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Gazebo Entry Feature

Gazebo Entry Feature

Gazebos such as this recently completed project by Austin Developments can also be used as an entry feature as opposed to a portico structure. With the correct lighting, your Timber Gazebo Entry statement can be a very attractive focal point. Cabanas , Gazebos , Bali Huts and Pavilions are simple usually smaller roof structures ,that if designed right can complement any area and timber Patios and ... »

Timber Framed Pergola

Timber Framed Pergola

Timber framed pergolas are a very cost effective way of transforming your outdoor spaces and creating cover and shade for entertaining areas, pools or vehicles. New council laws now mean that that these can be constructed without building permits and are longer lasting due to treated timbers than those pergolas of the past. Contact Austin Developments today to discuss your Timber Pergola ideas. No... »

Stunning Poolside Timber Gazebo

Stunning Poolside Timber Gazebo

Helping Perth people Holiday at Home is what we love to do here at Austin Developments. All jobs come with challenges, and we strive to give people the best experience possible when building their dream outdoor living space, be it a Timber Deck, Alfresco, Pergola or Gazebo. The following email was from the owner of this Stunning Poolside Timber Gazebo which our team which our team recently complet... »

Harwood Shingle Gazebo

Harwood Shingle Gazebo

Custom building gazebos like this recent project in Rosmoyne gives you the flexibility to work with existing garden and landscape structures. Built over an existing timber deck and rear planter box the cabana sits perfectly in place almost like it has been there from the start . Mounting posts out and away from the decking area maximize the user space and make it unique in design. Contact Austin D... »

Classic Perth Pergolas

Classic Perth Pergolas

This classic contempory  timber pergola and yard  was designed by Tim Davies landscaping and built by Austin Developments. The detail in the timber cuts , bracing and steel screen frames provides at subtle permeable screen between both pool area and garden and flows from this beautiful Claremont Home . Timber of this kind is treated these days for water rot and termites providing much more durabil... »

Timber Lining Patio Renovation

Timber Lining Patio Renovation

Austin Developments recently renovated a tired City Beach pergola to create an entirely new outdoor room. The old ceiling timbers were covered with Glosswood timber deck lining to the underside. The polycarbonate roof sheeting was removed and changed to colorbond . This transformation has made this entertaining area a brand new extension of the house. The design and landscaping was by Living Envir... »

Swim Spa Deck & Pitched Pergola

Swim Spa Deck & Pitched Pergola

The Before and after shots of this job in Willagee speaks for itself, a wide board Jarrah deck raised up to the elevated area of the house was particularly challenging as we needed to create an area to build the pergola from. A WIDE BOARD JARRAH DECK RAISED UP TO THE ELEVATED AREA OF THE HOUSE WAS PARTICULARLY CHALLENGING AS WE NEEDED TO CREATE AN AREA TO BUILD THE PERGOLA FROM. We also took the o... »

Jarrah Screens and Frames

Jarrah Screens and Frames

Timber screens are becoming a popular design feature and can be used to mask traditional static fencing products. Timber screens do not always need to be solid walls and lots of timber. A cleverly designed framework with small sections of cladding like this recent Austin Developments Jarrah screen project gives a perception of depth and can reduce costs significantly. Sometimes seeing that old fen... »

Timber Screens Balance Design

Timber Screens Balance Design

Timber screens are always an easy link to balance timber textures in a back yard. When timber decking under an alfresco or patio has a feature bench seat or in this case a feature shower screen the visual result brings the two areas together even though they are far apart. Timber screens and bench seats are also a great way to break up a lot of  stone and masonry which for most people is a problem... »

Shopping For Inspiration… Ma Cuisine

Shopping For Inspiration… Ma Cuisine

Ma Cuisine’s Founder Jill Braslin shares her source of inspiration for Ma Cuisine Source: Ma Cuisine »

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