About Us

Alan Poor Architects is an established Architectural Practice with over 30 years of experience in Residential and Commercial Architecture based in Auckland.

Our portfolio of work includes House Renovations and New Houses as well as Commercial Buildings and Interior Design.

We have a strong interest in sustainable design and many of our Residential projects incorporate Passive design features as well as solar heating and high levels of insulation. With existing house Renovations, we are able to incorporate contemporary design and planning while remaining sensitive to the original character of the building.

We offer a full range of Architectural services from Concept design, through Sketch design, Working Drawings, forming a Building Contract and Site inspections during construction.

We are able to Co-ordinate a team of allied experienced professionals to complete any project including Engineers, Surveyors and Planners, Quantity Surveyors and Contractors.


Alan Poor | Principal | B.Arch. | NZIA (Registered Architect)

Alan has over 40 years experience in Residential and Commercial Architecture in London (UK), Queenstown and Auckland. His work has included residential alterations and developments of apartments, townhouses and luxury homes. He has worked with a number of leading New Zealand architects. Alan's style is notable for his ability to listen to client's needs, to bring out the design potential in a site in a way that builds on the client's aspirations.

Alan Poor's CV

Tatiana Shchelkanova | M.Arch.(Hons)

Tatiana graduated from Moscow School of Architecture with first class honours. She later came to New Zealand, and completed a Masters degree in Architecture in Auckland University (also gaining honours). At "Alan Poor Architects", she assists in all aspects of Building Project design and documentation.

Susan Liu | B.Arch.Auckland

Susan works on contract for "Alan Poor Architects" assisting in detailed design and contract documentation.

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