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Canterbury: The Latest Architecture and News

The King’s School International College / Walters & Cohen Architects

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Roshan / Mostaghim & Associates

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Canterbury, Australia

New Boarding Accommodation at The King’s School / Walters & Cohen

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Proctor and Matthews Architects Releases Plans for Residential Development in Canterbury

Proctor and Matthews Architects have released its plans for 140 homes in the first development phase of Mountfield Park, a major urban extension of Canterbury, England as a 21st-century garden city.

Inspired by the local landscape and vernacular forms, namely nearby courtyard farms and the site’s existing landscape of hops fields and fruit orchards, this first phase of the development will feature six residential clusters with houses interconnected around an orchard landscape. These clusters will be configured as a series of stepped terraces, in response to the site’s topography.

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25 of New Zealand's Best Buildings Receive 2015 Canterbury Awards

With a record number of entries, the 2015 Canterbury Awards, organized by the New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA), honored 25 Canterbury-based designs spanning 10 categories. The esteemed awards recognize and promote projects that are exceptionally sensitive to both their environment and occupants. Prevalent in this year's awards was the theme of rebuilding, as several projects were realized despite earthquakes impeding their construction, resulting in innovative designs that adapted to the unforeseen setbacks.

Among 2015's top recipients are Warren and Mahoney with six awards, and Sheppard & Rout and Athfield Architects, whose work garnered four and three honors, respectively. All of the winning projects will compete for the NZIA's highest recognition in the awards program, the New Zealand Architecture Awards, to be announced in early November. See the full list of winning projects after the break.

Isaac Theatre Royal / Warren and Mahoney. Image © Stephen Goodenough and Dawid WisnicwskiChristchurch Eye Surgery Clinic / Wilson & Hill Architects . Image © Stephen GoodenoughTe Kete Ika – Dining Hall & Kitchen Redevelopment / Sheppard & Rout. Image © Peter CuiYoung Hunter House / Sheppard & Rout. Image © Peter Cui+ 26

Call for Entries: Ideas to Remember

The series of earthquakes that began on 4 September 2010 altered the Canterbury landscape and had a huge impact on the people. Now it’s time to create a place to remember.

Redcliffs House / MAP Architects

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Architects: MAP Architects Location: Redcliffs, Christchurch, New Zealand Design Team: Andrew Watson, Mark Bennetts Project Year: 2010 Project Area: 200 sqm Photographs: Lisa Gane

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New Marlowe Theatre / Keith Williams Architects

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Canterbury, United Kingdom

School Of Arts In Canterbury / Hawkins\Brown

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  • Architects: Hawkins\Brown
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  2500
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2009