Civic Trust Auckland and the Kinder House Society presented the 2012 annual Winter Lecture Series of four lectures on topics of heritage interest.
Sundays: 10 June, 8 July, 12 August, 9 September at 3.15 pm
Ross Healy, Director Phillimore Properties Ltd
Adaptive re-use of previously neglected heritage buildings (from a property investor.s point of view), with particular emphasis on Phillimore Properties. most recent refurbishment project – The Imperial Buildings at 44 Queen Street.
Michael Smythe, Author, Designer & Lecturer
Incubation in Isolation – Distinguishing NZ product design
Our isolation has necessitated a continuous process of adopting, adapting and inventing. Isolation remains a major point of difference for NZ product design. Michael Smythe extracts material from his book New Zealand by Design: a history of New Zealand product design, to demonstrate the impact of isolation on everything from Maori object design, jet boats and Crown Lynn to Fisher & Paykel appliances and Formway furniture.
Phillip Hartley, Conservation Architect for Salmond Reed
A history of stone house building and restoration: what works and what doesn.t when it comes to using stone in buildings. Phillip will speak on his experiences in England and New Zealand working on heritage buildings.
Sandra Coney, Auckland Councillor
A Vision of the Future Heritage of Auckland: What are the challenges facing Aucklanders in protecting their heritage buildings and natural landscapes with the expansion of Auckland’s housing and transport networks? Can Aucklanders afford to protect natural heritage and heritage properties?