Stephen Thurman

Principal - Head of Knowledge & Innovation - Registered Architect
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Stephen Thurman
Stephen thurman

As Head of Knowledge and Innovation, Stephen Thurman leads Jasmax’s specialist technical, BIM, legal and sustainability team. He provides tailored technical guidance and ensures technical quality and risk are managed across Jasmax’s projects. With over 30 years’ experience in architecture, Stephen has developed a deep knowledge of materials and systems and a broader commercial understanding of the design, construction and regulatory controls involved in delivering projects successfully.

Since joining Jasmax in 2008, Stephen has championed innovation, promoting the early introduction of mass timber technologies and low-carbon design into the practice’s projects. To his role, Stephen brings extensive experience in managing and successfully delivering large-scale, multi-faceted projects across various sectors. His key strengths lie in project and consultant coordination, client liaison, design development and compliance navigation.

Stephen actively engages with the architectural profession as an NZRAB Assessor and regular contributor to NZIA, MBIE and BRANZ workshops and submissions, and has a special interest in timber design and building façade geometry.

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