Designing to Your Budget
You’ve decided to move forward with building your dream home. You imagine its layout and size. You begin to visualize the architectural details that make this home uniquely you. There is no doubt, you have a definite idea of what your home should look like.
Much like the look and feel of your home, you probably have a budget in mind. Turning your dream home into a reality means more than just conceiving the perfect plan. It means designing a home at a cost you’re willing and able to spend.
How Design Elements Impact Cost
Size of Plan
The size of your timber or log home is the most influential variable because the size will impact each of the other variables. M.T.N Design will work with you to blend your layout desires with your budget goals.
Architectural Complexity & Balance
The number of corners, roof ridge lines and roof valleys can add architectural interest to your design but can also impact your home's overall turnkey price. Your designer will identify your home's ideal balance of architectural complexity.
Choice of Building Materials
Part of the design process is choosing the type and density of materials that work best for you project. Your designer will help you choose materials such as: log, timber, stone, and glass that enhance your design and are within your specified budget.
Level of Finishes
Choosing finishes for your project will determine the final look and feel of your new timber or log home. M.T.N will help you understand how much impact these choices will have on your entire project. We also offer interior design services.