John Holmwood mural at risk..

A large and unique mural attributed to Auckland artist John Holmwood is at risk..

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Gerald Melling: Architect (1943 – 2012)

It was very sad to note the passing of acclaimed architect Gerald Melling just before Christmas (22 Dec ) 2012.

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Thanks from Lost Property

To all those that have made contact, and selflessly added to the sites background knowledge. The information on a wide range of architects and buildings is slowly being assembled, some of which will feature in an upcoming Architecture Week exhibition – (Depot Gallery 24th Sept – 6th Oct) though most will filter on to the website over the next few months as we get time.

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Long Live “Christchurch Modern”

Still the best (and only.?) modern architectural blog in the South Island…A paradise of homes.    

 Some wonderful new houses have appeared over the last shaky couple of months.! The ‘Langley house’ in Michael Ave by Warren & Mahoney being a standout. Almost too many to mention.. plus the Peter Beaven interview..!!

Thanks Matt for all the fab stuff and keep up the Good Work.!!

Lost Property Blog – By Greg Smith

Welcome to Lost Property…

Friday 15th Oct saw the official book launch (and opening of ‘the Group Architects’ exhibition) at the Gus Fisher Gallery in Shortland St. The book (edited by Julia Gatley) contains a wealth of material about the practice, from early beginnings through to later period works of Wilson Juriss, etc..

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