Architecture and Planning Library Special Collections

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Source: Clark, Johnson. Alternative fronts for six roomed workmen’s cottages. 1920. Johnson Clark Collection (JC187) Architecture Archive. [Detail].Architecture Archive

Architectural records for works by New Zealand architects, with particular reference to the Auckland region, and materials relevant to the development of town planning in New Zealand. See the Architecture Archive for more information.


Source: Photograph of the file for Francis Gordon Wilson (W748g). Sheppard Collection. Sheppard Collection

A collection of articles, newspaper cuttings and photographs relating to architects who have practiced in New Zealand and arranged according to architect’s name. Originally collated by FGF Sheppard (Government Architect, 1959-1971), the collection covers the period from the mid-19th century to the present day.


Source: Rusk, Laura. ‘Michael Ford Cottage, Howick. Howick Historical Village, Auckland’ (2011). Measured Drawing MD 2165. Measured Drawings Collection. [Detail]. Measured Drawings

Measured drawings by Architecture students of predominantly New Zealand buildings.


Source: Photograph of items in the Historical Collection. Historical Collection

Architectural works published between 1650-1920.


Source: Soane, Sir John. ‘View in the colonnade, (looking toward the Apollo).’ Description of the house and museum on the north side of Lincoln’s Inn Fields, the residence of Sir John Soane: with graphic illustrations and incidental details (London: printed by Levey, Robson and Franklyn, 1835), 41. [Detail].  Call number: 72.034(42) S67d. Folio Collection. Folio Collection

Predominantly 19th century published monographs on architecture in folio dimension.