Nick Barratt-Boyes


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Managing Director

Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington

Nick Barratt-Boyes is the Managing Director of Studio Pacific. He has over 32 years’ work experience in the disciplines of urban design, strategic masterplanning, architecture, interiors and sustainability.

Nick founded Studio Pacific Architecture in 1992 alongside Evžen Novák and Stephen McDougall. Having worked in Great Britain on projects in a variety of countries including Germany, France, The Netherlands and Britain, Nick brings an invaluable international perspective to the work he is involved with. He has travelled extensively, lecturing, teaching and leading urban design workshops in regions as diverse as Estonia and Uzbekistan.

Nick is an assessor for the New Zealand Architects Registration Board. He has been a member of Victoria University’s Annual Visiting Panel and tutored at Victoria University’s School of Architecture in urban design. Nick is also experienced as an expert witness (Urban Design) in the Environment Court. 

He has a strong interest in urban design, urban regeneration, affordable housing, landscape design, workplace strategy, seismically advanced office buildings and sustainability.

Qualifications and affiliations

  • Bachelor of Architecture, University of Auckland, 1984
  • New Zealand Registered Architect
  • Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Architects
  • Member of Architect's Registration Board, United Kingdom
  • Member of Royal Institute of British Architects
  • Assessor for New Zealand Registered Architects’ Board
  • Trustee for Wellington Sculpture Trust
  • Tutor for Urban Design, Victoria University of Wellington
  • Expert Witness Urban Design
  • Annual Visiting Panel, Victoria University of Wellington, 2009 – 2017
  • Site Safe passport holder
  • Independent Commissioner


  • Architecture
  • Board
  • Business Services
  • Practice Leadership
  • Urban Design