Accredited Building Designer. Excellent service.

About Us

Lara Begg is a Building Design and Drafting Specialist
Lara Begg
Building Designer
BDAA Member, BDAA Accredited Building Designer, Sustainability Design Specialist
Building Designers Association of Australia

BDAA Member

Building Designers Association of Australia

Building Designers Association of Australia Accredited Building Designer

BDAA Accredited Building Designer

Building Designers Association of Australia


Houzz Award

Best of Houzz 2018 - Client Satisfaction

Sustainability Design Specialist

Sustainability Design Specialist

Lara is an Accredited Building Designer with Building Designers Association of Australia with 30 years’ experience in design and drafting.  BDAA Accreditation demonstrates a level of expertise and competence in a range of skills in design and documentation providing extra reassurance of a quality outcome. BDAA Accreditation is required to complete certain types of projects in NSW.  Lara is also a Sustainability Design Specialist and is therefore skilled in incorporating no cost or low cost measures to reduce energy costs and re-use water.

Our team is rounded out by qualified draftsmen with decades of experience.

We provide custom design ideas and concepts through to building plans for approval to home and business owners in the Blue Mountains and Western Sydney.

We are fully insured with Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance.

In addition to our building design services, we can recommend Builders and an interior Designer.

Our building designer services include:
  • New homes, granny flats, dual occupancies, house alterations and additions, small commercial projects and more. 
  • If you want to start with an investigation into development potential on your land, we can prepare a feasibility report.
We draft all architectural plans and prepare documentation necessary for DA (Development Application), CC (Construction Certificate) and CDC (Complying Development Certificate) approvals:
  • Plans, Specifications, BASIX Certificates, Statement of Environmental Effects, etc. 

We coordinate the project with other consultants as necessary, such as:

  • Land Surveyors, Structural Engineers, Hydraulic Engineers, Bushfire Assessors, Landscape Designers, and others, to complete documentation for approval.
Building design approval process:

Lara’s Design Studio works with a range of Sydney Councils and Private Certifiers to navigate planning and building approval process.

5 stars to Lara’s Design Studio. Lara and her team provide high quality architectural plans for all our homes. She is always friendly, accommodating, professional and easy to deal with. We will continue to use Lara’s Design Studio and recommend their services to any potential clients.
Jacqueline – Code Homes

I am a colleague of Lara’s who has worked closely with he for several years on multiple projects. I highly recommend her as very capable and skilled designer with diverse experience and a very keen eye.
Lloyd Newlands – Collaborator


years experience

We pride ourselves listening to you and providing high quality design service responding to your individual needs.
Our endeavour is to make your experience easy and stress free to progress your vision into a beautiful built project.