Story: Public, commercial and church architecture

Auckland Art Gallery

Auckland Art Gallery

This view of the entrance to Auckland's Art Gallery highlights the juxtaposition of the French-renaissance-style old wing (1888) and the modern new wing (2011). The new building was a joint design by the Australian firm Francis-Jones Moreham Thorp (FJMT) and local firm Archimedia. In 2013 the complex won World Building of the Year at the World Architecture Festival in Singapore.  

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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
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Ben Schrader, 'Public, commercial and church architecture - New directions, 1970 to 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 July 2024)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 22 Oct 2014