There are many buildings that the Architectural Centre has championed the cause of over the years, but for me there are two that stand out from the rest. They are Old St Paul’s Cathedral in Thorndon, and the Public Trust building in Lambton Quay. Coincidentally, recently I went to Old St Paul’s for the funeral of Russell Walden, a former Associate Professor of the School of Architecture here at Victoria University, and on the way there I passed by the Public Trust building: and marveled again at its beauty.
The Arch Centre was founded to raise discussion and encourage thinking about architectural issues and education, and has recently celebrated their 67th birthday (having been founded in 1946). Read More