In every project we look for the best solution that weaves together client requirements with an architectural vision and cost-effective building solutions which exceed expectations. We understand the success of our practice is in the hands of our team and believe we have some of the best in the industry. We support ongoing personal and professional training and development. Cross discipline, open communication and interaction are encouraged and are the cornerstone of our culture.
Stiffe Hooker Ltd are focused on meaningful and enduring client relationships and strive to be the first call for inspirational and trusted design solutions.
Stiffe Hooker Ltd have a proven track record of meeting programme deadlines and pride ourselves on delivering a very high standard of documentation. Our team has extensive experience in design of Offices, Retail, Supermarkets, Cool Stores, Industrial Facilities and complex projects where the buildings remain in operation while areas are upgraded in a staged sequence. We understand the absolute requirement to meet these constraints and the associated challenging deadlines. Stiffe Hooker Ltd were proud to receive the New Zealand Commercial Project Gold award in 2016 for the successful complete rebuild of a large supermarket during full trading and occupation over a two year staged period.
Our performance with respect to achieving the Industry Guideline deliverables (outlined in NZCIC documents) as required at each phase of the project is proven over many decades of successful project delivery.
Stiffe Hooker Ltd is an established New Zealand practice, founded in 1952, originating in Whangarei as a small Architectural firm with gradual expansion through the 1960’s and 70’s, the company progressed with additional offices being established in Auckland (1971) and Rotorua (1974). Structural and Civil Engineering Design was incorporated into the practice during the early 1970’s, and the company became a limited Liability Company in 2000, with currently four in-house Directors.
Stiffe Hooker Ltd has a well organised overhead structure which provides a high level of management and support to our team and clients. We pride ourselves on having a strong focus on Industry developments and on-going training, which is considered an integral part of our company philosophy.