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Mick Giesen

Berwick, Victoria

House Architectural Design
Building Design & Drafting
Energy Ratings
Thermal Performance


About Us

The 2DR business formed in 2008 when Mick and Kellie decided to combine their Building Design & Thermal Performance Assessment businesses. 2DR is based in Berwick and services its valued clients throughout metropolitan Melbourne and the states of Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia & New South Wales.

Mick Giesen is the Director of 2DR Pty Ltd who personally completes all of the design & architectural drafting. Mick is a fully insured & registered building practitioner in the category of Draftsperson-Building Design (Architectural) VIC & Building Designer Architectural R TAS.

Kellie Giesen is the Office Manager who personally assesses all 6 star projects. Kellie is a fully insured & accredited Thermal Performance Assessor in Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia & Western Australia.

We are also now insured & accredited with BASIX in New South Wales.

Requirements of you

  • New Homes sketch plan with overall dimensions
  • Extension/Renovations sketch plan & existing house plans (obtained from council) preferably
  • scanned version (this can be done at Office Works)
  • Carports/Pergolas - sketch plan & existing house plans.
  • Basic Landscaping/Interiors - sketch plan & existing house plans.
  • Deckings - sketch plan & existing house plans.

    Thermal Performance Assessments

    2DR provides a fixed fee Energy Rating (Thermal Performance Assessments) service which covers both preliminary assessment and final report.

    Preliminary Stage: A preliminary Energy Ratings Assessment is completed and a summary report is issued outlining any recommendations if required.

    Final Stage: Once plans are finalised a final report will be issued and plans will be stamped and signed off for you to submit to the relevant authority.

    Requirements of you:

    You can email a full set of scaled PDF plans that outline all building products being used including slab engineering if slab footing.
    Payment will be required prior to final report being issued to you.
    We will provide you with:

    Summary page outlining any upgrades that are required FirstRate 5, 6 star energy rating report Full set of stamped and signed plans.

    State Regulations:

    VIC: 6 star using First Rate 5 or Accurate
    SA: 6 star using First Rate 5 or Accurate
    TAS: 6 star using First Rate 5 or Accurate
    WA: 6 star using First Rate 5 or Accurate
    NSW: BASIX report
    NT: Not accredited in this state
    QLD: Not accredited in this state.
  • Qualification Details

    • Registered Building Practitioner
    • Diploma of Building Design and Drafting
    • Diploma of Building Surveying
    • Diploma of Building
    • Qualified Carpenter
    • Member of HIA and BDAV
    • Over 16 years experience in the field

    1 Recommendation for 2DR

    Adrian Starvaggi connected with 2DR through hipages.com.au and we have confirmed that they would recommend them

    Adrian Starvaggi

    "Mick came out on time, had a look and measured up then drew it up and recommended a surveyor who could come out and provide the permit for my pergola which was already built. He was on time and a pleasure to deal with. I recommend Mick and his services."

    Drafting - Carports May 24, 2014 verified

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