About the Author

Guy Marriage is an architect teaching construction at the School of Architecture, Te Herenga Waka, Victoria University of Wellington. Guy also works with First Light Studio in Wellington, an award-winning NZIA practice focused on bringing the best living solutions to our housing problems. 

His first book, Tall – the Design and Construction of High-Rise Architecture (Routledge, 2020), has almost sold out the first printing and is highly prized around the world as a seminal text book for students of architecture and construction alike. His second book Modern Apartment Design (Routledge, 2022) is focused on the growing interest in constructing tall timber buildings for residential living.

This third book, Medium (EBOSS, 2022), is aimed to help solve the design and construction problems of medium density housing, occurring right now in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Guy has published over 70 papers and articles in this country and overseas, including the cheerful and upbeat chapter “The Architecture of Death” in Death and Dying (Freerange Press, 2018).