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Ian Athfield’s house

Ian Athfield’s house

The former residence of architect Ian Athfield sprawls like a medieval town down a Khandallah hill. Renowned for his originality, Athfield (1940–2015) was one of Wellington’s most celebrated architects.

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Chris Maclean, 'Wellington places - Northern suburbs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 May 2024)

Story by Chris Maclean, updated 1 Mar 2016