CREATE offers significant experience in Timber Design and Geometric Structures.

The team promotes the use of timber in all its designs, whenever appropriate to a Clients brief. We are keen to explore the use local sustainable resources, where material performance and cost of timber out ways other material choices. The team has a breadth of experience in timber design, for traditional types of construction, through to highly innovative building techniques and systems.

Toby is a Director and brings over 15 years’ experience in the design innovative structures, from Europe. He has significant experience in timber design, particularly gridshells and other geometric forms that provide innovative structurally efficient designs, being tried now in New Zealand. He was also responsible for the design of the new feature timber and ETFE roof on the new Coastland Aquatic Centre, which is the first use of ETFE in an aquatic centre in Australasia.

Bryan is a Director and responsible for the development of the new structural insulated cladding system SIPs, for the national market. The innovative and sustainable building system has gained success in America and is now just being adapted for use in New Zealand. His timber experience has been employed on a wide spectrum of Aquatic Centres and MOE projects.