Archive for the ‘Heritage Buildings’ Category

My favourite modernist building … Bulls Water Tower

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

It’s not my favourite structure, not by a long shot, but I have some affection for it as my first long-term encounter with modern architecture. (more…)

Te Urewera National Park Visitor Centre – Aniwaniwa

Thursday, August 25th, 2016


Do we care enough about New Zealand’s architectural heritage?


So why is modernism so important?

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

So why modernism is important? (more…)

My favourite modernist building … Cashmere Community Centre

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Cashmere Community Centre

I grew up with the commissioning, construction and early life of the Cashmere Community Centre (more…)

My favourite modernist building … Puaka-James Hight and Matariki

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

In a culture that favours surface over substance, and visual sensation over bodily sensation, (more…)

My favourite modernist building … Toronto City Hall (TCH)

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

As I have not had much of a chance to spend time with many of my favourite Modernist projects of all time … (more…)

My favourite modernist building … PSA Tower

Sunday, August 21st, 2016

I’ve really struggled with this little task (more…)