Bob Burnett has championed energy-efficient, environmentally sound architecture for two decades. Designing, funding and managing his own development projects to demonstrate leading international best practice. Bob designed New Zealand’s first 7 & 10 Homestar rated homes. His ethos is to create both delightful and high-performance buildings for better livability, health and comfort. He wants to help people understand the link between New Zealand’s suboptimal building code standards, that are 20 years behind other OECD countries and alarming health and wellbeing statistics. In 2015 Bob founded the Superhome Movement and co-founded Quakestar rating system after the Christchurch earthquakes. Recently Bob received the Sustainability Superstar award by Sustainable Business Network.
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Shizuka Yasui joined the firm in 2000 and since then has created many award winning eco-homes and hill homes often with a Japanese influence. Prior to this she worked as an architect in Japan designing spatially efficient homes while working for Panahome who are market leaders in quality sustainable quake-safe modular homes. Shizuka holds the highest level of registration as a Japan Registered Architect.
Jason joined the BBA team in 2017, with 15 years experience working for leading Christchurch practices, has completed and managed the co-ordination and documentation of many award-winning high-end, complex projects. Jason has a passion for architecture and an eye for detail. He believes that truly good design is a holistic balance between good design/planning, cladding choices and construction detailing methods. He is an ArchiCAD guru and the PUN-niest guy we know.