My favourite modernist building … Alington House

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I last went to the Alington house (Karori, 1962) 20 years ago as part of the Architectural Centre’s 50th Anniversary. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 29th September 2016
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My favourite modernist building … the Farnsworth House

Farnsworth House

The Farnsworth House in Southern Illinois by architect Ludwig Mies van der  Rohe is for me a clear, quiet statement of Modernist architecture. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 3rd September 2016
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My favourite modernist building … Bulls Water Tower

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It’s not my favourite structure, not by a long shot, but I have some affection for it as my first long-term encounter with modern architecture. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 25th August 2016
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My favourite modernist building … Gordon Wilson Flats

Exterior view, state flats, The Terrace, Wellington

There are precious few examples of authentic modernist buildings in the Wellington region. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 11th August 2016
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Gordon Wilson Memorial Flats | 320 The Terrace

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The Gordon Wilson Flats on The Terrace are under threat, Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 18th December 2015
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The End of an Era

Last Thursday (23rd July 2009) saw the end of an era as Bill Alington had his official farewell from teaching at the School of Architecture at Victoria University

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Posted on 27th July 2009
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