Entries by Simon Devitt

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Dwell.com Review of Portrait of a House

Written by: Anna Goldwater Alexander May 31, 2013 PHOTOGRAPHY FOCUS: SIMON DEVITT’S PORTRAIT OF A HOUSE New Zealand photographer Simon Devitt has been capturing homes and homeowners in for close to fifteen years. His new book, Portrait of a House, collaborates with graphic designer Arch MacDonnell of Inhouse Design. Portrait of a House is a photo album of […]

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The Simon Devitt Prize for Photography 2013 Exhibition

Elam Projectspace Gallery • 19 June – 22 June Opens 5.30pm on Tuesday 18 June Hours 11am – 4pm Wed-Sat Where 20 Whitaker Place, Auckland Artists Architecture Students of Auckland University Theme Fringe This prize, established in the School of Architecture and Planning at The University of Auckland in 2008, is awarded annually in recognition of the best student photograph in […]


NZIA awards 2013 – Presidents award citation

24 May 2013 At the New Zealand Architecture Awards Dinner at the Viaduct Events Centre I was humbled to receive the President’s award citation: Energetic, committed and enterprising, architectural photographer Simon Devitt has proved himself to be a very able chronicler of the work of New Zealand’s architects. By dint of his skill, application and […]

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First review

First review for my new book ‘Portrait of a House’ Dominion Post (May 11, 2013) After 14 years photographing New Zealand architecture, professional photographer Simon Devitt today launches his first photo book, Portrait of a House, on Wellington’s much deliberated Ian Athfield structural conglomeration on the hillside of Khandallah. Jill Wild talked to Devitt about […]