Posts Tagged ‘Gordon Wilson Flats’

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…)

Wellington Mayoral Candidates Respond

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

My favourite modernist building … state houses

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

The state houses of the First Labour Government (1935-1949) are justly famous (more…)

Can ugly buildings be heritage?

Saturday, September 3rd, 2016

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

My favourite modernist building … Villa Savoye

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

Modern Memories by MM

United Planets Cruiser C57-D - Forbidden Planet

My earliest memory of modern architecture was watching a reel-to-reel movie in an old pre-fab at intermediate. (more…)

My favourite modernist building … Symonds St Flats, Auckland

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

I first discovered the elegant curve of the Symonds St Flats in the early 1980s (more…)

My favourite modernist building … Ohakuri Hydro Power Station

Sunday, August 28th, 2016

Ohakuri Hydro Power Station

The modernist building that stands out for me is the Ohakuri hydro power station (more…)