Featured in Business South Magazine (Volume 27)

Social housing in India, a Victorian heritage building in Wellington, and energy-efficient homes in Christchurch all feature in the diverse portfolio of architect Massimiliano Capocaccia. But regardless of their location, scale, or function, all Max’s projects reflect his interest in how architecture can make us feel.

“I think too often people forget about our emotional response to the built environment. When I taught at Christchurch Polytech I was stressing this to my students all the time. Architecture is not just about material function, it is also about emotional function. It is one of the most difficult elements to address, but also one of the most important.”