About Us

Parsonson Architects was established in 1987 and is based in Wellington, New Zealand. The practice has focused primarily on individual houses and aims to produce work with a high level of sensitivity and discipline, engaging the spirit of each owner and site.

More recently projects have also included apartment buildings, retail fit outs in North America and Europe, hospitality and competition entries across a variety of building types and project scales.

The practice is recognised as consistently delivering work of excellence, represented by the major awards and regular features in both local and international architecture and design magazines and books.  Gerald Parsonson is regularly invited to be an awards juror has twice been a convenor of the NZIA National Awards jury.


The practice operates as a collaborative design studio led by Gerald Parsonson:

Gerald Parsonson, Director (BArch, FNZIA, Registered Architect)

Craig Burt (BArch, ANZIA, Registered Architect)

Sam Donald (BArch, ANZIA, Registered Architect)

Andreas Cherry (BArch, LBP Design)

Paul Hansen (MArch (prof), BAS, BDes)

Henry Dengate-Thrush (MArch (prof), BAS)

Mark Warren (MArch (prof), BAS)

Amelia Hoult (BAS)

Houses NZ profile on Gerald Parsonson (1.4MB)