John Woo at Portal Studio

John Woo

Architectural Designer | Detail Specialist | M. Arch


Bachelor of Architecture
Master of Architecture
University of Auckland

John is specialized in

residential architecture
detail specialist

John Woo is an individual deeply immersed in the worlds of art and architecture, where his enduring passion has guided his professional journey. This fervour led him to the University of Auckland, where he successfully earned his Master’s degree in Architecture, marking the beginning of his dynamic career.

John’s primary specialization and background revolve around residential architecture. He possesses a nuanced understanding of the structural aspects and intricate details that define the aesthetic and functional success of a building. His work showcases a profound interest in the deeper layers of architectural design, considering not only the macro perspectives but also the delicate microelements that contribute to the overall coherence and beauty of the architectural form.

Driven by a deep-seated belief in the transformative power of architecture to inspire and uplift communities, John approaches every project with unwavering dedication and a meticulous eye for detail. His commitment to excellence is evident in every design he creates, as he consistently pushes the boundaries of architectural innovation to deliver superior quality in all his projects.

Outside the confines of the studio, John finds balance and leisure in the comfort of his home, where he enjoys indulging in gaming. Whether strategizing in complex role-playing games or experiencing adventurous realms in action-packed titles, he appreciates the escapism and excitement that gaming offers. These leisurely pursuits not only provide relaxation but also stimulate his creative imagination, indirectly contributing to his work as an architect.

In both his professional and personal life, John exemplifies the confluence of creativity, passion, and meticulous attention to detail. With an unwavering commitment to architectural excellence and a deep appreciation for the delicate balance between work and play, John Woo is an architect whose dedication to his craft is matched only by his commitment to personal enrichment and enjoyment.