About us

BBD Helen Justin Farington Rolleston HERO

With Build by Design, you’ll get the support you deserve for the home you want.

From day one, we do everything we can to help you get the most out of your investment.

In fact, we’re so determined to get your home right for you, yours will be just one of 30 we’ll commit to building in a year, and we’ll be with you every step of the way.

With a personalised planning process we can work with you to design a home that meets your lifestyle, and once your build is underway, we’ll keep you updated with its progress with total openness and transparency.

Because we’re not here to build everyone’s house. We’re here to build your home.

Our helpful team

BBD Staff Rachelle

Rachelle George
Design and Build Consultant
022 0760032
rachelle@buildbydesign.co.nz

Rachelle has been with Build by Design since 2018. She is an expert designer and loves to work with clients to design a plan that is unique and captures their personality, and to get them the best value for money.

She often works outside of normal business hours to cater to the busy lives of clients and has a wealth of knowledge in all design aspects of building. She has established a great referral base where satisfied clients are more than willing to pass on her details to friends and family because of their experience.

BBD Staff Jess

Jess Hawkins
Project Coordinator
03 390 0131
jess@buildbydesign.co.nz

Jess has been with Build by Design since 2014 and quickly settled into her role as Project Coordinator. She is responsible for coordinating all of our contractors and suppliers to ensure our projects run smoothly.

Jess obtains quotes for all of our projects and she liaises with clients often throughout the construction of their homes.

BBD Staff Linda

Linda Fowler
Director
021 1061179
linda@buildbydesign.co.nz

Linda began working in the building industry in 2013. She became skilled at designing floor plans from scratch and took on the role of Design and Build Consultant as well as anything accounts related.

Build by Design now has 2 dedicated Design and Build Consultants which means Linda can spend more time assisting them and meeting with clients, and look after the finances of the business.

BBD Staff Pete

Peter Hollow
Director
027 6433023
peter@buildbydesign.co.nz

Pete has been working in the Building Industry for 30 years. He is a qualified builder and went on to become a Project Manager for a large company some years ago. Since starting up his own company in 2013 he takes on the responsibility of overseeing all projects on site ensuring they are being constructed to the highest standard.

He oversees the pricing and coordination of projects alongside the Estimator and Project Coordinator. He is also a Site-Safe Supervisor.

BBD Staff Fiona

Fiona Humphries
Administration
03 390 0131
admin@buildbydesign.co.nz

Fiona is the most recent addition to our team, having just joined us this year (2020). She has a vast amount of experience in the building industry and has worked in many different sectors. She is very well accomplished in pricing and this is her main role.

She also looks after maintenance and coordinates our contractors for the 90 day maintenance check.

Our History

Led by husband and wife Peter Hollow and Linda Fowler, our team has been helping Cantabrians realise their dream homes since 2013.

Our vision has always been to offer the very best building advice and guidance, so our clients feel supported every step of the way.

We think building a home should be a rewarding and exciting and we've stood by our commitment to deliver a fantastic experience to our clients.