate turned our needs into the home we wanted.

    Beth & John Owners