Posts Tagged ‘Bill Alington’

Karori Teachers College: VUW public meeting

Sunday, March 5th, 2017

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Tomorrow night (Monday 6 March) is another public meeting about the fate of the VUW Karori Campus.  (more…)

My favourite modernist building … Alington House

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

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I last went to the Alington house (Karori, 1962) 20 years ago as part of the Architectural Centre’s 50th Anniversary. (more…)

My favourite modernist building … the Farnsworth House

Saturday, September 3rd, 2016

Farnsworth House

The Farnsworth House in Southern Illinois by architect Ludwig Mies van der  Rohe is for me a clear, quiet statement of Modernist architecture. (more…)

My favourite modernist building … Bulls Water Tower

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

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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…)

My favourite modernist building … Gordon Wilson Flats

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Exterior view, state flats, The Terrace, Wellington

There are precious few examples of authentic modernist buildings in the Wellington region. (more…)

Gordon Wilson Memorial Flats | 320 The Terrace

Friday, December 18th, 2015

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The Gordon Wilson Flats on The Terrace are under threat, (more…)

The End of an Era

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Last Thursday (23rd July 2009) saw the end of an era as Bill Alington had his official farewell from teaching at the School of Architecture at Victoria University

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