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.
Ignite is pleased to announce the appointment of Jamie Irvine as Associate. Based in the practice’s Christchurch studio, Jamie has over 10 years local and international experience working predominantly on super prime and multi-unit residential, commercial and mixed-use projects.
Emerson’s Brewery & Taproom has won a Gold Pin in the Built Environment category of The Best Design Awards. Congratulations to the Emerson’s Brewery Company and project team.
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.
Ignite's makeover of the oldest brewery tour in Dunedin was unveiled recently.
Highlanders, MPs and Dunedin business people were among those to offer a toast — with a glass or two of the amber fluid — to the success of the new Speight’s brewery tour.
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.
In this opinion piece, Damian Simpson, Associate Director in our Tauranga studio, writes, "Retail and commercial opportunities must be invited back into our CBD."
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 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 is the architectural practice behind some of Australasia’s most inspiring built environments. It has just completed a design with a difference – rebranding with a striking new look.
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.
Congratulations to Taylor Chan, Architectural Graduate at Ignite, who this week received the Student Project Award at the 2017 Dulux Colour Awards held in Melbourne