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About

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Richard Voss

Just like our behaviours, our buildings are always evolving. To respond to this evolution and create excellent design, I believe that you must first listen and observe. Great architecture is more than just masterful design – it stems from meaningful co-creation and the willingness to learn. It takes a combination of all skills and knowledge from different stakeholders to realise the vision of a building. I thoroughly enjoy this exchange of knowledge. It means we can take our clients on the design journey. It is a real team effort.

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Work

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Richard Voss

Work

Over my 20+ year career, I have significantly contributed to the built environment of New Zealand. Working with high-calibre clients both here and overseas, I champion collaboration, resilience, and sustainability. This approach also underpins my own research.

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Inspiration

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Richard Voss

Inspiration

I love putting pen to paper. Sketching stimulates my thoughts and facilitates unexpected creativity, which can help unlock a site’s potential. The years I spent in Germany early in my career has inspired my appreciation for simple and durable detailing.

Taking photos with my Rolleiflex camera – it embodies compact, precision engineering
Guest lecturing at The University of Auckland Business School
Drawing and sketching