Jade Kake


Architecture and Urban Design, Matakohe Architecture and Urbanism Ltd

Jade Kake (Ngāpuhi - Te Parawhau me Ngāti Hau, Te Arawa, Whakatōhea) is an architectural designer, writer and housing advocate. Her design practice is focussed on working with Māori organisations on their marae, papakāinga and civic projects, and in working with mana whenua groups to express their cultural values and narratives through urban design. In 2018, she successfully delivered season one of Indigenous Urbanism, a place-based storytelling podcast about the spaces we inhabit, and the community drivers and practitioners who are shaping those environments and decolonising through design. She has written for a variety of housing and architecture magazines and contributed chapters to several books on architecture and urbanism. Jade is a frequent speaker on housing and design related matters on panels, and at conferences and public events, both domestically and internationally.


Contact: jade@matakohe.org.nz