Tag: Te Aro Park

  • Making porridge pancakes: Te Aro Park

    I haven’t been down to the container exhibition of WCC’s Wellington 2040 vision, but am looking forward to doing so soon. What I have seen is the recent post over on¬†EyeoftheFish, which gives us a sneak preview of a small part of the type of outcome that might be expected to emerge from that vision:…

  • Manners Mall submission

    The Architectural Centre has made the following submission : Manners Mall Carpark on the WCC’s proposal’s for the redevelopment of Manner’s Mall. As you may note from the written and drawn information, we were very much less than impressed. We are calling for the WCC to scrap the current scheme owing to its predominate use…

  • Wind, billowing skirts, and Italian property investors…

    Despite being talked up by hardy locals and the odd poet (and I mean odd), one of Wellington’s least endearing qualities is the incessant wind.¬†The Encyclopedia of Chicago, that other famous Windy City, even attempts to shed the notion of Chicago being particular windy (in the climatic sense), by evoking: Wellington, New Zealand, where it…