Story: Māori architecture - whare Māori

Futuna Chapel, Wellington

Futuna Chapel, Wellington

This is one of the perspective drawings made by architectural designer John Scott in the course of designing Futuna Chapel in Karori, Wellington. The chapel was opened in 1961, and was immediately acclaimed as a milestone for New Zealand architecture. 

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Architecture Archive, The University of Auckland, John Scott Collection
Reference: JS9
Drawing by John Scott

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Deidre Brown, 'Māori architecture - whare Māori - Contemporary Māori architecture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/45753/futuna-chapel-wellington (accessed 23 May 2022)

Story by Deidre Brown, published 22 Oct 2014