Kirk David Smith


Registered Architect
NZIA Member
New Zealand Green Building Council Green Star Professional


Kirk joined Architectus in 2005 and has in that time worked on a number of award-winning public, education and commercial projects across New Zealand and Australia. He was appointed an Associate in 2016.

Kirk’s collaborative approach is well suited to large multi-disciplinary team environments and his knowledge of the design process and project delivery has proven to produce innovative and practical outcomes for his clients.

He has most recently led a team on the design, documentation and delivery of a large mixed-use development which is targeting world leadership in sustainability. He has also been extensively involved in a number of significant projects at the University of Auckland including the conversion and refurbishment of existing 1960s building stock into contemporary workspaces.

Kirk has extensive technical skills and expertise, and a particular interest in the integration of BIM into the traditional design and delivery process. As a member of the New Zealand Institute of Architects’ BIM Working Group he lends his knowledge and expertise in this area to a wider industry group.

Kirk is also a certified New Zealand Green Building practitioner and is involved in ensuring the early integration of ESD initiatives into projects.

Additional Projects

The University of Auckland B113 Dance School Auckland

The University of Auckland B303 Tower Refurbishment