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There is something about Erskine College that gets everyone going. It’s gothic, it’s iconic, and it certainly looks haunted, but the architecture and the site stir everyone’s imagination. PJ used it for one of his first big films The Frighteners, and for years it was the home of the Learning Connexxion where you could go for classes in painting, sculpture, and probably rhythmic interpretive dance. While…

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A short post because I am fascinated by this proposal: the return of the neo-Gothic in Christchurch, just in time for the first showings of the latest Batman film. Is there some connection? James Carr, a “Christchurch architectural graduate and structural engineer” has designed a stone-clad neo-Gothic building for the Triangle between Cashel, High, and Colombo St, and he describes it as “like a medieval market…