Staff Profiles

Anne Salmond - Director

  • Registered Architect, FNZIA
  • BArch (hons), Victoria University of Wellington
  • BBSc, Victoria University

Anne Salmond is principal of Wanaka architecture practice Salmond Architecture Ltd.

She is interested in design which is appropriate and sustainable in the unique environment of the Queenstown Lakes District at both the urban scale and the individual building scale.

Her practice has received a number of design awards for buildings in both Wellington and the Queenstown Lakes District.

Anne studied landscape architecture at Cornell University in 1980 and worked as a Research Fellow at VUW developing methods for Post Occupancy Evaluation in 1981 and 1982

Anne worked as an architectural graduate for Stephenson and Turner, Wellington 1982-1985 & as a registered architect for Athfield Architects, Wellington 1985 -1988. She started Salmond Architecture in 1988 and was a director of Architecture + , Wellington from 1992- 2002.

Salmond Architecture moved to Wanaka in February 2000.


Doug Robinson

  • BArch Montana State University

Doug Robinson graduated in 2001 and subsequently worked for VBSA in Boseman, Montana for 3 years. He has been working with Salmond Architecture for 11 years.


Jo Underwood

  • BAArch 
  • NPRA

Jo Underwood started her study in Auckland, she then moved overseas, continuing study and work in both the United Kingdom and Australia, her extensive work experience covers residential, commerical and hospitality.


Virginia Barlow

  • MArch (Prof) Victoria University of Wellington
  • BEnvD University of Tasmania

Virginia Barlow graduated in 2013 and has work experience in Melbourne, Wellington and London.  She has extensive work experience throughout the residential sector.  She joined Salmond Archtecture in December 2016.


Shirley George

  • National Dip in Architectural Technology
Shirley George has spent the last 7 years working in both commercial and residental draughting in Taranaki and Central Otago.


Kellie Bailey

  • NZ Dip Business
  • Office Manager
Kellie Bailey has over 20 years experience in administration in the design and construction sector, she joined Salmond Architecture in 2015.