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I’m up in the Queen City for the NZIA Conference, that biannual talkfest where Architects shall talk unto other Architects, and purveyors of fine Aluminium window products shall discuss your project over a glass of sponsored wine. M&Ms shall flow freely from the Resene Paint stall, as long as you shall verily promise to use some flavour other than charcoal grey on your next project. Business…

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This title caught my eye, as well it might yours. It is the subject of a posting on the Design Intelligence website, and well worth a read in total on the original site. While written by “Victoria Beach, an independent architect and former lecturer in architecture at the Harvard School of Design”, what is interesting as well is the (in most cases) well reasoned arguments from…

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Hmm – yes I know the order doesn’t seem right – houses before drawing – but no this isn’t a lesson on architectural conservation documentation. Rather it’s an observation that new groups, organisations, and commercial companies are entering a territory once confined to that of professional institutes, and providing so-called disinterested, impartial advice.