My favourite modernist building … Civic Administration Building

CAB today

“Ugly,” “monstrosity,” “sticking out like a sore toe,” “heavy and sombre,” “stark,” “awfully severe,” “Elwood’s erection” – Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 2nd September 2016
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My favourite modernist building … Symonds St Flats, Auckland

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Posted on 30th 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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My favourite modernist building … Toronto City Hall (TCH)

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Posted on 22nd August 2016
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My favourite modernist building … PSA Tower

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Posted on 21st August 2016
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My favourite modernist building … NZ Racing Conference Building

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Posted on 20th August 2016
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My favourite modernist building …. Freyberg Pool

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Posted on 19th August 2016
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