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Adam Taylor: New developments and renovations in both the commercial and residential sectors are continuing at pace across the country. As architecture firms struggle to keep up with the demand for our skills, we’re faced with a dilemma: how can we keep projects flowing seamlessly for our clients, while still ensuring we stay on top of new technology and protect our industry for the future?
Latest: We are excited to be part of the redevelopment of Te Huruhi Primary School and Waiheke High School, as well as the feasibility for the community swimming pool facility on Waiheke Island. https://lnkd.in/gEn3fTR
An advertisement in her high school notices was the spark that ignited Samantha Morris’s passion for creating sustainable communities. Samantha read that Keystone Trust was offering scholarships to study towards a degree in property and construction, and with the encouragement of her careers counsellor, she applied. Thanks to Keystone, Samantha is now a fourth-year student looking forward to a career in engineering.
A new era in Tauranga apartment living began on March 8, as the first sod was turned on the $30 million Latitude Residences complex on Park Street. The six-storey development, designed by Ignite, will bring 28 new apartments to Tauranga’s city centre.
Ignite Architects is proud to announce the appointment of Patrick Maguire as an Associate to the practice’s Special Projects team in Auckland. Formerly based at Warren and Mahoney in Wellington, Patrick brings strong experience in aviation design to his new role, having worked on award-winning redevelopments at Wellington International Airport and at Queenstown Airport. He will specialise in both the aviation and aged care sectors at Ignite.
Ignite is pleased to announce the appointment of Frank Alvarez as a Director at its Sydney practice, where he will be leading the Retail and Retail-led Mixed-Use teams.
Grant Armstrong: As Ignite looks back on 30 years of hospitality architecture since it began designing Georgie Pie restaurants in the late 1980s, it’s clear there’s been a total evolution in how our cafés and restaurants are imagined.
As part of a regular series, AR asks a panel of industry experts – including Sydney Director, Jason Marriott - their response to the following question: What does legacy mean to you and what would you like yours to be?
Ignite believes that people are its strength and a key contributor to the practice’s success in delivering innovative design solutions over the past three decades. As a result, the company has introduced the annual Ignite Awards to celebrate outstanding individual excellence and achievement.
Ignite is pleased to announce that six members of its Australasian design team have been named Registered Architects.
Ignite is pleased to announce the appointment of Gerardo Oiz as Associate. This internal promotion recognises Gerardo’s professionalism and contribution to the company and its Sydney studio.
Ignite is pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Rowell as Associate. Tony has worked across the industry spectrum with a portfolio including residential, high-end residential, as well as public, civic and commercial buildings.
Adam Taylor, Ignite Director, says design firms play an important role in reimagining retirement villages and aged care facilities as they evolve to meet changing client needs.
Jason Marriott, RAIA MAICD, Director of the Sydney Ignite practice shares key new directions in aged care facilities from the Property Council of Australia's 'National Retirement Living Summit' that he took part in last week in Queensland.
Jason Marriott, Director in our Sydney studio, discusses the changing retail environment and the success of Birkenhead Point in an article featured on Commercial Real Estate (AU).
Benje Feehan, Associate Director at Ignite Architects, writes on why design shouldn't just be for architects in an article featured on Architecturenow.co.nz
Growing from a small, new office set up in Auckland by Brisbane-based firm Anderson Street Architects back in 1987, Ignite is now celebrating 30 years in the design business. Through the early struggles of the ’87 sharemarket crash, and highs of planning Auckland’s Viaduct Basin for the 1995 America’s Cup, one thing has not changed: creating good design which stands the test of time.