Dennis Chippindale

B.BSc ; B.Arch | FNZIA ; RAIA

+64 27 488 7090



Dennis originally joined S&T in 1984, gaining valuable European experience for six years with various architectural firms before returning and being appointed Principal in 1998. Dennis specialises in complex, highly-serviced building types, with a strong focus in Commercial, Healthcare and Community-focused projects.

His designs focus on ensuring that efficient and effective working relationships are developed with stakeholders, placing planning resolution as the key to any successful project. He combines exceptional design skills with sound project management experience, gained over 25 years of leading projects from inception to completion, to create healthy and sustainable environments for all building users. He also has a specific passion for realizing real potential in buildings that others may not see.

Dennis is a Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Architects and was the Wellington NZIA Branch Chair. He currently sits on the Christchurch NZIA Branch committee as well as a number of committees and groups related to construction industry issues.