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University elective undertaken with Gary Lawson in 2009. This paper looked specifically at critical regionalism and asked students to focus on a building that specifically exemplified the attributes of this building typology. Our group chose to look at Puukenga by Rewi Thompson

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Mt Albert

Nga Aho practitioner:
Elisapeta Heta (NZIA Rep)


Through an analysis of Kenneth Framptons book 'Modern Architecture: A Critical History', the seven points regarding critical regionalism were outlined and analysed to assess and discuss the ideas explored in the design of Puukenga, by Rewi Thompson.
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