Beyond the State - NZ State Houses from Modest to Modern
Beyond the State - NZ State Houses from Modest to Modern -
As part of the our 'Active Hand of
Government' series for 2014, we present Bill McKay, Senior
Lecturer, School of Architecture and Planning, speaking to
his new publication.
Bill is a remarkable advocate for a
livable Auckland built on heritage values and respect for
what we did and got right already.
In a town with a brief
history, we have sadly, demolished so much already and
forgotten the values and qualities that drove, for example
the state house neighbourhoods that have been such a central
place in the fabric of the city.
This book reminds us of
the incredible value, values and design that went into these
endeavors joining together the aspirations of governments,
builders and citizens.
• Date: Tuesday 22nd April,
• Venue: Case Room 3. (Level ‘0’,
Owen Glen Building University of
It will help our planning if you register here.
Parking available under
the OGB building.
Parking access will not be available
after6pm. It means you can enter up to this time and leave
with your swipe card but entry will be stopped at 6pm. Be
there early before the doors are
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