Karori Teachers College: VUW public meeting

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Tomorrow night (Monday 6 March) is another public meeting about the fate of the VUW Karori Campus.  Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 5th March 2017
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Demolition by ignorance?

http://www.3now.co.nz/shows/the-nation/63222

On Saturday morning (10 September 2016) on The Nation, the Social Housing Minister, Paula Bennett, claimed that she was doing everything “humanly possible” Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 27th September 2016
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History Repeats: The Tale of the Hunter Building

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The current story of the Gordon Wilson Flats is perhaps not too different from that of the Hunter Building in the 1970s and 80s, Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 27th August 2016
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Video of the Week XXXIII: Talking Heads I

As we approach the end of year exhibition season with the usual goodies from Weltec, Massey and VUW design and architectural programmes some words from design gods and goddess seems appropriate. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 12th October 2009
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KERSTIN THOMPSON – PRACTICE AND PEDAGOGY

PUBLIC LECTURE: WEDNESDAY 6TH MAY, VUW SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE / 17:30 DRINKS / 18:00 LECTURE

Kerstin is the director of Melbourne based architecture, landscape and urban design practice Kerstin Thompson Architects. The studio’s projects of varying scale “pursue the poetic possibilities of architecture rendered through an overall site vision that orchestrates a complementary organisation of landform, interiors, structures and services to achieve a multidimensional and sustainable environment.”

To mark her appointment as a Teaching Fellow at the School of Architecture, Kerstin will present her body of work, and with reference to her experiences as an Adjunct Professor at RMIT, discuss relationships between the production and teaching of architecture.

WWW.KERSTINTHOMPSON.COM

Posted on 1st May 2009
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Video of the Week XIII: algorithmic architecture

Design for a hotel in Wellington, New Zealand using algorithmic architecture generated in Max Script, from 2007 by VUW student Daniel Davis… I’ll leave the commentary up to you this time…

Posted on 1st May 2009
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