Profiles

Aaron Paterson

Director

From community buildings, houses, hospitality and commercial spaces and even the Giraffe House at The Auckland Zoo, Aaron Paterson has designed an extensive and diverse range of buildings. In the field of residential architecture, both multi-unit housing and single dwellings, Aaron is widely recognised – as well as widely published and awarded – for his architectural insight and acumen. In 2013, the Lake Hawea courtyard house received a New Zealand Architecture Award before going on to be shortlisted for the prestigious New Zealand Architecture Medal – a distinction given to the best building in new Zealand. The S-House has also been the recipient of a New Zealand Architecture Award – recognition of design at the highest level. Aaron holds first class honours degrees in architecture and arts from the University of Auckland. He is a regular design and architectural media tutor at The University of Auckland School of Architecture and Planning and a regular contributor to architectural publications. Aaron’s naturally positive approach to architecture is a central part of the P-A-C ethos.

From community buildings, houses, hospitality and commercial spaces and even the Giraffe House at The Auckland Zoo, Aaron Paterson has designed an extensive and diverse range of buildings. In the fiel Read more... d of residential architecture, both multi-unit housing and single dwellings, Aaron is widely recognised – as well as widely published and awarded – for his architectural insight and acumen. In 2013, the Lake Hawea courtyard house received a New Zealand Architecture Award before going on to be shortlisted for the prestigious New Zealand Architecture Medal – a distinction given to the best building in new Zealand. The S-House has also been the recipient of a New Zealand Architecture Award – recognition of design at the highest level. Aaron holds first class honours degrees in architecture and arts from the University of Auckland. He is a regular design and architectural media tutor at The University of Auckland School of Architecture and Planning and a regular contributor to architectural publications. Aaron’s naturally positive approach to architecture is a central part of the P-A-C ethos.

Sarosh Mulla

Sarosh Mulla has a wide array of experience in residential architecture, and specific experience in heritage and civic architecture projects. Sarosh graduated at the top of his class from The University of Auckland in 2008 and has led projects awarded by both the New Zealand Institute of Architects and the Designers Institute of New Zealand. He has recently completed a PhD in Architecture by Practice at The University of Auckland, where he was a Doctoral Scholar. Sarosh has a passion for unusual projects that require innovative solutions. His projects with the design collective OH.NO.SUMO, and his teaching practice at both The University of Auckland and AUT University, have focused on creating immersive architectural experiences that improve people’s lives.

Sarosh Mulla has a wide array of experience in residential architecture, and specific experience in heritage and civic architecture projects. Sarosh graduated at the top of his class from The Universi Read more... ty of Auckland in 2008 and has led projects awarded by both the New Zealand Institute of Architects and the Designers Institute of New Zealand. He has recently completed a PhD in Architecture by Practice at The University of Auckland, where he was a Doctoral Scholar. Sarosh has a passion for unusual projects that require innovative solutions. His projects with the design collective OH.NO.SUMO, and his teaching practice at both The University of Auckland and AUT University, have focused on creating immersive architectural experiences that improve people’s lives.

Liz Tjahjana

Liz Tjahjana is a Registered Architect who possesses a thoughtful approach to design in all its forms. Liz's highly developed architectural drafting and visualisation capabilities have been applied to a number of successful residential and hospitality projects. Coupled with her extensive product knowledge and discerning taste, Liz’s skills allow her to provide clients with an exemplary design service. Liz holds a M.Arch (prof) degree with first class honours from The University of Auckland. She is also a regular visiting architectural critic at the University, and maintains an extended involvement with architecture and academia through participation in international conferences. Liz has an eye for detail and this also comes through in the design and manufacturing of her own bespoke pieces of jewellery.

Liz Tjahjana is a Registered Architect who possesses a thoughtful approach to design in all its forms. Liz's highly developed architectural drafting and visualisation capabilities have been appli Read more... ed to a number of successful residential and hospitality projects. Coupled with her extensive product knowledge and discerning taste, Liz’s skills allow her to provide clients with an exemplary design service. Liz holds a M.Arch (prof) degree with first class honours from The University of Auckland. She is also a regular visiting architectural critic at the University, and maintains an extended involvement with architecture and academia through participation in international conferences. Liz has an eye for detail and this also comes through in the design and manufacturing of her own bespoke pieces of jewellery.

Steven Lloyd

Steven Lloyd is an architectural designer with extensive residential experience and a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of fine architectural detailing. Steven is practical, academic and design focused – a rare combination of qualities that enables him to achieve design solutions with a singular finesse. Steven’s projects are notable for their precision and intellectual rigour. He holds both NZCD and B.Arch qualifications and is a regular design tutor at The University of Auckland, where he supervises postgraduate architectural research.

