Best Awards Finalists Announced
The finalists for the 2017 Best Awards have been announced and we're happy to congratulate a number of our teams for being shortlisted! Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony to be held in Auckland.
The finalists for the 2017 Best Awards have been announced and we're happy to congratulate a number of our teams for being shortlisted! Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony to be held in Auckland.
Whenua Pupuke - The Waitemata Clinical Skills Centre was recently opened at North Shore Hospital. The newly designed clinical learning and research centre supports the training needs of Waitemata DHB's 6,700 staff.
51 projects across a range of sectors have been named in the shortlist for the 2017 New Zealand Architecture Awards, held by the NZIA. Congratulations to the AUT Mana Hauora (MH) Team, named as an Education finalist.
Architecture+Women NZ will hold their 2017 Awards ceremony in Wellington, on the 26th of August. We'd like to congratulate Mary Henry who has been shortlisted for the Wirihana Leadership Award.
Broadfield School recently opened their new “cutting-edge country” learning and administration hub, providing a 2 classroom equivalent flexible learning space, reflective of the school's rural heritage.
Four Māori design case studies have recently been published on Auckland Council’s Auckland Design Manual; including Ōtāhuhu Station. Watch the video to learn more about the process.
Matt Watson was named as the recipient of Jasmax’s Ivan Mercep Award for 2016/17, learn more his proposal 'TogetherAlone' - a research project that looks at designing spaces for introverts and ambiverts, as well as extroverts.
Jasmax Wellington welcomes the experienced and award-winning David Giera as Architectural Design Leader to their studio. David's delivered a number of prominent developments in the Wellington market.
Principal Shirley Chin took part in this year's Lifewise Big Sleep Out. Continuing a Jasmax tradition for the sixth year, Lifewise's initiative aims to raise awareness of homelessness in New Zealand amongst business leaders.
We're pleased to announce the appointment of Sue Marshall and Justin Evatt to the Principal Leadership group at Jasmax. A recognition of their continued commitment to the betterment of the AEC industry in New Zealand.
The 2017 Property Council Awards were held at Auckland's Spark Arena on Friday 16 June. We’re thrilled that two Jasmax projects received Excellence awards - AUT's Mana Hauora and CDHB's Burwood Hospital.
Congratulations to Sarah Bryant, Andrew Grant and Jerome Partington who have been promoted to Associate Principals. We're also celebrating 36 Promotions to Associate and Senior Associate.
Pop Drop, an interactive installation, was imagined by five designers at Jasmax and produced in association with Pop - an Auckland-based organisation whose aim is to create spectacles – legally - within the city.
Congratulations to the CDHB and project team with Burwood Hospital winning in the Public Architecture Category at the NZIA Canterbury Branch Awards last night in Christchurch. Read what the judges had to say.
Friday 22 May saw the official announcement of Ngai Tūhoe’s tribal headquarters achieving Living Building certification. One of only 15 in the world, this building's sustainable design goes a long way to restore nature.
The 2017 New Zealand Commercial Project Awards were held on Friday 12 May in Auckland. Four projects Jasmax has been involved in were recognised at the awards - read more here.
The Rakahuri Building at Rangiora High School was opened today by Associate Minister of Education, Louise Upston. Read more about the building here.
The annual NZIA Auckland Branch Awards were held last night recognising forty-three projects ranging from Commercial and Education projects to Residential, Urban Design and Interior Architecture.
Mayank Thammalla, Robert Park and Rebecca Wennerstrand were recently recognised with one of 22 Honourable Mentions in the annual global eVolo 2017 Skyscraper Competition. Read more about their entry here.
The Resene NZILA Pride of Place Awards were held last night in Wellington with Jasmax taking out three excellence awards. Read more about the award winning projects.
This year all four Jasmax Studios joined 14,194 participants nationwide, for the Aotearoa Bike Challenge. Read more about how our team were involved and where we placed in the challenge.
Last week saw the official opening of AUT's new Mana Hauora (MH) Building - the first major development at AUT’s South Campus in Manukau. Read more about the celebration.
