raising the issues of good design in our built environment since 1946

An association of architects, planners, urbanists and the those who believe how our cities are crafted has a material impact on our quality of life.

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The Collection

“Something in the way of a home”. Demonstration house built by the Architectural Centre Inc. at Karori Wellington. Photographed by an unknown photographer on 12 September 1949. ATL Collection Ref.: PAColl-0785-1-175-01.

people who believe that good and decent living in our modem world must be consciously planned for; that good planning means good design, in large things and in small; that good design rests ultimately on need and purpose.