A stunning home at Tathra has scored its designer a national award.
Wendy Bergsma of Dream Design Build was excited to be named winner of a Building Designers Association of Australia design award for a new residential building, 251-350sqm and under $2000/sqm.
“There were three other commendations in my category and as they were being read out I was thinking ‘oh wow, these are great’,” Ms Bergsma said. “But then I was announced as the winner...it was amazing.”
Ms Bergsma said the home, which was built last year, is highly energy efficient, making best use of its stunning location and views.
“I was really conscious of sustainability and efficiency and I think that’s what impressed the judges as well,” she said this week.
Ms Bergsma is particularly enjoying the fruits of her labour as the home is her own rather than a client’s. “It’s amazing, we’ve seen the full four seasons in it now and it’s really comfortable to live in,” she said.