Dr Peter Diprose
Graduating as most distinguished student in the Faculty of Architecture, Property and Planning, Peter Diprose went on to gain a University Scholarship to study for his PhD in Architecture.
Upon graduating he was awarded the University of Auckland PhD Prize for best PhD in the Faculty of Architecture, Property, Planning and Fine Arts.
Since graduating Peter balanced his time between architectural practice in Whitford and teaching/research. Peter has taught architectural design at the University of Auckland and lectured in landscape architecture at Unitec.
Peter became a Registered Architect in 1997, and since then he has devoted his energy and enthusiasm to architectural practice producing finely crafted buildings, and more specifically to the integrated and sympathetic design of landscapes and architecture. Peter is committed to good design and a good working partnership with client and contractor.
Peter is past chairperson of the New Zealand Institute of Architects Environment Task Group and was involved in writing and reviewing the NZIA Environmental Policy
Robert holds double Masters degrees in Architecture, Urban Design and Landscape Architecture from University of Berkeley California, and is a Registered Architect (AIA) and Landscape Architect (ANZILA). He has been a guest “Professeur Associe” in Paris, and was formerly a Teaching Fellow at the University of Auckland. Robert has worked with Peter for 10 years, collaborating on integrated designs for architecture and landscape, and a number of internationally published articles related to design, film, visualisation and vicarious landscapes. He continues to develop sustainable alternatives in eco-living community projects. Robert is involved with publications, design and peer review.
Robert (Left) and Peter (Right)