Andrew Patterson (architect)

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Andrew Patterson
Andrew Patterson.jpg
Born (1960-06-12) 12 June 1960 (age 60)
Waikato
NationalityNew Zealander
EducationKings College, Auckland; School of Architecture, University of Auckland
OccupationArchitect
Known forPatterson Associates, formed 1990

Andrew Patterson (born 12 June 1960) is an Auckland, New Zealand-based architect.

Biography[edit]

Born in the Waikato region, he is from a family of four generations of professionals, lawyers and doctors.[1]

Patterson completed a Bachelor of Architecture degree at The University of Auckland in 1984 and started his own practice in 1986.[2]

Patterson is Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Architects (FNZIA).[3] In 2017 Patterson was awarded the FNZIA's Gold Medal.[4] He is the director of Patterson Associates.[2]

Patterson has advocated for greater use of indigenous New Zealand stories and symbols in the design of public buildings.[5]

Projects[edit]

Stainless steel exterior of the Len Lye Centre, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Concrete interior of the Len Lye Centre, New Plymouth, New Zealand

Patterson Associates designed the Len Lye Centre, which is part of the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery in New Plymouth. The centre opened in 2015 to show the works of influential kinetic sculpture Len Lye.[6]

The Geyser building, in Auckland, is the recipient of New Zealand's only 6 Green Star rating from the New Zealand Green Building Council.[7][8]

Patterson Associates's MaiMai House was one of 16 finalists in the "private homes" category of the 2nd annual World Architecture Festival in 2009.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walsh, John. "Andrew Patterson, Gold Medal interview". NZ Institute of Architects. Retrieved 21 January 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Pattersons Associates Architects". Homes to Love. Retrieved 21 January 2021.
  3. ^ "NZIA Fellows". New Zealand Institute of Architects. Retrieved 23 November 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "2017 Gold Medal: Andrew Patterson". New Zealand Institute of Architects. Retrieved 23 November 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Why we should stop getting Aussies to design our buildings". Idealog. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 2 July 2014.
  6. ^ Harvey, Justine (28 July 2015). "The sculptural Len Lye Centre by Patterson Associates has opened its doors". Architecture Australia. Retrieved 23 November 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "'World leading' Geyser building gets 6 Green Star Built tick from NZ Green Building Council" (Press release). New Zealand Green Building Council. 24 June 2013. Retrieved 23 November 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ Dickens, Stephen. "Geyser building". Architecture Now. Retrieved 25 January 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "NZ designs among world's best". Stuff.co.nz. 31 January 2009. Retrieved 25 November 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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