What is urban design advocacy? And why does it matter?

This business is the ‘naming’ of work that has run parallel to my architecture practice since graduation, and even…

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Contract administration and observation of a building contract

The construction of your building is a powerful memory in your experience and it benefits from the support of…

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Why Good Design Matters

The reality is this: Architects carry an enormous weight on their shoulders and must be masters of lateral thinking if…

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Navigating the building consent process

The key part of my architecture practice is providing clients with the documents to get their designs consented by…

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‘Our time has come’ – Muyiwa Oki, first black president of RIBA, reveals his shakeup plans

Is it now time for architects and designers to be around the table at Local Council decision-making at the very…

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Podcast – Local Architecture Now

Monthly sessions with Rosalind Derby and others, discussing architecture and urban design with a focus on place,…

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Do Yourself a Favour and Go Find a ‘Third Place’

We need physical spaces for serendipitous, productivity-free conversation.

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Formica Forever

Design for a book commemorating Formica's 100th anniversary.

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Wellington wins global prize for innovation To Tatou Poneke: Wellington CC 18.01.22

Wellington has gained global recognition and US$1 million in prize money as one of 15 cities worldwide to win the…

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Whanganui: a Unesco City of Design

Whanganui has been named as New Zealand's only UNESCO City of Design, recognising the city's historic and contemporary…

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