Our Team

Meet our team of amazing and hard working architectural professionals and find out more about us.

Bob Burnett

Director, ADNZ NZCD(Arch)

Bob Burnett has 30 years’ experience in commercial and residential architecture and construction. Bob worked with leading Architects in Christchurch prior to starting his own firm in 1999 and has wide experience with high performance homes and commercial buildings. Bob has an affinity with solar and passive house design. A certified Homestar Assessor, he designed New Zealand’s first 7 star homestar rated home in 2011 and in 2015 the first 10 homestar built rated home. ADNZ (Architectural Designers of New Zealand) Professional Member since 2000 and recipient of 30 Architectural Awards. In 2017 he received the SBN Sustainability Superstar Award from Sustainable Business Network.

Shizuka Yasui

Director, Registered Architect (Japan)

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 Clark

Architectural Designer / Technician, Nat. Dip. Arch. Tech.

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.

Jasmin Mockford

Architectural Technician

Jasmin has been working in the Architectural industry since 2010 after completing a Bachelor of Architectural Studies. She has worked on a variety of residential, commercial and interior projects over this time.
Since joining Bob Burnett Architecture, she has developed a passion for eco-architecture and continues to strive for rational, functional, client specific designs that promote a better living environment.

Beth Black

Architectural Technician

Beth Black graduated with a postgraduate diploma in Architecture from Victoria University in 2012.
Prior to joining Bob Burnett Architecture, she worked in Christchurch for 4 years on energy efficient homes and has extensive experience with SIP panel construction.