Associate Principal

Jeremy Purcell


Registered Architect
B.Arch (Hons), UNITEC
New Zealand Certificate in Architectural Draughting
NZIA Member


Jeremy is a registered architect with over 20 years’ national and international experience. His project type experience is broad and adaptable, ranging from bespoke New Zealand houses, New York skyscrapers, art museums, hospitals, airports, commercial offices and student accommodation.

He joined Architectus in 2016 and was appointed an Associate Principal in 2021. His early career started with the design of a number of New Zealand houses under the watchful eye of David Mitchell – one of the godfathers of New Zealand architecture. After registration, he worked in Switzerland for Herzog & de Meuron on several high profile projects before relocating to New York on secondment to complete detailed design for the Perez Art Museum (PAM) in Miami.

Jeremy has proven ability in the management of project teams, working closely with consultants and contractors to consistently achieve high levels of coordination and construction quality. His ability to communicate clearly with complex client groups and to deliver solutions has been tested and refined during extensive design meetings with New York’s most successful developers.

At Architectus, Jeremy has been Project Architect on projects such as Grafton Hall Student Accommodation for The University of Auckland and currently, The Pā for University of Waikato.