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Passion for design starts with a deeper understanding.
Form, function, aesthetics, flow, spatial dynamics: our design concepts unlock potential, transforming spaces and engaging the senses. Our buildings resonate with their surroundings while achieving their purpose, using clean lines, natural light and raw materials to create structures that are much more than the sum of their parts.

Award Winning Design

Waitangi Visitors Centre

The Waitangi Treaty Grounds are one of New Zealand’s most important historical sites, which have now become a very significant tourist destination. With increasing numbers visiting every year, there was a need to upgrade the Visitor’s Centre in order to enhance the visitor experience.

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Knoll Ridge Cafe

Knoll Ridge Café is located at Whakapapa Ski Field on Mt. Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park. Situated on the side of a mountain the commercial ski field is also sited on what is New Zealand’s largest active volcano.

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Coburn Residence

This large house is situated on a promontory overlooking Lake Wakatipu to the west, with the Remarkables to the east and Peninsula Hill to the north - hiding Coronet Peak. In the fore ground are rolling tussock covered hills and the manicured fairways of the Jacks Point Golf Course.

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Waiarohia Footbridge

Harris Butt Architecture in association with GHK Piling and Richardson Stevens Consulting submitted their entry along with four other consultant groups for the Waiarohia Stream Footbridge Competition. This design by local architects, contractors and engineers was selected as the winning entry over the entries of some larger Auckland based construction companies.

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Design begins with an understanding of purpose, a feel for the physical space, and a vision for what potential lies within materials.
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