Awards & Testimonials

Industry awards & recognition

Design Award 2012 – BDA State Cad Award 2012

architectural home design award 2012 winner

Design Award 2012 Winner

Building Designers Australia CAD Award 2012

Building Designers Australia CAD Award 2012

Homes by Design received a Building Designers Australia NSW award in 2012 for “Best Use of an Architectural Product” in recognition of its high quality CAD (computer aided design) documentation.

Winning Design Cover 2012 – Winning Design Award Nomination

Homes by Design’s Hague Residence in St Ives Chase was nominated for best Residential Alterations and Additions over $250k in 2012 and published in the Building Designers Australia NSW Winning Design Magazine.

Best Use of CAD

Best use of CAD Home Design Award 2012

Best Use of CAD 2012

Homes by Design was awarded 1st place for best use of CAD for the DA documentation of its Hague Alterations and Additions project by the Sydney branch of the Building Designers Association NSW.
Sydney branch enjoys a membership of over 150 highly skilled building design and qualified architect practitioners.

State Medal for Architectural Technology

Best use of CAD Home Design Award 2012

State Medal Award 2006

Best use of CAD Home Design Award 2012

State Medal

After many years in both the engineering and building industries Rex Farr of Homes by Design decided in 2004 to formally train in the design and documentation of buildings.
These studies culminated with the winning of the TAFE NSW 2006 state medal for architectural technology

Best in Class

Best use of CAD Home Design Award 2012

Advanced Diploma Trophy

Best use of CAD Home Design Award 2012

Diploma Trophy

Rex received joint 1st in course awards whilst studying both Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Architectural Technology courses concurrently


Homes By Design Sydney
Just a short message to thank you for all your hard work and great negotiation skills in getting our Garage project through Pittwater Council. The first reply from council was a rejection of our proposed garage due to a strong neighbour objection, your negotiation skills, patient and calm personality eventually got it through.

We are also very impressed with the high level of detail you have put into all the drawings, I'm sure this also played a great part in getting the DA.

Thanks again, if we will be building  again we will definitely be contacting you.

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