Individual, personalised architectural designs that
fulfill your needs, wants, budgets and dreams.

Individual, personalised architectural designs that
fulfill your needs, wants, budgets and dreams.



Your vision, your home. Achieve it with help from the Taupo architectural designers at Penn Design

It’s one thing to design a house and quite another thing to create a living sanctuary in which you feel your most authentic self.

When you want a home that lives and breathes your personality, contact Ron and Pauline Penn – a husband and wife team of perceptive architectural designers based in Taupo, serving the wider Bay of Plenty region.

Penn Design is a collaborative effort enabling us to view your architectural design requirements from a 360-degree perspective. We make sure we acknowledge your wants and needs from multiple angles and the results speak for themselves.

Penn Design is with you on your journey. Contact Penn Design today to discuss your needs or make an enquiry using the simple form.

Design-savvy architectural practice with your needs in mind

Penn Design is the culmination of many years in the home design and build industry. Building is in the family with Ron’s father a retired builder and Ron’s son a present day builder. Penn Design has built up great relationships with a network of builders and other tradesmen over the years.

Who is Penn Design?

Ronald Penn (Director)

  • Licensed Building Practitioner
  • Professional Member of ADNZ
  • Over 45 years Draughting Experience
  • Over 30 years Architectural Design & Documentation Experience

Pauline Penn (Senior Designer)

  • Over 37 years Draughting Experience
  • Over 30 years in Architectural Design & Documentation Experience

Building a new home? Altering your existing home? Need professional project management? Penn Design provide the following services…

Penn Design’s approach with every project reflects a commitment to design excellence and technical innovation. We believe that our role is to create architecture that provides quality of life for you. Our solutions are true reflections of your personal style and lifestyle requirements.

If you require other services, such as interior design and landscape design, let us know. For Penn Design architecture is an art form that encompasses the full scale of home design. Your interior scheme and the natural habitation around your property are integral to your overall aesthetic.

Finalists in the Architectural Designers New Zealand design awards

In 2012, Penn Design was a regional and national finalist in the ADNZ design awards. For our entry into the residential alterations and additions section, the client brief was to create a ‘Cape Cod’ design to achieve a Timeless Classic using environmentally friendly products.

The result was a smart, weatherboard and concrete block clad home reminiscent of a ‘Cape Cod’ stunner.

When you need precise house plans, superior house renovations or resourceful project management, contact Ron and Pauline at Penn Design. Let’s design a home together.

Talk to Penn Design about…

Detailed house plans and home design House renovations with personalityArchitectural project management