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Peter Davis - Director

Architectural Designer

Peter

Qualifications:

LBP Design 3, NZCAD, Homestar Practitioner, Lifemark Accredited Provider, Homestar Assessor

Memberships:

ADNZ Professional, NZ Green Building Council

Experience:

Peter is a Director of the company. Peter carries out and oversees the design and construction observation of architectural design projects focusing mainly on residential alterations and new houses, as well as community and commercial commissions. Peter has a passion for energy efficient, sustainable design.

Jon Ambler - Director

Architectural Designer

Jon

Qualifications:

LBP Design 2, NZCAD, Homestar Practitioner, Lifemark Accredited Provider

Memberships:

ADNZ Professional, NZ Green Building Council

Experience:

Jon is a Director of the company. Jon carries out and oversees the design and construction observation of architectural design projects with a particular interest in commercial projects. He is experienced in residential work and weathertightness remedial projects.

Hamish Wakefield - Director

Architectural Designer

Hamish

Qualifications:

LBP Design 2, NDAT, Homestar Assessor

Memberships:

ADNZ Professional, NZGBC

Experience:

Hamish is a Director of ADarchitecture. Hamish carries out and oversees the design and construction of architectural design projects focusing mainly on new houses and light commercial projects. Hamish has a passion for pushing the envelope in new building projects with the application of new technologies and exploring what can be achieved. Hamish takes pride in making sure clients are able to make well informed decisions and achieve better than expected outcomes for their projects.

Michael - Associate

Architect

Michael

Qualifications:

NZRAB Registered Architect, B.B.Sc; B.Arch

Memberships:

NZIA Architect Member

Experience:

Formerly with Wellington City Council and Sedgwick Group Architects, Michael joined Peter Davis Architecture in 2003 and is a member of the senior management team. Working on mostly commercial projects and with particular attention to construction detail, Michael not only produces detailed documentation but has a leading role in project management, overseeing construction and administration of various ADarchitecture projects around NZ.

Mike - Associate

Architectural Technician

Mike

Qualifications:

LBP Design 2, NZ CAD, NZ Diploma Architectural Technology

Memberships:

ADNZ Professional

Experience:

Mike has been involved in the architectural industry since 1995 and has worked on a wide range of projects throughout NZ including residential, commercial, industrial, childcare and healthcare buildings. Mike joined Peter Davis Architecture in 1999 and is a member of the senior management team. Mike is the team leader for documentation standards and BIM development. He is involved in projects from concept through to construction management.

Stuart - Associate

Architectural Designer

Stuart

Qualifications:

LBP Design 2, NDAT

Memberships:

ADNZ Professional, NZGBC

Experience:

Stuart joined ADarchitecture as an associate in 2016. After training in Wellington through the late 80s working on a wide mix of residential, commercial and industrial projects, Stuart went travelling through the 90s where he was involved in key positions of responsibility with major architectural interiors projects for corporate headquarters, retail and mass housing developments in Europe.
Upon his return Stuart created and successfully ran his own small practice for the last 12 years prior to joining ADarchitecture and works primarily in residential alterations, commercial fit-outs and new buildings.

Alex

Architectural Technician

Alex

Qualifications:

Cert. Architectural Technology [equiv. Germany] Staatlich geprüfter Bautechniker (im Bereich Hochbau) Walter-Hecker-Schule, Fachschule Für Bautechnik, Homestar Practitioner

Experience:

Alex joined Peter Davis Architecture in 2008, not long after he arrived in New Zealand in 2007 and has been with ADarchitecture since its formation. Alex carries out all the tasks of an architectural technician, works on BIM development and is responsible for IT management and software applications for the office.

Malcolm

Architectural Technician

Malcolm

Qualifications:

NZ Certificate of Architectural Draughting (NZCAD), LBP Design 2

Experience:

Malcolm joined ADarchitecture in 2014, after working in a variety of roles since entering the industry in 1999. He has technical expertise in producing detailed construction documentation on a wide variety of residential and commercial projects. He also brings to ADarchitecture extensive experience in prefabricated truss and frame design. Malcolm produces CAD-based preliminary design drawings and detailed documentation using Revit Architecture.

Christina

Architectural Technician

Christina

Qualifications:

Master of Design, Graduate Diploma in Arts (Anthropology/Sociology), Bachelor of Applied Science (Architectural Science), Certificate IV in Building Drafting.

Experience:

Christina joined ADarchitecture in 2013. Christina produces CAD-based preliminary design drawings, presentation drawings, three-dimensional modelling, and detailed documentation using Revit Architecture. She previously worked overseas and in NZ on projects covering large scale commercial and institutional commissions, heritage & conservation issues as well as residential.

Nicholle

Architectural Technician

Nicholle

Qualifications:

Completing NDAT

Experience:

Nicholle joined studio 7 Architecture in 2015 bringing her experience in Building Information Modelling and technical drawing. Nicholle is in the process of completing her National Diploma in Architectural Technology and primarily produces technical documentation for new residential projects and major alterations.

Toni

Junior Architectural Technician

Toni

Qualifications:

Diploma in Architectural Draughting, National Diploma in Architectural Technology

Experience:

Toni has recently finished studying at Otago Polytechnic completing her diplomas. On completing the 3 year course, Toni started her career at ADarchitecture in late 2016.

Jack

Junior Architectural Technician

Jack

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Architectural Studies, Diploma in Architectural Technology

Experience:

Jack has recently joined the team after completing a Bachelor's degree in Architectural Studies at Victoria University in 2015, and completing a Diploma in Architectural Technology at Wellington Institute of Technology in 2016.

Ashweena

Visualisation Artist

Ash

Qualifications:

Bachelor of Design (Hons)

Experience:

Ashweena joined Jona Architectural Design in 2007 after completing her B.Des in Interior Architecture at Victoria University. Ashweena brings our designs to life using Artlantis and Photoshop to produce presentation drawings, rendered perspectives and animations. She also uses Revit Architecture to generate 3D models, preliminary drawings and detailed documentation.

Maegan

Office PA/Receptionist

Maegan

Qualifications:

Certificate in Practical Photography

Experience:

Maegan joined ADarchitecture in 2013 as a role change after working at Telecom (now Spark) for 4 years.
Maegan keeps the practice ticking over, doing reception and administration duties, and generally helps to keep the office organized.

Olivia Wakefield

Digital Coordinator

Olivia

Qualifications:

BBS (Communications), CCBA, CSM

Experience:

Olivia is a shareholder in ADarchitecture. Having previously worked in her own business as a Business Analyst in the IT sector, Olivia is employed part time and is responsible for communications and client engagement including social media, website development and our newsletters. She is also a director of the Smarter Building Centre, our building product showroom and building education facility.

Anke Figur

Office Manager

Anke

Qualifications:

Steuerfachgehilfin (Accountant Technician) Germany
NZ Accounting Paper Level B

Experience:

Anke is a shareholder in ADarchitecture. Having previously worked in accounting practices, Anke is responsible for the finances including invoicing, GST, cash flow management and monthly reporting to the Directors and Shareholders. She is also a Director of the Smarter Building Centre, a building product showroom and building education facility.