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Architectural Centre "Manifesto for Housing" Launched

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 9:13 am | The Architectural Centre

21 August 2017 - The Architectural Centre have released their "Manifesto for Housing," asking the political parties to adopt it in the lead up to the election. More >>

Wellington's Gordon Wilson Flats Remain Heritage Listed

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 8:39 am | The Architectural Centre

The Architectural Centre is thrilled that the Environment Court has upheld our appeal against Plan Change 81 which proposed to delist the heritage building Gordon Wilson Flats in order to facilitate its demolition. More >>

Architectural Centre 70th anniversary awards

Monday, 25 July 2016, 11:18 am | The Architectural Centre

To commemorate their 70th anniversary on the 23rd July, the Architectural Centre announced a number of awards at its 70th birthday party this evening (22 July 2016) at Wellington Museum. The awards recognised many in the architectural and design ... More >>

Architectural Centre pleased Basin flyover will not be built

Friday, 4 September 2015, 3:13 pm | The Architectural Centre

The Architectural Centre warmly welcomes NZTA's decision not to appeal the High Court Basin Bridge decision. The NZTA's decision will be appreciated by the many individuals and community groups who have strongly voiced opinions opposing the flyover. More >>

Architectural Centre welcomes High Court decision on Basin

Saturday, 22 August 2015, 10:27 am | The Architectural Centre

The Architectural Centre welcomes the High Court decision endorsing the Basin Bridge Board of Inquiry's decision which declined the NZTA's proposal to build a flyover at the Basin Reserve. More >>

Architectural Centre supports NZ First on Wgtn Light Rail

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 10:38 am | The Architectural Centre

On Friday Denis O'Rourke, New Zealand First Spokesperson for Transport, promoted better public transport options in a media release. He asserted that: “In New Zealand’s three largest cities, as in many other parts of the world, there are very significant ... More >>

"Holding hands" will not be enough

Monday, 25 August 2014, 9:28 am | The Architectural Centre

Friday's DominionPost (22 August: ) reported that the region's mayors and representatives of the NZTA are to meet this week to hold hands and "discuss their next steps after a board of inquiry declined ... More >>

Council's Report on Basin Alternatives is Deeply Flawed

Tuesday, 19 March 2013, 10:51 am | The Architectural Centre

ARCHITECTURAL CENTRE MEDIA RELEASE 18 March 2013 Council's Report on Basin Alternatives is Deeply Flawed More >>

Option X Now The Most Economic Option For Basin

Tuesday, 25 September 2012, 8:54 am | The Architectural Centre

Architectural Centre Media Release 24 September 2012 Option X Now The Most Economic Option For Basin The Architectural Centre says that lengthening the Memorial Park tunnel and building Option X will be cheaper than NZTA's proposed Option A. "The ... More >>

Tunnel + flyover is a silly option for the Basin Reserve

Thursday, 20 September 2012, 12:17 pm | The Architectural Centre

With the digging for the Memorial Park Tunnel due to commence, following the imminent enacting of the National War Memorial Park (Pukeahu) Empowering Bill, it is time to relook at NZTA's proposal for the Basin Reserve. More >>

Flyover will cut city like knife

Friday, 17 August 2012, 1:17 pm | The Architectural Centre

The news today that NZTA is proposing Option A is no surprise, but equally demonstrates that the Transport Agency has failed to shift its thinking following the government's announcement that it is committed to creating a National Memorial Park worthy of ... More >>

ArchitecturalCentre:Wellingtonians, tell NZTA what you think

Monday, 22 August 2011, 1:59 pm | The Architectural Centre

Friday (26th August) is the final day for submissions about the Wellington segment of the Roads of National Significance (RoNS) project. "These projects will have a huge impact on the face of Wellington for years to come" said Architectural Centre ... More >>

Memorial Park is worth investing in

Friday, 12 August 2011, 3:28 pm | The Architectural Centre

The Architectural Centre is pleased to present an independent estimate for Option X. Option X is an alternative to the NZTA Overpass proposal. Option X locates State Highway in a tunnel under Buckle Street creating a better quality Memorial Park, ... More >>

Basin Grandstand will only amplify Urban Design Problems

Thursday, 21 July 2011, 4:40 pm | The Architectural Centre

Today's announcement that NZTA will buy off the cricketers at the Basin with $11 million of grandstand is an irresponsible act according Wellington's Architectural Centre. "One of the biggest problems at the Basin is the inward looking nature of ... More >>

Inner City Urban Development

Tuesday, 5 February 2002, 10:50 am | The Architectural Centre

An urban park should be part of any plans for a parcel of land in central Wellington accumulated by the WCC. The Architectural Centre sees an opportunity for a partnership between private development and public authority. More >>