Ms Lynda Sonia Simmons
Lynda Simmons is a Registered Architect (since 1989) and has combined architectural practice with architectural education since 1995. Lynda has worked in New York, Vancouver, London and Auckland since graduation from The University of Auckland B.Arch(Hons) in 1987, and completed her research MArch at the University of Auckland in 2012 in the field of New Zealand architectural history, 1960s-70s. Lynda has been an external examiner for the architecture programmes at Victoria University and Unitec, and for Spatial Design at ATI (now AUT). She has maintained a connection and service to the profession and has acted as juror for, and been recipient of, NZIA and AAA architectural awards and others. In 2011 Lynda co-founded the Architecture+Women•NZ professional and research group and has an ongoing passion for research and community support in the area of gender and architecture.
Research | Current
Drawing and Design Process
Art, Sociology and Architecture
Teaching | Current
ARCHPRM 700 Professional Studies
ARCHPRM 701 Practice Management
Thesis Supervisor (M.Arch(Prof))
NZIA President Award 2014
Fellow of NZIA 2013
Co-Chairperson and Co-Founder Architecture+Women-NZ
Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)
- Bookman, S. E. (2018). The shift from the personal to the public: The (small) room in the (large) city The University of Auckland. ResearchSpace@Auckland.
- Simmons, L. S. (2011). Interior Darkness / Contained Shadow. Interstices, 12, 126-130.