Ian athfield, left, with peter stutchbury teaching an architecture foundation australia master class. Mostly, the book is meticulous, scholarly but not university bookish. View in gallery view in gallery view in gallery view in gallery view in gallery view in gallery view in gallery view in. Architecture books life of an architect life of an architect. Ian athfield, whom everyone calls ath, is 72 this year and probably our bestknown architect since miles warren. Apr 20, 2011 some books leave an impression and change the way you think about certain things. Dec 26, 20 image 39 of 41 from gallery of takapuna house athfield architects.
New zealand memorial in london ministry for culture and. Auckland libraries heritage images over 100,000 images from the photograph and map collections of sir george grey special collections. My only gripe is that his influence has not been greater, and that too many bad buildings were constructed even after he started to get successful, perhaps those abominations will be destroyed in honour of work such as his. Katya gibb architect athfield architects ltd linkedin. Discusses the need for the potter and the building designer to understand what each is doing and not compete. View latest articles, news and information about what happened to sir ian athfield, new zealand architect, that died on friday january 16th 2015at age 74. Athfield won an international competition in 1975 to design housing for 140,000 squatters in manila, in the philippines, yet. His installation book for architects is a two channel video installation, juxtaposing still images of buildings, cities and rooms across two perpendicular walls from iconic skylines to back corridors, hotel lobbies to emergency housing. Feb, 2014 new zealandbased architectural firm athfield architects has designed the takapuna house. Dec 23, 20 built by athfield architects in, new zealand with date 20.
Nov 24, 20 harding house is a home designed by athfield architects, and located in wellington, new zealand. Biography of trevor watt, athfield architects limited. Over the last halfcentury the practice has pioneered a sustainable approach to architecture through a strikingly wide and original range of work from urban masterplans, to public infrastructure, civic and cultural buildings, offices and workplaces, and private housing. Waitakere civic centre by architectus and athfield architects. Lindsay johnston i am writing this on a flight back to australia from wellington, having just attended aths funeral at amritsar, his mountainside village on the hill overlooking the sea what a send off. A practical guide to implementing the rules of the unitary plan. Completed in 20, this contemporary project is located in takapuna beach, new zealand. Architects athfield architects ltd is the firm started by wellknown architect ian athfield. Athfield architects auckland, 478 karangahape road, newton, auckland.
Nick is an architect for unstudio based in amsterdam, having previously worked for athfield architects in wellington, new zealand. Megan is a landscape architect with over 20 years of experience. In 1968 he was a principal partner in setting up athfield architects with ian dickson and graeme john. Built by athfield architects in, new zealand with date 20. Ian athfield interview 23 june 2012 part 1 of 4 duration. May 17, 20 athfield architects is a fabulous document of one of new zealands most inventive architects. Our work explores the texture, substance, and tactility embodied in materials and construction techniques, often resulting in surprising solutions that capture the collective spirit and. Subcategories this category has the following 4 subcategories, out of 4 total. As the trajectory uncovered by this book demonstrates, though, a genuinely transformative impact sometimes requires getting your hands dirty with the messy business of building a stance that our 21st century idealists often seem unwilling, or unable, to adopt. The library subsequently became the responsibility of athfield architects, who provided full architectural and interior design services and coordinated all other subconsultants. Books loom large for architects books that endeavor to talk about architecture, books that are a source of inspiration, a forum for polemics, an expression of dreams, wishful thinking and so much more.
This is a collection of books about architecture, why architecture matters, and what its like to be an architect. The design for auckland and design for places sections are now live. Saturday morning for saturday 23 june 2012 saturday. Athfield architects limited architects in christchurch. Athfield architects auckland, 478 karangahape road, newton. Designed by architectus in association with athfield architects, waitakere civic centre is also the realization of the. Below youll find some frequently asked questions about new services available in the central city and other general information about how you can use our libraries. View jeffrey jiangs profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. It is a symbol both of our common heritage and of new zealands distinct identity. Mar 14, 2012 biography of trevor watt, athfield architects limited pdf, 1 pages, 0. See who you know at athfield architects ltd, leverage your professional network, and get hired. Athfield architects limited is a cross disciplinary community of talented individuals who collaborate to produce outstanding architecture, urban design, landscapes, and interiors. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. The closure of our central library building affected our citys library services.
Jun 23, 2012 ian and clare athfield have been running one of new zealands most celebrated architectural practices for over four decades. Architecture projects from athfield architects, an architecture office firm centered around. Jeffrey jiang architectural graduate athfield architects. Athfield architects ltd, architectural designers, in. Paula ryan winter fashion launch karen jordan style, nelson p h o t o g r a p h y b y a n a g a l l o way. It was a comparatively timeconsuming job, with large sheets having to be run through a barrel printer to absorb ammonia and thus create duplicates. Athfield architects, julia gatley, auckland university press 2012. Jun 27, 2014 his installation book for architects is a two channel video installation, juxtaposing still images of buildings, cities and rooms across two perpendicular walls from iconic skylines to back corridors, hotel lobbies to emergency housing. Jan 19, 2015 sir ian athfield, one of new zealands most renowned and influential architects, has died aged 74 the founder of the wellingtonbased athfield architects limited was best known for his asymetrical, unconventional residential designs and for great civic structures wellington city library, the new dowse museum, christchurch civic centre. This project is actually composed of three separate homes all built using the same guiding principles.
