Devani
Architecture

Devani is a boutique architectural practice dedicated to delivering bespoke construction and renovation designs for residential, commercial and infrastructure projects.

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Devani
Architecture

Devani is a boutique architectural practice dedicated to delivering bespoke construction and renovation designs for residential, commercial and infrastructure projects.

Master Architectural Designers

A Solution For Every Project

Working around New Zealand, our highly experienced team of registered architectural designers and CAD technicians are passionate about designing environmentally and socially beneficial buildings and architectural solutions.

We work in close collaboration with clients and communities to develop and renovate efficient  commercial spaces, land developments, townhouses and multi-unit living projects.

Together with our partners, we deliver full service architectural solutions on a variety of spaces including; mixed use, shared spaces, environmentally-friendly/green spaces, urban design and regeneration, sustainable design, interior & exterior architecture, landscape architecture, and social housing.

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48
years in the construction
and real estate market
240+
thousand Sq. Ft. of commercial
real estate
830+
thousand Sq. Ft. of quality
housing
400
like-minded
professionals
Our Services Include

While all projects are unique, some of our most common services include:

1. Project Analysis

While all projects are unique, some of our most common services include:

Asking simple questions to determine what problem we are trying to solve. Based on what we find, we’ll put together a project brief which evaluates any existing project components such as architectural structures, geotechnical site conditions, services and location. We’ll also include technical details such as assessment of building parameters, code, and district planning regulations.

Our Services Include

While all projects are unique, some of our most common services include:

2. Project Feasibility

While all projects are unique, some of our most common services include:

Outlining your options and associated costs to achieve your project goals. This feasibility study report often includes basic drawings or sketches. It marks the beginning of your ongoing project information document.

Our Services Include

While all projects are unique, some of our most common services include:

3. Concept Design & Development Phase

While all projects are unique, some of our most common services include:

Using the latest CAD and BIM modeling technology, we allow you to visualise your project. This includes arrangement of spaces such as dimensions, shapes, number and types of spaces, and room layouts. If required for the project, we can also design, develop, and evaluate multiple arrangements for efficiency and functional success.

Our Services Include

While all projects are unique, some of our most common services include:

4. Consents & Architectural Problem Solving

While all projects are unique, some of our most common services include:

Managing the consent process includes the production of drawings and applications required to submit for resource and/or building consents. This can include presentations & negotiations with council and other required parties.

Our Services Include

While all projects are unique, some of our most common services include:

5. Contractor Selection & Construction Administration

While all projects are unique, some of our most common services include:

Assisting you to select qualified contractors and construction managers. We will prepare and manage the competitive proposal process including review & recommendation for acceptance of tenders, preparation of owner-contractor agreements, and construction administration.

Our Projects

Functional Architecture

Improving the quality of people’s lives and communities by delivering sophisticated yet functional spaces.

Industrial

Service Station

Multi Unit

Renovation

Commercial

Mixed-Use
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Design

Human Centered Solutions

We employ a human-centered design approach throughout every phase of a project. We work hand in hand with clients to develop effective, sustainable design and construction solutions that meet their specific practical and aesthetic needs.

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Our Clients

Your satisfaction means everything to us

Our clients can expect a balance of professionalism, commitment, and enthusiasm throughout the project development.

Whether we’re working on a new build or a renovation project, we always aim to ensure our clients receive a high level of architectural service.

Our Community

A Community-first approach

Clear,  knowledgeable communication is crucial to understanding the needs of our clients and communities while also educating them on the finer points of our architectural philosophy.

Whether it’s around home insulation, spatial planning, energy efficiency assessments, heating or lighting systems, or even heritage builds, we’re here to make your life easier. Our philosophy is that community is the most important reason to be in business.

Sharing to improve lives forms the foundation of our values. That’s why we make regular donations to support the amazing work by charities such as Kids Can.

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Our Core Values

Architecture With Love

Passion

To deliver meaningful designs

Excellence

In everything we do

Commitment

To go the extra mile

Trust

In our ability to execute

Giving Back

To our communities

Innovation

Proven Results

We pride ourselves on our creativity and ability to solve design problems in innovative and original ways. Knowing that our designs will be enjoyed by generations to come is a huge motivation for us, and we are always willing to go the extra mile to create elegant, habitable and functional environments for our clients.

Whether it’s a civic or cultural building, office or private house,  public infrastructure or commercial build - it’s not about creating a space that is big or small, it’s about creating big or small experiences within that space.

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Testimonials

What Our Clients Say:

Xnova Construction has been working with Devani Architecture to offer turnkey commercial and residential building packages. Their team is efficient and solutions oriented. We will continue to work together to deliver successful projects together.

- Xin Zhang
Director
Xnova Construction
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What our clients say:

Devani and I have collaborated and shared skill sets on multiple residential and commercial projects. I would recommend Devani Architecture to anyone who is looking for a team of motivated designers and draftsmen with well structured communications and operational systems.

- Ravi Verma
Architectural Lead
Summerset Group Holdings Limited
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What our clients say:

We Get Sh*t Done! For us to fulfill that promise we need partners that live our value too…….Devani Architecture is one such partner. I know if I  call on them, they will deliver – every time.

- Daniel Bradley
Director
Bradley Project Management
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What our clients say:

We engaged team Devani to design alterations and extensions to our existing family home. They carefully listened to our brief and presented us with design options that were fit for the character of the 1950's concrete villa. They ensured we got exactly what we wanted  and proposed a design that works for us and blends character of the existing house. The Consents process and onsite-queries are also managed professionally and efficiently by the team. We highly recommend their services.

- Avi
Home Owner
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What our clients say:

On behalf of Neal Construction Ltd, I am delighted to take this opportunity to recommend Devani Architecture. Devani was called to a project that had a stop work order due to legacy design issues from a previous Designer.  Devani jumped at the project and swiftly remedied issues onsite and offsite. His response not only saved the client time, money and undue stress but ensured Neal Construction’s team could carry on work unimpeded.I look forward to working with Devani in the future and strongly recommend him and his team on your next project.

- Will Neal
Director
Neal Construction
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What our clients say:

Devani and his team are extremely thoughtful and kind in their approach and to top it off - have the experience to match! They really  took the time to walk us through all the different options  when we were considering either renovating our existing home or to invest in a new build. They met us at all the potential sites and provided effective cost based scenario planning for each option. Thanks to Devani and his team we saved $1000's and couldn't be happier with our decision.

- Tom Maharaj
Director
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What our clients say:

Devani has high performance and skill with his job. We have been working together for more than 5 years. A combination of good communication, latest CAD technology and a well trained team has made several of my developments successful. His mentality of working with customers rather than for costumers opens up several opportunities. I am looking forward to working with the team, for the rest of my life.

- Tony
Real Estate Developer
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Let’s Get in Touch

Our clients often search for ‘architects near me’. Devani Architecture works across New Zealand, from Whangarei, Auckland and Wellington down to Christchurch, Queenstown and even Bluff. Our team frequently travels, and utilizes modern technologies to get the job done no matter where the location.