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CELEBRATING WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION
- 2018 HAYS NAWIC EXCELLENCE AWARDS

AUGUST 2018

We proudly congratulate our Director Joanne Kelly for being Highly Commended for the Helen Tippett Award in the 2018 Hays NAWIC Excellence Awards. 

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MASTER BUILDERS HOUSE OF THE YEAR - REGIONAL CATEGORY AWARD WINNER

JULY 2018

We are delighted to announce that Simon Blencowe from our Christchurch office is the Regional Category Award Winner in the 2018 Master Builders House of the Year Competition.

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URBAN LODGE - DIVERSITY IN COMPACT DESIGN

NOVEMBER 2016

Our Urban Lodge design for Welhaus has been acknowledged by the Design Institute of New Zealand for Best Design for Diversity in Compact Design in Residential Interiors and was recently a finalist in their 2016 Residential Interiors Awards. 

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MARK HOLMES APPOINTED AS ASSOCIATE

OCTOBER 2016

We are delighted to announce that Mark Holmes, BIM and Drawing Manager, has been appointed as Associate of Pynenburg & Collins Architects and our sister company
Lab-works Architecture.

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SIMON BLENCOWE AWARDED RUNNER-UP IN PREFAB DESIGN COMPETITION

FEBRUARY 2016

We are delighted to announce that Simon Blencowe in collaboration with Welhaus, has been awarded runner-up (highly recommended) in the PrefabNZ UniPod Design.

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HENRY FISHER IS NOW A QUALIFIED NZGBC GREEN STAR PRACTITIONER

JUNE 2015

Henry Fisher has qualified as a Green Star Practitioner through the New Zealand Green Building Council’s training scheme. Upon achieving Green Star Certification, Henry now has the skills to consult on specific project requirements to our clients.

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CONSTRUCTION OF WOBURN APARTMENTS UNDERWAY

DECEMBER 2013

Construction is underway on the first of two stages of the new Woburn Apartments for the Masonic Villages Trust in Lower Hutt.

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MINISTER OF CONSERVATION NICK SMITH OPENS ANCHORAGE HUT

OCTOBER 2013

Conservation Minister, Hon. Dr Nick Smith arrived via sea kayak to open the new Anchorage Hut on 11 October 2013 in front of an enthusiastic crowd of invited guests and visitors.

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SIMON BLENCOWE AWARDED SECOND PLACE IN CANTABRIAN HOUSE COMPETITION

AUGUST 2013

We are delighted to announce that Simon Blencowe was awarded second place in the Southern Response design competition for a Cantabrian House.

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SISTER COMPANY LAB-WORKS ARCHITECTURE WINS TWO INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARDS

JUNE 2013

We are delighted to announce that at the S-Lab Conference and Awards in Liverpool our sister company Lab-works Architecture won two international laboratory design awards.

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ANNE HUT OPENS ON THE ST JAMES WALKWAY

MARCH 2012

The opening of Anne Hut by Conservation Minister Kate Wilkinson is the most recent in a growing list of back country accommodation that has been designed by Pynenburg & Collins Architects for the great outdoors of the Conservation Estate.

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ANGELUS HUT - NELSON LAKES NATIONAL PARK

JUNE 2010

It is not often you have to deal with truly extreme conditions when building in New Zealand, however the challenge we faced when designing the new tramping hut on Mt Angelus, in Nelson Lakes National Park required innovative thinking.

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