Latest: Congratulations to all the PCNZ Auckland Property People Awards nominees and winners, including Rod Marler of Panuku Development Auckland, who won the Ignite Urban Design Award. The judges panel described Rod’s work as transformational – on both a project level but also in the wider Auckland context.
Ignite is pleased to announce the appointment of Stirling Burrows as Associate. Stirling brings to the role over two decade’s worth of experience across the sectors of residential, commercial and civic design.
Benje Feehan, Director in our Auckland studio, gets ready for his panel at the Festival of Architecture in Tauranga, saying "We need to acknowledge the fact that change is needed and coming and how to make it in a thoughtful way will strengthen the identity of Tauranga."
Ignite is pleased to announce the appointment of Phaedra Applin as Associate Director. Phaedra is an architect and interior designer with more than 20 years’ experience in Europe, Asia and the Pacific.
Construction of a $40 million five-star hotel, office and retail development - the first new build mixed use project since the Christchurch rebuild started - was celebrated today with the Prime Minister Bill English unveiling the foundation stone.
Ignite is pleased to announce the appointment of Milti Stefadouros as an Associate. Milti is a flexible, multi-disciplined architect who has worked on large-scale projects in New Zealand, the United Arab Emirates and Australia.
Ignite is pleased to announce the appointment of Gary Whittaker as Associate Director. Gary has worked with some of Australasia’s biggest retail brands, and will add considerable strength to the practice’s specialist retail division.
Ignite Architects is pleased to announce the appointment of Isaac Bright as Associate. Based in Ignite’s Tauranga office, Isaac will bring a depth of experience across a range of industry sectors including education, retail, commercial, hospitality, aged care and industrial design.
Ignite Architects is pleased to announce the appointment of Neil Wyatt as Associate Director. An internal promotion, the new role recognises his successful leadership of the company’s Christchurch office over the past three years.
Ignite has long valued the many, and varied, architectural opportunities available in the Wellington region. It is therefore fitting that the practice has formally commenced its new operations in the capital.
Ignite Architects is pleased to announce the appointment of five new Associates, based in their Auckland and Christchurch offices. Nicole Delahunty, Andy Staples, Stephen Parkes and Jason King are all internal promotions, while Mlela Matandara-Clarke is a new recruitment.
Ignite Architects is pleased to announce the appointment of three new Associate Directors – Scott Inverarity, Michael Boyce and Marcel Veth. Based in the Auckland office, each is an internal promotion in recognition of ongoing excellence and contribution to the company’s continued achievements.
It's not every day that a Belgian development company responsible for luxury projects in Europe decides to build an apartment block in New Zealand. Brussels-based firm Eaglestone has, however, chosen Auckland as the first location outside Europe for a development project after one of its executives came here on holiday and fell in love with the city.
Ignite Architects is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Marriott (Registered Architect, RAIA) as Director. Jason will also oversee operations of the Ignite Sydney office and assumes this responsibility from long-standing Ignite Director, Peter Harrison.
BMWs are renowned the world over for being Ultimate Driving Machines. These precision built German automobiles boast luxury, versatility and sports car handling and under the Continental Cars moniker (formerly Jerry Clayton BMW) they have been part of the fabric of Auckland’s North Shore since 1990
Great leadership, the sharing of ideas and staying abreast of local and global industry innovations are just some of the ways the team at Ignite Architects stay inspired. Another source of motivation comes from a completely different sphere – hearing the stories of world-class New Zealand triathlete, Cameron Brown.
Ignite Architects is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicky Deller as People and Culture Manager. Nicky will lead Ignite’s new Human Resources (HR) department and will oversee the development of employee engagement programmes across its four offices in New Zealand and Australia.
As of Monday, 25 February 2017, the Ignite office will be moving to a new and exciting location within Tauranga’s CBD. Located on the ground floor of the Sharp Tudhope building, corner of 1st Avenue and Devonport Road, the move sees Ignite further strengthen their affiliation and longstanding history with Tauranga and the wider Bay of Plenty region.
Ignite Architects is pleased to announce the appointment of Olivia Pearson as Associate. A Registered Architect (New Zealand and Western Australia),Olivia will prove a key asset to Ignite’s special projects team.
Middlemore Hospital has become the first New Zealand hospital to provide an organic food shop on its premises. The south Auckland hospital has completed a nearly $1 million makeover of its retail precinct, Paataka Place, which officially opened on February 7.