Ōtautahi Christchurch Architecture — Revised Edition

A walking guide

John Walsh and Patrick Reynolds

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Seventy-nine buildings and six routes around a rebuilding city

In this new edition of the handy pocket guide, architecture writer John Walsh teams up with photographer Patrick Reynolds to offer a self-guided tour of significant Christchurch buildings, from outstanding heritage sites such as the Arts Centre to the University of Canterbury’s Modernist campus and the bold structures built following the 2010–2011 earthquakes. The informative text is accompanied by maps for six walking routes.

It’s the perfect guide for visitors to Christchurch and also for locals who want to know more about their city.

To look inside, click here.

Auckland Architecture: A Walking Guide is available here.

Wellington Architecture: A Walking Guide is available here.

‘It’s easy to become caught up in negativity when you think about the politics of the Christchurch rebuild period, but the feeling I get from Walsh and Reynolds’ book is one of optimism.’ — Philip Matthews, Newsroom Book of the Week

  • CATEGORY: Art, design and architecture
  • ISBN: 9781991016386
  • PUBLISHER: Massey University Press
  • IMPRINT: Massey University Press
  • PUBLISHED: 09/02/2023
  • PAGE EXTENT: 224
  • FORMAT: Soft cover
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John Walsh is the author of several major books on New Zealand architecture.

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Patrick Reynolds is one of New Zealand’s best architectural photographers.