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2021

John Wardle

Registered Architect
ANZIA B.Arch

Xavier Apelinga

Interior Designer
MIA
BAS (Interior Architecture)

Ben Russell

Architectural Graduate
M.Arch (Prof)
BAS
Homestar Assessor

Sophie Spice

Interior Designer
B.Des (Spatial)

Stephanie Devaney

Accounts + HR

Stuart Grandin

Senior Architectural Technician
B.Arch

Terrence Barnes

Director
ANZIA B.Arch

Terrence Barnes

Terrence’s long experience in large scale work has helped consolidate Peddlethorp’s reputation for high profile builds. 

Terrence is a skilled designer, design director and master planner with a proven track record in delivering buildings that maximise the use of sites and offer clients and communities improved facilities and surroundings. He is also adept in the staging of projects to support client operational objectives, diverse construction methodologies and the navigation of regulatory processes.

Terrence leads Peddlethorp’s Health, Aged Care and Retirement Living and Sports portfolios and has overseen extensive work for large public and private hospitals throughout New Zealand. He has a deep understanding of Hotel and Hospitality architecture through the successful delivery of prominent buildings in Auckland and Wellington. Terrence has also led the design of large and complex sporting facilities throughout the South Pacific.

A passion for alternative technologies and sustainable design with an environmental overlay form an important part of Terrence’s professional ethos.

Joined Peddlethorp:
1994

Director since:
1995

Sector experience:
Health, Aged Care & Retirement, Hotel & Hospitality, Sports & Civic, Residential

Key projects:
The Foundation Precinct, Parnell, Auckland
Waimarie Retirement Village, Auckland
Sofitel Viaduct, Auckland
Hilton, Queenstown
Holiday Inn Wellington
Sir John Guise Stadium, Port Moresby
Taurama Sports Centre, Port Moresby
Waikato Stadium
Rotorua and Taupo Hospitals
Starship Hospital Theatre, Auckland 

Professional notes:
ANZIA B.Arch

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Tessa Pawson

Associate, Interior Design
B.Des

Tessa Pawson

Tessa is Peddlethorp’s Interior Design Lead, specialising in the creation of exceptional workplace, residential and hospitality spaces. 

Tessa’s design experience and empathetic approach ensure each project is thoughtfully considered, entirely individual and curated specifically to the client’s needs. She is skilled at workshopping with stakeholders and turning this into a brief, then translating these requirements spatially into beautiful designs that deliver and exceed expectations. All while carefully working within the specific constraints of the projects.

Tessa is responsible for designing and delivering our own Britomart Studio which has won multiple awards. She is currently immersed in the design of premium retirement living developments including The Foundation Parnell and Pacific Lakes Village Pavilion projects.

Joined Peddlethorp:
2012

Associate since:
2020

Sector experience:
Commercial, Workplace, Hotel & Hospitality, Residential

Key projects:
Foundation Precinct, Auckland
Harbour Eats, Commercial Bay
UBS offices, Auckland
QT Hotel, Auckland
Pauanui Beach House
Caros Grey Lynn
Peddlethorp Studio

Professional notes:
B. Des

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Tommy Cheng

Architectural Graduate
M.Arch (Hons)

Adrian Janus

Architectural Graduate
M.Arch (Prof)

Andrew Simpson

Communications Executive
B.Com (Marketing)

Biljana Pesun

Registered Architect
ANZIA M.Arch, Urb Plan

Bradley Luke

Director
FNZIA B.Arch NZCAD

Bradley Luke

Brad is a Director of Peddlethorp, with over 20 years of experience in New Zealand and the UK.  His expertise is extensive, having worked on diverse projects including multi-unit housing, corrections, masterplanning, education and commercial. He has led multi-disciplinary teams on some of our largest developments, including Seascape Auckland, set to be New Zealand’s tallest residential tower.

Brad’s pragmatic approach integrates analytical and technical insight with an emphasis on clarity in resolving complex design issues. He also oversees the development of our renowned documentation and quality assurance systems. This is allied to his deep knowledge of materials and construction systems, and a broader commercial understanding of design, construction and regulatory controls involved with the successful assembly of buildings. 

Brad regularly provides expert evidence and advice for MBIE and the NZIA and is actively involved in teaching at tertiary institutions and architectural graduate programmes.

Outside work, Brad is likely to be found mountain biking in a forest somewhere with his young family

Joined Peddlethorp:
1997

Director since:
2011

Sector expertise:
Multi-Unit Residential, Commercial, Education, Corrections, Masterplanning.

Major projects:
Seascape, Auckland
Auckland South Mens’ Corrections Facility
Westgate Residential, Auckland
ANZ Centre, Christchurch
Ballantynes, Christchurch
Hereford Academy, London
Stamford Residences, Auckland

Professional notes:
Fellow of NZIA
External Examiner for Unitec School of Architecture
NZIA lecturer

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Brian Aitken

Registered Architect
DFNZIA B.Arch (Hons) M.S. (Columbia)

Cameron Pattullo

Associate
NatDipArchTech, LBP Design 3

Cameron Pattullo

A born and bred son of Tamaki Makaurau, Cameron has spent much of his professional career consumed by (and engaged in ) the renewal and growth of urban Auckland. He is passionate about the city and its built environment, and being part of its change enlivens him. 

