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Congratulations!

Congratulations!

Wednesday, 1 August 2012 4:18 p.m. by LuxCity

Well done to all the teams presenting in the competition to be the chosen projects to take down to Christchurch.  

CERA/CCDU Confiscations continued…

CERA/CCDU Confiscations continued…

Wednesday, 1 August 2012 12:42 p.m. by ShakyTownBlues

Another building owner, Bruce Williamson, has been fighting tooth and nail to keep his building safe from these idiots and his fate looks even worse than ours, at this stage.  You may remember the saga of the dangerous bricks….  trapped between a container and the wall,  these were “very dangerous”. That saga kept us amused for days and is symptomatic of the problems we have all had with CERA when we tried to repair our buildings.  It was obvious than that ...

CERA/CCDU land confiscations…

CERA/CCDU land confiscations…

Wednesday, 1 August 2012 8:42 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

Locked out of undamaged factory for 518 days….

Material Research

Material Research

Monday, 30 July 2012 9:33 a.m. by FutureChChDesign Popular

HYDROCITY-WATER (PDF RESEARCH) Team: Sophia (Whoi-Seung) Kim, Natalie Tan, Daniel Yang VEGETATION (PDF RESEARCH) Team: Angela Yoo, WooMin Lee, Hannah Steenson STONE (PDF RESEARCH) Team: Qianzi Chen, Vivian (Weian) Chen, Tessa (Yichen) Song SOLAR (PDF RESEARCH) Jeffrey Jiang, Young Hun Kim, Lily Pan SOIL (RESEARCH PDF) Team: Dalia Al-Timimi, Amanda Nakarmi, Jeremy Wymer, Chun Qin …

Oops

Oops

Friday, 27 July 2012 4:02 p.m. by KrisV Popular

...where did that month go? Oh, I know.
Teaching starts in July, and before the teaching comes the prep and the organising and stuff.
Thesis proposal is due on August 1st, and before the submission comes the reading and the writing and the meetings and the thinking and stuff.



While the didn't injure anybody, the fact that this newly constructed, building could not cope with the weight and/or impact of dancing students could yet hurt a few reputations. And none of those inv ...

TC3 Residents on Campbell Live

TC3 Residents on Campbell Live

Friday, 27 July 2012 12:47 p.m. by FixOurHomes Popular

A good report by Campbell Live. Regarding Roger Sutton’s denial that people are being told 8 years for a rebuild. In this item a number of the people interviewed were told 8 years… It is a shame Campbell aired no …

Christchurch: Liberating The Free Word

Christchurch: Liberating The Free Word

Friday, 27 July 2012 12:32 p.m. by HappyZine Popular

 

Christchurch: Liberating The Free Word

Christchurch: Liberating The Free Word

Friday, 27 July 2012 12:32 p.m. by HappyZine Popular

Local Good News/Christchurch by Steve Carter There’s been ‘Shaking’ and there’s been “Quaking’ … kind of lends itself to poetry, right? Actually, there has been something of a gentle ban on earthquake doggerel at the Catalyst open-mic poetry ...

EQC Releases Summary Land Damage Reports

EQC Releases Summary Land Damage Reports

Thursday, 26 July 2012 8:21 p.m. by FixOurHomes Popular

 

Time-out for stressed people

'Time-out' for stressed people

Thursday, 26 July 2012 7:37 p.m. by jan-user Popular

We are offering several days away from your stressful environment, to gather yourself, recover some energy for the next stage,or simply catch up on sleep! We're located at peaceful Waikuku Beach, close to both the countryside, the Beach, and about 15 minutes drive from Amberley, Kaiapoi and Rangiora.

Roger Sutton’s acknowledgement

Roger Sutton’s acknowledgement

Thursday, 26 July 2012 1:13 p.m. by FixOurHomes Popular

A gratefully received acknowledgement of the letter from Roger Sutton by phone today. We talked generally about the letter, and Mr Sutton was clear that our discussions were in no way a formal part of any response. He was adamant …

The V Motion Project

The V Motion Project

Thursday, 26 July 2012 10:16 a.m. by LuxCity

Here’s the official music video for “Can’t Help Myself” shot on the streets of Auckland, New Zealand when The V Motion Project team created music through movement.

Missed a call from Roger Sutton

Missed a call from Roger Sutton

Wednesday, 25 July 2012 10:51 p.m. by FixOurHomes

Roger Sutton called and left a message acknowledging receipt of the letter.

Form Follows Physics

Form Follows Physics

Wednesday, 25 July 2012 9:34 p.m. by FutureChChDesign Popular

 

Competition

Competition

Tuesday, 24 July 2012 5:25 p.m. by LuxCity

The Jury Competition will be hosted at University of Auckland on Tuesday 31 July, presentations commencing at 1pm. The presentations will consist of a pdf slideshow and physical models, lasting…

TC3 Letter delivered!

