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Designers. Experience meets passion + functional design. 

Riki Palatchie
Director/Senior Designer

LBP registered.

ADNZ member


Riki's vision for PAD is leading design based practice which provides excellence in design and management of projects. With over over twenty years’ experience in architectural design and a career spanning across architecture and structural engineering both locally and abroad he brings extensive expertise in all building components and design, Riki’s design aptitude is deeply rooted in his cultural awareness which has seen him become a key advisor on a number of cultural projects in the Marlborough region. He is committed to achieving the best possible result, and takes an active role in all aspects of each project to ensure that clients achieve an outstanding outcome.

Lauren Palatchie
Junior Architectural Technician
Studio Administrator

Lauren is a multi-talented member of the team with key areas focused in management and administration. Lauren’s areas of interest include a passion for design, strategic planning and human resource management. Lauren is committed to improving the operation and efficiency of PAD and applying her commerce skills within the architectural industry.

Keryn Thompson
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