2010 Southern Architecture Awards – NZ Institute of Architects

### ODT Online Sat, 20 Nov 2010
Opera house cited in architecture awards
By Nigel Benson
The redeveloped Oamaru Opera House has been praised in the 2010 Southern Architecture Awards. The project by William Ross Architects was commended in the public architecture category of the awards, which were announced yesterday. The awards are organised by the New Zealand Institute of Architects.
The judges were Queenstown architect Michael Wyatt, Dunedin architectural graduate Hannah Sharp, Dunedin heritage consultant Elizabeth Kerr and Dunedin architect Chris Doudney.
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### ODT Online Sat, 20 Nov 2010
PM praises NHNZ during opening
By Dene Mackenzie
Prime Minister John Key proved to be in top form when he yesterday opened NHNZ’s new headquarters in Dunedin. Mr Key told the audience it was a special day for him to be in Dunedin, as it was two years ago to the day that his Government was sworn in.
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Selection of award winning entries from the jury tour in Queenstown Lakes district (snapshots).

██ NZIA 2010 Southern Architecture Awards – winners information, citations and more photos at NZIA website

Post and images by Elizabeth Kerr


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9 responses to “2010 Southern Architecture Awards – NZ Institute of Architects

  1. Fantastic pics, lovely use of wood and glass!

    I love the old out house pic!

    • Elizabeth

      Paul, one thing the Queenstown Lakes District Plan ‘invites’ is the use of a limited building material and colour palette, for landscape reasons (to put it informally) – these and other photos taken show how this isn’t an inhibitor for accomplished contemporary architectural design by registered architects.

      Obviously, a range of budgets – the first two photos are of ‘Te Kaitaka’ (Lake Wanaka district – remote). Design by Stevens Lawson Architects. Some of the houses we visited for judging were in the +$3 million range.

  2. Calvin Oaten

    Elizabeth, how could you pick a residence in the 21st century with an outside toilet? Shame on you!

  3. Elizabeth

    QT Haus, Queenstown (bottom two photos) by architects Sue Hillery and Richard Priest features on the cover of Urbis (Issue 58), with more page 112. Designed for a Sydney-based family.

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