Interior, Finish and Services
Karl has a background in architecture and currently leads dormakaba's sales team across architectural and glass hardware, automatic doors, operable walls and service and maintenance.
Glenn offers specialist knowledge in aluminium office partitions and suspended ceiling solutions. He works for Potter Interior Systems.
by Mark Cronin
Mark works with architects and construction companies to achieve bathroom design objectives. He works for Hale Manufacturing.
Jonathan Mountfort is the Design Engineer at Autex Industries and has over seven years' experience in acoustic design.
Structure, Enclosure and External
by Singh Kamboj
Singh is a civil engineer offering experience in designing timber, steel and concrete structures. He heads James Hardie’s technical team.
Vanessa Lanegra is the Technical Specialist at Tasman Insulation.
In the building industry for over 15 years, Scott has extensive experience developing and marketing roofing, insulation and rainwater systems. Currently, Marketing Manager at Marley New Zealand.
Vaughan is the Business Unit Manager for PSP Limited.
Johan (JD) Du Plessis leads the specification team at ARDEX New Zealand. His extensive knowledge of roofing, tiling, flooring and waterproofing is only matched by his determination to see a project done right the first time.
by Shane Clarke
Shane Clarke is an experienced building industry consultant having worked in excess of 20 years in the construction field. He currently leads the great team at Nuralite Waterproofing Ltd as the General Manager.
Chris is a licensed building practitioner in architectural design at MacPherson Architecture Ltd. He's also a landscape architect, with over 25 years industry experience in both disciplines. This blog represents his recent work designing in clay masonry construction.
Steve is an engineer providing design and technical advice on how Marley's commercial plumbing solutions can help specifiers. With over 25 years' experience in the building industry, Steve is currently National Technical Sales Engineer at Marley New Zealand.
Malcolm represents Potter Interior Systems at many industry organisations including FPA, FMANZ and ABC and offers specialist knowledge in passive fire protection solutions. Malcolm is passionate about the distribution of information relating to the passive fire industry.
Sam McKechnie is a building solutions design engineer with 20 years’ experience in cold-formed structures and he currently heads up the Business Development Team at Studco Building Systems.
Matthew Hughes is an innovative thinker with over 10 years' experience in architecture. His passion for timber construction led him to challenge the boundaries of fire design and the New Zealand Building Code. This combination sparked the birth of Fireshield, and he eventually took on the role of general manager for Fireshield Australasia.
by Gavin Barber
Gavin is an expert in sunlight access and interpretation of shading diagrams for local government. He works for Sun Study Analysis.
Kurt provides buildable truss design PS1s and general truss expertise for Buildable Layouts.
by Pamela Bell
Pamela is an expert in the area of prefabricated building. She is CEO of PrefabNZ, a non-profit organisation promoting offsite construction.
Practice and Industry
Astrid is General Manager of ADNZ, the professional body for architectural designers.
As Managing Director of EBOSS Matthew is close to trends and developments that reveal insight into the future of the NZ building industry.