Knowledgeable, skilled and seasoned in all facets of architecture from the conceptual design stage through to on-site delivery, Andrea brings a wealth of experience and professional expertise of covering a broad mix of building types, with an emphasis on multi-storey developments.
Andrea’s awareness of the importance of establishing and maintaining good client and consultant relationships is matched by sound practical knowledge of the technical and administrative complexities associated with the production of concept design proposals, technical drawings, resource and building consent applications and the contract documentation for new structures, alterations, improvements and remedial work covering the re-design of external envelopes and structural upgrades.
Starting her design career in New Zealand Andrea worked on residential and light commercial buildings before moving to the UK and working for three established architectural practices, firstly in Surrey and then in Dublin.
Since her return to New Zealand and appointment as a senior member of the Respond Architects team, Andrea has worked on a series of challenging design projects, notably a new 21-bedroom hospital extension for an aged-care facility, the redesign and external remediation of a 97-unit multi-storey apartment complex, the remediation and structural upgrade of a 6-storey apartment building, and remedial and improvement work on more than 40 educational buildings, many of them multi-story.
Qualifications & Memberships
1996 New Zealand Certificate in Architectural Draughting – Waikato Institute of Technology