“Given Teulo’s partnership with professional experts and their experience of delivering practical-world-based workshops, this collaboration will most certainly help us shrink that gap.”
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“What happens if, as an architect, you’re not only a draftsman, but also the designer of the tools that you design with?”
“The most powerful pieces of art create abstraction and a deep inner view. Good architecture can do that. Atmosphere has the capacity to send you anywhere.”
Mitchell Coll has been Director of Coll Architecture in Christchurch since 2009, but says his roots in the industry go back much further.
“What’s quite unique for me is that I started out in the business I’m in now. When I left school, I started as a junior at Chapple & Campbell and now I’m the owner and Director of what has since become Chapple Architecture.”
“I’m suddenly really into basketball again. I’m back into photography again,” says Dr Sarb Johal, clinical psychologist, consultant and Managing Director of Equanimity Limited.
For half a decade, architectural designer Julie-Ann Ross has been working with Architectural Designers New Zealand to shape the collective voice for Aotearoa New Zealand’s architectural industry.
Architectural Designer Mike Holmes founded the Lyall Bay studio which bears his name in 2010 and has been working to “create space and forms that are more than the sum of their parts” ever since.
“Our collective values are substantiated through the places we invest in building and so, by extension, architecture has the power to shape the way society sees itself.”
“To a lot of people, even in the building industry, the word facade just means glass, windows and cladding,” says Insol CEO Greg Simmons. “But we don’t do windows, we don’t do cladding, we don’t do weatherproofing.