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Urban design is about creating better places for people, in context with their natural and built environment.

We believe that good urban design enhances the public realm for the enjoyment of people to live, work, and play. Every project, regardless of scale, is considered an opportunity to create something amazing for owners, tenants, neighbours, community, council, mana whenua and our society. The opportunity to create buildings and the spaces between these buildings we approach like nature does where public spaces can be organic living environments informed by international global best-practice applied to the local context of people and place.

Co-living and co-working can come together as a flexible and dynamic mix of use and synergies within a circular economy model for a region to evolve and be transformative every minute of the day by moving forward from traditional and restrictive master planning.

Heritage and contemporary architecture can respect each other as we build a rich and diverse history of innovation and technology to inform, inspire and regenerate vibrant and accessible spaces. Contemporary architecture can juxtapose heritage architecture, to celebrate both.

Residential and commercial uses combined can bring life to public spaces to reflect the diversity of our people and places through enhanced human experiences utilizing our cross sector expertise and regenerative thinking process of change so we thrive not just survive.

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Gary Todd Architecture


18 Estuary Crescent
Fairfield, Dunedin

Head Office: 03 488 4594

Central Otago

62 Lagoon Avenue
Albert Town, Wanaka

Gary Todd: 027 279 9306


53b Edward Avenue
Edgeware, Christchurch

Courtney Todd: 027 388 6504

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