Amber Ruckes

Teaching Fellow
The University of Auckland

Amber Ruckes (Tūhoe – African American) has several years of professional practice experience, which includes high-end residential homes, retail design, commercial office fit-outs and engaging with Māori communities.

Amber’s passion for the development of Māori architectural design and practice is currently being extended through her PhD study with Creative Practice at Waipapa Taumata Rau (University of Auckland), where she is exploring what a hapū-specific architectural typology could be, inspired by the works of her Tūpuna.

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