Sally Woods

BArch (Hons), BBSc, ANZIA



Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington

Sally is an Associate and registered Architect in New Zealand with more than 20 years’ experience in both New Zealand and the United States.

Sally joined the Studio Pacific team in 2022 following 10 years in her own practice, delivering successful projects for residential, educational, and commercial clients. Prior to joining the studio, she worked in commercial architecture with a focus on civic and tertiary projects. 

She has particular interest and expertise in commercial and civic architecture, particularly in the adaptive re-use of older buildings - transforming old buildings to new uses and rethinking commercial spaces to improve their value and integrity. Her knowledge areas include earthquake strengthening, change of use, designing within heritage buildings and interiors. 

Sally has broad project experience ranging from large tertiary projects to new houses and everything in between, including residential alterations, heritage, earthquake strengthening, adaptive re-use, and interior design.

Qualifications and affiliations

  • Bachelor of Architecture (Hons), Victoria University of Wellington, 1998
  • Bachelor of Building Science, University of Wellington, 1995
  • New Zealand Registered Architect
  • Member of New Zealand Institute of Architects
  • Assessor for New Zealand Registered Architects’ Board


  • Architecture