28 Hamilton Architects

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Designing and making a new home, or renovating an existing one, is a creative endeavour involving many decisions... Read More
Architect in Hamilton, NZ
  • 07-839 6521
  • Hamilton, 3240
Architecture Studio Based in Waikato
Good communication is our most important tool of the trade. It can mean the difference between delight and...
  • 07-839 6521
Inventive, dedicated, curious. Bau Division is a small design-led practice aiming to create lasting and... Read More
Architect in Hamilton, NZ
  • 022 195 5893
  • Hamilton, 3216
Architectural Practice specialising in renovations , based in the central North Island, New Zealand. Read More
Architect in Hamilton, NZ
  • 0274 751 715
  • Hamilton, 3204
Architect in Hamilton, NZ
  • 07-849 0675
  • Hamilton, 3200
Architecto is an architectural practice based in Hamilton & Auckland, New Zealand. With experience gained... Read More
Architect in Hamilton, NZ
  • 022 453 5920
  • Hamilton, 3210
"We work closely with our clients in order to express their individual vision in a fresh, innovative and... Read More
Architect in Hamilton, NZ
  • 07-834 4355
  • Hamilton, 3240
We produce carefully designed buildings and aim to create considered, engaging architecture through a critical... Read More
Architect in Cambridge, NZ
  • 07-827 9944
  • Cambridge, 3434
Architect in Hamilton, NZ
  • 07-850 1255
  • Hamilton, 3200
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Architect in Hamilton, NZ
  • 07-839 1254
  • Hamilton, 3240
The staff at Byrne+Enright Architecture are all industry professionals with a high level of training. Ongoing... Read More
Architect in Hamilton, NZ
  • 07-839 5774
  • Hamilton, 3210
SEKTA Architects Ltd is an architecture, interior design and project management consultancy formed in 2004. ... Read More
Architect in Hamilton, NZ
  • 07-853 2204
  • Hamilton, 3248
Founded in 1999 by Aaron Haddock, Aesthetics Architecture is a successful and innovative architectural practice... Read More
Architect in Hamilton, NZ
  • 07-853 5114
  • Hamilton, 3214
Purpose I am deeply committed to design that leaves a positive legacy for future generations. It is a means to... Read More
Architect in Raglan, NZ
  • 0210 669 422
  • Raglan, 3225
ARTO Architects are an 'NZIA Practice' that abides by the NZIA Professional Code of Conduct and ‘Best Practice... Read More
Architect in Hamilton, NZ
  • 8396547
  • Hamilton, 3204
Small architectural practice located in the rural Waikato. We provide personal, freindly service to all of our... Read More
Architect in Te Awamutu, NZ
  • 07-871 1604
  • Te Awamutu, 3873
Featured Reviews for Architects in Hamilton
PAUA Architects Ltd
Architects in Hamilton
"My partner and I hired Paua for the renovation of our 1950's weatherboard home. While we did not end up going ahead with renovations for personal reasons, we still wanted to share our experience. Antanas went above and beyond to develop a plan which not only encompassed the elements we wished for but more importantly also took how we lived into consideration. We liked the personal touch which Paua showed, this made the whole experience less daunting and also meant that we felt we could give and receive honest feedback at the various stages of the project. We would have no hesitation in recommending Antanas and his team."
- Leesa Mangino
SmartdrawArchitecture
Architects in Hamilton
"When I was looking at building a house at our beach property at Whangamata, I was told to call Smartdraw Architecture. I met up with Nick with some concept plans I had drawn and discussed my intended project with him. I was impressed with the speed and outcome that Smartdraw Architecture produced and we were very happy with the design. The whole process from design to working drawings and then building consent seemed to me to be very seamless, a lot I believe to be due to Smartdraw Architectures attention to detail and also his efficiency in dealing with any issues. I would not hesitate in recommending Smartdraw Architecture to any prospective home builders."
- dave2349873
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If your renovation is more than a simple benchtop replacement or roof re-tiling job, then it may be time to find an architect in Hamilton who can manage your project from start to finish. Depending on the architecture firm you hire, the scope can span from planning sustainable design into your renovations, to selecting furniture and even interior finishes.

How do I find the right architect for my home design project?


An architect is often the first person you hire for your project. Before taking steps to find an architect in Hamilton, ask yourself what you want to achieve from your renovation or home construction. Do you want to improve the liveability and sustainability of your home, or simply expand? What style of architecture do you prefer? Once you have established your motivation, research architects that have completed similar house designs in your Hamilton locale and within a comparable budget to yours.

Undergoing renovations, house extensions or building a new home entirely can be stressful. For this reason, it’s important that you and your chosen architect get along and share the same values, especially if you require an architect to help you refine your brief. To establish this rapport, you may need to meet several times with the architects on your shortlist before making a final decision on who you hire. The relationship you have with your architect is very personal, and will involve discussions of your habits, hobbies and tastes, so you want to ensure you have picked someone you feel comfortable in sharing this information with.

Most importantly, you need to trust that your architect will manage your home improvement or house design within budget, while working with site constraints, and coordinating the relationships of all parties involved in the project.

Ideally, your Hamilton architect will be involved in all phases of the design process, from the initial concept to the completed construction. Your architect may be needed to select and hire subcontractors (e.g. builders, engineers and landscape architects) just as they may need to negotiate contracts with stakeholders. A good client-architect relationship will ensure they are your biggest advocate along the way during construction.

Finally, remember that the most well-known or established architect may not provide the right architectural services for your needs. It all comes down to the individual project.

Questions to ask prospective residential architects in Hamilton:


  • What is your fee structure?
  • What does the cost include?
  • Do you have professional liability insurance?
  • What types of renderings (3-D, video, illustrative) will you produce?
  • What is your experience with similar projects?
  • When do you expect to start and be finished with the project?
  • What do your services include?
  • What happens when the cost exceeds the budget?
  • Would you say your work has a defining style? (The architect's personal style could interfere with your vision.)
  • Will you help with hiring a project manager and subcontractors?
  • What do you estimate the cost will be?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Do you foresee any complications with this project?

    Find residential architects on Houzz. To find the best Hamilton architect for your home design project, narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Hamilton architect. Then browse architects’ latest projects and read reviews. You can also look through Photos of Hamilton projects to find an interior architect or designer who has worked on a project similar to yours.