Tag: architect

Macrotermes

Macrotermes

As a child Boris had spent hours constructing elaborate ‘houses’ out of playing cards. He slipped cards into the pages of books to provide sound …

 

Looking up

Looking up

When I was a kid I used to come to Wellington and look up at the big buildings and wonder what it was like from …

 

Trk!

Trk!

Other than the bright blue skies on those magical clear days, Wellington is not a brightly coloured city. That’s not to say that the …

 

363 – New geometries

363 – New geometries

Wellington provides some exquisite contrasts between the natural landforms – the hills and harbour, and the man-made architecture and engineering. Add in some art, and …

 

269 – Close the pod doors, HAL

269 – Close the pod doors, HAL

There are the faint echoes of Strauss about the foyer of the Wellington City Council buildings in the evening. There should be a black, light …

 

262 – Holding our breath

262 – Holding our breath

With what kind of voice         would the spider cry in the autumn wind? — Basho For the moment, not even a breeze – while …

 

140 – Looking up

140 – Looking up

Your life will be no better than the plans you make, and the action you take. You are the architect and builder of your own …