Old High Court back in action

In a rare piece of good heritage news following the November earthquake, Wellington’s historic High Court building, in Stout Street, has been pressed back into service. It is a Category One listed building, which went through a lengthy multi-million dollar restoration project ending in 2010, at the same time as the new Supreme Court building was being built next…

Adaptive Reuse

How better to celebrate the weekend than a shiny, pretty example of adaptive reuse?  The future of many heritage buildings relies on clever architects providing clever solutions for buildings that no longer have a use in their old form.  Not only does it save many buildings, but it is a much more environmentally friendly solution than…