The Kahukura building at Ara Institute in Christchurch opened it's doors to the NZIA, IPENZ and students. A site visit whilst still under construction, the project is due for completion later this year.
Our Residential studio welcomes specialist Senior Interior Designer Tessa Pawson to their team. Her 13 years experience in the industry grows the capacity of the team to deliver high-quality residential developments.
This week we welcomed 17 recent graduates to the Jasmax team. Their skills span the Architecture and Interior Design disciplines and they'll be adding to the teams in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.
Ground works are underway for the University of Waikato's newest campus, in the heart of Tauranga's CBD.
Te Takitaki, an installation designed and created by four architectural graduates, has won this year's Brick Bay Folly Competition. Learn more about their winning submission.
With visitor numbers projected to grow in the area, the Tauranga City Council have recently received approval for a new information and i-Site in Mount Maunganui. Find out more.
The Timber Design Awards were held in Auckland last night. Congratulations to all shortlisted and award winning projects!
Due for completion in mid-2017, the Victoria Street Development provides a key linkage along Wellington's golden mile and will act as a junction between the Lambton Quay shopping quarter and the cultural heart of the city.
Al Hood speaks to Wallace Chapman (RNZ) about how slow-thinking can benefit individuals, and be good for business.
Architectural Graduate and Co-Leader of Waka Māia, Elisapeta Heta has recently been co-opted as the Ngā Aho representative to the NZIA Board.
"After visiting the iconic Te Wharehou o Tūhoe building in Tāneatua, 13-year-old Haeora Boynton-Rata, made a firm promise to become an architect." We invited Haeora to visit Jasmax to talk about the design.
With a focus on education design for all personality types, Matt Watson from our Christchurch Studio has been awarded the Ivan Mercep Award for 2016.
The national round of the New Zealand Institute of Architecture Awards took place on Friday 11 November, in Wellington. Jasmax received three awards on the night.
Manurewa and Te Puea Maraes have opened their doors this year to members of the public in an effort to ease Auckland's growing homeless problems. Find out more.
Jasmax played host to the 2016 Design Charrette as part of this year's Architecture Week hosted by the NZIA. This year, participants were presented with a real life brief.
This new sculptural subway is the latest addition to the Christchurch transport network that aims to raise the profile of cycling and walking in the city.
As part of the Art in Jasmax series, Dunedin-based artist Simon Kaan is currently showcasing a new piece at the Jasmax Auckland studio. Learn more here.
The annual Best Awards was held last Friday 14 October, with five Jasmax project teams recognised at this year's design awards. Find out more here!
The AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards celebrates business success by looking at those who support or contribute to other businesses. Find out more here.
Not even the weather could deter a keen Jasmax team on conveying alternate possibilities to spaces currently governed by car parking! Check out their installation here.
We're excited to deliver this year's GRI Sustainability Report. Learn about our journey and what the future holds as we strive to be leaders in delivering sustainable outcomes.
Get some friends together and head over to 44 George Street, Auckland, to raise funds for the Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust. Live and silent auctions, live music and dinner and drinks included.
We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Kimberly Browne as the newest member to the New Zealand Registered Architects Governance Board. Find out more here.
The Hays NAWIC Excellence Awards recognise the efforts and achievements of women in the construction industry - We'd like to congratulate Sarah Bryant and Rula Alatia for their success at the awards held in Wellington.
We're looking forward to the annual Architecture Week! There's a tonne of informative and engaging events that promise to appeal to a wide range of audiences. Find out more.
We're pleased to announce the appointment of environmental lawyer, Karen Price, and entrepreneur, Melissa Clark-Reynolds, as Independent Directors of the Jasmax Board.
We're thrilled to announce our colleagues Sarah Bryant and Rula Alatia have been shortlisted for the Hays NAWIC Excellence Awards. Winners will be announced on September 14.
