Meet our friendly team.
Registered Architect / Director
Stuart has been registered since 1993. Prior to setting up private practice, Stuart worked for ten years for a large Wellington architectural practice which specialised in corporate, health and education projects. For six years, 2000 to 2005, Stuart changed direction and using his business skills, managed a hospital in Bolivia for the Salvation Army. Since then, he has continued to work with the International Health Services of the Salvation Army on hospital master planning projects in India, Indonesia, Bolivia and Africa.
Peter is born and breed in Christchurch and after 17 years of running his own practice he decided it was time for a change. Having now joined SMA in mid 2016 he brings all his years of skill and knowledge to the practice. Having gained extensive experience in the educational and residential fields he will continue to design and manage a variety of project types and sizes.
Peter brings a friendly professional approach to each project and he strives to achieve a desired and enjoyable outcome for all involved.
Aliesha hails from Southland. She trained at the School of Architecture, Victoria University Wellington, and completed her Masters of Architecture degree with Distinction. Aliesha joined SMA in early 2014. Aliesha enjoys the process of responding to our client’s brief, through good listening skills and an excellent ability to solve the design puzzle. She is skilled with various software programmes including CAD (Archicad and Revit). Aliesha enjoys the adventures of the great outdoors.
Charlotte McFarlane is our part-time administrator and an experienced architectural technician. She studied at Christchurch Polytechnic and has a certificate in architectural draughting. Charlotte has worked in the building industry for nearly 20 years as an architectural technician in the Bay of Plenty and Christchurch as well as working as an administrator. She is highly organised with good time management skills, both very useful in her roll. Charlotte joined the SMA team in the middle of 2014.
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Stuart Manning Architects Limited, 112 Rose Street, Somerfield, Christchurch 8024
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