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Bringing design aspiration and intent to life
We sit down with Peter Westbrook, Group Technical Lead at Warren and Mahoney, to understand his view of the world.
Warren and Mahoney shortlisted at prestigious World Architecture Festival
We are thrilled to announce Alexandria Health Centre, Te Pae Convention Centre and Dexus 80 Collins have been shortlisted at this year’s prestigious World Architecture Festival awards and World Festival of Interiors Awards respectively.
Navigating a brave future
Warren and Mahoney is delighted to announce the ongoing appointment of John Coop as the Managing Director for another three year term.
Welcome multi-disciplinary designer and Melbourne Principal, Kate Roach
Warren and Mahoney enhances its Australian leadership and design team with the addition of leading multidisciplinary designer, Kate Roach.
Taranaki Renal Centre wins prestigious European design award
The design of Taranaki’s new Renal Centre, Te Huhi Raupō, has been recognised on the global stage after being announced as the winner of the prestigious Healthcare Design (under 25,000m2) trophy in the European Healthcare Design Awards 2023.
Congratulations to our new Associate Principals and Principals
We are delighted to announce the following promotions to Associate Principal and Principal positions within Warren and Mahoney.
Mānawatia a Matariki - W+M Launches Open Design Competition
A design challenge to reimagine the Warren and Mahoney Christchurch Studio lobby space to welcome and celebrate the Māori new year.
Congratulations to our new Senior Associates and Associates
We are delighted to announce the following promotions to Associate and Senior Associate positions within Warren and Mahoney.
Takapuna destined to become home to the North Shore's first major build-to-rent development
A new rental experience, designed by Warren and Mahoney, is set to provide security of tenure and a level of amenity presently unrivalled for rental accommodation.
Warren and Mahoney adds new Urban and Landscape Architecture service offer
Warren and Mahoney has formed a new Urban Design and Landscape Architecture service offer which brings together leading experts in New Zealand and Australia.
Warren and Mahoney Named in Fast Company’s List of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2023
Warren and Mahoney (W+M) has been named one of the top ten most innovative architectural practices in the world by globally influential business publication, Fast Company.
Places where memories are made: Re-imagining the DOC Hut
DOC Huts are much loved icons on New Zealand’s national heritage. So, when the Department of Conservation were seeking proposals for the re-design of the Oturere Hut located in Tongariro National Park, we jumped at the challenge.
Applying Indigenous Design Values leads to better project outcomes
Principal and Co-Head of Design in our Auckland Studio Tom Locke recently had the privilege of representing Warren and Mahoney at the World Architecture Festival. Here, Tom reflects on how embracing Indigenous world views helped to inspire the award-winning North East Link project.
W+M welcomes home extraordinary talent Claire Sharpe
Having helped Apple to realise the vision for their iconic Head Quarters in Silicon Valley, Claire Sharpe returns to Warren in Mahoney to drive future-focused architecture and urban design across the Pacific.
Momentum continues for civic precinct development, Te Manawataki o Te Papa
The vision for the heart of Tauranga’s city centre is closer to becoming a reality, with several significant milestones for the city’s future civic precinct– Te Manawataki o Te Papa – reached this month.
Warren and Mahoney celebrates promotion of Simon Hardy to Principal
We are delighted to announce Simon Hardy’s promotion to Principal.
Key strategies to drive mass timber adoption
We recently hosted Timber Round Table sessions across our studios to unite as a sector and discuss how we can help to unlock the full potential of timber in construction in New Zealand. Here's a summary of key themes that emerged from the conversations to share the insights and accelerate change.
Te Ari Prendergast joins Warren and Mahoney’s Cultural Design Unit, Te Matakīrea
We are delighted to welcome cultural design expert, Te Ari Prendergast (Ngāi Tahu, Te Whānau a Apanui, Ngāti Porou, Te Aowera, Te Whānau a Ruataupare, Tūwhakairiroa) to Warren and Mahoney.
Hybrid collaboration: A framework for success
Creating inclusive hybrid environments, where all team members can contribute equitability is at the heart of a new report launched by Six Ideas by Dexus and Warren and Mahoney. With hybrid working here to stay, this research project has resulted in a tangible framework for successful collaboration.
Project Zero: A test case for the design of affordable zero carbon apartment living
How feasible is it to design a mid-rise apartment in a seismic zone which is carbon neutral - not just to build but for the duration of its life?
Adaptive Reuse: Turning potential into performance
The adaptive re-use of our existing buildings is critical to achieve our climate commitments. And when considered by renowned developers like Tim and Andrew Lamont of Lamont & Co in partnership with Warren and Mahoney, the results can be sustainable and spectacular.
Our Te Reo Māori journey
Four inspiring individuals from Warren and Mahoney – Katherine Skipper, Wirangi Pirata, Whare Timu and Kelsey Muir - share their journey to learning, rediscovering and embracing te reo Māori.
Warren and Mahoney appoints Michael Hawes to lead landscape design offering to clients
We are delighted to welcome Michael Hawes to Warren and Mahoney as Principal and Group Landscape Architecture Lead.
Vale Roy Wilson
It is with great sadness that we farewell Roy Wilson, founder of Warren and Mahoney’s Wellington Studio, former Executive Director, Fellow of Te Kāhui Whaihanga NZ Institute of Architects, consummate professional and a true gentleman. Our thoughts are with his friends and family.