Jeremy Smith

Irving Smith Architects is a research-based design practice working in sensitive environments in Aotearoa New Zealand and abroad. In his role as Design Director, Jeremy smith and the practice has won a string of international awards, including the 2021 INDE.Awards, The Building Award, both World Timber Building of the Year and World Higher Education and […]

Irving Smith Architects is a research-based design practice working in sensitive environments in Aotearoa New Zealand and abroad. In his role as Design Director, Jeremy smith and the practice has won a string of international awards, including the 2021 INDE.Awards, The Building Award, both World Timber Building of the Year and World Higher Education and Research Building of the Year at the 2020-2021 World Architecture Festival, World Villa of the Year at the World Architecture Festival Berlin in 2017, a 2021 Eurasian International Architecture Laureate, a 2021

Jeremy has judged national architecture awards in New Zealand and India, and at World Architecture Festivals in Singapore, Berlin, Amsterdam and Lisbon. Key to his practice, teaching and research is understanding how buildings inhabit an environment that constantly undergoes change, be it in city or rural landscapes. Jeremy continues to regularly lecture about practices work and research around the world, teaches iterative design studios at Masters-level at the University of Auckland where he is an Adjunct Associate Professor and has completed a design-based PHD undertaken between practice commitments.