About Design For Seasons

Design For Seasons is a Building Design practice specializing in passive solar and environmentally sustainable design. The main areas of design include residential, office and community buildings.

Gary Palma is the principle designer and manager of Design For Seasons. He is a qualified building designer with over 25 years experience in the architectural and building industry. Qualifications include a Diploma in Architectural Design and Drafting and Diploma of Builder´s Registration. Gary is also an accredited builder.

Various consultants are engaged during the design and documentation process. Depending on the complexity of the project and detail required these consultants can include:

Geotechnical Engineer ­ Soil assessment and recommendations.

Building estimator ­ Building cost estimating.

Structural and Civil Engineer ­ Design and certification of the structural component of the building.

Mechanical Engineer ­ Building mechanical services / renewable and sustainable energy systems / Building energy management and auditing.

Hydraulic Consultant ­ Plumbing supply and waste design / storm water design.

Electrical Consultant ­ Electrical services design.


WA Building Design Award for Environmentally Sustainable Design – new residence in Northcliffe, South West, Australia.

WA Building Design Award commendation for Environmentally Sustainable Design – new residence in Hovea, Perth hills, Western Australia.

WA Building Design Awards for Environmentally Sustainable Design and Public Buildings – Northcliffe Interpretive and Cultural Centre – Northcliffe South West Australia


Building Designers Association of Western Australia

Master Builders Association of Western Australia

Alternative Technology Association

For more information on passive solar and environmentally sustainable building designs contact Gary Palma at Design For Seasons.

43 Urch Road Roleystone WA 6111
Phone: 08 9397 6089 Mobile: 0418 449 113 Fax: 08 9397 6089
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