Marianne Riley

Associate Principal - Registered Architect
Marianne Riley
Marianne riley

I thrive best when working with communities of people, empowering them to envisage the future and to enact change, to bring a wonderful sense of belonging to their built environments.”

Marianne Riley is an accomplished architect and Associate Principal at Jasmax with over 25 years’ experience within the industry. Her significant experience in engagement, briefing, master planning and design has contributed to the award-winning success of projects she has led in the arts, culture and education sectors.

Marianne is passionate about projects that reach beyond physical architecture to manifest transformational change, empowering communities to meet the challenges of the present day and the future. Over the last decade, Marianne has focused on projects in the arts and culture sector, collaborating with mana whenua and pacific communities to develop concepts that rebalance identity and embed belonging. This is particularly evident in Te Ao Mārama South Atrium at Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum.

She is also a key member in developing Jasmax’s education portfolio, having worked on numerous projects for the University of Waikato, including Tauranga Campus, the Strategic Masterplan for the Hillcrest Campus and The Pā, as well as AUT’s Sir Paul Reeves and Ngā Wai Hono Buildings.

Marianne excels in communication and is a member of Jasmax’s Kaiawhina Collective, working with Waka Māia.

Selected Projects