The recent Tauranga Design Series invited acclaimed feather artist Fiona Kerr Gedson to exhibit in our Tauranga Studio. The work features as part of a showcase series, intended to celebrate local artists, designers & innovators.
Opening celebrations for the new Vodafone's InnoV8 building took place on Wednesday 27 July. The new HQ located in the Christchurch Innovation Precinct showcases a high-tech workplace design for the future.
The creative industries are an interesting place to work, but imagining what a day-to-day looks like can be a bit of a stretch. We invited high school students from Colleges around Auckland into our studio to find out a little more.
NotYetKnown a strategic + creative consultancy hosted an event to discuss the future of work & workspaces at the Auckland Jasmax studio on Wednesday 13 July. Find out more.
The Interiors Awards revealed its 10 winners at last night awards and networking gala held at St Matthew-in-the-City. The awards recognise a diverse range of projects and industry professionals that participate across nine main categories. Read more here.
The Property Council NZ Awards celebrate innovation, design and building ingenuity. We're pleased to have two projects awarded among the 92 projects that were competing across 11 categories. Find out more here.
The Christchurch Architecture Awards were held at Hagley Oval Pavilion on the evening of Thursday 26 May. Lane Neave - 141 Cambridge Terrace was one of the 28 projects awarded across seven categories.
We're excited to see the Victoria Street Development progressing in the Wellington CBD. Work is now underway to bring Wellington's newest laneway revitalisation to life.
We are thrilled to congratulate a number of our colleagues and friends, as they’re promoted to Associates, Senior Associates and Associate Principals within the practice.
Oratia-based sculptor Rene Jansen will be showcasing his latest works in an up-and-coming exhibition held at the Auckland Jasmax studio.
The Wellington Architecture Awards were hosted at the National Library on Wednesday 4 May. We're pleased to celebrate the success of the NZ Post House in the Interior Architecture category.
2047 Days is a collection of moments captured by the Jasmax Christchurch studio living and working in post-quake Canterbury.
The Waikato and Bay of Plenty architecture awards were hosted in Hamilton on Friday 29 April. The new factory for Architectural Profiles Ltd was one of 23 projects awarded across six categories.
We are pleased to announce that Hunter Gillies was appointed a Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Architects (FNZIA) at the Auckland Branch awards on Thursday 28 April.
Learn about our sustainable journey and progress in our first GRI Report, completed for the 2015 year.
Opening night of Auxiliary Works received a hefty crowd of art lovers interested in seeing the best and freshest works from our talented Jasmaxers. This eclectic exhibition will be showing from 17 March to 5 April, so be sure to check it out at Newmarket's Railway Street Studio.
The University of Otago's new Dental School is approaching detailed design phase. As part of this, the School are being decanted out of existing premises to make way for demolition and the new building.
Will you be near Wellington’s Midland Park on Wednesday 11 March? Come and visit us at our installations as part of the 2015 Park[ing] day.
There are still a couple of places left on the 2016 Permaculture Design Certificate workshop programme. Find out how you can join the course.
The NZI Centre has achieved a 'market leading' score under the National Australian Built Environment Rating System New Zealand (NABERSNZ) energy rating scheme.
After a seven year hiatus, Jasmax's internal Ivan Mercep Award has returned. Watch this short video to find out more about the award and this year's two winners, Arnika Blount and Sarah Rothwell.
It is with sadness that we mourn the passing of JasMaD co-founder, architect and historian Stephen A. Jelicich ONZM.
Returning after a seven year hiatus, the Ivan Mercep has unprecedentedly been awarded to two recipients, Jasmax's Arnika Blount and Sarah Rothwell.
This year, team members from Jasmax were involved in three successful entries to the competition, two of which have been named as finalists.
Avondale College’s redevelopment was recognised as one of New Zealand’s best at this year’s National Institute of Architecture Awards. A three phase redevelopment undertaken over four years, the recognition is testament to the dedication of the school and its Board, and the project and contractor teams.
Dan Gillingham from The Earnest Workshop draws patrons to the third installment of the Tauranga Design Series. Find out more about TEW exhibition that explores consumerism, craftsmanship and sustainability.
