Every Recession needs its Architectural Show Ponies

It’s a big scarey world at the moment: Side-lining RMA trauma, capitalism getting egg on its face, the planet going down the climatic toilet, and Memorial Park on hold. Let’s not even mention the National Library. It’s in times like these that irresponsible flippancy becomes one of the few critical tools left unshakable. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 3rd April 2009
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Documentary Film Festival (Wellington)

The Wellington season of the DOCNZ 2009 Documentary Film Festival is on sooon! This year the films are screening at Hoyts Regent on Manners.

Festival includes world premiere of ‘Architect of Dreams‘ about Ian Athfield.

New Zealand 2008 / 52min, Director Geoffrey Cawthorn. Producer Richard Riddiford.

Posted on 1st March 2009
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Ian Athfield on National Radio

On Sunday 1st of March, Chris Laidlaw interviewed Athfield about ‘the role of architecture in our society and on our environment.’

The Podcast can be accessed from here.

Posted on 1st March 2009
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