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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.
W+M's Workplace Sector welcomes Senior Interiors Talent
Following sustained recognition and growth in the workplace sector, we are delighted to welcome Senior Associate and Workplace Specialist, Petra Bonamy, into the Sydney studio.
Webinar: The Power of Co-Design to Amplify Architecture
Dialogue is a forum exploring the big challenges and opportunities facing our industry, as we seek to build a brave future in partnership with people, community and the planet. In this session, experts explored the power of co-design to amplify architectural outcomes.
W+M welcomes Thomas Hale as Group Urban Design Lead
We are delighted to welcome Thomas Hale to Warren and Mahoney as an Associate Principal and Group Urban Design Leader.
Sir Miles Warren: A lifetime dedicated to architecture
It is with great sadness that Warren and Mahoney acknowledges the passing of Sir Miles Warren, a founding partner of the practice. Our thoughts are with his friends and family.
W+M collaborate with University of Auckland on Bachelor of Architectural Studies Design Paper
Warren and Mahoney is working with the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries Bachelor of Architectural Studies programme to deliver a progressive design paper for Year 3 students over the coming semester.
World Architecture Festival 2022 Awards: Warren and Mahoney shortlisted for five projects
The World Architectural Festival (WAF) has announced the finalists for its 2022 awards, which include five projects by Warren and Mahoney.
Importing and Exporting Design Services - Managing Director John Coop joins trade mission to Australia
This week, Warren and Mahoney Managing Director, John Coop joins the New Zealand Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern’s trade mission to Australia to strengthen market connections on both sides of the Tasman.
Mānawatia a Matariki - Welcome the Māori New Year
Celebrating the Māori New Year at Warren and Mahoney is a chance to honour our collective past achievements, reflect on our evolving practice and embrace all the possibilities that our future brings.
Putting People First: 2degrees Awarded Aotearoa’s First Platinum WELL Certification
2degrees' new head office designed by Warren and Mahoney is the first in Aotearoa New Zealand to achieve WELL Certification at Platinum level.
The big energy retrofit
Melbourne Principal and Passive House proponent, Simon Topliss, shares his thoughts on why we must now focus on adaptively reusing all our existing buildings and the many benefits we stand to gain.
Honed to shine
Architecture Now's Abigail Hurst contemplates the multiple forces at play in Rolleston’s new multifunctional library, Te Ara Ātea, designed by Warren and Mahoney.
Inspiring action through innovation
We sit down with PhD candidate and Low Carbon Design Specialist at Warren and Mahoney, Emily Newmarch. Passionate about bridging the gap between art and science to inspire action through innovative architecture, Emily shares her insights towards achieving zero carbon and beyond.
Revealing the alter ego at Dexus Place
We recently teamed up with Dexus to design their newest shared workspaces and corporate offices in Melbourne. Project Principal Tamara White shares her joy of working on this inspiring project and how partnering with a courageous client delivers exceptional outcomes.
In Profile: Ilona Haghshenas
Ilona Haghshenas is a Principal, architect and Warren and Mahoney's newest Studio Principal. We chat to Ilona about her fascinating background growing up and studying in Iran; and her vision for the future.
Warren and Mahoney welcomes new senior leadership
Warren and Mahoney has boosted its senior leadership team with the promotions of six Principals and six Associate Principals across the practice.
Congratulations to our new senior associates and associates
It is with great pleasure that we announce the promotion of a number of talented individuals from within the practice to Senior Associate and Associate.