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

Milk & Honey-detail-sm

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

70 next year | how do we compare?

5th November 2015

Yes, so we’re 70 next year, and the committee is working away at thinking about what this means and how we should celebrate. More »

Boundary issues

1st November 2015

I was watching crits at VUW last week, and the issue of fences arose in a discussion about one masters’ student’s proposed alternative to stadium design. More »

Marilyn Reynolds RIP

7th September 2015

post by Gill Matthewson

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Marilyn Reynolds née Hart passed away on the 31st of August, an event that cannot go unremarked in architectural circles because she was one of the six signatories to the famed Group constitution in 1946. More »