About

Our Story

Since our establishment in 2001, our company has been involved with over 2500 projects. During this time we have learnt to understand and interpret our clients needs along with gaining an extensive knowledge of council requirements and building code. Our team has expanded in recent years and collectively have almost 100 years experience in building design and drafting.

Our Vision

To work with our clients to create building designs to suit every need, no matter how large or small.

We are able to provide all your building design and planning needs for your new residential and building projects.

We are dedicated to providing the very best professional service to each and every client. We know every project is different, and that is why our expert drafting designers will work closely with our clients to deliver a design that works and suits their needs.

We are flexible in working with clients briefs, desires and requirements, and offer a service ranging from the development of a client’s ideas to make practical or a full design service.

Extensive knowledge of local government planning policies, as well as sustainable water, thermal comfort and energy targets ensures that your building project travels through the development application process without delays and costly amendments.

Years of experience allow the design stage to be realistic in terms of your nominated project budget.

We work with several local builders and can even refer you to a suitable building contractors to carry out your construction and project manage your development.

Our Team

Our team has a vast amount of experience, and with our recent expansion we now collectively have close to 100 years of experience.

Our designers have extensive local knowledge of local planning policies. They can guide you from the very beginning of your design project through to the approval of your Development Application (DA).

We keep you up to date with all current building and design codes, so your project runs smoothly and on time without blowing the budget.

Glenn Dhu

Company Director

  • Architectural Drafting Associate Diploma
  • Accredited Building Designer with the BDAA (Building Designers Association of Australia)
  • Certificate IV in Building & Construction
  • Lived in the Shoalhaven for 50 years
  • Worked in the Building Industry for 36 years, starting as a Draftsperson then Estimating for local building Companies & Site Supervising & Estimation for Metal Roofing Companies.
  • Started as Owner/Director For Nest RD in 2016
  • I like to play Golf, bushwalk, time at the beach & on the water, going to Gym and spending time with my family

Susan Dhu

Administration & Finance

  • Grown up in the Shoalhaven
  • Worked with the local Councils for 7years in DA Development & Planning
  • Certificate lll & lV in Disability Support worker & Planner
  • Love the beach, boating, Bushwalking, spending time with family & good friends

Todd Slaughter

Senior Building Designer/Draftsperson

  • 30 years design & drafting experience and working with the local Councils
  • Associate Diploma in Architectural Drafting
  • BDAA Accredited Building Designer
  • Shoalhaven Born & Raised

Matthew James

Senior Building Designer/Draftsperson

  • 25 years design & drafting experience
  • Associate Diploma in Architectural Technology
  • Studies Completed at Shellharbour TAFE
  • Lived in the Shoalhaven over 41 years
  • Enjoy in free time, any type of Motor sports, Mountain Biking & visiting craft breweries

Alex Binskin

  • Studying a Certificate IV in Residential Drafting
  • After completing his studies, he is continuing his studies into a Diploma of Building Design.
  • Love going to the beach, camping and cooking!

Kerry Bowley

Administration/Reception

  • Lived in Shoalhaven for 32 years
  • Working in the Construction Industry for 15 years
  • Spend free time Holidaying near the beach, going to the Gym & Playing golf

Rebecca Camilleri

Architectural Draftsperson

  • Completed Architectural Drafting in 2011 at Canberra Institute of Technology
  • Advanced Diploma in Business Management
  • Diploma in Graphic Design
  • Lived in the Shoalhaven 23 years
  • Enjoy Free time Bushwalking, Hiking, The Beach & the Ocean, Art, Drawing, Design, Jewellery making, Sewing, & Baking

Building Associates

Plan & Design with Us

Design your dream space with our expert team and turn your vision into reality!