1.   Along with the social and political framework of a planned city, comes a idea of an architectural style to match. Style can come from existing cities that match the social and political ideals of the planned city. (Part of the Great Plain, Canterbury Settlement, 1850, etching, by T. Allom)





2.   Can a style be associated with a building where it does not become Disney? (House of Parliament, London, 1840-65)








3.   Transfer of technology from location to another may not

       apply due to the different properties of the materials.

       (Holy Trinity Church, Lyttelton, 1852)



4.   The use of the opposite style that is anticipated is used to make a statement. (Canterbury Provincial Council Buildings, Christchurch, 1858-59)








5.   Gothic arch – Church, Round arch – Education. (Trinity Congregational Church, Christchurch, 1874) (Canterbury Museum, Christchurch, 1870-76)


6.   Obtain style though use of wood patterns, tile, and paint. . (Trinity Congregational Church, Christchurch, 1874)















7.   Architects believed that designing in the style of Gothic was a moral imperative. (First Church, Dunedin, 1867-73)








8.   Use of expert perspectivist for design renderings greatly assisted in obtaining projects. (Designs of R.A Lawson, c1869, watercolour by George O’ Brien)


9.   Wood of Gothic revival buildings to represent stone of Gothic Cathedrals to represent wood of early Greek temples. (Parliament Buildings, Wellington 1872-3)




10. Coping earlier architecture to bring forth emotions connected to the earlier architecture. (Cargill Monument, Dunedin, 1863) (Sir Walter Scott Monument, Edinburgh, 1840-46)