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2023 Auckland Architecture Awards shortlist

23 March 2023

Sixty-seven projects have been shortlisted in the 2023 Auckland Architecture Awards.

The shortlisted projects were selected from entries in the awards programme of the Auckland branch of Te Kāhui Whaihanga New Zealand Institute of Architects.

The shortlist was compiled by a jury led by Patrick Sloan (Sloan Architects) and rounded out by Jane Hill (Chow Hill Architects), Yvette Overdyck (Stevens Lawson Architects), Kathryn Carter (Kathryn Carter Architect), and retired architect Marshall Cook.

The winners will be announced on Thursday 8 June 2023 | Viaduct Events Centre. Get your tickets now.

See below for images of the shortlisted projects, which are:

Commercial Architecture

1 Albert by Ignite Architects, Neville Price and ACME

Woollen Mills by JWA Architects

Simon James Showroom & Office by Keshaw McArthur

15 Rawene by Malcolm Walker Architects

Pink Palace by Matter

Ponsonby Central - II by Paul Brown & Associates and Bernau Architecture in association

10 Madden by Warren and Mahoney Architects



Saint Kentigern Girls’ School by Architectus

Saint Kentigern Macky Building and Specialist Facilities by Architectus

Whangārei Boys' High School by ASC Architects

New Shoots Ramarama ECEC by Copeland Associates Architects

Mangapikopiko School by Jasmax

Owairoa Primary School by RTA Studio



1 Albert by Ignite Architects, Neville Price and ACME

The Hayman Kronfeld Building by Peddle Thorp

Administrator House by Rogan Nash Architects

Symonds Street Public Conveniences & Shelter by Salmond Reed Architects

Former Chief Post Office (Britomart Transport Centre) by Salmond Reed Architects



Origine by Jack McKinney Architects

Ponsonby Central - II Laneway & Hospitality by Paul Brown & Associates and Mitchell Addison in association



Ōhinerau House by Bossley Architects

Kauri by Bull O'Sullivan Architecture

Kingfisher by Dorrington Atcheson Architects

Ridge Retreat by Francis Group Architects

Ponsonby House by Gerrad Hall Architects

Point House by Guy Tarrant Architects

Omata Beach House by Herbst Architects

Waimauku House by Jo Craddock Architecture

Angle Grinder by Mark Frazerhurst Architects

Swallow Point House by Noel Lane Architects and Rowe Baetens Architecture in association

Veil House by Parsonson Architects

Brick House by Sayes Studio

Apple Shed by SGA  - Strachan Group Architects

Garden House by SGA  - Strachan Group Architects

Seaward House by Space Division

Maungakiekie House by Space Division

Our Backyard House by Studio TT

Tawharanui Pavilion by Wendy Shacklock Architects


Housing - Alterations and Additions

Keene Family Home by Bull O'Sullivan Architecture

Jewellery Box by Crosson Architects

Allum St 2 by Dorrington Atcheson Architects

Lion Head House by Fearon Hay Architects

Omata Hill House by Herbst Architects

POOLSCAPE by Lloyd Hartley Architects

LANCASTER - The Luxury of Enough by Lloyd Hartley Architects

Cottage Sandwich by Matter

Shift House by MAUD

Gable Extension by Sayes Jackson Architects


Housing - Multi Unit

Te Uru Walk-up Terraces by Construkt Architects

Kōtuitui Terraces, Stage 2 by Crosson Architects

Awarua Trio by Megan Edwards Architects

Jervois Apartments by Monk MacKenzie

Mangere West Development by SGA  - Strachan Group Architects

Cohaus by Studio Nord


Interior Architecture

Faradays by Cheshire Architects

Whangārei Māori Land Court by GHDWoodhead creativespaces and Studio Pasifika in association

Isthmus Studio 246 by Isthmus Group


Planning & Urban Design

Ngā Hau Māngere - Old Māngere Bridge by Bossley Architects


Public Architecture

Hundertwasser Arts Centre with Wairau Māori Art Gallery by HB Architecture, Hundertwasser Non Profit Foundation and Springmann Architektur in association

The Trusts Karekare Surf Lifesaving / Kaha Ropi by Studio106 Architect and Richard Priest Architecture in association

Te Taumata o Kupe Nuku by TOA Architects


Small Project Architecture

Te Pae by Crosson Architects

Camera Obscura -Timatatanga Hou by Felicity Christian Architect

Garden Studio by Glamuzina Architects

Grasslands Studio by Keshaw McArthur

A Diaphanous Design by Lloyd Hartley Architects

Eden Terrace Home by Megan Edwards Architects