From puppet-making and cleaning machinery, Tim Melville has come a long way.
My first job was ... cleaning machinery in a textile factory.
And now the title on my business card is .... Principal at Warren and Mahoney Architects, Auckland
Which really means ... I’m a manager, facilitator, resource planner, design critic, technical reviewer, risk assessor, client servicer, marketer, strategist....
My day starts with .... a one hour walk before breakfast
And ends with .... a bit of reading if I can keep my eyes open long enough
And in between, I .... work with our team to ensure we provide the best possible design solutions for our clients
My first artistic memory is .... building a hand puppet theatre out of a huge cardboard box and putting on a puppet show
If I wasn't doing this, I'd .... probably be a software developer (in the real world), or singer in a rock band (in my dreams!)
I'm inspired by .... people who spend their lives helping other people
I can't live without .... music
True 'style' is .... an Aston Martin DBS
My work in three words is .... facilitation, collaboration, communication
Tim Melville is principal architect at Warren and Mahoney Architects