My favourite modernist building … the Rotherham House

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My favourite modernist building (albeit one I haven’t visited) is the Rotherham House Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 18th September 2016
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My favourite modernist building … Symonds St Flats, Auckland

I first discovered the elegant curve of the Symonds St Flats in the early 1980s Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 30th August 2016
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So why is modernism so important?

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So why modernism is important? Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 24th August 2016
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70 next year | how do we compare?

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Yes, so we’re 70 next year, and the committee is working away at thinking about what this means and how we should celebrate. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 5th November 2015
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Marilyn Reynolds RIP

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Marilyn Reynolds née Hart passed away on the 31st of August, an event that cannot go unremarked in architectural circles because she was one of the six signatories to the famed Group constitution in 1946. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 7th September 2015
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1946 was an eventful year

Of course everyone knows that the Arch Centre was born – no doubt on a dark and windy Wellington evening – on Tuesday the 23rd of July 1946 in the Baronia Lounge. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 28th April 2009
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