Cameron is an experienced senior architectural technician with a background in Architectural Technology – but he describes himself as a ‘documentation artist’. He trained at Unitec when drawing boards were still a thing; now Cameron uses his creative talent and a digital pencil to bring designs and concepts to life for us and our clients. 

Joined Peddlethorp:
2004

Associate since:
2019

Sector experience:
Commercial, Residential, Sports and Recreation

Key projects:
Kainga Ora
65 Federal Street Tower
Commercial Bay
Union Green
Sir John Guise Stadium, Papua New Guinea
Botanica Heritage
Britomart East
Sofitel, Lighter Quay 

Professional notes:
NatDipArchTech, Unitec
Design 3, LBP

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Charlotte Farquharson

Architectural Graduate
M.Arch (Prof) (Hons)

David Phillips

Architect (UK Registered)
ARB (UK) Prof PostGrad Dip Arch

Davide Cappello

Architect (UK Registered)
M.Arch (Italy) PostGrad (UK) Ing.sezA (Italy) ARB (UK)

Derek Kawiti

Associate
M.Arch (UK) B.Arch (Hons)

Emma Curran

Architectural Graduate
M.Arch (Prof)

Gilda Hebden

Practice Executive

Hanan Hamoudi

Architectural Graduate
B.Arch

Hayley Oh

Architectural Graduate
M.Arch (Prof)

James Valentine

Registered Architect
B.Arch (Hons) BBSc

Jason King

Architectural Graduate
M.Arch (Prof) NZCAD

Jonathan Drinkwater

Senior Architectural Technician
Architectural Technology BSc (Hons) NZCAD

Josefine Watterson

Architectural Graduate
M.Arch (LTH) (Sweden)

Josh Grant

Associate Director
B.Arch

Josh Grant

Josh is a Senior Designer and Associate Director at Peddlethorp.  He has had an integral role in some of our most challenging and complex projects.

Josh brings a particular understanding of the delivery process for large scale schemes – from preliminary concept drawing, through to architectural detailing, and the transitional reality of drawing to construction.

He is an extremely effective communicator, experienced in coordinating large consultant teams in collaborative environments, and expert at navigating consent strategies and processes.  

Josh has recently been involved in the design development of the (187 metre) Seascape Auckland residential tower, and is currently Peddlethorp’s Design Team Lead for the Sylvia Park commercial projects. 

Joined Peddlethorp:
2003

Associate Director since:
2021

Sector experience:
Commercial, Hotel & Hospitality, Residential

Key Projects:
South Auckland Corrections Facility
Eleven Paora St, Auckland
Hilton Queenstown
Seascape Auckland

Professional notes:
B. Arch

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Kusay George

Architectural Graduate
M.Arch (Prof) (Hons)

Lana Lai

Architectural Graduate
M.Arch (Prof)

Manuel Diaz

Director
ANZIA B.Arch

Manuel Diaz

Manuel is a Director at Peddlethorp, with over 20 years as design lead and architect on large, complex projects across Argentina, Australia and NZ.

Manuel’s particular strength lies in the resolution of complex, highly technical and engineered projects, seeking design clarity in the juxtaposition of architecture, science, history and artistic expression.

Manuel keenly participates in the improvement and shaping of the wider architecture and property industry, is involved with Property Council New Zealand and has a long-standing academic collaboration with Unitec. He is deeply passionate about providing world-class social housing for New Zealanders with Kāinga Ora and collaborating with Mana Whenua to design places and communities that reflect Aotearoa’s rich cultural history. He has published several thought pieces on the future of Social Housing, DfMA and Modern Methods of Construction. 

Manuel is dedicated to creating a forward-thinking work culture that supports the development of emerging talent.  

Manuel often indulges the office with a carefully curated playlist of future music classics, while coming up with ways to bring back the next iteration of the Peddlethorp band (est. 2016).

Joined Peddlethorp:
2012

Director since:
2020

Sector experience: Commercial, Hotel & Hospitality, Sport, Industrial,
Gaming, Transportation, Residential, Social Housing, Prefabricated / DfMA.

Key projects / Clients:
Kāinga Ora
St Marks, Auckland
Papua New Guinea Stadia, Port Moresby
The Grounds, Hobsonville Point
Travelodge Hotel, Infratil Infrastructure Property Limited
Crown Casino, Melbourne
Craigieburn Train Maintenance Facility, Melbourne
Auckland International Airport

Professional notes:
NZRAB Registered Architect, 2007
ARBV Registered Architect, 2008
RAIA Member, 2012
ANZIA

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Matt Smith

Registered Architect
ANZIA B.Arch

Mercedes Gulliford

Architectural Technician
CAD Tech (Arch) (Colombia)

Miller Guirguis

Associate Director
ANZIA M.Arch

Miller Guirguis

Miller is an Associate Director at Peddlethorp, with more than 26 years’ experience.  As a senior member of our Health team, he has led project design on major redevelopments at Rotorua and Taupo hospitals, and the TRG Imaging and North Shore Surgical Centre projects.

