Diana Braaksma

BArch (Hons)


Senior Associate

Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington

Di is a Senior Associate and registered Architect with nine years' experience in the practice of architecture.

She joined Studio Pacific Architecture in 2008 after graduating from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Architecture with First Class Honours. Di was a recipient of the Victoria University Medal of Academic Excellence, and a finalist in the New Zealand Institute of Architects Dulux Student Design Awards.

Di enjoys working closely with clients to develop considered design solutions on multiple scales of projects, and has particular interests in urban design and architecture in the public realm, as well as domestic architecture. Di has been integral to the design development on a number of residential projects, and has significant experience in complex Resource Consent applications and documentation.

Recently Di played a lead role in the design documentation, contract administration and site observation of the All Saints Centre, a project that has involved the creation a purpose built new facility that complements the needs of the parish and community, while respecting the adjacent heritage-listed church.

Qualifications and affiliations

  • Bachelor of Architecture (First Class Hons), Victoria University of Wellington, 2007
  • New Zealand Registered Architect
  • Member of New Zealand Institute of Architects
  • Member of the National Association of Women in Construction
  • Member of Architecture + Women NZ
  • Site Safe Passport Holder


  • Architecture
  • Urban Design