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  • LIFELONG LEARNERS

    It’s one of our six core values.  At the end of May, Werner Naude, Nick Chibnall-West and Nandia Lines made the trip over to Perth for the annual Learning Environments Australasia conference.  This annual conference exposes us to some of the world’s leading educationalists, architects and researchers. The panel of world-leading speakers enriched us with…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Papamoa Primary School

    After two years of design and construction, Papamoa Primary School’s new six classroom learning block has just been completed.  At DCA we go above and beyond to ensure we deliver transformative results for our clients.  We believe in listening first and doing second. DCA did this by undertaking a series of in-depth workshops with teachers, students…

  • WE LOST ….

    Wintec recently went nationwide to short-list three firms for their new $35M student learning hub. The three successful firms would then be briefed in a design competition. DCA architects teamed up with and supported MOAA architects in a Joint Venture bid, and we were lucky enough to make the short-list. The resulting MOAA-DCA scheme was…