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Kalka - Custom and Luxury Home Builders Brisbane


Custom Design Studio

Elevate the everyday


Our in-house design studio team provides contemporary modern design solutions, building unique and custom homes to suit your needs.

We understand clients wishing to explore a custom home solution for their project and we are passionate about solving problems often associated with difficult sites, by delivering impressive design solutions in a cost effective manner.

Our process is not like any other you will find. We believe in engaging with and involving you in the entire journey, from the initial stages of articulating the vision for your home, to its design, construction and final delivery. This all-inclusive and collaborative approach ensures the smooth delivery of a home designed specifically for you.


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Initial meeting

The aim of the initial meeting with one of our New Home Consultants is to identify and ensure your needs and desires are understood.
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Design process

To commence the design process you will have an initial briefing with our in-house design director and receive a project return brief within 48 hours. 
Your custom design package, consisting of floor plans, elevations and concept images will be completed within 2-3 weeks of receiving the site information. Your unique concept proposal will then be completed within 1-2 weeks
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Presentation of design package

Your custom design package will be presented to you in person by our in-house design director. You will have the opportunity to review and provide feedback with respect to the design. If required amendments will be made to the design and the presentation process will repeat.
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Preliminary estimate documents and client services

Your custom preliminary estimate documents will be presented. Once these are finalised you will be introduced to your personal Client Services Manager who will assist you through the remainder of your Kalka experience.
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Interior design selections

To firm up the final contract, our in-house interior design team will take you through your unique colour selection and custom home design experience where you have the opportunity to select all of the colours, finishes and fixtures to make your dream, your home.
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Final plans

After all final items have been signed off, your custom plans will be amended and completed.
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After this extended consultation phase you will have final drawings, colour selections, timeframes and final custom home contract.


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Final contract

This stage of your journey marks the beginning of your custom home's construction process. Here your final contract is completed and signed, council applications are lodged, your final construction drawings are completed and all the products for your custom home will be ordered.
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In order for your build to begin the final Building Approval and Authority to Commence Construction are received. Construction will then commence within 20 working days.
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Your build program and site supervisor

Here you will meet your Site Supervisor who will oversee the entire construction of your custom home. Your supervisor will outline your personalised construction program and be available to discuss any questions you may have.

Construction programs generally follow the earth and site work stages below:

Pool shell
Frame stage
Roof and roughin
Enclosed stage
Fixing stage
Practical completion

As well as having regular dialogue with your Site Supervisor, your Client Services Manager will supply weekly progress reports and photo updates throughout the journey of your build.

For a thorough and detailed documentation of our custom building process, download our custom building process brochure.

Custom Building Process

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Near completion handover

After your construction program is complete, you will have an on-site meeting with your Site Supervisor. This is a thorough and detailed walk through your custom home to ensure it has been finished to your unique specifications. Any concerns raised here will be promptly rectified prior to your official handover.
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Official Handover

It is time to move in! We will meet at your home to handover your keys and final certifications and welcome you to your new home, designed and built for specifically for you.
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