The TRS Story

The Red Shed Story

The Red Shed has built strong professional relationships with many Darwin Builders, Engineers, Certifiers and other building professionals, and will help manage the project from concept to completion.

Darron Lyons started his own business in 2007, and has been involved in the Building Design industry for more than 10 years. He loves his work, has a strong eye for detail, develops a strong rapport with his clients and has amassed a large and impressive portfolio of designs to suit the Territory lifestyle.

Personalised Service

Delivering a personal and professional service – the team is happy to guide you through each step of the process, as well as offer continuous design benefits and alternatives throughout the journey to save you time and money. If you are thinking about designing your own home, or extending your existing one – make an appointment with The Red Shed to sit down and discuss your ideas, or browse through the impressive portfolio of past designs for a touch of inspiration.

The Red Shed is renown for their high level of customer service and respected as the best choice for quality building design in the NT.

Here is why:

  • Attention to detail
  • 15 years experience designing for the Territory conditions.
  • Wide range of projects and experience from the smallest residential renovation to large commercial buildings.
  • Sound knowledge of the Top End building and construction industry.

The TRS Design Process


Step 1:

Sketch Design Phase

After initial consultation, we develop a sketch proposal for review.


Step 2:

Draft Documentation Phase

Upon review and acceptance of the concept, we then develop the approved sketch plans to preliminary construction documentation for review.


Step 3:

Full Documentation Phase
TRS then provides documentation to a competitive tender standard with the following components:


  • Design Services: Provide construction drawings and coordinate all sub-consultant works (this is not included but available on request.
  • Engineering Services: At your approval, obtain fee proposal for any sub-consultant services.

Step 4:

Building Assistance Phase

TRS are able to assist selection and appointment of builder and provide assistance services during construction to ensure the project is constructed to the intentions of the design documentation.