Architectural

Cook Costello work collaboratively with our clients to design and detail well-performing homes, buildings for life.  Using our architectural and engineering design skills in tandem, we are able to successfully form your project to the specific site and environment while guiding you throughout the design process. Our collaborative approach ensures that design requirements are met from taking your brief and designing within budget yet providing innovative design solutions taking your idea from concept to reality.

Architectural Services

Whether you are looking at a residential or commercial build or alterations to a current building, each project is being sculpted to meet your physical and spatial requirements. With a wide range of experience ranging from smaller residential add-ons to larger projects such as factories and office buildings, we strive to provide quality solutions that will meet your requirements and minimize long term running costs.

As part of our architectural services we offer:


Pre-design services


Feasibility Study based on location, layout and conditions


Concept development and detailed design


Preliminary design


Draughting – full working drawings for construction and consent


3D Renders


Walk-through and fly-around videos


As-built drawings


Resource consent applications


Procurement on behalf of the client


Contract administration and construction observation


Landscape design


Homestar Assessments


Thermal Envelope Assessments

Homestar and Greenstar Designs

Designing for a healthier home, improved thermal efficiency and sustainability, designing for life changes, we can provide you with a better performing home/office for life.  Our Architectural designers can share their knowledge and experience to walk you through the steps of obtaining a Homestar (residential) and Greenstar (commercial) rating.  We will be able to guide you in the ways you can incorporate sustainable and thermal comfort practices into your project to fit any budget by advising and designing around:

  • Site
  • Energy, Health and Comfort
  • Water
  • Waste
  • Materials
  • Management

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Our Architectural projects

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