We have backgrounds in architecture, project management and cultural heritage; enabling us to create holistic responses in all our projects.
BAS, MArch (prof)
John is a proud New Zealand born Samoan. He is a graduate of De La Salle College, Mangere East (2010), and completed his Master of Architecture at the Unitec Institute of Technology (2015). He is exploring how architecture can be a platform to develop and advance Pacific worldviews and how architecture can play a role in alleviating poverty. John’s role is to develop how MAU Studio can provide educational and employment opportunities that foster self-respect, change mindsets, and enable people to find their MAU.
BA (Hons), MHerCons
With a background in both Architecture and Cultural Heritage, Lynette’s professional career as a Curator has a strong emphasis in observing the conservation of Cultural Taonga, and being present in the views and impact of society at large. As a New Zealand born Samoan/Norwegian, her passion is working with youth to discover and develop a more impactful life, driven by purpose. Lynette’s role within MAU is supporting and managing all components of MAU studio.
BAS, MArch (prof)
Reagan is an Auckland based architectural graduate of NZ Maori and European decent. He obtained his Master of Architecture (Professional) from Unitec Institute of Technology and has been working in architectural practice throughout New Zealand for the past 3 years. During his final year thesis, Reagan researched the notion of empathy and its potential in the design of correctional facilities to help rehabilitate those inside, while changing the perceptions of society on the outside. This research has expanded Reagans perception of architecture, particularly its ability to create positive social impact.