Based in Auckland, but active throughout New Zealand, Simon specialises in architectural photography. Simon has exhibited a number of his photographs at the Gow langsford Gallery, where he is represented, and is the sponsor of the Simon Devitt Photography award at the Auckland University School of Architecture and Planning. In 2011 his book Summer Houses, a collaboration with writer Andrea Stevens, was published. His book about Ian Athfield’s architecture Portrait of a House was published in 2013.
Simon Devitt's Latest contributions
The finalists of the 2020 Dulux Colour Awards “have set a new precedent” in the innovative use of colour, and texture, in the built environment.
Set above the bends of the Brisbane River and informed by the material qualities of the existing 1930s cottage, a new brick and timber living wing, terraced garden and lap pool designed by Owen Architecture frame the terrain and capture the timeless spirit of this period home.
A kitchen for “serious cooking” and “the perfect holiday kitchen” are among the winners of the 2020 Smeg Tour Competiton.
Eighteen bars are shortlisted in the 2019 Eat Drink Design Awards.
A 110-metre-long shed has been named Australian House of the Year at the 2019 Houses Awards, announced on Friday 26 July.
Brisbane Riverbank House by Owen Architecture is joint winner of the Award for House Alteration and Addition over 200m2 in the 2019 Houses Awards.