Congratulations to the three Jasmax project and client teams who were recognised at this year's design awards! We're pleased to see these efforts recognised by our peers, as these three projects faced tough competition in their respective categories.
Lunchtime talks happening all week at the City Gallery Wellington. We're also pleased to open our Wellington studio to the Festival's 'Studio Walk' this Saturday 26 September - come to say hello, join the tour!
We're thrilled to celebrate with Natalie Seagar, as she has been selected as a finalist within the World of Wearable Arts Festival for 2015. We spoke to Natalie to find out more about the design of her entry piece; 'Another Brick in the Wall'.
We've entered a team into CanTeen's The Crank this year. Help us to reach our fundraising target and find out who from Jasmax will be getting into the saddle for the 12-hour RPM® session.
Students from the Bay Of Plenty Polytechnic were invited to present their latest projects at our Tauranga studio. Find out more about the Moving Image exhibitions that explores intimacy, surveillance and persona.
Christchurch's newest commercial development picked up five awards at the Window Association of New Zealand Awards on Friday 26 June 2015.
Congratulations to Tim Robinson, Shauna Herminghouse, Tristram Collett and John Dennehy as they've been promoted to Associate Principals. We've also made 28 Senior Associate and Associate announcements.
We're pleased to announce the appointment of four new Principals to our leadership team. These additions are reflective of these individuals' commitment to both our clients and the strengthening of the Jasmax culture.
Our very own Meg Rowntree will be took part in Lifewise's annual fundraiser The Big Sleepout, on Thursday 2 July. An initiative to raise awareness of homelessness in New Zealand, over 130 business professionals are collecting donations before sleeping rough on the streets of Auckland.
The Art in Jasmax series arrives in Tauranga! Tailored to the region, the Tauranga Design Series was pleased to invite local artist Sarah Backler in to the Studio with her latest ceramics exhibition. Hosting an evening event, find out how Sarah...
We're pleased to celebrate the success of our very own Meg Rowntree as she was awarded winner of the Emerging Design Professional category at last night's presentation ceremony.
The Property Council NZ's Industry Awards celebrate excellence in property development judged on factors from economics to vision, innovation and efficiency of operation. See which Jasmax projects were recognised in this year's awards.
The New Zealand Institute of Architecture has awarded 45 projects in this year's round of Local Architecture Awards. As part of this, we're pleased that three of our projects were awarded Winners.
In celebration of Matariki, we're proud to welcome Jamie Boynton and his new exhibition 'HeiTiki: Seed of Creation' in to our Auckland Studio. Find out more about how these New Zealand icons came into creation.
We're pleased to have worked with the Auckland War Memorial Museum as they've developed this new and exciting exhibition to mark the centenary of the Gallipoli landings. Opening on 24 April, the exhibition is part of the ANZAC commemoration programme and is designed to...
A new interactive installation in the entry halls of our Auckland studio will have you stopping in your tracks to play. An exploration of how we, as humans, interact with natural systems has resulted three very different artistic outputs.
One year into construction the ward blocks at Christchurch's Burwood Hospital are starting to take shape. A major healthcare development as part of the city's re-build, the project is on track for its 2016 completion.
The International Living Future's Executive Director, Amanda Sturgeon, will be speaking at a number of events between 19-25 March, across New Zealand. Find out where and how to book your tickets.
We're excited to announce the launch of a new entity of the Jasmax group, NotYetKnown. This strategic + creative consultancy applies research intelligence, strategic and creative thinking and implementation pathways to... generate transformational change in the way we, and organisations, work, live and learn.
Three of our architectural graduates are working with Auckland Council to deliver a workshop that looks at how design professionals and the engaged public, can ‘integrate Arts and Culture into our everyday lives’.
We’ve been using BIM for a while now, and were pleased to work with BRANZ to look at how we applied its use on the design and build of North Shore Hospital’s award-winning Elective Surgery Centre.
