Otto picWelcome to Bay Architecture,
an internationally award winning superior professional architectural practice based in the beautiful Bay of Islands, Northland, New Zealand, led by Otto Suri.

Otto speaks English, German, French and Italian.
Suri architects have practised in Switzerland since 1941.

About us
At Bay Architecture we are passionate about the timeless European-Mediterranean architecture that creates a sense of peace and harmony, a poetry in partnership with the earth and sky, bridging man and nature.
We have dedicated our business to specialise in alterations and new homes that reflect that clarity and pure spirit, being simultaneously modern and archaic, anthropological and ecological and capture the essence of matter, space, light and water.

Point of View from others
Otto Suri is known as the most sought after [Swiss] architect in Northland. He is famous for converting existing building into outstanding homes with a soul and heart, by creating elegant European and Mediterranean masterpieces that blend with the natural wonder of the Far North. His designs are the most sought after properties in the Bay of Islands. You cannot over capitalise on a Suri. His designs typically hold a premium price when sold.

Here is our very long story…