Amanda Harkness

Interior editor
Architecture NZ

Now in her second year as convenor of the Interior Awards, Amanda is a former editor of Houses magazine and contributor for Urbis and Interior magazines. She is also assistant editor of Architecture NZ.

While working towards her Bachelor of Arts at Victoria University, she took two architectural papers with the late Russell Walden where she studied the works of architects John Scott, Ian Athfield and Rewi Thompson, as well as the modernists Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright. This began a lifelong interest in architecture and design.

Amanda’s career has seen her work in many aspects of media, initially working in magazines then across advertising, television and PR, as well as book editing.

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