about modern design limited

modern design limited are an auckland based firm of architects with more than 30 years of experience in new zealand + japan.

our intention is to produce well considered buildings that engage with culture + landscape + express a humanistic approach to built environment.

the practice has a belief that commitment to design + sound project management will satisfy the needs of its clients.

we have a strong focus on an enjoyable + close working relationship with clients.

there is an inherent understanding of the importance of the client’s brief + the budget + the practicality of the design.

innovation + invention remain a practice interest.

enthusiasm is a fundamental part of the working environment.

about ray van wayenburg

ray has been an architect for over 30 years now and has worked for three of the top design-based practices in auckland.

ray has also worked in melbourne and wellington.

throughout this time he has maintained an interest in a continued exploration of architecture + design.

ray has won 6 national awards with the practices that he has worked for and believes that setting the highest standard of design service is important to satisfy his clients needs.

ray believes the most successful buildings are produced through a collaboration of architect, client + builder.

some of ray’s favourite architects are kengo kuma of japan, tadao ando of japan, peter zumthor of switzerland, herzog de meuron of switzerland + jensen and skodvin of norway.

about yoshie igarashi

yoshie has been an architect for over 10 years in Japan and now works in new zealand.

she is interested in sustainable design which has strength against natural disasters and the possibility of universal, barrier-free design.

she is also interested in environmental problems, and organic living.

yoshie is dedicated to a high standard of service to clients.

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