Selena Duncan

Architectural Designer
Gaze Commercial

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Selena has significant experience as an Architectural Designer, having worked on a diverse range of projects in New Zealand. She has led many bespoke residential, multi-level apartments, education, commercial, industrial, and retail projects, from new construction through to renovations, alterations, and remedial projects. Having been involved in projects throughout their life cycle, Selena has an in-depth understanding of the New Zealand Building Act and Codes and has worked with several Building Consent Authorities around the country. She supervises projects closely to ensure efficiency in programme, remains budget conscious, is detail oriented and enjoys problem solving. Clients benefit from her passion for design, integrity, and demand for quality of work. Selena leads a range of project types, facilitates, and coordinates project documents, and ensures every aspect of the project is monitored and delivered successfully. She is skilled in 3D Visualization through BIM modeling assisting clients to visualise concept designs. She provides digital document delivery for ease of access, sustainability, and productivity. Selena focuses on individualised design, functionality, sustainable design and takes pride in every project on which she works. Her design goal is to achieve a finished project that best suits and captures the design brief for each individual client. Selena attained her Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies and Master of Architecture degrees from Norwich University in Vermont, USA. She has been working in the New Zealand Architectural industry since 2007, is a Design 3 Licensed Building Practitioner.

Project Title
New House
This Pavilion style designed home sits on a rural site surrounded by rolling farmland and native bush. Every corner of the home was intended to capture the spectacular views and warm sun. The dark low-pitched roofs, vertical cedar weatherboards, schist accents, French Oak flooring and Kwila decks were designed to lift out of the lush landscape. The 3 Pavilions are joined by airy glass foyers and the North facing Living Pavilion opens through large two-way stacking doors to a louvre covered entertaining area linking the indoors to out.
Year of Completion
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