Story: Wood, Cecil Walter

Preliminary design for St Paul's Cathedral, Wellington, 1941, by Cecil Walter Wood

Preliminary design for St Paul's Cathedral, Wellington, 1941, by Cecil Walter Wood

Cecil Wood's reputation as New Zealand's leading church architect won him the commission to design St Paul's Cathedral, Wellington, in 1937. The final design of 1946 was, however, controversial.

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Ruth M. Helms. 'Wood, Cecil Walter', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/4w25/wood-cecil-walter (accessed 25 September 2021)