Meet the team

From design to construction and beyond, the team at Gisler Architects will stand by you.

Our outstanding reputation and project portfolio is backed by a close-knit team of architectural designers, technicials, and business management professionals. 

We believe in collaboration and communication, working together and brainstorming ideas to create the best possible outcomes for our clients and their projects. By investing in a dynamic and supportive office environment, clients receive the very best service from passionate professionals who genuinely care about the result.

Tim Gisler
Tim Gisler

B.Arch, Member of the New Zealand Institute of Architects Director & Registered Architect

With over thirty years of experience providing world class architectural design services, Company Director Tim Gisler has built a legacy of innovative architecture, dedicated project management, and meaningful client relationships. As a team leader and creative visionary, Tim’s expert knowledge of the education sector has positioned Gisler Architects at the forefront of the industry as a partner-of-choice for BOT’s and the Ministry of Education.

Ngaire Gisler
Ngaire Gisler

Business Manager

Ngaire's open communication is fundamental to running a successful business and meaningful client relationships, ensuring that integrity is the cornerstone of our culture at Gisler Architects (2017) Ltd.  Having started her career working in banking for 17 years, and then managing large businesses in the engineering and transport sector for over 20 years before moving to Gisler Architects, Ngaire has proven expertise enabling teams to reach their full potential. A natural leader, Ngaire has enjoyed creating an engaging atmosphere at the Gisler Architects office, where the team brainstorms ideas and collaborates on a project to create innovative and effective solutions.

Dr. Andrew Munya
Dr. Andrew Munya

PhD, MURP, B.Arch (Hons). Architectural Designer & Senior Project Manager

With a Master’s in Urban and Regional Planning and a PhD in Urban Design, Andrew is at the forefront of the architectural design industry in both practical and academic fields. Specialising in sustainable architecture, passive energy design, and innovative learning facilities, Andrew brings invaluable expertise from lecturing and leading extensive projects in New Zealand and overseas. Andrew is passionate about providing architectural design solutions that are accessible to everyone, so all New Zealanders can design and build their dream home.

Star Chen
Star Chen

BAS, NDAT, Architectural Designer & Project Manager

Star enjoys taking a project from concept to completion, and subsequent onsite Project Management. He is passionate about 3D visualisation, rendering and presentation. Star has over 15 years project delivery experience in Commercial, Community, Apartments, Residential & Interior Design. Currently Star is working in the Educational Sector. His passion and design philosophy are centred on key insights into the client brief, site and context and believes in responsible design decisions that will make a positive impact on the next generation. Star's creative 3D visualisation enables clients and other consultants to better understand the project, early on in the design stage.

Simon Pitts
Simon Pitts

NZDAT Architectural Technician

Architectural Technician Simon, has swiftly become a key member of the team. Simon works at a great pace, checking in with consistent communication and updates with Architects and Project Managers. Simon is a quick learner, and keeps a keen eye on innovative architectural design technology, ensuring that the business is constantly evolving with changing environment and client needs. He has a warm way of communicating with all, his ability to interpret client requirements while applying his technical expertise, makes him a great team member to have on board. Simon is passionate about the outdoors, and when he’s not applying his technical expertise to a project he can be found mountain biking, tramping, or camping in the wilderness. 

Sharon Garrick
Sharon Garrick

Office Projects Coordinator

With over 40 years of expertise in project management and administration, Sharon’s knowledge and self-motivation allows Gisler Architects to sustain a world-class standard across all projects. Sharon manages the administration of all business operations, ensuring correct policies and procedures are adhered to and projects are on-track. Time management is also important for Sharon outside the office, as she balances sports and community volunteering with looking after her 12 grandchildren.

With the passion and expertise to bring your project to life, Gisler Architects are the team to have by your side. Let’s get started.

 

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