RTA Studio

RTA Studio has received more than 100 New Zealand and international awards, including Home of The Year, a World Architecture Festival category win, and the New Zealand Architecture Medal.

Richard Naish founded RTA Studio in 1999 after a successful career with top practices in London and Auckland.We are a practice that focuses on delivering exceptional design with a considered and personal service. Our work aims to make a lasting contribution to the urban and natural context by challenging, provoking, and delighting.Our studio is constantly working within the realms of public, commercial, and urban design as well as sensitive residential projects.We are committed to a sustainable built environment and are at the forefront of developing carbon-neutral buildings.

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Mountain House
Buckletons Bach
Black Estate 1
Black Estate
Takatu House
Takatu House
Abberley House
Abberley House
E-type House
Cardrona Hut

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Impactful design

The 2024 Readers’ Choice Home of the Year, Sumner House by RTA Studio, is a place of striking proportions and captivating creativity: a powerful response to a challenging set of site constraints.

Home of the Year

Sumner salute

As far as creative solutions go, this one, the 2024 Readers’ Choice Home of the Year, is borderline miraculous.