New Partner!!! It is with great pleasure we announce that Finn Scott has joined Peter Sisam and Pete Bossley as a partner in Bossley Architects. Finn has been with us for 8 1/2 years and has had a huge input into some very exciting projects. Finn’s complete range of skills has contributed to our reputation as an award-winning design leader with a great focus on detail and documentation. His relaxed but thorough approach has made him very popular with clients and contractors alike, reinforced by his commitment to strong ideas and exhaustive documentation. He has developed many projects ranging from small to very large houses, over 40 medium density units at Hobsonville Point, and other office and museum projects. Finns passion will contribute to the wide range of projects currently on our drawing boards. Congratulations Finn!

The Park Hyatt Auckland is Open! On Tuesday 15 September the new 195 room hotel on Auckland’s wonderful waterfront will open.  We are delighted to see the restaurants, bars, functions spaces and the really dramatic Atrium spaces in action, all adorned with many special mana whenua artworks. Such committed input over many years by all the consultants, contractors, artists and clients. A great group to work with!    

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The countdown has begun for the Park Hyatt Auckland to open. Stunning Atrium, luxurious Guest Rooms, 25m Infinity Pool and beautiful views of the Waitemata Harbour, Viaduct Basin and Auckland CBD. This is another project we, along with Ar+d, Conran and Partners, Fu wah ltd and many consultants and contractors are very proud of

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We are very excited that a scheme by one of our team member’s, Rose Wilkins and her sister Anne have won the Nohonga Challenge run by the Auckland branch of the NZILA. The scheme reflects upon ‘Connection versus Isolation” which plays with the new spatial awareness which developed during the Covid-19 lockdown.

The project is going to be built and installed in Britomart during November/December then relocated to Brick Bay Sculpture Trail for a further install of up to 12 months.   

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‘White House’ on Takapuna Beach featured alongside some beautiful projects in @images_publishing latest book, Beautiful Beach Houses.

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Takapuna House – scaffold is down and skylights are in. What a wonderful space!

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Pete and Miriam’s latest addition to their never-ending house alteration is featured in the ‘Summer Spaces – A Collection of Creative Responses’ in December/January issue of Home magazine.  Photography by Sam Hartnett.

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We are delighted to announce Jacob Bowden from our office is 1 of 12 students selected for the NZIA Student Design Awards for Student of the Year. His project investigates the missing link between architecture and waste through a sculptural form to ‘glorify’ key stages of the recycling process. It celebrates plastic as a material and attempts to create transparency around its ability to be used again and again. Congratulations Jacob!

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On Wednesday, BA stepped outside our office for a day spent at the Sea Scout Hall in Herne Bay for our 2nd Advance with our wonderful facilitator, Kaaren Goodall.
The day involved looking at our internal and external story, our design process and looking at our future directions including sustainability in the office and our world.
On the menu for lunch, Kevin took us through his ‘Eat Chinese food with Kevin – Part 2’ where everyone got involved in making homemade traditional dumplings. Yum!
A great day was shared with all!

 

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Very thoughtful review of Pete’s book ‘One Year Drawn’ in Architecture NZ. Thank you Marian Macken. Book is selling well and is available from book stores, Point Publishing or direct from mail@bossleyarchitects.co.nz
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