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PrefabNZ Cluster Event






4:30 PM


PrefabNZ is the heart of innovative construction in New Zealand. This Cluster event is a space for connection, collaboration & creation in the built environment. Join us and our friends to learn from fun thought-provoking quick-fire presentations and connect with others that share an interest in the innovations for the built environment.


Richard Wright Aonui Architecture, designer of Whare-Iti SNUG home chats about the SNUG 'home in my backyard" journey, "Conception to completion".

Richard is the principal of Aonui Architecture. His long held passion for environmentally sustainable design guides the team and infuses Aonui projects with the unique resilient quality that distinguishes the firm. Richard has 30 years experience in low energy and low carbon footprint design solutions ranging from historic building conversions, active solar houses and commercial buildings in New Zealand, and passive solar cooled schools in the Tokelau Islands. He is a regular lecturer in sustainable design at Victoria University of Wellington School of Architecture. His specialty skills include tertiary education buildings and maritime transport terminals.

Kevin Sweet Architecture Programme Director School of Architecture Victoria University. Presenting some boundary pushing student work and introduce circular economy project "AMPD" and its collaboration with industry.

Kevin is a registered architect in the United States and focuses his research on contemporary design and fabrication tools as well as methods to enhance current education to be inclusive of these tools. He is an expert in parametric design, digital manufacturing and has an interest in linking design tools directly to the manufacturing process in the search for mass customisation over mass production.

NZIQS members can attend this event for free and claim 1.5 CPD points.  For more information and to register see here