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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My favourite modernist building …. Freyberg Pool

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Posted on 19th August 2016
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My favourite modernist building … Freyberg Pool

My love affair with modern architecture began when I was still quite young, Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 13th August 2016
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My favourite modernist building … French Communist Party Headquarters, Paris

French Communist Party HQ

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Posted on 9th August 2016
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Lecture and film screening of Oscar Niemeyer’s “Life is a Breath of Air”

When : 6.00pm, Wednesday 8th April 2009
Where : LT1 Faculty of Architecture and Design VUW 139 Vivian Street, Wellington

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Posted on 6th April 2009
Under: EVENTS OTHER, Film | 1 Comment »

Brazilian Film: Oscar Niemeyer – Life is a Breath of Air

A documentary about the life and works of the most important Brazilian architect, Oscar Niemeyer, who turned 100 years old in December 2007.

Since the space at the Embassy is limited to 45 seats, should you wish to join us, please make sure you reserve your seat by calling (04) 473 3516 or e-mail cultural@brazil.org.nz.

Brazilian architect Daniele Abreu a Lima will give a brief presentation on the topic.

PLEASE NOTE: ACCESS TO THE EMBASSY WILL BE RESTRICTED TO THOSE WHOSE NAME APPEARS ON THE RESERVATIONS LIST. FOR SECURITY REASONS, YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PRESENT PHOTO ID BEFORE ENTERING THE EMBASSY.

Posted on 10th November 2008
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