Bruce CurtainBBSc, BArch, ANZIA, RIBA, National Technical Director, Partner
Bruce has a national strategic focus across business development and technical performance for all our architecture teams. He has over 20 years of experience in leading award-winning commercial projects, modern education environments, airport and transport facilities, local government/community buildings, large scale strategic master planning, and urban design projects.
Julian O’SullivanNDArch, Technology, LBP - Design3, ADNZ, NZIA (Affiliate) Manager of Architecture South Island, Associate
Based in Christchurch Julian is the Architecture Manager of the South Island. With over 20 years of industry experience, Julian has a proven ability to deliver on a wide range of projects of varying complexity and scale. His proactive approach allows him to work alongside clients, contractors, consultants and team members to provide an exceptional architectural service of the highest standard, enabling projects to run smoothly from creation to completion.
Graeme PhillipsB. Arch, ANZIA, REG Project Director - Architecture, Partner
Graeme is our Architecture Project Director. He has broad architectural expertise across a wide range of projects, in government, health, commercial and leisure sectors. He has been widely praised for his efforts and quick response after the Christchurch earthquakes.
David IronsideB. Arch, BBSc, ANZIA Major Projects Director, Partner
David has 30 years of architectural experience for a broad range of clients and building types, from airport terminals, schools, community buildings and sports centres, to civic buildings, urban design, retail and commercial offices. David is the Partner responsible for the Opus Architecture team's work for the New Zealand Department of Corrections.
Blair StewartB.Arch (Hons), B.Bsc, RIBA, Prinicipal Architect, Wellington Architecture Manager
Blair joined Opus Architecture as a Principal Architect in January 2013 after 14 years working in London and 4 years in New York. Blair has extensive experience in large scale office developments, corporate interiors, high rise hotel and residential projects, airport terminal design, urban design and airport master planning with projects in Abu Dhabi, Doha, Milan, Moscow, London, New York and more recently New Zealand.
Recently Blair has worked on several key projects in Wellington including; the Great War Exhibition in the old Dominion Museum in collaboration with Peter Jackson’s teams at Weta Workshop and Wingnut Films, the design and extension of the category 1 Heritage main block at Wellington East Girls College and the seismic strengthening of the Majestic Centre focused on the podium levels.
Stefan GeelenND Arch Technology, Auckland and Hamilton Architecture Manager, Associate
Stefan is the Auckland and Hamilton Architecture Manager based in Auckland. He has over 20 years’ experience in transportation, commercial, public realm, heritage, residential and mixed‐use projects. Stefan has led large multidisciplinary teams, delivering award winning projects on time and budget. His approach is strategic, pragmatic and personable; collaborating to deliver high quality outcomes for the project, client and end users.