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We created BuildHer Collective to empower women with the right tools to build the home of their dreams. With the right advice and support, building and renovating can be such a fun and rewarding experience!

Building is not as hard as you think! We have created an online course that guides you through every step along the journey, with the support of like-minded women.

If you want to take the next step towards your dream home, get in touch for a free consultation, no catches or commitments.
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Meet the Founders

REBEKA MORGAN

Rebeka Morgan’s desire to help women build is driven from the many enquires she receives, her thirst for knowledge, her vast business experience and passion for building.

Rebeka is no stranger to construction, as a teenager she worked in her family floor coverings business in Melbourne which lead her to have a strong interest in both Entrepreneurship and Construction. Having spent the last 14 years in the building industry in various management roles initially focusing on commercial construction where she was general manager of a commercial building company; more recently Rebeka has been successfully redeveloping residential properties, which have broken sales records in Northcote. Rebeka is CEO of Beirin Projects which focus’ on high end renovation and construction in the inner North.  She is passionate about sharing knowledge and experience and in her spare time she is a tutor at Swinburne University. A successful serial Entrepreneur with a Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovation this compliments her degree in Construction Management, love of the build form and seeing project come alive from inception to completion.

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KRIBASHINI HANNON

Kribashini Hannon has a wealth of personal and professional experience to help and support women build and renovate.

Kribashini fell in love with construction when she was only a child. Inspired by running around at her father’s glass factory while growing up in Wellington, NZ, Kribashini quickly developed a deep passion for Construction and Project Management. This resolve stuck with her through university, leading her to get her Bachelor’s Degree in Building Science from VU and a Master of Project Management from RMIT. Over 13 years later, Kribashini remains highly passionate about the built environment and spends time managing commercial projects. Having been through her own home renovation, Kribashini wants to share her insights, experience and knowledge with other like-minded women and help them feel confident about building.

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RENO REVIEWS

A Modern Take on the Traditional Fibro Beach Shack

Designed by Bourne Blue Architecture “Blueys Beach is a popular holiday destination, on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia. The original houses in this coastal village are simple fibro or weatherboard structures. They are weather-beaten and basic, yet they generally offer a relaxing beach holiday experience. Unfortunately, when properties change hands, original buildings are often…

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A BuildHer Collective Student Story…… Alison Lewis

Meet Alison, another of our Masterclass Students. Alison is currently onto her second project and is owner building the process. A challenge for sure, but one she feels she can handle with the team from BuildHer by her side every step of the way. Here’s her story:  “My name’s Alison and I’m an interior designer…

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Friends of BHC…… Plyroom

Their ethos is simplicity, their furniture is beautiful. I recently had the pleasure of visiting the Plyroom showroom and sat down for a chat with the lovely Elise, Founder of Plyroom. Elise’s heritage is Italian. Her Mum was born there and migrated to Australia when she was 10. In 2012, Elise and her husband decided…

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A Renovation Which Resulted in Less, Not More. But Who’s Complaining?

Set in an existing 1950s bungalow in Castlecrag this is an addition with a grand total of zero extra square metres. Castlecrag is a suburb originally designed by the infamous architect/husband and wife team Walter Burley and Marion Mahony Griffin to blend into the environment; a suburb set in bushland. In contrast, “developer-driven suburban sprawl throughout…

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Friends of BuildHer……. Sarah Kelk – Artist

Sarah Kelk is a Melbourne based painter whose work is expressive, colourful and abstract. Energised blocks of colour are central to her work, and although traces of structure appear, references to decorative arts, patterns, architecture and nature are visible in a less ordered energy. Her approach is fluid and intuitive, exploring bold structure without abandoning…

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A BuildHer Collective Student Story……..Yolanda

This is Yolanda. Yolanda is part of our BuildHer Masterclass where we teach you to build and renovate just like us! Yolanda and her family have recently started their reno project and are currently knee deep in demolition (and loving it!) Since so many of you are either planning builds or renovations, halfway through, or…

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Hawthorn House Embraces the Challenge of Renovating a Terrace

Designed by Chan Architecture Renovating and extending a typical Victorian terrace always poses a unique set of challenges. The blocks are often long and narrow, with a symmetrical arrangement of period-style bedrooms at the front of the house divided by a central corridor, leading out to a small lean-to structure that was typically constructed in the…

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Could You Live at Home While Your Extension is Being Built?

Designed by Modscape A gaping hole in the wall. Builders constantly banging away. All. Of. The. Dust. Deciding to live at home while your renovation is being built is a living nightmare. And borderline insane. It can also cost you. Builders prefer to have full access and control over the site, so they’ll often add a…

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Do we really need a designer or can we design ourselves?

Whilst I have always advocated for using designers where required (Architects, Interior Designers, Building Designers and Draftsmen) I am also an advocate for research and well, nailing your design yourself. So, do we have to be ‘designers’ to create a designer space? The simple answer, well, no. If you can put time and effort into your…

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