Our Values

Our Commitment to
Te Tīriti o Waitangi

View Statement

“We believe that good research is fundamental.”

“We believe that good
research is fundamental.”

Architecture should be responsive to both people (fulfilling needs, enhancing health and wellbeing) and the environment (respectful to site and context). We love understated architecture, natural and diffused light, warmth, texture and colour.

“We believe that good research is fundamental.”

“We believe that
materials are precious.”

Architecture should respect the natural world. We love second hand and homemade. If we can specify natural materials, reuse and recycle existing materials, and shop local, we will.

“We believe that good research is fundamental.”

“We believe that the quality of the detailed design is crucial.”

Architectural details should be elegant and robust. We love flexible and adaptable architecture, and we prefer nuts and bolts over glue. Intelligent design and bespoke detailing should be the norm, quality over quantity is preferred. Architecture should age well.

“We believe that materials are precious.”

Architecture should respect the natural world. We love second hand and homemade. If we can specify natural materials, reuse and recycle existing materials, and shop local, we will.

“We believe that the quality of the detailed design is crucial.”

Architectural details should be elegant and robust. We love flexible and adaptable architecture, and we prefer nuts and bolts over glue. Intelligent design and bespoke detailing should be the norm, quality over quantity is preferred. Architecture should age well.

“We believe that good research is fundamental.”

Architecture should be responsive to both people (fulfilling needs, enhancing health and wellbeing) and the environment (respectful to site and context).  We love understated architecture, natural and diffused light, warmth, texture and colour.

Architecture should respect the natural world.  We love second hand and homemade.  If we can specify natural materials, reuse and recycle existing materials, and shop local, we will.

“We believe that materials are precious.”

“We believe that the quality of the detailed design is crucial.”

Architectural details should be elegant and robust.  We love flexible and adaptable architecture, and we prefer nuts and bolts over glue.  Intelligent design and bespoke detailing should be the norm, quality over quantity is preferred.  Architecture should age well.