Richard Beatson

  • Richard Beatson
  • NZCD (Arch), DipAD, Homestar Assessor
  • Associate

Richard joined Studio Pacific in 2002 and undertakes design, documentation and site observation work for the Studio across a diverse variety of projects throughout New Zealand.

With over 20 years’ architectural experience, Richard has gained significant knowledge in a number of disciplines and scales. He has a depth of experience in design and documentation roles across a diverse variety of commercial, residential, interior, community, educational and landscaping projects. These include a range of new and refurbishment projects. He has considerable experience in technical design and construction details of complex buildings and compliance with national and local legislation.

Richard maintains a particular interest in residential design and in prefabrication practices. He enjoys the process of crafting a building with particular emphasis on detail and artistry.

Richard is a certified Homestar Assessor. Homestar is a comprehensive, voluntary national residential rating scheme that evaluates attributes of both existing and new-build New Zealand dwellings.

Qualifications and affiliations

  • NZCD (Arch), (New Zealand Certificate Architectural Draughting), 1993
  • WP Dipl. AD (Wellington Polytech Diploma Architectural Draughting), 1994
  • Member of New Zealand Institute of Architects
  • Certified Homestar Assessor and Practitioner
  • Site Safe passport holder


  • Architecture