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2013 NZIA award win for public architecture

Fulton Ross Team Architects wins Canterbury's NZIA Awards for Sustainable Architecture. Judges Comments: "This significant cluster of heritage buildings in the Christchurch CBD was under imminent threat of post-quake demolition and the jury congratulates the Architects and their collective clients for their foresight in retaining and repairing a group of buildings in which the whole is clearly greater than the sum of the parts. Given the nature of the project, and the unusual circumstance of the process followed, the jury felt it appropriate to award this project in the category of sustainability rather than heritage, as the focus was clearly more on retention than restoration"read more »

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