Stuart Gardyne registered architect BBSc BArch (Hons) FNZIA


Stuart is responsible for the design direction at architecture+ and has both designed and overseen the design and construction of numerous award winning commercial, civic, corporate interior and residential projects in New Zealand. He is also involved in project delivery and administration.

He was the recipient of the prestigious NZIA Gold Medal in 2015.

He convened the NZIA National Awards in 1997-1999, and was a juror for the 2014 awards. From 2006-2009 he was an NZIA Councillor, Since 2012 he has been a member of the Wellington City Council Waterfront Technical Advisory Group.

Stuart Gardyne (Wellington 1957) studied architecture at the Victoria University School of Architecture in Wellington, New Zealand graduating in 1981.

Stuart worked with Structon Group 1981- 1992 becoming a director in 1987. In 1994 he formed architecture+ with Anne Salmond, Allan Wright and Stephen Poulopoulos.

Stuart has a particular interest and experience in the creation of interior and exterior spaces that successfully support the functional and aesthetic demands of users of both the building and the context. He is also interested in developing design solutions that resonate with the cultural, social and environmental aspirations of clients.

architecture+ is involved in public architecture, commercial interior design and residential projects and has been the recipient of numerous local, regional and national awards.

A key element to architecture+’s success is their developer driven client base in both the commercial and residential sector, and the ability to deliver quality design solutions that are commercially viable.