Meet our architectural design team

The homes we create are all different, but they start the same
way, with a blank sheet of paper & a client who wants a great home.

Renee Woods

Registered Architect

Renee is a skilful space planner and is passionate about ensuring clients wants and needs are not only met but exceeded. The result is a combination of architectural flair, clients vision, and response to the building site.

Aaron Thompson

Operations Manager

Aaron’s deep knowledge began in the construction industry. He’s been involved in many award-winning residential homes, and manages all aspects of your home’s creation.


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Design Builders Careers

Olivia Hoogerbrug

Bachelor of Architectural Studies

Olivia Hoogerbrug graduated from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Architectural Studies and enjoys visualising space and bringing life to concept drawings.

Daniel Akkerman

NZCert. in Arch. Draughting Honours

With a background in the building industry as a qualified carpenter, Daniel moved into design 9 years ago and is a superb architectural draughtsman.

Sarah Levasseur

Dip. Arch. Draughting / Dip. Arch. Tech

Sarah Levasseur has a Dip. Arch. Draughting and a Dip. Arch. Technology from Massey University. She loves conquering the challenges of one-off residential design.