Collier Homes Musing
Building a new home requires a creative phase. Here, knowledge of the owner’s lifestyle, aspirations, budget, and aesthetic preferences are paramount.
The classic 1986 movie “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’’ is much more than a hijinks school comedy heroising some quick witted kids. It presents us with two pieces of high art.
The materials we use to Custom build our homes and the design approach we follow can reduce our carbon footprint and contribute to our health and well-being. As a custom home builder, Collier Homes is acutely aware that in order for a home to take on the best sustainability and wellness principles,…
Covid19 has been tectonic in its impact-It has rocked all levels of society. It has caused a shift that has changed the way humanity lives, works and socialises-emerging demographics dominated by highly connected and networked millennial’s and Gen Z are, as a result, more empowered and will be…
Jindee is being created with wide streets and more space for trees. Jindee will have around three times more street trees than you’d find in a typical new development.
A brutalist concrete box is not everyone’s dream home, but it was for Angelo and Kasi Amara. Their building journey airs this week on Grand Designs Australia.
Collier Homes driving collaborations with leading creatives to make good design more accessible.
As a family, we are very proud to have acquired Collier Homes three years ago. With the brand now in its sixtieth year, we reflect on our history and journey so far.
Feeling bored one weekend as a teenager in the 1960s, I took to surfing television channels. What I settled on led to a discovery that has remained with me since.
A mother is the builder of a home and the first teacher of her children. Her home is where she teaches her family the lessons of love, so they know how to love each other.
We strive for space to inhabit throughout our lives – for work, leisure, and housing. We instinctively know when the space surrounding us is great by the way it makes us feel.
I recently held a reunion lunch with past Collier Homes executives who had made a positive impact on the business before my purchase some two years ago.
Supply chain biases in WA heavily drive material choices and influence building economics. What follows is a somewhat repetitive genre of home building.
Collier Homes announced today that it has become the Australian representative for Lindal Cedar Homes, which is headquartered in Seattle.
Over the past eighteen months, I have been continually asked why I bought and relaunched a building brand at a time when the industry is at one of its lowest ebbs.
The practice of sustainability relating to home building appears to pivot solely around low energy practices, without consideration of the building materials used.
The initial phase in the process of building a custom designed home is inherently creative. Clients often come to us brimming with design ideas and concepts.
Collier Homes and Nic Brunsdon form design and build collaborative - combining sophisticated architectural design, with a third-generation family building tradition.
I am often asked how to choose a builder. It seems that the principal cause of confusion stems from the 'buy one, get one free' or self-promotional style of advertising.
With the recent sad passing of Collier Homes' founder, Raymond McCarthy, I caught up with Ossie Symonds, his close friend and colleague, who worked for Collier Homes from 1968-1978.