Elyjana Roach is a Samoan-Australian architectural designer who grew up in Porirua. Elyjana is passionate about the future of Porirua and has worked with the local council on future planning policies such as the District Plan and the Growth Strategy. She is currently undertaking a Masters of Architecture in Urban Design at Harvard Graduate School of Design.
Moller’s expertise includes the design and development of architectural and urban design projects internationally, especially to unlock social and technical innovation and deliver a new generation of high quality sustainable environments. Chris initiated the innovative international lecture and workshop series titled Opening the Envelope in 1995 to shift thinking on urban planning techniques and processes to cope with the challenges of Changing Global Conditions in the 21st century. This led to a series of large scale architectural and urban commissions across Europe from Tallinn, Oslo and Bergen, to Grenoble, Tblisi, Oldham, London, Plymouth, Amsterdam and Groningen.
On return to New Zealand in 2010 he has been a passionate advocate for affordable good quality housing and the benefits of prefabrication. His work varies from small scale projects using his click-raft system to larger public works for Thames (town centre urban development strategy) Callaghan Innovation Precinct in Lower Hutt, and the Mt Pleasant Community Centre in Christchurch.
Paul Robinson studied law at VUW in the 1970’s and has worked in Wellington since 1981 in a variety of public and private sector management roles. In the 1990’s he, his brother and two sisters formed The Woolstore Group. The Group owns a mix of commercial, office and industrial properties around Wellington. Paul is particularly interested in how the environmental and social utility of these types of assets can be optimised.