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Broadcast House, Shortland Street

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Post  TonyK on Wed 28 Jan - 19:54

Auckland architects Wade and Bartley had the contract to design this bulding:
http://www.longmarchspace.com/images/auckland/IYAbuilding.html

Amalgamated Brick and Pipe had the contract to supply the bricks so were given a series of drawings detailing the types of bricks required:


A set of ten of these architects drawings survived the post-closure clearout at Ceramco when a lot of records were burnt in a bonfire that seemed to go for days.

The building is now the home of the Gus Fisher Gallery run by the University of Auckland which has possession of the drawings:

http://nzcontemporary.com/university-galleries/gus-fisher-gallery/


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Post  TonyK on Sun 24 Apr - 8:36

The Gus Fisher Gallery will host a modified version of Crockery of Distinction from 4 November 2011 to 7 Jan 2012.

I take pleasure from the coincidence of this building constructed out of Amalgamated Bricks products exhibiting a show which has as its core the Portage Ceramics Collection. Like a homecoming.
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