Our People

Our practice, lead by four Directors, are supported by a team of architects, technicians and interior designers.

Our team has extensive experience and knowledge in design, documentation and construction. Their backgrounds and their areas of expertise differ, but as a team we have the breadth and depth of experience required to deliver a first class built environment.

When working with us you will soon appreciate that we are people who have a passion for architecture and a strong desire to find the best solution for our clients.

 

Directors
Ken Collins

Ken Collins

APEC Registered Architect - BBSc, BArch (Hons), ANZIA
"The key to developing a strong relationship with clients is through building trust and respect.  I believe open communication, particularly listening and keeping the client informed are essential...

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Ron Pynenburg

Ron Pynenburg

Registered Architect - BBSc, BArch (Hons), PPNZIA, Life Member FNZIA
"Building a robust long term relationship with the client helps us not only better understand their needs but also their thinking, the ethos of their business, those who work there, and the environment that they want to create...

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Joanne Kelly

Joanne Kelly

Registered Architect - BBSc, BArch (Hons), ANZIA
"I enjoy the challenge of creating meaningful architecture. Working as part of a team where we have the opportunity to improve someone's environment, through good architectural design."

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Jody Seabright

Jody Seabright

NZCD (Arch)
"To create a quality built environment is our reason to exist as design professionals. Not only are the lives and businesses of the users directly enhanced, but indirectly the lives of our communities as a whole...

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Staff
Melissa Edwards

Melissa Edwards

ANZIA, BAS, BArch

Associate
Registered Architect                                                                                                           

Mark Holmes

Mark Holmes

NZDIP (Arch)

Associate
BIM & Drawing Manager                                                                                                                        

Simon Blencowe

Simon Blencowe

BA Arch, Dip Arch, MA, ANZIA

Registered Architect                                                                                                                           

Elke Veeh

Elke Veeh

BArch, BA

Registered Architect                                                                                                              

Carol Stewart

Carol Stewart

NZCD (Arch), BA

Senior Architectural Technician                                                                                          

Henry Fisher

Henry Fisher

BA (Hons), BSc (Hons RIBA pt 1), MArch (RIBA pt 2), MPhil cantab, Dip TARM

Senior Architectural Graduate
Sustainable Design Consultant

Nathan Horne

Nathan Horne

BArch (Hons)

Senior Architectural Graduate                                                                                                                  

Richard White

Richard White

BBSc, BArch (Hons)

Senior Architectural Graduate                                                                                                                               

Michael Cockroft

Michael Cockroft

BArch (Hons), NDAT, NDQS, NDCM

Senior Architectural Graduate                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Macaela Ward

Macaela Ward

BDes (Interior)

Interior Designer                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Jim Saunders

Jim Saunders

BA, Dip TP, Dip Arch Technology

Architectural Technician                                                                                                                

Tina Li

Tina Li

BArch, MArch

Architectural Technician                                                                                                                                

Mike Walsh

Mike Walsh

BSc (Hons), Architectural Design Technology

Architectural Technician                                                                                                      

Masha Kirichai

Masha Kirichai

BArch (Hons)

Architectural Technician                                                                                                                                

Phillip Laas

Phillip Laas

Architectural Technician                                                                                                             

Kelsi Borren

Kelsi Borren

BAS, MArch (prof)

Architectural Graduate                                                                                                                  

Jessica Castro

Jessica Castro

BSc (Hons) Architecture and Urban Design

Architectural Graduate