Who Are We

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JAMES WARREN. BArch (hons) A.N.Z.I.A

James is a Registered Architect and has worked in the design and building industry for 25 years. Many of the projects he has worked on have won awards from the New Zealand Institute of Architects. He has a natural ability to craft simple and straight forward answers to complex problems. He is a very patient and skilled listener, able to translate client values into meaningful and well thought out buildings. When not in the office James spends time with his young family being organised by his four year old daughter and cleaning up after his two year old son.

AWARDS

Coastal Cabin / Master Builders / Local Supreme Winner / 2017

Coastal Cabin / Master Builders / Gold Award / 2017

Coastal Cabin / Master Builders / Local Category Winner / 2017

Coastal Cabin / Master Builders / Local Craftsmanship Winner / 2017

Coastal Cabin / Master Builders / Local Lifestyle Winner / 2017

Light House Cinema / john Mills Architects / NZIA Local Award / Commercial / 2013

Tui Home / John Mills Architects / Master Builders / Residential Gold / 2013

Tui Home / John Mills Architects / NZIA Local Award / Residential / 2013

Hataitai Home / John Mills Architects / NZIA Local Award / Residential / 2011

Pukerua Beach House / John Mills Architects / NZIA Local Award / Residential / 2010

Southern Cross Bar and Restaurant / John Mills Architects / NZIA Local Award / Colour / 2006

Southern Cross Bar and Restaurant / John Mills Architects / NZIA Local Award / Hospitality / 2006

Eastbourne Home Alterations / John Mills Architects / NZIA Local Award / Residential / 2004

Sydney Street Apartments / John Mills Architects / NZIA Local Award / Multiple Housing / 2003

Littleton Home / Banbury Architects / NZIA Local Award / Residential / 2001

 

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PETER SHAW. BArch (hons) A.N.Z.I.A

Peter has over 25 years’ experience in the building industry. After training and working as a carpenter, and traveling overseas for a number of years, he returned to New Zealand to complete an Architecture Degree at Victoria University – graduating in 2002 and becoming a registered Architect in 2010. After graduation Peter moved to Waiheke Island, and worked for a local architect on a large number of residential projects. In 2006 he returned to Wellington to join McKenzie Higham Architects. In his role as a Project Architect, Peter was involved in a broad range of projects, including residential, educational, social housing, health, retail and commercial. 

Now Peter has returned to Wellington after a year traveling through Canada, the USA and Australia, and has gone into practice with friend and fellow Architect James Warren. Peter has extensive construction and project management knowledge and experience, and brings strong communication and design, expertise to each project. When not in the office Peter can usually be found mountain biking the many trails around Wellington region, or working on his own renovation project.