An architecture firm built
around your wants and needs
Established in 1983, Houston Architects NZ is a deliberately small and cohesive team of Auckland architects with extensive building design experience and expertise. We work predominately on residential, commercial, education and church buildings in the Auckland region, however our track record includes projects in Wellington, Tauranga and other areas of New Zealand.
Our number one purpose is to create exceptional client satisfaction. To achieve this we concentrate our attention on just a few projects at a time, maintain close client relationships, and ensure every step is driven by your wants and needs.Get in touch
An Auckland-based architectural office focusing on providing leadership in planning, architecture, urban design, and interior design. With over 30 years award-winning experience designing residential, church, school, and commercial projects.
Developing modern house designs that are easy to live in is our passion.
We've been helping schools and educational institutions to add and improve buildings for nearly three decades.
Houston Architects have been helping schools and educational institutions to add and improve buildings for nearly three decades. During that time we’ve designed a wide range of structures, including libraries, classrooms, halls, administration blocks, staff rooms and special education facilities for disabled students. More about architectural design for school renovations and buildings.
While we’re based in Auckland, we work on commercial architecture projects throughout the country.
While we’re based in Auckland, we work on commercial architecture projects throughout the country. Our track record with commercial buildings includes refurbishments and updates as well as new builds. More about commercial architectural design
Church architecture design holds a special place in Wayne Houston’s heart.
While studying at the Auckland University School of Architecture, he wrote a thesis on church design. This led to his involvement with a series of church building projects in New Zealand. More about architectural design for churches and church buildings.
An Award-Winning Architecture Firm in Auckland
What do you want for your residential, commercial, church or school building project? It could be beauty, functionality, affordability or durability. It should be all four because great architecture will deliver on every front. Houston Architects is a deliberately small firm led by award-winning Auckland architect Wayne Houston. While we’re based in Mt Eden, we work with clients throughout New Zealand.
What do you need most from an architect?
When property or landowners are choosing an architect, their greatest fear is getting something they didn’t want and couldn’t really afford. We have ways of making sure that never happens with our projects. Before we put on our thinking hats, we ask questions and listen. To ensure we begin with a clear and detailed brief, every aspect of your opportunity has to be thoroughly investigated.