Mike Thomas


Landscape Architecture, Auckland, Christchurch

Qualifications & Affiliations

  • BLA (Hons)
  • NZILA (Registered)
  • NZILA Registration Panel
  • NZILA Registration Group Mentor
  • Member Auckland Urban Design Panel
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Mike has 20 years’ experience as a Landscape Architect, working predominantly in New Zealand, Hong Kong and China. He has extensive experience as a project design leader with a focus on design and delivery of public realm projects for local and central government agencies and commercial precincts.

Mike set up and leads the Landscape Architecture team, one of the largest in New Zealand. He was a co-founder of the Jasmax Christchurch office, managing the regional studio for four years. Mike has led and participated in the successful design and delivery of streetscapes, civic plazas, multi-unit residential, campuses and transportation infrastructure. He is as adept at the high level masterplanning of precincts and transportation infrastructure as he is with the detailed design of furnishings, plantings and surface finishes.

His ability to craft individual designs for each project reflects his skills at listening and collaboration and the value he attributes to ‘sense of place’. Mike is able to engage in productive partnerships with clients, consultants and in-house designers to deliver ‘whole of site’ solutions that are comprehensive and complimentary to their urban and natural environments. He has championed an integrated design culture in Jasmax, where architecture, urban design, interiors and landscape coincide to deliver meaningful living and working environments.

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