Archive for March 5th, 2017

Karori Teachers College: VUW public meeting

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Tomorrow night (Monday 6 March) is another public meeting about the fate of the VUW Karori Campus.  Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 5th March 2017
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My favourite modernist building … Rees Townhouses

  Rees Townhouses, photo: Jackie Meiring
In New Zealand, there is a tradition of conserving ‘old’ buildings made of timber and stone. There is also a more recent ‘tradition,’ of owners and their architects who scrub their buildings so white, they look surgically enhanced, erasing all character and grace. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 5th March 2017
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