GNR Studio was established in 2005 by Greg and Rhondda Turner
BArch Registered Architect
Greg graduated from Auckland Architecture school in 1991. Since then he has been involved in a wide range of projects including large scale mixed use (retail/civic and residential) commercial, industrial, education, civic, residential both new build and alterations/ additions. He has practiced as an architect in New Zealand for 11 years and in the UK for 5 years and has developed a unique freehand approach to quickly present ideas and resolve design issues. Greg has also provided concept and illustration work to other architects and designers over the years.
BArch Architectural Designer; Project Manager
Rhondda graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture from Auckland University in 1994, she has over 20 years industry experience.
Rhondda became a full-time partner is 2012. Recent projects include design and documentation for 2 new houses in Long Bay, a 2-house subdivision in Meadowbank along with new house and subdivision in New Lynn. Currently project designer on a sensitive bungalow relocation project addition in Birkenhead. Recent Contract Administration experience for a coastal project in Red Beach. Responsible for design and building consent documentation on a large number of residential renovation projects across Auckland.
During 2007/ 2008, while raising a family Rhondda worked part time checking plans for Auckland Council and so has a detailed understanding of the New Zealand Building Code and regulatory environment.
Rhondda’s experience extends into Project Management on government led projects in London and Auckland. Project Manager for the South-East London Shared Service Partnership involved in setting up and coordinating project teams for the creation of Childcare and Children Centres, an initiative rolled out through the National Health Service. In New Zealand Rhondda worked as a Project Manager on a number of projects for the Ministry of Social Development including office fit-outs for Child, Youth and Family Centres.
Early years following graduation, Rhondda worked in Auckland for well-known smaller and mid-size registered architects.