Posts Tagged ‘Brutalism’

Karori Teachers College: VUW public meeting

Sunday, March 5th, 2017


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

Can ugly buildings be heritage?

Saturday, September 3rd, 2016

This question responds to the idea that ugliness (more…)

My favourite modernist building … Computer Centre (Stage One), University of Canterbury

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Completed Computer Centre view from University Drive - 1968

Stage One of the University’s Computer Centre (now known as Angus Tait, Hall & McKenzie, 1965-66) is a building that I have long enjoyed (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 … Centre Point

Sunday, August 14th, 2016


Most visitors to London will have come across Centre Point in their travels (more…)

My favourite modernist building … the Cricketers’ Arms Tavern

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Cricketer’s Arms Tavern, cnr Tory & Vivian Streets (1962-68/1968-70) (more…)

My favourite modernist building … The Barbican

Saturday, August 6th, 2016

Naming a favourite building is always a tricky question to answer, (more…)