Sir ian athfield new zealand architect dead at age 74. The residence of local architect ian athfield sprawls like a medieval town down a khandallah hill. Architecture on high, by julia gatley auckland university press, isbn 9781869405915, and in the exhibition of the same name which julia has curated in association with ian for city gallery wellington 22 june to 7 october. He also began colouring the firms presentation drawings.
Level 2 26 lorne street auckland 1010 po box 68060 wellesley street auckland 1141. See the complete profile on linkedin and discover jeffreys connections and jobs at similar companies. Wolfgang tillmans on his book for architects uncube. Suggests that there is more scope for the use of pottery in buildings and that potters should do. Events on the occasion of the exhibition book for architects architects write books, read books, love books and collect books. Claim athfield architects limited to add contact info, photos and more. Architecture books life of an architect life of an. Available formats biography of trevor watt, athfield architects limited pdf, 1 pages, 0. Some books leave an impression and change the way you think about certain things. View jess smales profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. Architecture on high, by julia gatley auckland university press, isbn 9781869405915, and in the exhibition of the same name which julia has curated. Photograph by paul mccredie university architecture library architecture education architecture school architecture residential architecture interior architecture conceptual model architecture atrium design hospital design. Showing results 117 of 17 for athfield architects, buildings.
The library was part of the original design brief for the civic square undertaken by athfield architects limited, stephenson and turner nz limited and craig craig moller. Exhibition book for architects gta institute for the. Athfield architects ltd, interior design, christchurch city. Waitakere civic centre serves as a green community and transportation hub.
To ensure that athfield architects ltd can respond to your email, please ensure you provide all appropriate contact details. The design process, design thinking and resources sections will launch in february 2015. Use databases to find material in the university of auckland librarys collection of books, journals, theses, television programmes and conference proceedings. Registered member, new zealand institute of landscape architects nzila new zealand arts foundation laureate megan is a landscape architect with over 20 years of experience. For over half a century athfield architects have reshaped new zealand architecture. By magaly nov 24, 20 harding house is a home designed by athfield architects, and located in wellington, new zealand. Jon first joined athfield architects limited in 2000. Athfield architects sir ian charles athfield knzm 15 july 1940 16 january 2015 was a new zealand architect. He was born in christchurch and graduated from the university of auckland in 1963 with a diploma of architecture.
This film examines the philosophy, early achievements and frustrations of one of new zealands most innovative architects, ian athfield. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to. Fictional architects in movies database by giorgio scianca 2019. Sir ian athfield, one of new zealands most renowned and influential architects, has died aged 74 the founder of the wellingtonbased athfield architects limited was best known for his asymetrical, unconventional residential designs and for great civic structures wellington city library, the new dowse museum, christchurch civic centre athfields work and that of his practice has had. Biography of trevor watt, athfield architects limited, provided for the hearing on new building technologies.
See what employees say its like to work at athfield architects. When i was on my sabbatical last year i was fortunate to spend some time with him and his lovely. The result is a collection of packages which respect the landscape and local scale of the environment. Their highprofile work in wellington and christchurch includes having designed the wellington city. Sir ian charles athfield knzm 15 july 1940 16 january 2015 was a new zealand architect. Athfield architects ltd, architectural designers, in khandallah. That same year he joined structon group architects, and he became a partner in 1965. This lavishly illustrated and well written book does him proud. Waitakere civic centre serves as a green community and transportation hub waitakeres civic centre is a model for community civics and encompasses more than just offices for city leaders.
Their work is celebrated in the new book, athfield architects. Athfield architects page 1 of 1 items national library. Architect athfield before he achieved worldwide fame as an actor, sam neill directed documentary films for the national film unit. Thre is here in this investment a fantastically, preserved record of 200 athfield architects projects since the 60s. The homes spectacular views are more than matched by its rich interior, brimming with a variety of decorative accessories and works of art that add personality and character. The new zealand memorial in londons hyde park corner commemorates the enduring bonds between new zealand and the united kingdom, and our shared sacrifice during times of war. Throughout the years, the team at athfield architects has reshaped new zealand architecture, from wellingtons civic square to jade stadium. Project index over the last 50 years our practice has developed architecture driven by the relationship of people to each other and to mass, space, and shelter. Rob wilson talked to tillmans about the work and his ongoing relationship with architecture.
Nov 30, 2011 ian athfield central library architect wclchannel. Renowned for his originality, athfield is one of wellingtons most celebrated architects. Athfield architects is a new zealand architecture firm established by sir ian athfield. Selfaware cities, written by nick roberts is published today. All of these books are worth adding to your library, even if you arent an architect. Athfield architects ltd 0 to ensure that athfield architects ltd can respond to your email, please ensure you provide all appropriate contact details.747 1388 272 1521 387 34 443 805 312 1188 892 540 193 654 948 244 1080 1251 1053 211 226 360 1377 738 1282 964 595 938 1306 412 1459 950 1006 1098 1310 786 758 588 462 260 413 241