A guide here for any architecture – private and public – but particularly where the building is in the public realm. Does it Pay to Invest in Good Architecture? The Case of ‘The Iceberg‘ in Aarhus, Denmark.
One Hundred Ways To Read A City. If you haven’t read this yet, go get a copy. A great personal account of the Canterbury quakes, of devastation, of community responses and of the rebuild process from Fiona Farrell.
We had a successful meeting with Grey Power in October. The audience provided engaged attentive critique of matters we raised about southern Stafford Street and how to make it better. We heard from building owners, business owners, shoppers and residents about what they see as things that need attention to make it a better place in which to work, live and play. Timaru Herald report here…
TURN made a submission to Timaru District Council on the Bayhill Developments proposal for the Hydro Grand site. Most people who have made comment about our submission will have relied solely on the headline and report in the Timaru Herald when criticizing our stand. When asked, many said they had not read the developers application either. Continue reading
At last some good news for owners of heritage buildings.
Heritage New Zealand says the Government’s new financial support scheme assisting private owners of significant earthquake prone buildings is a positive and important step in ensuring public safety, helping retain special heritage places and boosting regional economies. Continue reading