Miller has a particular enthusiasm for (and expertise in) facade design, sustainability and weathertightness solutions. He was Project Architect for the redevelopment of 21 Queen Street, an internationally recognised exemplar of sustainable building reuse and refurbishment; stripped back to its existing ‘70s concrete structure, the building received six new floors and was the first in New Zealand to be awarded a 5 Green Star ‘as-built’ rating.

Miller plays an integral role in the design and delivery of our premium aged care and retirement living developments.

When not at work, Miller loves spending time with his camera taking photos of family & friends, landscape and architecture.

Joined Peddlethorp:
2007

Associate Director since:
2012

Sector experience:
Aged Care & Retirement Living,  Healthcare, Commercial and Residential

Key projects:
Southern Cross Hospital – Wellington
North Shore Surgical Centre,Milford, Auckland
Rotorua Hospital redevelopment
Taupo Hospital redevelopment
TRG Imaging Shakespeare Road, Milford, Auckland
Metlifecare Greenwich Gardens Retirement Village (stages 3, 7, 9 & 10)
Metlifecare Pohutukawa Landing, Beachlands
Metlifecare Edgewater Village
Metlifecare Pinesong Retirement Village

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Nicolau Domingues

Registered Architect
ANZIA B.Arch

Pierre van Tonder

Associate Director
ANZIA B.Arch

Pierre van Tonder

Pierre is an Associate Director at Peddlethorp. His broad experience as a designer and project architect encompasses a wide variety of building typologies – from airports and speciality laboratories to public precinct and school master planning and design.

Pierre believes communication is fundamental to the design process. He enjoys bringing together diverse stakeholders and their different viewpoints, using this as a catalyst for creativity as he explores how to make it all work harmoniously. 

His commitment to excellence, client-centred follow-through and proven ability to anticipate design issues enable him to deliver projects that are durable, robust, and true to their design intent.

Joined Peddlethorp:
2015

Associate Director since:
2019

Sector experience:
Civic, Commercial, Institutional, Aged Care & Retirement Living, Education .

Key projects:
The Foundation (Parnell), Waimarie (St Heliers)

Professional notes:
ANZIA, B.Arch

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Richard Atkins

Associate, Information Manager

Richard Atkins

Richard is an Associate and Information Manager at Peddlethorp, with 30 years of construction industry experience in New Zealand and the UK. 

Richard’s expertise in contract documentation, site observation skills and knowledge of quality systems have made him a powerful force behind our best practice standards.

A highly experienced architectural technician, Richard is responsible for creating, coordinating, and controlling contract documentation across all design phases, both internally and with external consultant teams. He is often responsible for establishing the BIM execution plan on projects. He also monitors overall project documentation standards and supports design teams as needed.

Richard understands the importance of clarity of design to achieve the best result for project, client and the built environment.

Joined Peddlethorp:
2012

Associate since:
2015

Sector experience:
Commercial, Residential. Hospitality, Seniors Living and Aged Care, Sports and Recreation

Key projects:
Sir John Guise Stadium, The Sands

Professional:
Chair of Auckland Revit User Group

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Richard Goldie

Director
FNZIA B.Arch

Richard Goldie

Richard is a director of Peddlethorp, one of our most experienced leaders, and the principal architect of our unique research-based design approach.

He has worked on projects across Auckland and throughout New Zealand, ranging from city-scale master planning and large buildings, through to bespoke housing and retail – many of them award-winners.

Alongside his architectural work, Richard has developed a practice-wide research-based design discipline which unearths the unique opportunities of each site and brief, and aligns these with masterful architectural craft to deliver carefully scaled, authentic, enduring buildings. 

Richard has tutored to Masters level at University of Auckland, undertaken governance roles with NZIA and Property Council of NZ, chaired the recent NZCIC Guidelines review and contributed to several major industry initiatives. 

He has seawater in his blood.

Joined Peddlethorp:
1997

Director since since:
2000

Sector experience:
Civic, Commercial, Sports, Residential, 

Key projects:
Australis Nathan, Britomart, Auckland
Sofrana Barrington, Britomart, Auckland
Auckland Waterfront Stadium proposal
Metropolis, Auckland

Professional notes:
FNZIA B.Arch

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Robert Park

Architectural Graduate
M.Arch (Prof) (Hons)

Sarah McGowan

Architectural Graduate
B.Arch

People

We attract bright, talented people who thrive in a culture unencumbered by ego and empire-building. Our ethic is one of honesty and hard work. We are fortunate to have some of the most experienced and qualified architects in the industry sitting in our studio. While known for striking and distinctive designs, we are proud of having no ‘house style’.