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Shifting sands at Oriental Bay

posted 11.19 in news.

Oriental Bay 1959

In the past 100 years the “rotunda” at Wellington’s Oriental Bay has been buffeted not just by wild seas, but also the less predictable winds of change. Shifting needs, mores, and economies have seen the structure reinvented several times, and it’s about to happen all over again.

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Auckland's waterside standoff

posted 06.10 in news.

It’s been a mess from the start. Last year hundreds of designers provided proposals for Queen Street Wharf based on a half-baked design brief provided at the last minute. The brief underlined the importance of keeping at least one of the...

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Diller visits the Highline

posted 02.10 in news.

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Arsenal 1, Yale 0, Melb -1

posted 10.09 in news.

Arsenal’s old ground in London has been renovated into a housing complex. Allies and Morrison incorporated the old grandstands and planted the pitch. Clever. Yale’s Seeley Mudd Library, built in 1982 and designed by Roth and Moore...

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The Ecological Age

posted 07.09 in resources.

arup & the ecological age

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posted 11.08 in resources.

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