Knut Menden Bettina steffens

Who we are.

Bettina Steffens and Knut Menden draw on 15+ years of working as designers in sustainable architecture. With a European background and deep knowledge of sustainability and energy efficient buildings, plus experience in different climate zones from Germany, Austria, New Zealand and Australia, you can expect high quality and reduced carbon footprint design.

Coming from high end residential design and complex commercial projects (particularly education projects) we offer a very personal and passionate service to our clients. 

A major focus of our recent projects are pre-fabricated mass timber structures, as well as Passivhaus design principles. We believe that in architecture it is essential to minimise a building’s impact on the natural environment with very low energy use as a pathway to creating a better future for all.