About Us


BDG Architects has a long-standing reputation and loyal client base, a testament to our integrity, honesty and professionalism.

Every client is treated with the care and diligence required to achieve an exceptional result and we provide a single point of contact for our clients throughout each project.

Our broad skill set and strong network of reputable suppliers enables us to take a project smoothly from conceptual sketches to construction. We pride ourselves on designing a unique solution to every brief, enriching our clients’ lives and achieving their goals through intelligent architectural design.


BDG Architects has been operating in Auckland for more than 40 years, continually evolving throughout its history.

Malcolm Brown Architects, the original company founded by Malcolm Brown, formed a partnership with Murray Day in 1981.

In 2007, Paul Somerford Architects merged with Brown Day Architects and the practice became Brown Day Group Architects.

In 2003, Jason Matheson joined the firm and was appointed as a Director in 2016.

In 2015, Brown Day Group re-branded as BDG Architects.

In 2016, Dean Brown joined the firm in 2016 and was appointed Director in 2016.