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  • MTGA

    Making Tokoroa Great Again. In 2017 South Waikato District Council commissioned DCA Architects of Transformation to undertake the redevelopment of Leith Place. Located on the edge of State Highway One, thousands of motorists pass by every day without a reason to stop. “But that is about to change” says Managing Director Darryl Church. The re-developed…

  • Trophy Haul

    The regional BOP and Waikato 2020 ADNZ awards has seen DCA has take out awards and commendations in five categories: From commercial building and fit-out, to luxury residential apartments, capped with the ‘Resene Colour in Design’ regional award for the Holland Beckett commercial interior.

  • An icon of Health & Wellness

    With the recent release of the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) update for Rotorua the Government announced it would be injecting $17M into Rotorua health and tourism facilities. $8M of this is for the new QE Health & Wellness building. DCA Architects of Transformation are proud to reveal that we have been appointed to the project…

  • St. John’s Church

    St John’s Church was destroyed by fire nearly three years ago. DCA’s design for the new church builds on the character of the parishioners and incorporates core values: The identity of the building is not created by the symbols that are applied to it, rather by the functions, and most importantly, by the people that…

  • Cold. Damp. Sick.

    That’s what the minimum building code will allow us to build. DCA have been leading the way locally with high performance housing. The DCA designed homes, Black Gables, Chemis Cabin and Gunn Cottage all feature the rigorous, voluntary adherence to Passive House principles. Although each is a distinctly different building to meet the needs of…

  • HISTORY, CULTURE & COMMUNITY

    In 2015, the Ministry of Education announced the closure of three East Coast schools, Raukokore School, Te Kura o Omaio and Te Whanau a Apanui Area School.  The Ministry also announced at the same time, the creation of a new school, Te Kura o te Whanau a Apanui.  That’s when DCA Architects of Transformation teamed…

  • CULTURAL CROSSING

    DCA explores the historical connections between the Crown and Iwi in Rotorua. The crossroads of Fenton & Pukaki Street is the meeting of two cultures and a story of New Zealand & Rotorua history.  Pukaki is the carved representation of a Ngati Whakaue ancestor that once stood at the base of the Pukeroa Pa above…

  • Sweet as honey

    Icing International has created an ambitious plan to develop a world class manufacturing facility and showcase for its Manuka honey brand “Richora”.  Located on Ngongotaha Road, the main northern arterial route into Rotorua, the completed master plan by DCA Architects will be a spectacular welcome to Rotorua for tourists and visitors.  The first stage of…

  • Tarawera & Te Ngae Roads Corner Development

    The corner of Tarawera and Te Ngae Roads in Rotorua has been home to a Frankenstein building that started life as a service station, then a car yard and then a whole swag of struggling businesses.  When Tony Bradley of TPB Properties acquired the property in 2017 DCA already had a vision for the master…

  • Transforming Fiji Education

    In May our ‘Fiji dedicated team members’, together with our consultant partners of educationalists, structural engineers, traffic engineers and building and services specialists embarked on a journey to Fiji as the first stage of masterplanning for a ‘new’, improved Fiji National University began.  For 18 days the team carried out a condition assessment of 265…