Barbara Baker

About Barbara Baker Architect

Barbara Baker, Architect Ltd is a single person practice respectful of your needs, your aspirations, and your budget. As a small practice, I can be more focused, more flexible, and more cost-effective.

  • I am a Licensed Building Practitioner
  • Barbara Baker Architect Ltd is a New Zealand Institute of Architects registered practice.

I offer the following

  • Relaxed, personal service
  • Latest technology & computer modeling to help you visualize your project and share with your friends and family
  • Negotiable, flexible contracts for services from concept design to construction drawings and supervision
  • Drafting services
  • Networking with a range of consultants and colleagues to suit project size and complexity as necessary
  • 30 years local & national experience
  • Open mind to unusual projects and design ideas

I have experience in/have designed

  • Education
  • Special Needs
  • Elder Care
  • Palliative Care.
  • Industrial.
  • Subdivision planning


I have also designed some more unusual buildings. I have designed a Woolshed, Air Traffic Control Towers for Gisborne Airport & Tonga, and a small Observatory for the Hawkes Bay Astronomical Society.

Contact me for more examples of my work or referees to suit, or, just to chat