Posts Tagged ‘Karori’

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…)

ICI House: 61 Molesworth Street

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Stephenson and Turner‘s elegant Imperial Chemical Industries (I.C.I.) House now stands in doubt, (more…)

My favourite modernist building … Alington House

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

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

Wellington Mayoral Candidates Respond

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

Maori Architecture

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

Those of you with sharp eyes, or even sharp ears, will have seen, or heard, of Deidre Brown’s new book Maori Architecture. (more…)

Site Visit: Einhorn & Toomath houses

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

Click on the invitation for a larger image.

Just when the Modernist house becomes cool again (in terms of contemporary retro-modernist design at least), owners of the actual Modernist houses can’t wait to get out of theirs (actually, its not quite that simple) – giving us all aĀ chanceĀ to view and perhaps make aĀ purchaseĀ of authenticĀ architecturally-designed heritage.Ā  Ditch your villa/bungalow pretensions and (for a night at least) come and check out ‘design for living’ at the Einhorn and Renwick Houses … see you there!! (more…)

Black House site visit

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009