Arch Centre 70th awards: WINNERS

23rd July 2016

It gives us great pleasure, on the occasion of our 70th birthday, to announce the winners of our 70th anniversary awards.  Congratulations to all involved.  The awards and winners are: More »

70th Anniversary Awards

15th July 2016


The Architectural Centre’s 70th anniversary is next week on Saturday 23rd July.  In order to acknowledge this milestone, we have instituted 17 special 70th anniversary awards.  The awards categories and current nominations are: More »

Gordon Wilson Memorial Flats | 320 The Terrace

18th December 2015

The Gordon Wilson Flats on The Terrace are under threat, More »

Climate march | Sustainable Cities Matter

28th November 2015

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A beautiful day for the Climate March today, and great to see the combined collaboration between the Architectural Centre, NZILA (Wellington branch), NZIA (Wellington branch) and Architecture+WomenMore »

Using school to give kids driving licences is a good idea – Really?

13th November 2015

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On Saturday morning (7 November 2015) on The Nation, Grant Roberton (MP for Wellington Central and Opposition Finance Spokesperson), announced “we’re seriously looking at the idea that the curriculum needs to include driver licensing.” More »

Time for NZ’s Memorial Park Precinct to officially be heritage?

10th November 2015

Is this Armistice anniversary the time to ask “Should Pukeahu be formally declared a heritage area?”


The opening of Pukeahu during ANZAC celebrations this year was an acknowledgement of the past but also of the ability of heritage to contribute to the future.  More »

Black Bird | Lonnie Hutchison at the Dowse

9th November 2015

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The Dowse’s retrospective of Lonnie Hutchinson’s most recent 27 years of work, relishes the production of three dimensions out of two. More »