With over 35 years’ experience working for clients throughout New Zealand and in Australia, Brian is a recognised expert in master planning in the tertiary education sector.
Brian has completed significant research on benchmark examples of vocational education campus development, focusing on the quality of teaching environments, the social wellbeing of students, new education environments and how best outcomes can be applied to New Zealand Polytechnics.
He has vast experience in the delivery of major architectural projects, from large-scale residential developments to multi-storey commercial projects to entire tertiary campus projects.
He has significant expertise in the management of multi-disciplinary design teams, including ‘fast-track’ project delivery.
Brian is the founding Chairman of Designgroup New Zealand. He has served the New Zealand Institute of Architects in a number of capacities and was National President from 1997 to 1999.