Ignite are proud to participate in this years NZIA Festival of Architecture. The Festival of Architecture is an annual series of engaging, enjoyable and almost entirely free events that celebrate and investigate the role of architecture in improving the quality of life in Aotearoa New Zealand’s towns and cities. Come and celebrate with the Ignite team as we MC, present and attend these events around Tauranga and Auckland.
Urban Resilience: Lessons at Newport Beach, CA.
“What are the key ingredients in building a successful and sustainable city?”
With its stunning scenery, world-class tourism industry and enviable lifestyle, the Southern Lakes region is experiencing an architectural renaissance. Major residential, commercial and hospitality projects have broken ground recently, with many more to follow.
We are jumping for joy! Our Waitomo Bungy Tower has been shortlisted for the 2019 worldarchfest in the ‘Future Project: Leisure Led Development’ category. We’re excited to be working with Form Building & Developments on this world-first tourist attraction.
EntX won a Gold award, the Woolston Community Library picked up a Silver, and Lakewood Cambridge received a Bronze.
The awards, held last Friday night, celebrate outstanding commercial project teams around the country. They acknowledge the collaboration, innovation, and workmanship that goes into creating buildings.
Richard Voss: An Australasian workplace study suggested that investment in workplace design and organisational culture could be a more cost-effective strategy for talent attraction than higher remuneration
“So why would an architect write a book when, in Darwin’s words, authorship is so challenging? After completing my first built project, I wondered whether I might also write a book.It never happened as I prioritised designing buildings and assisting delivery on site.”
Michael Boyce recently presented to a conference of 200+ specifiers at the Annual “Specified” Eboss conference to share insights of how an design team approach product selection in the current high-speed market.
Ignite has recently welcomed Audrey de Filippis and Céili Murphy to its Auckland studio.
Hoyts EntX cinema and dining complex wins fans in central Christchurch.
Ignite is delighted to announce the appointment of Gary Chan and Tony Rowell as Registered Architects by the New Zealand.
Richard Voss: Why the Boeing 747 is an icon for architects and designers
Richard Voss: Universal Design: 5 ways to improve accessibility in cities
Ignite is pleased to announce that Pritisha Unka has been named a Registered Architect by the New Zealand Registered Architects Board (NZRAB).
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Richard Voss: Although the definition between the architecture and engineering professions is somewhat murky, some of history’s most innovative architects were in fact structural engineers.
Residential specialist Stuart McKechnie has been welcomed to Ignite’s Auckland studio as an associate on its Residential team.
An experienced design practitioner of 17 years, Stuart has worked with a variety of architecture firms in London, Vancouver and Auckland, and until recently has been in private practice specialising in small-scale residential projects.
It was a privilege to join over 200 delegates at the recent QuakeCoRE Conference in Taupo, New Zealand. Attendees were a mix of researchers, practitioners and postgraduate students, as well as members from local government and industry bodies. QuakeCoRE is the research centre for seismic resilience and promotes collaboration between New Zealand research centres as well as overseas universities.
Latest: We are delighted to share the first peek inside the new Entx, which is being dubbed as the new entertainment hub right in the heart of Christchurch, New Zealand! Opening this Friday, the complex features seven state-of-the-art HOYTS cinemas and 13 incredible dining options! Congratulations to Calder Stewart, HOYTS Group and the team at Ignite Architects on the delivery of this landmark project. Watch the video at the link:
Congratulations to Shara, who is a finalist in the Harrison Grierson Young Achiever of the Year category in the inaugural Bay of Plenty Property People Awards.