Brooke joined r+m at the start of 2016 as a Senior Landscape Architect. He made the return move from Queenstown with his family back to Christchurch after living in the deep south for over 12 years. In early March 2018 Brooke has taken on a shared role as part owner and Director in the company alongside Tony Milne.
Brooke has over 15 years’ practice experience and during this time has worked for a wide range of clients including corporates, government departments and private clients. He has designed, lead and managed many projects from large scale master-planning to public streetscape, urban and rural design projects through to a large number of commercial and high end residential developments.
He currently stands as Vice president on the NZILA Executive Committee.
Moves: mostly by 4WD, mountain bike and running shoes
Drinks: just about anything within reason.....but has a deep appreciation for single malt scotch
Plays: on his mountain bike, skis and enjoys sea fishing and shooting ducks (in season)
Favourite space in Christchurch: the beaches, riding around Bottlelake forest or the Christchurch Adventure Park, running around Hagley Park or enjoying the occasional pint at Pomeroy’s Brew house
Supports: most things, especially the Highlanders, his kids cricket club and the Craigieburn Valley Ski Club
Listens to: a wide variety of music, Radio Live, the National Program.....and occasionally his wife!
Reads: mostly biography’s, non-fiction and news on ‘Stuff’
Eats: just about anything or anywhere, but nothing beats a good old ‘Dimitris’ souvlaki….or a Fairlie Bakehouse Pie when travelling south
Wishes: for many things, but and a good simple, healthy and happy life for his family is number one