Jerome Partington

Sustainability Manager Jasmax and Co-curator Whakaora Our Thriving City


Jerome has an architectural training and decades of strategic sustainable design and business experience, grounded in science, arts, construction, education and design facilitation. He’s an award winner, a lifelong learner, and advocate for a thriving papatūānuku (earth), deep green building and healthy, purposeful communities.

His regenerative work enables nature and people to mutually sustain themselves. His experience is wide and deep as a green design advisor for government, civic, community, residential, healthcare, tertiary, schools, commercial and infrastructure projects.

Jerome works tirelessly to steer Aotearoa – NZ toward our sustainable future – introducing Integrative Design Process (IDP) 2005 onwards, the Living Building Challenge (LBC) 2011 onwards, and from 2015, Regenerative (living systems thinking) Development, learning from international leaders to work at the leading edge and share this kaupapa. He enabled Tuhoe NZ’s first Certified Living Building and many follow up projects.