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New Zealand   
Architectural Design 
Conference    2022

The New Zealand Architectural Design  Conference is an incredible occasion for the architectural community to come together to learn, network, and exchange ideas. Gain inspiration from the line-up of some of the best minds in architecture, business, sustainability, mental health and wellbeing, and much more.  Now more than ever it’s an important time to reconnect with the architectural industry and come away with a whole new perspective.


Proudly supported by our Principal Partner, GIB.

ADNZ CPD Points: 18 

Design: 5   Documentation: 2   |  Construction: 2    |  Management: 9

NZRAB Points: 180

27 - 29  OCTOBER  2022 

Conference 2022

Two Days of Impactful Conversations
27  October 2022
08.00 am

As one of the largest architectural conferences held in Aotearoa New Zealand, the New Zealand Architectural Design Conference offers the opportunity for architectural designers, architects and those in the wider architectural and construction community to come together over two days for impactful discussions, learning and celebration.


The conference brings together some of the most highly regarded experts and industry leaders to share their experiences and knowledge. Come away with new ideas and inspiration for approaching your professional and personal life in a whole new way.

Networking and social functions at the conference are some of the best ways to build your business connections and get acquainted with industry peers.  The Themed Welcome Function is the perfect way to welcome attendees to the conference and helps to build the strong culture of collegiality that ADNZ is renowned for. The ADNZ Resene Architectural Design Awards Gala Dinner, a celebration of excellence in design in Aotearoa, will unveil the National Winners and Supreme Winner for 2022. An architectural tour of Ōtautahi Christchurch and its unique architecture, both heritage and modern construction is the final event that concludes the conference, held on Saturday 29 October.


Conference Programme

With Te Pae playing host to the New Zealand Architectural Design Conference 2022, what better arena to showcase some of the most inspirational and notable speakers in the architectural community.

The line-up of engaging and knowledgeable speakers will explore a range of topics to challenge your thinking and help you navigate some of the challenges of the ever-changing environment. The fabulous line-up of speakers will talk about; building resilience, exploring mental wellness, innovative business ideas,  cultural design inspiration, and resilience in our built environment.


Hear from some of the best minds in architecture, business, sustainability, mental health and wellbeing, and much more. Get inspired, learn, and come away with new ideas.

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ADNZ and the New Zealand Architectural Design Conference is proudly supported by our partner family and exhibitors.

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About ADNZ

Architectural Designers New Zealand (ADNZ) is a leading professional body for Architectural Designers and Architects. We're a community of design professionals who share a passion for design and connecting people with architecture. We offer support, guidance, training, promotion and networking events to our members who are located the length and breadth of the country. Most importantly we consider ourselves strong champions of New Zealand design and architecture.

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The Venue

188 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch