Benjamin Woolfield Mountfort ( 13 March 1825– 15 March 1898) was an English emigrant to New Zealand, where he became one of that country's most prominent 19th-century architects. He was instrumental in shaping the city of Christchurch. He was appointed the first official Provincial Architect of the developing province of Canterbury. Heavily influenced by the Anglo-Catholic philosophy behind early Victorian architecture he is credited with importing the Gothic revival style to New Zealand. His Gothic designs constructed in both wood and stone in the province are considered unique to New Zealand. Today he is considered the founding architect of the province of Canterbury. ...more on Wikipedia about "Benjamin Mountfort"
Cyril Julian Mountfort was a New Zealand ecclesiastical architect. He was educated at Christ's College and then studied architecture under his father, the prominent New Zealand architect, Benjamin Mountfort. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cyril Mountfort"
Eric Ross Arthur, C.C. ( July 1, 1898 – November 1, 1982) was a Canadian architect, writer and educator. ...more on Wikipedia about "Eric Arthur"
Francis (Frank) William Petre ( 27 August 1847– 10 December 1918) was a prominent New Zealand-born architect based in Dunedin. Before his time, 19th century New Zealand architecture was dominated by an almost institutionalized Gothic revival style, used by the British Empire for its far-flung colonies. Petre, one of the first of New Zealand's native-born architects, played an important part in guiding it towards the Palladian and Renaissance styles of southern Europe, which were more suited to New Zealand's climate than Gothic. ...more on Wikipedia about "Francis Petre"
Ian Charles Athfield, born in Christchurch, 15 July, 1940 is a New Zealand architect. Athfield graduated with a Diploma of Architecture from the Auckland School of Architecture in 1963 and was a principle partner in setting up Athfield Architects in 1968. He established his reputation with small-scale domestic buildings during the 1970s. Additive plans, fragmented forms and allusions to the traditions of New Zealand colonial architecture characterise designs such as Athfield house, Wellington (begun 1968), and Cox house, Wellington ( 1975). In 1976 he won first prize in the International Competition for the Urban Environment of Developing Countries with a community-based project for rehousing Manila slum dwellers. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ian Athfield"
Isaac Luck was a New Zealand architect. Luck co-designed with his brother-in-law and business partner Benjamin Mountfort Canterbury Provincial Council Buildings in Christchurch between 1858 and 1865. The council building is considered to be the finest Gothic building in the southern hemisphere. Luck and Mountfort formed their partnership circa 1857 when they made a bid to gain the contract for designing Government House, Auckland. ...more on Wikipedia about "Isaac Luck"
James Walter Chapman-Taylor ( 24 June 1878 – 25 October 1958) was best known as an art and craft architect in New Zealand. “C-T” was also a designer, craftsman-builder, artist, writer, photogrpher and astrologer. ...more on Wikipedia about "James Walter Chapman-Taylor" Things Go Better with http://www.shortopedia.com.
Sir Miles Warren ONZ KBE (born in Christchurch in 1929) is a New Zealand architect. He studied architecture at the University of Auckland, and soon moved into the Brutalist architecture movement. Among the notable buildings he has designed in New Zealand are the Christchurch Town Hall, the Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington, and the Civic Offices in Rotorua. ...more on Wikipedia about "Miles Warren"
Robert Arthur Lawson ( 1 January 1833 – 3 December 1902) was one of New Zealand's most eminent 19th-century architects. He has been described as the architect who did more than any other to shape the architectural face of New Zealand's Victorian cities, especially the city of Dunedin . He is the architect of over forty churches, including his monumental Gothic First Church and New Zealand's only complete "castle", Larnach Castle, for which he is best remembered. ...more on Wikipedia about "Robert Lawson (architect)"
W. Gray Young was a notable New Zealand architect in the early 20th century, designing buildings such as Knox College ( Dunedin), Turnbull House and Elliott House (both Wellington). ...more on Wikipedia about "W. Gray Young"
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