Shannon Joe joins Jasmax as Principal and Co-Head of Design

Jasmax is pleased to announce that architect Shannon Joe has joined the practice’s executive board and leadership team as Principal and Co-Head of Design, partnering in this city-shaping role with Principal, Matthew Glubb.

This significant appointment reflects Shannon’s outstanding career to date and his ambition to propel Aotearoa New Zealand’s reputation for cultural and environmental design onto the world stage. With a heavyweight portfolio spanning multiple sectors, Shannon is one of New Zealand’s leading architects, bringing extensive experience, and winning drive to the business.

Shannon’s passion for architecture and design is reflected in the quality and integrity of his work, which is regularly recognised in national and international awards. Most recently, his design for the University of Auckland’s Waipārūrū Hall won the Te Kāhui Whaihanga New Zealand Institute of Architects’ Housing Multi-unit’ Award in 2021 for Warren and Mahoney Architects.

Shannon chairs the Urban Design Panel, an independent body within Auckland Council which reviews the proposed designs of significant projects in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland and is a registered Greenstar Practitioner. He is passionate about shaping our future cities and was attracted to Jasmax’s industry leading cultural and sustainable design.

“I am a firm believer that the core responsibility of architects and designers is to make a positive contribution to people’s lives and their wellbeing. I’m excited and proud to be joining the team at Jasmax, delivering impactful buildings and spaces that improve our built environment and the way we live.” Shannon Joe.

“I am excited to welcome Shannon to Jasmax and look forward to working closely with him as we continue to challenge ourselves to deliver the best design outcomes for our clients and communities and lead a positive change towards a sustainable low carbon future.” Matthew Glubb, Principal and Co-Head of Design.

Above: Principal and Co-Head of Design Shannon Joe