About us

With more than 20 years’ experience, we tailor each design to meet your unique needs.

RBD Residential Building Design is a small architectural studio, specialising in maximising the potential of your site. With more than 20 years’ experience, we tailor each design to meet your unique needs. Based in Melbourne’s northern suburbs, we service the entire metropolitan area and both peninsulas. We manage your project from concept to the start of construction, be it a small house renovation to a new house to a multi-unit development to a small apartment building.

Our Work

Dual Occupancy

Add a second dwelling to a property. The new dwelling is usually in the rear with most projects including some modification / improvement to the retained dwelling.

Our Work

Multi Unit

Medium density housing involves two or more new dwellings on a property. Most often these are two storey townhouse but can be single or subject to context even triple storey.

Our Work

New Dwelling

Custom designed single detached dwelling in the style of your choosing.

Our Work


Usually a single or double storey extension / renovation of a valued existing dwelling.

Our Work


Apartments / Class 2 Buildings are the most complex and dense living arrangement, usually with the most rigorous planning and building requirements.

Our services

We add value at every stage balancing creativity with cost effectiveness and timeliness.

We particularly enjoy sites with multiple constraints as these projects often lead to the most innovative outcomes. We can also customise our service offering to suit the homeowner or investor/developer to maximise the return on their investment.

  • Feasibility
  • Concept Design
  • Town Planning Application
  • Building Permit Documentation
  • Interior Fit-out Documentation

Contact Us

713 Plenty Road, Reservoir Victoria 3073