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 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 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
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 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.
Thirteen years ago, Ignite Architects’ Sydney office consisted of two staff and a handful of projects. Today, it can count some of Australia’s biggest retail and residential developers as clients
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.
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.
Paataka Place, the new retail and hospitality precinct at Auckland’s Middlemore Hospital, has recently opened – much to the delight of patients, visitors and staff.
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 Jimmy Zhuang as Associate – Urban Design Leader. He will hold a key role in leading Ignite’s master planning and urban design projects.