No Place Like Home

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When presented with the opportunity to rebuild the home of an elderly woman after it was destroyed in the Canterbury earthquakes, ADNZ member Peter Wynyard took a unique approach to design an inspiring and contemporary home.

Designer Profile – Brent Alexander

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ADNZ members are diverse in their experiences, with many having worked in a number of different fields before embarking on a career in architectural design.

This week, Defign sat down with ADNZ member Brent Alexander to hear all about his design journey.

Further Enticement

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Next week, ADNZ will welcome Robert McBride and Debbie Ryan, from internationally acclaimed Melbourne Architectural studio McBride Charles Ryan, to deliver a series of seminars around New Zealand.

They'll be sharing insights on a selection of their projects, and this week they gave Defign a sneak peek into some of the public and commercial work they’ll be discussing.

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A Natural Leader

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The Canterbury earthquakes resulted in the region losing much of its best architecture, including a large number of private homes.

Many architects and architectural designers lost some of their best work - their legacy. This week Defign sat down with ADNZ member Cymon Allfrey to hear about his work in the shaky city.