Contributor Profile

Architecture for me is a total practice. As such, I am invigorated by the potentials of all forms of architecture. In the studio, we move organically from huge institutional work to the digital fabrication of bespoke door handles and the hand-finishing of reclaimed furniture. We operate across fields of luxury and poverty, newness and age, roughness and refinement. Cheshire is a practice formed around the depth of its ideologies, rather than the thinness of styles and project types. We run parallel programs of research, writing, lecturing, publishing and university teaching as integral parts of this practice. I have been working in architecture since the mid-nineties, and ran my own practice before joining with Pip to start Cheshire. I am committed to aggressively exploring the breadth and depth of architecture, and to inventing its future. I make architecture to work with people
Auckland, New Zealand