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Sydney & Newcastle's Dynamic Team of Innovative Architects


Zugai Strudwick Architects(ZSA) has offices in both Sydney and Newcastle allowing us to undertake projects up and down the east coast with many of our clients having projects in more than one area. We have extensive experience in producing high quality houses in city, rural and regional areas. Our wide-ranging experience across many council areas, with sites of varying constraints and opportunities, has prepared us to deal with any design challenge. Our focus is the delivery of sustainable and innovative design solutions while embracing client expectations and balancing deadlines, budgets and functional requirements.
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Best of Houzz 2021 - Client Satisfaction
Best of Houzz 2020 - Design
Best of Houzz 2020 - Client Satisfaction
Best of Houzz 2018 - Design
Best of Houzz 2018 - Client Satisfaction
Best of Houzz 2017 - Design
Best of Houzz 2017 - Client Satisfaction
Best of Houzz 2016 - Design
Best of Houzz 2015 - Design
Best of Houzz 2015 - Client Satisfaction
Best of Houzz 2014 - Design
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As a couple with nil experience renovating other than chucking a coat of paint on an old weatherboard house, we really had to trust our architect and builder. We found Mel and Lisa excellent in this area, from the first contact we liked Mel's down to earth, pragmatic, realistic approach. She was also very good at taking the sometimes contradictory thoughts of myself and my partner and incorporating both our ideas into the design. Lisa's liaison skills with council DA application and negotiations thereafter were also impressive. The team have a good network of other providers i.e designers and suppliers for fittings and fixtures some of whom we also availed ourselves of! The end result is ...