Master of Architecture
Graduate Architect, Respond Architects
What attracted you to a career in the building industry?
From a young age, I was interested in practical creativity. It wasn’t until my final years of high school when I realised that a profession in architecture was the career path that I was wanting to take. The mixture of creativity and practical problem solving drew me in to the building industry.
What do you love about the building industry?
Definitely innovation and the ability of constant industry growth. There is always something new and being a part of the advancement of innovative technologies, materials, products and systems in the building industry is thoroughly exciting.
What do you believe the future of the building industry looks like?
Collaboration and communication across all different sectors in the building industry. I believe the advancement of technology will help better communication across different fields, ultimately progressing the way we collaboratively design.
What role do you believe the NZIOB plays in the building industry?
I believe the NZIOB is the most important piece of the puzzle which bridges all building disciplines together. The NZIOB connects a diverse range of people with different backgrounds and knowledge, focussing on positive development and collaboration within the industry.