Cluster|wellington - keeping you connected

Cluster|wellington - keeping you connected

Create connections at Cluster|wellington. Feel inspired by circular economy project "AMPD" with Kevin Sweet, plus hear passionate insights from environmental architect and Whare-iti SNUG designer Richard Wright..

Regional Clusters are an evening for you to connect with us and our friends, to learn from engaging experts and stay connected with the wider community who share your interest in the progressions being made in the built environment.

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Open to everyone and free to PrefabNZ Members and members of partner associations (listed below) enter your member number to register.

  • $25 for non-members and public (refunded if you become a PrefabNZ Member) Find our about PrefabNZ Member benefits here

Members of the following partner associations are all invited to attend for FREE

Date and time:

Wednesday 21 August 4:30PM-6:30PM


Southern Cross (Lounge section) free drinks and nibbles provided


Richard Wright Aonui Architecture, designer of Whare-Iti SNUG home chats about his SNUG journey weaved with his passion for environmental design.

Richard is the principal of Aonui Architecture. His long held passion for environmentally sustainable design guides the team and infuses Aonui projects with the unique resilient quality that distinguishes the firm. Richard has 30 years experience in low energy and low carbon footprint design solutions ranging from historic building conversions, active solar houses and commercial buildings in New Zealand, and passive solar cooled schools in the Tokelau Islands. He is a regular lecturer in sustainable design at Victoria University of Wellington School of Architecture. His specialty skills include tertiary education buildings and maritime transport terminals.

Kevin Sweet Architecture Programme Director School of Architecture Victoria University, has some exciting boundary-pushing student works to reveal and introduces the circular economy project "AMPD".

Kevin is a registered architect in the United States and focuses his research on contemporary design and fabrication tools as well as methods to enhance current education to be inclusive of these tools. He is an expert in parametric design, digital manufacturing and has an interest in linking design tools directly to the manufacturing process in the search for mass customisation over mass production.


4.30pm: Registrations, chatting, mixing and mingling
5.00pm: Welcome
5.05pm: Presentations with Q&A
5.45pm: Chatting, mixing and mingling

Registration is required:

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