Steven Lloyd is an architectural designer with extensive residential experience and a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of fine architectural detailing. Steven is practical, academic and desig Read more... n focused – a rare combination of qualities that enables him to achieve design solutions with a singular finesse. Steven’s projects are notable for their precision and intellectual rigour. He holds both NZCD and B.Arch qualifications and is a regular design tutor at The University of Auckland, where he supervises postgraduate architectural research.

Ryan Mahon

Ryan Mahon has been a part of the P-A-C team since November 2015 and has specific experience in design, model making and research. He is also currently studying towards a Master of Architecture (Professional) and Urban Design at the University of Auckland which has allowed him to pursue an interest in the built environment at vast range of scales. Here he has found that his urban scale thinking has been complemented by his experience in working on smaller creative problems. These have included the design and fabrication of intricate installations such as his winning entry to the 2016 Brick Bay Folly competition. Ryan's construction experience also comes from his work on the Longbush Welcome Shelter. In addition to these practical concerns, Ryan is interested in architectural writing as both a design and journalistic tool. A number of his pieces have been published in Architecture New Zealand and online by ArchitectureNow.

Ryan Mahon has been a part of the P-A-C team since November 2015 and has specific experience in design, model making and research. He is also currently studying towards a Master of Architecture (Profe Read more... ssional) and Urban Design at the University of Auckland which has allowed him to pursue an interest in the built environment at vast range of scales. Here he has found that his urban scale thinking has been complemented by his experience in working on smaller creative problems. These have included the design and fabrication of intricate installations such as his winning entry to the 2016 Brick Bay Folly competition. Ryan's construction experience also comes from his work on the Longbush Welcome Shelter. In addition to these practical concerns, Ryan is interested in architectural writing as both a design and journalistic tool. A number of his pieces have been published in Architecture New Zealand and online by ArchitectureNow.

Kim Huynh

Kim Huynh completed her Masters of Architecture Professional at the University of Auckland with first class honors in 2014. Since joining the PAC team in 2016, she has been involved in a range of projects ranging from small-scale residential, multi housing developments and small-scale civic architecture installation projects. She is a valuable member of the PAC team with a keen eye for detail and looks forward to honing her skills in BIM modeling, technical detailing, documentation along with 2D and 3D presentation work.
Kim is also a regular design tutor and critic at the University of Auckland Architecture School and has a strong interest in research. She is particularly interested in the relationship between architecture and the city and the role that architecture plays in promoting the social and cultural potentials within the urban context.
In her spare time, Kim continues to feed her creativity by collaging, painting and doodling. She enjoys keeping active, listening to music and exploring spaces in the city.

Kim Huynh completed her Masters of Architecture Professional at the University of Auckland with first class honors in 2014. Since joining the PAC team in 2016, she has been involved in a range of proj Read more... ects ranging from small-scale residential, multi housing developments and small-scale civic architecture installation projects. She is a valuable member of the PAC team with a keen eye for detail and looks forward to honing her skills in BIM modeling, technical detailing, documentation along with 2D and 3D presentation work.
Kim is also a regular design tutor and critic at the University of Auckland Architecture School and has a strong interest in research. She is particularly interested in the relationship between architecture and the city and the role that architecture plays in promoting the social and cultural potentials within the urban context.
In her spare time, Kim continues to feed her creativity by collaging, painting and doodling. She enjoys keeping active, listening to music and exploring spaces in the city.

Rory Kofoed

Rory Kofoed has a wide range of local and international experience in architecture. From residential design through to transport and urban scale environmental design - the range of Rory’s project experience has highlighted the importance of making connected built environments that work from the fine grain the macro scale.
After graduating with first class honours in 2008 he has been building a foundation of experience at home and abroad. He spent time learning from some of architecture’s greats and worked on some of London’s most prominent new buildings while living and working in Europe. Rory is interested in creating environmentally aware architecture that draws from its surroundings and enriches them in return - emboldening the power of the city and celebrating our natural landscape.
Rory is also involved in architectural education through on-going involvement with design courses at The University of Auckland School of Architecture.

Rory Kofoed has a wide range of local and international experience in architecture. From residential design through to transport and urban scale environmental design - the range of Rory’s project ex Read more... perience has highlighted the importance of making connected built environments that work from the fine grain the macro scale.
After graduating with first class honours in 2008 he has been building a foundation of experience at home and abroad. He spent time learning from some of architecture’s greats and worked on some of London’s most prominent new buildings while living and working in Europe. Rory is interested in creating environmentally aware architecture that draws from its surroundings and enriches them in return - emboldening the power of the city and celebrating our natural landscape.
Rory is also involved in architectural education through on-going involvement with design courses at The University of Auckland School of Architecture.