NZIA Wellington Branch Award
Quite Simple House, 2015
Best Award, Silver
Interior Design Category
Resn Office Fit Out, 2013
NZIA Wellington Branch Award
Courtyard House, 2010
Resene Total Colour Award
Winner, Residential Exterior
Humbug, 2010
Home Magazine, Home of the Year Award, Shortlist
Courtyard House, 2010
Best Award, Silver
Product Design: Furniture Category
Blumhardt Gallery Exhibition Furniture, 2007
Auckland Architecture Association Cavalier Bremworth Design Awards
Winner, Open Category (national competition for un-built work)
Harte House, 2006
Origin Timber Design Award:
Winner, Commercial & Public
DAC Legal, 2006
Wellington Architectural Centre 50th Anniversary Awards
Most Significant Interior (shared with Bill Toomath)
Saatchi & Saatchi, 2006
BeSt Award
Interior Design Category
Saatchi & Saatchi, 2004
NZIA Wellington Branch Award
Saatchi & Saatchi, 2004
NZIA Central Region Award
Kebbell House, 1999
NZIA Wellington Branch Award
Kebbell House, 1999
International Design Competition for Students: A Shelter for Alvar Aalto’s Boat, Finland
2nd Prize, 1998


Collapsing Hierarchies: Party Walls, the Rarefied and the Common ADAPTr Exhibition
Ambika P3, University of Westminster, London Nov 22 - Dec 18, 2016
Washing House Model Making Research | Researching Making
Aarhus School of Architecture, September 9-11, 2015
Conference Exhibition
Arranging the Deck Chairs Mediators
KU Leuven School of Architecture, Brussels, August 27-29, 2014
Timber Frame Wall Situation 14
RMIT Design Hub Gallery, Melbourne, July 17 – Aug 1, 2014
Conference Exhibition
Great Figure
Solo Exhibition
Bowen Galleries, Wellington, Nov 19-21, 2010
Saatchi & Saatchi: An Urban Caravan Park
Inside-Out Conference Exhibition
Domain House, Melbourne, May 25-27, 2005
A Strange Dream about Egypt
Dream Houses, Wellington City Gallery, Hirschfeld Gallery, August 2003
Group Exhibition


Invited Public Lecture with Peter Adsett
Humbug, A Dialogue between Painting and Architecture
City Gallery Wellington, October 18, 2015
International Conference Presentation: Creative Practice
Arranging the Deck Chairs
KU Leuven School of Architecture, Brussels, August 27-29, 2014
Invited Lecture Auckland University Thesis Symposium
Reflections on Resn
School of Architecture, Auckland University, August 11, 2014
International Conference Presentation, Situation 14
Timber Frame Wall
RMIT University, Melbourne, July 31 - August 1, 2014
Invited Lecture Auckland University
Design Research Design
School of Architecture, Auckland University, August 1, 2012
Invited Public Lecture for NSW Chapter of AIA
Tusculum, Sydney, July 17, 2012
Panel Discussion NZIA National Conference
Looking Forward
Viaduct Events Centre, Auckland, February 18, 2012
Invited Lecture Auckland University
Design Research Design
School of Architecture, Auckland University, August 1, 2011
Panel Discussion on the work of Bill Toomath
Morals of the Modern
City Gallery, Wellington, January 29, 2010
Introduction to the Bill Toomath Exhibition
Architect Bill Toomath: Liberating Everyday Life
Hirschfeld Gallery, City Gallery, Wellington, Jan 29-Mar 14, 2010
Interview with Catherine Ryan
Architecture in Iran
Radio New Zealand National, November 5, 2009
Invited Public Lecture and the Seventh Advanced Architecture Workshop
KebbellDaish: The Idea of the Figure
Building Culture: The Figure as Tactic
The Original Figure? Notes From One of the Youngest Civilizations on Earth
Tehran, Iran, January 13-15, 2009
Adam’s House in the Pacific – Conference presentation
Donald Judd & Adam’s hut
Auckland University, November 15, 2008
City Gallery Wellington – Invited Public Lecture
Too Good to be True: Fantastic Counterpoints to the Unreasonable
City Gallery, Wellington, August 21, 2008
Lecture Presentation: Ctrl Shift 07, Student Conference
Figure is the New Ground
Workshop coordinated jointly with Jeffrey Inaba:
The Role of the Architect as a Public Intellectual
Wellington Philosophical Society, July 5, 2007
NZIA Canterbury Branch Lecture Series:
An Open Source Manifesto: 25 Years to Go
Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch, June 15, 2007
International Conference Presentation: Future Matters
The Writing is on the Wall
Cardiff University, Wales, September 4-6, 2006
Wellington Architecture Centre Panel Discussion: Why do Architecture?
The War Against Fundamentalism
Museum of City and Sea, Wellington, July 1, 2006
100 years of the NZIA: Taking Stock
Useless Bastards
Sky Tower, Auckland, May 25-27, 2005
International Conference Presentation: Inside-Out
Interiors in the Land of the Great Outdoors
Domain House, Melbourne, April 25-27, 2005
City Gallery Wellington Panel Discussion: Ernst Plischke - Architect
Plischke and Beyond: The Fate and Future of Modernism in New Zealand Architecture
City Gallery, Wellington, October 31, 2004
Telecom Prospect, City Gallery, Wellington
Massey University Student Lecture Series
Recent Work from Kebbell Daish
Wellington Campus, September 10, 2003
Victoria University Student Lecture Series
Recent Work from Kebbell Daish
VUW School of Architecture and Design, August 16, 2003
Victoria University Student Lecture Series
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Wall & The Harvard Farmer
VUW School of Architecture and Design, July 18, 2001
Democracy and the City – Wellington’s Waterfront
Panel Discussion: Democracy and the City – Wellington’s Waterfront
WEA: Workers Education Association, July 2, 2001


