We're delighted to invite you to Meet the Architects, our free evening where you can hear some of the country's best architects in conversation with HOME editor Jeremy Hansen and see slides of their recent and upcoming projects. We're hosting the event with our Home of the Year partner, Altherm Window Systems.

The event is being held at the Auckland Art Gallery Auditorium at 6pm on Wednesday September 11. Entry is free, but please RSVP to Ashleigh Webb, awebb@bauermedia.co.nz, if you're keen to come - it's important we manage numbers so we can fit everyone in. Architects who attend get 15 CPD points.

Here's who'll appearing on stage:

Nicholas Stevens and Gary Lawson, designers of the Home of the Year 2013, will talk about the winning house and their exciting upcoming projects, which include a medium-density residential development in Auckland, and a theatre in Hawke's Bay. 

The Headland House by Stevens Lawson Architects. Photograph by Mark Smith.
Aaron Paterson and Dominic Glamuzina of Glamuzina Paterson Architects (recent winners of two NZ Institute of Architects' New Zealand Architecture Awards) will talk about their Lake Hawea House, a finalist in the Home of the Year 2013, as well as other upcoming projects. 

The Lake Hawea House by Glamuzina Paterson Architects. Photograph by Patrick Reynolds.
Sally Ogle and Ben Mitchell-Anyon are the designers of The Dogbox, the Whanganui house that was a finalist in the Home of the Year 2013. They'll be talking about designing and building that remarkable house, as well as the other projects they've got coming up. 

The Dogbox by Patchwork Architecture. Photograph by Paul McCredie.
The talk will run from 6pm and finish about 7.15pm. Please come along - it's not only a talk for architects, but for anyone who's interested in design. We look forward to seeing you there.