FORM Architects is a design-led studio in Architecture and Interior design, we delivers innovative design solutions for all our clients. We have more than 30 years’ experience in residential and commercial architecture. We have a creative design team in our Auckland based studio, we specialize in high density residential projects including apartments and terraces house, luxury houses design, high-end commercial buildings and dynamic retail and office fit-outs. We create our design for each project with a unique Form to enhance its performance.

We believe that well-considered architecture and design can turn the everyday and ordinary into truly memorable experiences. FORM architecture is driven by the pursuit of quality – in design, performance and effect – delivering the best, unique outcome within each project’s specific financial constraints.

Our team

At FORM we have 12 people with exceptional skills and committed design professionals trusted by our clients. We see ourselves not only architects and designers also as artist, photographer and project manager, we ensure our service to assist the clients in all possible ways to achieve their vision.

  • Leo Chen - Director
    Leo Chen - Director

    Licensed Building Practitioner

    As co-founder of FORM Architects, Leo’s vision to create a relationship-based design firm is embedded in the foundation of the firm’s core values. Leo’s 12 years of experience spans all aspects of the architectural profession. With a strong background in design and management, Leo works closely with staff and clients to produce tailored design solutions for all projects.

  • Eric Zu - Director
    Eric Zu - Director


    Eric is a director in FORM Architects. Before joined the FORM he spent nine years in Jasmax Auckland, he gained experience in a diverse mix of projects in Interior design specialising in commercial offices fitout, retail, residential and hospitality. Over his ten years in the industry, Eric has enjoyed involvement in many award-winning projects including The Cloud, Auckland Airport Offices, The Sugar Club and Vodafone InnoV8.

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  • Leong Khoo - Registered Architect
    Leong Khoo - Registered Architect

    Leong is an Senior Architect with 30 years of experience. He joined FORM in 2017. He has worked on numerous projects ranging from residential, commercial to retail.

  • Julius Kagaoan - Architectural Design Leader
    Julius Kagaoan - Architectural Design Leader

    Licensed Building Practitioner

    Julius joined the FORM team in 2016 as an experienced architectural design leader. He is a New Zealand Licensed Building Practitioner, and Registered Architect in Philippines. With over 12 years of architectural experience in New Zealand, Singapore and Philippines, Julius has established a track record as an innovative project designer with the ability to manage varied projects from inception to completion. Julius has gained experience in a diverse mix of projects in architecture specializing in commercial buildings, multi-unit housing, apartment buildings and retirement village.