Earthquake Prone Beauties

My friend Andy Spain, an architectural photographer, has recently begun a project to document all the Earthquake Prone Buildings in Wellington, to reflect on the fragility of these buildings and how easily they could lost. To help me choose which of Andy’s beautiful shots to display below, I have chosen buildings which are not only…

A prominent marker of an alternative vision: the Gordon Wilson Flats

Urban historian Ben Schrader has been vocal in his support for Wellington’s Gordon Wilson Flats. His research into the social history of the building supported the Architectural Centre’s appeal against removing the heritage status of the Gordon Wilson Flats from the Wellington District Plan, which would have facilitated the building’s demolition. His work has shown…

Erskine #3

The beautiful chapel at Erskine College has been cordoned off this week (as pictured above) because a new engineering report written