11. Law Courts – Gothic – Medieval – Christian, Banks – Classical – Roman – Pagan. (Canterbury Provincial Council Buildings, north wing, 1859) (Bank of New Zealand, Auckland, 1865)

a.      Money lending can’t be related to religion.








12.  “As the settlement affluence increased, architectural design declined.” (Municipal Chambers, Dunedin, 1878-80)









13.  Using a curve at the corner allows elements to come together smoothly when the corner elements or the corner itself are not at a 90 degree angle. (Bank of England, 1788-1808)









14.  Expression and beliefs change as the native population becomes larger than the immigrant population. (Convent of the Sisters of Our Lady of the Missions, Christchurch, 1881)



15.  Queen Ann: brick, vernacular details, informality, asymmetry, classical motifs. (Former Municipal Offices, Christchurch, 1886)









16.  Norm In the middle nineteenth century was to plaster over the bricks. To respond to the vernacular, the brick was exposed. (Red House, Bexley Heath, London, 1858-60)









17.   The existing building was kept to retain the history and meaning of the site. The addition is done in vernacular elements existing in the original building. (Daresbury, Fendalton, Christchurch, 1897-1901)









18.  Architects do not have to look to other famous architecture from the other side of the world, but to quality local architecture. (Seager House ‘Cranmer Club’, Christchurch, c. 1900) (Christchurch Club, Christchurch, 1859)

















19.  Socialist movement: All architecture should be an equal quality for all classes of people. (Workers dwelling, Patrick Street, Petone, 1906)








20.  Using wood in different assembly methods creates different patterns instead of using different materials. (McMillan Brown Cottage, Cashmere, c. 1900)