TC3 Letter delivered!

Monday, 23 July 2012 9:19 p.m. by FixOurHomes Popular

 

Red Cross widens eligibility for several grants

Red Cross widens eligibility for several grants

Monday, 23 July 2012 6:59 p.m. by RedCross Popular

The New Zealand Red Cross 2011 Earthquake Commission has relaxed criteria for some of its grants, opening them up to thousands more Cantabrians.

some research of light

some research of light

Monday, 23 July 2012 12:15 p.m. by LuxCity

Reblogged from l2space: Some great examples of projected light here. Particularly the Anthony McCall work. Well done l2space!

Student Blogs

Student Blogs

Monday, 23 July 2012 11:30 a.m. by LuxCity

A collection of Design Studio Student blogs from the Unitec Department of Architecture.  Follow the links. http://luxcity2012.wordpress.com/about/

Christchurch CBD

Christchurch CBD

Monday, 23 July 2012 10:54 a.m. by LuxCity

Images of Christchurch – potential site locations around the Red Zone

LuxCity – Christchurch 2012

LuxCity – Christchurch 2012

Sunday, 22 July 2012 8:19 a.m. by LuxCity Popular

Luxcity is a large scale fabrication studio with the purpose to produce a city of light for a one night event at the Festival of Transitional Architecture (FESTA) in Christchurch…

First Day of Class!

First Day of Class!

Saturday, 21 July 2012 4:48 p.m. by FutureChChDesign Popular

 

Item on 3 News, Christchurch’s Forgotten Residents

Item on 3 News, Christchurch’s Forgotten Residents

Friday, 20 July 2012 7:06 p.m. by FixOurHomes

http://www.3news.co.nz/Christchurchs-forgotten-residents/tabid/423/articleID/262058/Default.aspx

Christchurch:  Garden City 2.0 – taking ownership from the flaxroots up

Christchurch: Garden City 2.0 – taking ownership from the flaxroots up

Friday, 20 July 2012 10:02 a.m. by HappyZine Popular

by Steve Carter Local Good News/Christchurch How about we do the Garden City differently this time around? Alongside many of the changes wrought by the Christchurch earthquakes, there has been a seizing of opportunities to rethink the ways ...

Fix Our Homes TC3 Letter

Fix Our Homes TC3 Letter

Wednesday, 18 July 2012 8:33 p.m. by TC3limbo Popular

NEW SIGN A TURNING POINT FOR SUMNER BUSINESSES

NEW SIGN A TURNING POINT FOR SUMNER BUSINESSES

Wednesday, 18 July 2012 12:09 p.m. by RecoverCanterbury Popular

Keeping old places alive in Christchurch

Keeping old places alive in Christchurch

Friday, 13 July 2012 2:00 p.m. by HappyZine Popular

 

Red Cross Extends Winter Assistance Grant – Thousands More Eligible

Red Cross Extends Winter Assistance Grant – Thousands More Eligible

Thursday, 12 July 2012 7:08 p.m. by RedCross Popular

The New Zealand Red Cross 2011 Earthquake Commission has extended its Winter Assistance grant to thousands more households in Christchurch.

D6 Brief

D6 Brief

Thursday, 12 July 2012 9:20 a.m. by FutureChChDesign Recommended Popular

Century of Earthquakes

Century of Earthquakes

Thursday, 12 July 2012 8:24 a.m. by FutureChChDesign Popular

The Herald Sun (AU) – Amazing map shows a century of earthquakes mapped at a glance - Charts century’s worth of big earthquakes: 203,186 in total - Includes last year’s 9.0 magnitude Japan earthquake - If historical epicenters were inflatable lilos, you could walk from Santiago to Christchurch

Curiosities

Curiosities

Monday, 9 July 2012 10:03 p.m. by KrisV Popular

But wait, there's MONOPOLY!

Recapturing Our Sense Of Neat

Recapturing Our Sense Of Neat

Friday, 6 July 2012 11:38 a.m. by HappyZine Popular

 

Recover Canterbury News - July 2012

Recover Canterbury News - July 2012

Thursday, 5 July 2012 12:08 p.m. by RecoverCanterbury Popular

Brighton Up!

Brighton Up!

Friday, 29 June 2012 10:50 a.m. by HappyZine Popular

 

CanCERN Newsletter #43 - 22nd June 2012

CanCERN Newsletter #43 - 22nd June 2012

Wednesday, 27 June 2012 12:47 p.m. by CanCERN Popular

EXTENSION TO RECOVER CANTERBURY SERVICE

EXTENSION TO RECOVER CANTERBURY SERVICE

Monday, 25 June 2012 10:32 a.m. by RecoverCanterbury Popular

Dr Foster

Dr Foster

Sunday, 24 June 2012 7:18 p.m. by KrisV Popular

Up close, it looked even more impressive...

