Meet Tom Kundig
“I often work with elemental materials such as steel, concrete, wood and glass in their raw states,” says Tom Kundig, Principal / Owner / Founder of bi-coastal US design firm, Olson Kundig.
“Every student now is aware of the climate crisis and the urgent imperative to design more sustainably,” says Naomi Darling, Principal at Naomi Darling Architecture.
“Built spaces are where we meet, have fun, live and work, and these structures have a material impact on how we feel,” says Dulux Technical, Quality And Colour Services Manager, Heather Goode.
“I’m passionate about seeing carbon reduction represented in more than just numbers.”
“We believe architecture should reflect and serve the people and places it inhabits.”
“On the 19th of April, New Zealand will reach what’s known as overshoot day,” says Beca Circular Economy Principal, Debbie O’Byrne.
“Whenever you have structural elements that aren’t insulated, they will create weak points for heat to escape,” says Autex New Zealand’s General Sales Manager, Marcel Herbke.
“We work alongside architects to create new and innovative commercial uses for glass,” says Metro Performance Glass National Sales and Customer Experience Lead, Adaleen Griffith.
“We want to provide a deep understanding of the manufacturing process.”
“One of the primary functions of our team is to ensure that our customers can make good, long-term decisions,” says Neville Colbert, Managing Director of Tile Warehouse.
“It’s really interesting for a company that has always been in radiant heating to now be offering radiant cooling and ventilating too,” says Waterware Technical Director, Darren Yearsley.
“After so many years in business, we have a great idea of exactly who we are and what works,” says Hettich New Zealand Design and Specification Manager, Elaine Addy.
“My hope is that this mahi [work] gets easier, and that we get to a point where design partnership with Mana Whenua is just a given,” says Warren and Mahoney Architectural Graduate, Jahmayne Robin-Middleton.