ICI House: 61 Molesworth Street

Stephenson and Turner‘s elegant Imperial Chemical Industries (I.C.I.) House now stands in doubt, Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 17th November 2016
Under: Architectural History, Heritage Buildings | 1 Comment »

My favourite modernist building … Alington House


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
Under: AC History, Architectural History, Heritage, Heritage Buildings, HISTORY | No Comments »

Wellington Mayoral Candidates Respond

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

Posted on 13th September 2016
Under: Heritage, Heritage Buildings, HOUSING, Transport, urban design | 3 Comments »

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 »

Site Visit: Einhorn & Toomath houses

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Just when the Modernist house becomes cool again (in terms of contemporary retro-modernist design at least), owners of the actual Modernist houses can’t wait to get out of theirs (actually, its not quite that simple) – giving us all a chance to view and perhaps make a purchase of authentic architecturally-designed heritage.  Ditch your villa/bungalow pretensions and (for a night at least) come and check out ‘design for living’ at the Einhorn and Renwick Houses … see you there!! Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 3rd March 2009
Under: AC EVENTS, Site visits | 2 Comments »

Black House site visit

Posted on 20th January 2009
Under: AC EVENTS, Site visits | 10 Comments »