Meet your architect.
Jessica Shipard is a Registered Architect (NZ and AUS) and the Director of Ess.
She takes her projects seriously, not herself.
She has 15+ years of design cred
across residential, heritage, and
high-performance building principles.
Her diverse experience comes together to create beautiful, soulful spaces with her clients. She's passionate about helping people realise their vision, loves authentic building materials and highly rates craftsmanship that lasts.
Do you resonate?
What is essential to the way you live?
Function, beauty, connection, flow?
Time, money, comfort, ease?
Jess works with clients, consultants and contractors who share her values.
Her priority is to know what is important to you and lead a project team that is passionate about translating your project vision and personal values into a unified and practical design solution that harmonises with the environment and optimises your way of living.
Earth is precious.
Build something beautiful.
Get it done.
Time is a construct that we all value.
Essential Architecture Studio offers the full range of Architect's services for reno's and new builds.
From virtual 3D concept sketches to construction drawings and everything in between... even feng shui & energetic space clearings...because everything is energy right - so lets make it good!
Jess knows the ins-and-outs of the building process and will support you through the whole journey with efficiency and ease.
Find joy in the process.
Find joy in the result!