Editors A. Krista Sykes and Sam Kebbell. Paratactics III: The Harvard Farmer
(Harvard University Publishing Services, 2001)


Back to Front Yard
Architecture Review Asia Pacific, Issue 137, Oct / Nov 2014
The Architects Architect
Australia Design Review Online, July 2014
Sam Kebbell
Urbis Magazine, Issue 79, 2014, p122-123
Interior Magazine. Issue 11, 2014, p 72-80
Wind Change
Urbis Magazine, Issue 55, May 2010
Faith and Works invited by Tony van Raat
NZ Architecture November/December.2009 p70-71
Lecturing in Iran
Victorious, Spring 2009 p2
Architects exports ideas to Iran
The Wellingtonian, Thursday February 5, 2009 p5
Building for a future
Capital Times, Wednesday February 4, 2009 p5
Ed. Five Minutes with Sam Kebbell
The Dominion Post Thursday August 21, 2008 pD3
Ed. Across the Board
NZ Architecture March/April.2008 p29
Ed. Green Designers
Urbis Magazine, Issue 40, 2008, p64
Ed. Waterfront Redesign - Kumutoto
The Dominion Post Wednesday October 24, 2007 pA11
Melinda Williams. Need to Know Designers
Urbis 39 2007 pp 76-77
Chad Taylor. Frontseat Episode 9: Nice Angles keyword frontseat April 2007
Collaborative Architecture
Prodesign 87 2007 p 53
Ed. DAC Legal: Timber Landscapes for Idea Farm, Timber Design Australasia, First Quarter 2007 pp38-39
Ed. Cavaliers in a Roundhead World
NZ Architecture January/February.2007 pp90-91
Nick Churchouse. Architects Bridge Age Gap
The Dominion Post, January 29, 2007 p C1
Kate Wright. Form, Function
CityLife January 16, 2007 p14
Sam Kebbell. Waipuk Law
NZ Architecture November/December 2006 pp71-74
Ann Packer. Bach to the Future
The Dominion Post Indulgence February 18, 2006 pp 12-13
Ed. Coastal Villages: a model for 21st century cities
Otaki Mail January 26, 2006 p14
Catherine Smith. Cool Offices
Unlimited Magazine May 2005 pp64-69
Interview with Melinda Williams. Behind the Drawing Board
Urbis 28 2005 pp 126-130
Sarah Catherall. Ocean Outpost
Home and Entertaining June/July 2005 pp 170-173
Sam Kebbell. Interiors in the Land of the Great Outdoors
IDEA Interior Design Educators Association Journal 2005 pp107-116
Alex Spence. Saatchi Creatives Press Play
Prodesign 69 2004 pp 14-18
Alex Spence. The Next Generation
North and South March 2003 pp 44-45
Jodie Davis & Diane Strong. Kebbell House
100 of the Worlds Best Houses (Images Publishing, Melbourne 2002) pp 188-189
Ed. Imagineering: A Strange Dream about Egypt
NZ Architecture October 2002 pp22-23
Ed. Dream Schemes
Cross Section: NZIA News September 2002 cover, p4
Ed. Dream Dwellings
The Dominion Post July 27, 2002 p A11
Caroline Johnstone. Building a Pipe Dream
Sunday Star Times June 30, 2002 p F6
Belinda Kerr. All in the Family
The Evening Post Living Style June 27, 2000 p3
Georgina Bailey. Country Hideaway
The Evening Post April 27, 2000 p16