Our Practice

Chaplin Crooks Architects is a medium-sized practice based in Ferrymead, Christchurch. Director John Chaplin started his own business in 1976, specialising in residential hillside homes and alterations. Stephen Crooks and John Chaplin then formed the practice of Chaplin Crooks Architects Ltd in 2003, and long-term employee Greg Miller joined them as a partner in 2015.

We are Christchurch Architects with over 40 years’ experience working on new builds, difficult sites, complex alterations and earthquake repairs we’re the residential architecture specialists to guide you through your project’s many challenges.

We have a collaborative approach to design. Most projects will be completed by a team consisting of a Project Architect and a Technician, and we openly discuss projects within the office to make the most of our wide-ranging experience and skill sets.

We believe that the design and building of your new home should be wonderful and memorable experience. When you invest in good design you will get the benefit of our creativity and experience in the form of a wonderful home that you will enjoy living in for years to come.

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