A lifelong designer

A lifelong designer add

For many architects and architectural designers, an interest in design and the construction sector starts at a very young age. ADNZ Board Chair Tony Biesiek is no exception.

This week, Defign sat down with Tony to hear about his lifelong passion for design.

Judge Profile: Michael Davis

Judge Profile: Michael Davis add

The Regional ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards are just a matter of weeks away now, and we've welcomed a new judge onto the panel - Michael Davis, Director of Architecture Programmes at the University of Auckland.

This week, Defign sat down with Michael to hear about his background and what he's looking for in this year's winning designs.

A Wealth of Experience

A Wealth of Experience add

ADNZ members all have unique backgrounds and stories to tell about their design journey. Many have worked in a number of different fields, and bring a wealth of experience and diversity to their current practice.

This week Defign sat down with Peter Davis to hear all about his design journey so far.

A talent for transformation

A talent for transformation add

There's just something about a good "doer-upper" that appeals to the DIY spirit of Kiwis, whether it's an older home in need of a lick of paint and some modernising, or a rundown structure calling for a total transformation.

This week, Defign sat down with award-winning ADNZ member Brynn McCauley to hear about a couple of his favourite alteration projects.