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Idealog—in the ideas business

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Design

Weekly Chew: Mary Gordon does away with dated medical clinic design

To call Mary Gordon’s professional career thus far eclectic is somewhat of an understatement. In previous incarnations, Gordon has donned a number of hats including AMP business manager, chief executive of architectural firm ASA Crone (which she rebranded to ... More …



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Design

From destruction comes this artistic fundraiser

What can you do with the shattered pieces of plates and glass left in the wake of the Christchurch earthquake? A collaborative effort between retail advertising agency Hotfoot, the Restaurant Association of New Zealand, Christchurch artist Donna Steel, Pataka Pottery ... More …




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Design

What does it take to be a creative influencer?

Written and directed by Paul Rojanathara and Davis Johnson, 'Influencers: How trends & creativity become contagious', looks at how influential creatives in New York—from the realms of advertising, design, fashion and entertainment—are shaping today's pop culture. Watch it ... More …


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Architecture

Architecture so compelling, you can almost smell it

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A design that incorporates a slaughterhouse, a meat preparation area and restaurant—all housed under one roof—has won the 2010 New Zealand Institute of Architects Graphisoft Student Design Award, pocketing a handy $5,000.00 prize. More …


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Urban Design/Infrastructure

What’s the economic value of Auckland’s waterfront redevelopment?

For the Auckland region, it’s $4.29 billion by 2040, according to a new PricewaterhouseCoopers study commissioned by public agency Sea+City Projects and released by Minister of Transport, Steven Joyce. And what of its projected social and environmental ... More …


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Design

Picture perfect creativity

Here’s your chance to swim in an ocean of creativity. WWF-New Zealand has launched a competition that seeks to harvest the creative juices of New Zealanders in a way that demonstrates a passion for Enzed’s mighty oceans. The ... More …


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Architecture

Sustainability turns modular

Two “friendly rivals” in the bespoke architecturally designed end of the sustainable home market have teamed up to create a range of sustainably orientated self-build modular homes. More …



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Building

House of the year creates house envy

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A home in Auckland’s Remuera that will give you a serious case of house envy is one of the supreme award winners at the recent Registered Master Builders 2010 House of the Year and RMB Commercial Project Awards. Auckland ... More …


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Art

Pike River tribute by paint

Take a look at this painting by Christchurch artist Lisa Wisse, paying tribute to the 29 Pike River coal miners. The painting has been handed over to Grey district mayor Tony Kokshoorn as a homage to the miners and those ... More …


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Design

Amendment this

A pair of creatives have come up with a rather quirky and somewhat political retort to the TSA’s newly tightened full body san safety measures. And they’re using the TSA’s own airport x-ray technology to get the ... More …