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Feburary eNews 2024

Feburary eNews 2024

NEW PROJECT: Exceptional ICF Forever Home

Our clients, who are preparing to relocate to the Bay of Plenty, had specific requirements for their new residence: a spacious, multifunctional home with elevated floor levels. To fulfill this vision, we designed a two-level dwelling utilizing Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) technology. This method delivers exceptional thermal efficiency, structural robustness, and longevity.

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Introducing Our Newest Recruits

Renee K, Architectural Technician

With 7yrs architectural experience predominantly in residential new build and renovation projects in the Tauranga area, Renee will be a real asset to our team and has already hit the ground running in our Tauranga studio.

“Working as an architectural technician allows me to bring house plans to life, fuelling my fascination with design and construction. Being part of a process that ultimately benefits people by creating spaces they love and enjoy is truly rewarding”.
Renee chose to join us for both the creativity and variety of projects plus the fact that she will be working with a large group of like-minded people.

“I saw an opportunity to grow both professionally and socially while staying local to Tauranga which is a bonus.”


Renee P, Operations Manager

As luck would have it, we also have a second Renee join our team at the same time as our architectural technician. Hence the need to include the first letter of their surnames when we are referring to each.

Taking on the Operations Manager role for our business, Renee is responsible for ensuring all our work runs smoothly across both studios, and supporting our talented architectural team to continue to achieve their best.

Coming from a background in Human Resources, Renee has had the opportunity to work with a variety of organisations from public sector departments to construction more recently.

“I enjoy helping and supporting people to get tasks done efficiently. This role requires a broad skill set to meet a wide variety of duties so this is a chance to use my knowledge and skills in a different way.”


Meet the rest of our team here...


In case you missed it, we had a really great feature article in the summer 2024 issue of UNO. The interview with Andre honed in on our commitment to designing high performing homes and growing interest in the Passive Home movement. Andre shared some excellent knowledge on Passive Solar Design and hour construction methods like ICFs and SIPs improve air tightness, regulate temperatures, reduce energy costs and minimise outdoor sound pollution.

Read the full story here...

PHINZ Member

We are proud to confirm that Creative Space Architecture is now an architect member of the Passive House Institute New Zealand (PHINZ). This step reflects our commitment to sustainable design practices and our dedication to promoting energy-efficient, high-performance buildings.

Learn more about PHINZ here...