Third year students of Unitec’s Bachelor of Landscape Architecture programme are the latest artists to adorn the halls of Jasmax Auckland.
Our Tauranga studio has moved to First Avenue, have a peek at their new interior.
Congratulations are in order for the winning designs at this year's AAA Visionary Architecture Awards. Announced on Friday 5 December, we're pleased to congratulate one of our own project teams, who won the top spot in the Work in Progress category for their design of a Mobile Transit Lounge.
We're pleased to announce changes in leadership to our National Interiors team. Working with our Regional Leaders across our four studios, Alasdair Hood and Shirley Chin will focus on design leadership and national studio leadership...
Bill Reed, internationally renowned Thought-Leader, Architect and Systems Practice Specialist and father of Integrated Design, will be speaking at the NZIA Resene Sustainability Series 2014 and additional events.
Friday 10 October was a night of celebrations with six Jasmax project teams recognised as both winners and finalists at this year's Best Awards.
Entries for Brick Bay's first ever Architectural Awards design competition, Folly 2015, are now open. Supporting young and emerging NZ architects and architectural students and a design build competition...
The memorial wall, designed by Jasmax's Landscape Architecture team, has today been unveiled by the last surviving Gilbert Island Coast Watcher.
We're pleased and excited to announce the appointment of 6 new Principals. With diverse experience across a range of sectors and disciplines, we're looking forward to the opportunities...
Check out the comedy, tidy typography and impressive graphic work in these shortlisted finalists of our 50 years "My City" Video Competition.
"A house that can re-design itself to make any Kiwi occasion better". Find out more about this innovative design residing at Auckland's Wynyard Quarter.
Congratulations to team sofunsowhat with their winning entry, A2B. Click Here to see the winning video, and find out more about the team. More finalists' videos coming soon!
Satire, austerity and tranquility - three Jasmax architectural graduates present their final year theses at our Auckland offices.
50 Years of Jasmax: A video celebrating Jasmax's collective achievements and looking forward to another 50 years of designing places for people.
The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron has confirmed Jasmax Principal, Andy Anderson, as their new Commodore.
We congratulate our colleagues on their successes, and recognise their individual talents and skills as they continue to deliver to the needs of our clients.
Every day we travel through our towns and cities, so intensely familiar, that we take the details for granted. Help us to help people start seeing the detail again. Find out how to enter here.
The new 6-storey office building at 141 Cambridge Terrace overlooking the Avon River in Christchurch reached a milestone last week with the first of eight steel rocking frames being lifted into place
Celebrations continue as eight Jasmax projects win twelve awards at the Property Council New Zealand's Industry Awards on Friday 6 June.
We're celebrating the successes of three of our project teams as they picked up a number of awards at the NZIA National Awards last Friday 9 May.
Here we celebrate the life of JASMaD co-founder, good friend, inspirational mentor and craftsman architect, Ivan Mercep.
Tim Hooson, Jasmax Principal and Head of Workplace Strategy, was invited to Frog Recruitment's 'iNTREPENEUR' Breakfast to discuss how the office environment really can influence performance and productivity in the workplace.
We're pleased to introduce Ponsonby-based artist Kathryn Stevens and her self-titled installation, exploring construction of space and our perception of it, to our Auckland offices. Find out more.
Jasmax were proud to attend the official opening of Tūhoe Te Uru Taumatua's Te Kura Whare, one of New Zealand's most advanced sustainable buildings. The completion of the new headquarters for the iwi marks a pivotal occasion for the tribe and the advancements of sustainable architecture.
Monday 17 February marked the day the Jasmax Wellington office vacated its home on Victoria Street!
Tim Hooson, Jasmax Principal was recently appointed the newest Chair of the New Zealand Green Building Council.
Euan Mac Kellar has been appointed to the Registered Architect's Board. With 20 years' experience in the industry, his breadth of projects span both international and national developments.
Jasmax Architectural Graduate Patrick Loo receives top industry accolade as the first ever winner of the Interior Award's 2013 Emergent Design Professional.