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Perth Shopping Icon Ma Cuisine

Perth Shopping Icon Ma Cuisine

Ma Cuisine set a benchmark never seen before in WA, supplying the Western Suburbs with exactly what it wanted… Source: Ma Cuisine »

Hardwood Timber Screening

Hardwood Timber Screening

A Hardwood  Timber Decked Screen is one of the most effect ways to conceal or partition off an area of your home. Timber Screens not only soften the landscaping element, they are good looking and  durable and  become a feature focal point. With this particular job in Wembley recently completed by Austin Developments our client was looking for a Batu Timber finish between ready built rendered piers... »

Grey Composite Pool Decking

Grey Composite Pool Decking

Grey is the new black! With the number of stylish and interesting colour choices in composite decking products increasing every year, the way these products are being used by architects and designers is creating a new spike in interest in outdoor design. Modwood is a composite decking product that is often requested by Auistin Developments clients and grey Modwood composite deck is a favourite for... »

Merbau Alfresco Decking

Merbau Alfresco Decking

Bringing the indoors outside to take advantage of Perth’s temperate Mediterranean climate is this Timber Alfresco featuring Merbau Timber decking. This amazing Alfresco which was designed and constructed by Austin Developments project manager Zane Bullock is just one fine example of Austin Developments Alfresco living projects. This particular job faced the challenge of removing  soil first ... »

WA Pools & Outdoor Design

WA Pools & Outdoor Design

For many homeowners, vacations come few and far between. Austin Developments is aware of this, and is a firm believer that the idea of a holiday should become a permanent state of being. the company believes that, by incorporating the essence of relaxation and pleasure into your own backyard at home, this can be easy! Austin Pearce started Austin developments back in 2000. through word of mouth, t... »

Pacific Jarrah Decking Cabana

Pacific Jarrah Decking Cabana

South American Pacific Jarrah is an exciting new product that is stirring the creative juices of those in the  Perth construction and home improvement market. A stable and durable material which is a great substitute for Australian Jarrah, it is similar in appearance with the exception of Jarrah’s signature gum veins. This recent Colorbond roofed cabana uses 140mm Pacific Jarrah for the deck... »

Perth Hills Composite Decking

Perth Hills Composite Decking

More and more, people are beginning to realise the stylish design potential of many of the new composite decking materials that have recently become available. Products such as Timbertech and OzDeck which Austin Developments are working with more often are becoming the new normal in outdoor projects around Perth. This particular project at Bickley, Western Australia has been created using TimberTe... »

Old Decking Still Looking Great

Old Decking Still Looking Great

A well built and maintained timber deck can look as good in 10 years as the day it was installed. One of our recent projects was to replace the exisiting African Thatch roof on a gazebo we installed almost 10 years ago with timber shingles. As you can see in the image, the timber decking and stairs which were installed at the same time the gazebo are still looking stunning today ready for the next... »

Poolside Cabana Decking

Poolside Cabana Decking

Not all timber decking projects are straight forward. Building a structure such as a cabana up against an existing pool can present many different challenges. From specific council requirements and engineering certificates to on-site installation,  pool plumbing and underground services. Having the projecs managed and installed by an experienced and trusted company such as Austin Developments will... »

Curved Jarrah Decking Edging

Curved Jarrah Decking Edging

Square and rectangular lines are usually what comes to mind when you think about timber decking projects, however this does not always need to be the case. With a little creativity and some skilled craftsmanship  curves can be introduced to your timber decking project to create a bold statement with new soft lines. A little creativity and a dose of skilled workmanship can create soft curved lines ... »

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