Playhouse

Playhouse

Friday, 22 June 2012 5:03 p.m. by KrisV Popular





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There isn't one.
Nope, not finished yet!

Anonymous love letters to Christchurch discovered – by Steve Carter

Anonymous love letters to Christchurch discovered – by Steve Carter

Friday, 22 June 2012 8:29 a.m. by HappyZine Popular

Local Good News/Christchurch ‘Dear Christchurch, you are incredible’ – by Steve Carter The American writer Anatole Broyard said, “In an age like ours, which is not given to letter-writing, we forget what an important part it used ...

Revitalised?

Revitalised?

Thursday, 21 June 2012 3:34 a.m. by FutureChChDesign Popular

 

Recycling Centre

Recycling Centre

Wednesday, 20 June 2012 4:47 p.m. by FutureChChDesign Popular

 

Christchurch should create iconic artwork like this...

Christchurch should create iconic artwork like this...

Monday, 18 June 2012 10:24 a.m. by brittany999888 Popular

I seen this video on a tv show and think not only is it a great creative fun idea for the rebuild of Christchurch but 66% more people used the stairs than the esulator AFTER the piano stairs were put in.

O for Awesome

O for Awesome

Sunday, 17 June 2012 10:40 p.m. by KrisV Popular

You know, round here there's still plenty of inspiration, oodles of creativity, and enough optimism to see us through.

Peter Beaven

Peter Beaven

Sunday, 17 June 2012 4:25 p.m. by FutureChChDesign Popular

Peter Beaven, 86, died peacefully in Blenheim on 4 June, 2012 after being diagnosed with cancer in late 2011. 

Christchurch: The Way Forward

Christchurch: The Way Forward

Wednesday, 13 June 2012 12:09 a.m. by CantabriansUnite Popular

Snow daze & battling bastards

Snow daze & battling bastards

Tuesday, 12 June 2012 5:15 p.m. by KrisV Popular

The snow has almost completely gone now but in our amateur-weather-predicting defense, it a rather that dumped it on us. The complete lack of wind meant the snow clouds remained parked overhead, straight down in a sweet, floaty kind of way.

So, , I went wandering with my camera on Thursday to capture some of the neighbourhood winter wonderland...





On Friday I ventured round to the house to see what progress had been made since the snow dump. The ground conditions ...

Red Zone Homes Recycled

Red Zone Homes Recycled

Monday, 11 June 2012 4:48 p.m. by FutureChChDesign Popular

 

ROOTS UNDERGROUND

ROOTS UNDERGROUND

Monday, 11 June 2012 11:40 a.m. by GetLocal Popular

There’s an underground movement in Lyttelton and it’s called . It’s all about local, honest food.

Walking a mile in someone else’s shoes… #EQC #CHCH #EQNZ

Walking a mile in someone else’s shoes… #EQC #CHCH #EQNZ

Sunday, 10 June 2012 7:16 p.m. by nickmackechnie Popular

Hi All,

Gap Filler: painting Christchurch like a canvas

Gap Filler: painting Christchurch like a canvas

Friday, 8 June 2012 6:45 a.m. by HappyZine Popular

 

Gap Filler: painting Christchurch like a canvas

Gap Filler: painting Christchurch like a canvas

Friday, 8 June 2012 6:45 a.m. by HappyZine Popular

Local Good News/Christchurch by Steve Carter It’s about vacant spaces. We certainly have a lot of them in Christchurch right now. More importantly, it is about how we choose to engage with those spaces and how those choices ...

NZ-RT (Response Teams) Christchurch Earthquake Deployment

NZ-RT (Response Teams) Christchurch Earthquake Deployment

Thursday, 7 June 2012 1:34 p.m. by DebDonnell Popular

Were you part of a NZ-RT (Response Team) deployed after the 22 February 2011 Christchurch Earthquake? I am currently working with two of the NZ-RT members to produce a book on the NZ-RT taskings after the Christchurch Earthquake and need your help. Background: The NZ-RTs are made up of volunteer members of the community who [...]

NZ-RT (Response Teams) Christchurch Earthquake Deployment

NZ-RT (Response Teams) Christchurch Earthquake Deployment

Thursday, 7 June 2012 1:34 p.m. by DebDonnell Popular

 

Deja-choo

Deja-choo

Wednesday, 6 June 2012 11:22 p.m. by KrisV Popular

There's been a lot going on over the last couple of weeks including the odd winter sniffle. Luckily most of the snottiness has passed me by, inflicting most of its damage on the male members of the household.

Which is just as well, as I've been far too busy to get sick - organising protest meetings about public broadcasting, making my thoughts heard on the UC Arts proposal (votes/results ), working my last shifts at the Quake Box and doing some fill-in production work a few days a week... ...