Entries by Simon Devitt

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Recent Sightings

INDESIGN MAGAZINE AUSTRALIA Parnell’s Geyser building caught the eye of the editors at InDesign Magazine in Australia. More information » ARCHITECTURE NZ Read Michael Barrett’s epic story behind the Manukau Tertiary Centre’s creation in Architecture NZ magazine. More information »   DWELL The fairytale story of how a two car brick garage in Mt Albert […]

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New Photography Galleries

There’s a load of fresh, new photography galleries now online. Whether you love your architecture served wild and coastal, with scientific precision, or a random place between those two destinations, there’s plenty to enjoy. Scrubby Bay House » University of Auckland Labs » Jacob’s Ladder Footbridge » Vineyard House » New Lynn Station » Arrowtown House » Masu Restaurant » Lane House […]

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Find out about my glamourous life as a photographer! As part of the Auckland Festival of Photography I’m taking part in the free Talking Culture Lecture Series. I’ll be discussing my practice as a commercial photographer of architecture, people and places as well as my self-published, award winning book Portrait of a House. Auckland Art Gallery Auditorium Corner […]

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2014 Simon Devitt Prize for Photography

The winner of this years Simon Devitt Prize for Photography competition is Alice O’Brien-Gortner. The annual competition, now in it’s seventh year, was established at the Auckland School of Architecture and Planning. O’Brien-Gortner, a third-year Bachelor of Architectural Studies student, receives a trophy and $1000 prize money after her image was chosen from a field […]

Perimeter Books Reviews Portrait of a House

Perimeter Books is a small bookstore, art space and platform for various art publishing endeavours in Melbourne, Australia. They stock a curated selection of local and international small press, art, photography, architecture and design publications, and exhibits publishers and contemporary artists with an interest in the printed form. And they are digging Portrait of a […]

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New Photography Galleries

Busy times! There’s been plenty of nipping around the countryside recently for me, and now you get to enjoy the fruits with an eclectic architectural jaunt around NZ. There’s something for everyone: from the grandeur of Government House to a temporary, street-side cinema in Auckland. Anya’s House » Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki » Government […]