Evzen Novak gained his Bachelor of Architecture with Honours from New Zealand’s Auckland University, and has been a director of Studio Pacific Architecture since the company’s founding in 1992. He is a registered architect in both New Zealand and the United Kingdom and has over 23 years work experience in the disciplines of urban design, architecture and interior design. As well as being responsible for projects in a number of areas of New Zealand, Evzen has worked in Bern, Switzerland and London, England. Evzen has particular skills with design and design management. Evzen has extensive experience at a range of scales, from residential projects to working with leading commercial companies, educational institutions and the public sector. Evzen has had a long standing interest in Environmentally Sustainable Design and has been one of those instrumental in moving ESD from a fringe activity into the mainstream of construction thinking in New Zealand.