scoop.co.nz 22 Mar, 2021 23:15 am

Jasmax Engages Architecture Professor As Design Advisor

Jasmax Engages Architecture Professor As Design Advisor
Multidisciplinary architecture and design practice Jasmax has engaged global award-winning architect Dr Anthony Hoete as an advisor on design. Hoete will provide project peer review services to the studio alongside his primary role as Professor of Architecture ...

Recently returned to New Zealand, Hoete has an impressive international track record as founding Director of London-based WHAT_architecture, which has received accolades as winner of the RIBA National Award, a Prime Minister's Award for Better Public Building, a Civic Trust Award and a Guinness Record.” Dr Hoete is from the Patuwai sub-tribe of Mōtītī which lies 10km from the coast of the North Island of New Zealand.Dr Hoete says “Jasmax is on a journey to evolve the identity of New Zealand architecture.Hoete will provide project peer review services to the studio alongside his primary role as Professor of Architecture (Māori) at the University of Auckland.

In his role at the University of Auckland, Anthony’s research interests include Ngārchitecture (new Māori architecture), architectural whakapapa, contemporary Pacific architecture, social housing and digitised timber construction techniques.Many of our clients aspire to blend international thinking with design that is culturally sensitive to its place.

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