Photo Credit: COCA Christchurch architectural gem, COCA Art Gallery recently reopened after a substantial post-earthquake refurbishment. Their opening exhibition is really entertaining, and looks fantastic in the space.
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Sir Ian Athfield’s passing was remembered in January by staff and ex-staff up at the house/office at Amritsar St, Wellington. Through ingenious architectural engineering, the space capsule version of the top of Ath’s tower was manoeuvred into place halfway down the hill. Zac eulogised. We sang songs. It was great.
1. Personality. Meet them in person. How well do they communicate? Is there a rapport between you? Do they talk about their ideas in a way you can readily understand? Do they fill you with confidence? 2. Design. Look at their work. But more importantly, visit one of their buildings. Do you like it? […]
Here’s one from our archives. A private entertainment facility on the outskirts of Martinborough, built in 2006. Featuring a cellar with recycled brick vaults and a cinema with leather wall panels, contrasted against a plastered interior with recycled timber posts and beams. The exterior is concrete blockwork construction with stone cladding. Thanks to Justin Wright and Earl Rutherford […]
Progress on Kenepuru Cabin continues apace. With excavation complete and profiles in place, the builder is placing the poles and getting ready to construct the floor. It won’t be long before the clients can fully appreciate their new view of the Sound.
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It’s December and we’re all thinking “Is it already that time of year?”. After an incredible 2015 and with interesting new projects on the horizon, we are stepping away from the studio for a quick spot of rest and regeneration. The practice will be closed for Christmas and the New Year from 24th December to 11th January. We wish everyone a great summer holiday […]
New York – Spring Street The High Line Recently I visited North America on a speaking tour for the university that spanned […]
As Architect in Residence at University of Canterbury, the inaugural delivery of my Masters Course on Integrated Design has now been completed. It was a pleasure to teach a class of highly motivated engineering post-grads. We were also lucky to have so many professionals involved, giving guest lectures and participating in one of the assignments. The […]
Kenepuru Sound: This small cabin is now under construction, with foundations and floor framing due to be in place before Christmas. So long as the builders don’t spend too much time fishing, completion is expected late April 2016.