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Client Testimonials...

We pride ourselves on exceeding your expectations...

Jake was an absolute pleasure to work with. I could not find one fault. the whole process was seamless and easy for us.

We had been through a build before and it had not gone anywhere near as smoothly as it did with Jake and his team.

Jake goes above and beyond to help everyone including us as the client, the builder, council etc.

I would honestly recommend Jake and his team to everyone he was absolutely brilliant and a pleasure to work with.

Granard Avenue, Park Orchards

We are so happy to have had Jake design our home.

Jake listened to our brief, asked us for our wish list, spent hours on the block to feel the space and the movement of the sun and created the plans for a masterpiece.

Truly bespoke, our home will stand the test of time with the quality materials selected by Jake.

Not a day goes by that we don't feel grateful for his art.

I would highly recommend his services.

Carool Court, Mount Martha

Jake did a great job designing our family home and took the time to include all of our needs, also took care of the town planning with the council.


Very happy and glad we went with him.

Park Road, Park Orchards

We engaged Jake to design / draw up our extension for our Californian bungalow which has a heritage overlay and get it ready for planning and building permits.

The whole process was very easy and he was very knowledgeable in the heritage side of things, his rates are competitive and fair for his level of detail and involvement.

He is a great communicator and very prompt with his turn around for each stage even when dealing with the councils.

As a builder I highly recommend his services and the detail and design looks amazing.

Latona Avenue, Preston

Jake grasped my style and requirements and came up with a cohesive artistic composition for every room and space in the house. I was more than pleased.

He then helped me  source and select materials and finishes to complete my vision.  He is friendly, professional and courteous and has been only a phone call away throughout the process.

I have no hesitation in recommending Jake to others wanting a well-designed, beautifully finished home.

Thilani Gammampila

Lovell Street, Hawthorn East

We’re so pleased we’ve had the opportunity to work with Jake Barrow.

From the beginning we knew Jake was the right choice to design our dream home.

Every step of the way he has supported us by listening and offering innovative solutions to bring our vision to life. His communication, drawings and paperwork are thorough, well presented and timely.

We can’t recommend Jake enough! 

Nepean Avenue, Watsonia

Jake was the architect who designed our wonderful new house and helped guide us through the process.

We are absolutely thrilled with the design of our house, the balance achieved by Jake between functionality and form is amazing. 

We really valued Jake's calmness, knowledge and willingness to find the best solution. 

Paul & Kristy Hourmouzis

Pine Avenue, Park Orchards

Jake designed the architecture and interior of our amazing new home. He listened to all of our needs and wants, and designed a stunning but warm and practical home. 

Jake was always a pleasure to work with. He provided options and solutions for challenges that arose and he helped  instill confidence in the decisions we made. 

Without him the design and build may have been more stressful and less organised. 

It was a real pleasure to work with him.

Brenton & Sally Eblen

Swanston Street, Templestowe Lower

I have known Jake in a professional capacity for a number of years, and over that time we have collaborated on a variety of residential design projects.

He is a truly talented designer with a great sense of site context, and his work is high quality, thorough and detailed.

His professional approach to his work delivers great results; it is always a pleasure to work alongside Jake in the creation of beautiful home environments that his clients love.

Kate Monk

Senior Landscape Architect, Enki Design

Everything in our design was very considered to our brief and it was great to have Jake involved throughout the build process  to ensure the built form didn’t stray from the original design intent.

Moving into our new home just felt natural, like this was where we belonged. It has brought us a great deal of happiness,  calmness and balance to all our lives.

We receive incredible feedback on our house on a very regular basis, from people wishing to have their sports cars photographed in the driveway, to people who stop and make comment about how visually stunning it looks.

This is a testament to the design produced by our architect.

Paul & Kristy Hourmouzis

Pine Avenue, Park Orchards 

Having dealt with Jake on a number of projects from commencement to completion I can attest to his unique approach to each and every one of his projects.

He is always willing to work with the design team to come up with solutions whilst still producing a bespoke product to his clients

Jake is very easy going and his knowledge and cooperation make him a pleasure to work with.

James Anagnostou

Director, Adapt Building Surveyors



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