Situated in the Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, we are a group of architectural designers, creatives and innovators with a strong focus on friendly service, a passion for quality design, and an emphasis on connection to our community.

Architecture and Interiors Ltd has been established for more than 10 years and our collective experience ranges from new homes, additions and alterations, commercial spaces, interior design and alternative building methods.We specialise in ArchiCAD software to produce rendered 3D images and complete BIM models. This enables not only efficient productivity and workflow, but also highly detailed visual digital presentations to our clients.

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Melissa Burne

(BDes. Hons, LBP Des.2, ADNZ)

Founder and Creative Director of Architecture and Interiors, Melissa lives and breathes design and has over 15 years experience in both Residential and Commercial design industries. Highly focused with a collaborative approach to both leadership and management, Melissa believes that communication is the key to creating a successful Design. Through this she has become highly skilled at taking client briefs and delivering exceptional design solutions. Alongside the Architectural Practice, Melissa teaches Architectural Drafting at EIT, Hawkes Bay. She holds a LBP Design 2 licence and is a professional member of ADNZ (Architectural Designers NZ).

Sean Sutherland

(Dip Des Tech)

Sean brings a high degree of technical knowledge to the Architecture and Interiors team. Pairing a sharp aesthetic with engineering nous, Sean is the Jack of All Trades in our business. Alongside his skills in architectural design, Sean has a long history in hands on joinery and building work to add an extra dimension to his knowledge base. Sean’s professionalism and work ethic are second to none, this runs hand in hand with his ability to implement his large skill base in his Spatial Design.

Melissa Pierard

(B.Des, Hons)

Melissa brings over 10 years experience in commercial fit-outs and residential spatial design. Bringing a love of texture and space to provide a sound platform for architecture and commercial fit-outs that are as functional as they are beautiful. With a strong base working creatively with clients to create a space that sings, Melissa enjoys the challenge of being able to think on her feet in a plethora of situations.

Roxanne Magon

(Administrative Extraordinaire)

Roxanne, has been closely involved in the development and growth of Architecture & Interiors since it was established. Her accounting and team management skills ensure seamless daily running of the office, and her sandwich making skills are second to none!

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