Archive for the ‘HOUSING’ Category

Housing Manifesto

Monday, August 21st, 2017

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After the success of our 2006 Manifesto for Architecture, written to mark our 60th anniversary, we have this year, in the spirit of an election year with a strong focus on housing needs, launched the Architectural Centre’s Manifesto for Housing.   (more…)

Planners’ Screw-ups

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Ever wondered why the terminal is on the wrong side of the runway? (more…)

Demolition by ignorance?

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

On Saturday morning (10 September 2016) on The Nation, the Social Housing Minister, Paula Bennett, claimed that she was doing everything “humanly possible” (more…)

Architecture Week Event: Thursday 22 September

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NEW DREAMLAND: A panel discussion Mark Southcombe (VUW) and Ian Shearer, chaired by Christine McCarthy (President, Architectural Centre)

Cars have never made good houses

Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Ten years ago there were no beggars on the streets of Wellington.  (more…)

Wellington Mayoral Candidates Respond

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
ARCHITECTURAL CENTRE: 2016 questions for Wellington mayoral candidates. (more…)

Affordable (cost-effective sustainable) housing

Friday, September 9th, 2016

Unaffordable dwellings do not have the following characteristics: (more…)