Wellington Mayoral Candidates Respond

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ARCHITECTURAL CENTRE: 2016 questions for Wellington mayoral candidates. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 13th September 2016
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Aniwaniwa: “Who should decide?”

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The news that the Department of Conservation will demolish John Scott’s Aniwaniwa Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 1st September 2016
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My favourite modernist building … Villa Savoye

Modern Memories by MM

United Planets Cruiser C57-D - Forbidden Planet

My earliest memory of modern architecture was watching a reel-to-reel movie in an old pre-fab at intermediate. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 1st September 2016
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My favourite modernist building … Seddon Street Cooperative Shops, Naenae, 1946

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Their faces responded to the projected image of ‘my favourite local building’ all too predictably: Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 29th August 2016
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Te Urewera National Park Visitor Centre – Aniwaniwa

 

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Do we care enough about New Zealand’s architectural heritage?

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Posted on 25th August 2016
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Futuna keynoter: Richard Leplastrier

For those of you at Futuna last weekend (the 19th-20th March) celebrating the chapels’ 50th birthday you may have missed the Saturday morning interview with Rick Leplastrier.

Posted on 28th March 2011
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Maori Architecture

Those of you with sharp eyes, or even sharp ears, will have seen, or heard, of Deidre Brown’s new book Maori Architecture. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 14th May 2009
Under: Heritage, HISTORY, News, Uncategorized | 7 Comments »