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  • Lace(d) III
    Lace(d) III
  • Lace(d) III
    Lace(d) III
    An exploration of light and materials, Lace(d) has been through a number of iterations. Originally part of The Joy of Architecture, Auckland Architecture Week 2005, Lace(d) was conceived, designed and built by Jessamine Fraser, Jaqui Chan, and Julianne Gee (all from Cook Sargisson & Pirie Ltd) and Kate Beilby (Scarlet Architects Ltd), with the support of Lindley Naismith, Scarlet Architects Ltd (formerly Aimer Naismith Architects Ltd) and Marshall Cook, Cook Sargisson & Pirie Architects Ltd. This first installation was at Object Space in Ponsonby, Auckland. A second installation was organised by Lindley Naismith for Women + Architecture, 2013 and was installed at Silo Park, on Auckland's waterfront. Mark II was built by Jessamine Fraser (Fraser Architects Ltd), Clio Chiu (Scarlet Architects Ltd), and Vesna Palligora, Kimberly Browne, Aish Basrur and Claire Fontaine (all from Cook Sargisson & Pirie Ltd). Finally, in 2014, a permanent home was found in the Newmarket garden of Lindley Naismith and John Balasoglou. This smaller work was erected by Jessamine Fraser and Clio Chiu. Photos © Robin Smith Photographer Ltd
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  • Mahatalaky Highschool Madagascar
    Mahatalaky Highschool Madagascar
  • Mahatalaky Highschool Madagascar
    Mahatalaky Highschool Madagascar
    Anosy Region Madagascar January - March 2011 Seed Madagascar Volunteers In 2011, as part of a long-term relationship with the community of Mahatalaky – a semi-rural market town about 35km from Fort Dauphin – SEED constructed a new Mahatalaky CEG (a secondary or ‘11+’ school) consisting of 4 school buildings (8 classrooms), a well for safe drinking water and a school latrine with separate cubicles for girls and boys. Prior to these buildings being constructed the Mahatalaky CEG served some 300 students; as the only public middle school covering a population of over 35,000 people, but it had no premises of its own and had been operating out of two classrooms in the local primary school. This sharing of space meant that students had to be taught on rotation, each only getting a couple of hours a day of lessons. Not only was this placing pressure on the older students, but was restricting the ability of the primary school to operate effectively. SEED volunteers worked on a range of projects, including digging foundations, brick laying, formation of reinforcing cages, construction of desks, painting the classrooms and constructing the well. The January – March 2011 team of volunteers were the first team to work on this project, and (in between the weather) contributed to the major construction aspects of the first building. In addition we carried out tree-planting work, or constructed fuel efficient stoves for families in Beandry.
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  • Cook Island Red Cross
    Cook Island Red Cross
  • Cook Island Red Cross
    Cook Island Red Cross
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  • Bird Memorial Wall
    Bird Memorial Wall
  • Bird Memorial Wall
    Bird Memorial Wall
    A proposal for a memorial wall for pet birds, at the Auckland Bird Rescue Centre.
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  • Lace(d) III
    Lace(d) III
  • Lace(d) III
    Lace(d) III
    An exploration of light and materials, Lace(d) has been through a number of iterations. Originally part of The Joy of Architecture, Auckland Architecture Week 2005, Lace(d) was conceived, designed and built by Jessamine Fraser, Jaqui Chan, and Julianne Gee (all from Cook Sargisson & Pirie Ltd) and Kate Beilby (Scarlet Architects Ltd), with the support of Lindley Naismith, Scarlet Architects Ltd (formerly Aimer Naismith Architects Ltd) and Marshall Cook, Cook Sargisson & Pirie Architects Ltd. This first installation was at Object Space in Ponsonby, Auckland. A second installation was organised by Lindley Naismith for Women + Architecture, 2013 and was installed at Silo Park, on Auckland's waterfront. Mark II was built by Jessamine Fraser (Fraser Architects Ltd), Clio Chiu (Scarlet Architects Ltd), and Vesna Palligora, Kimberly Browne, Aish Basrur and Claire Fontaine (all from Cook Sargisson & Pirie Ltd). Finally, in 2014, a permanent home was found in the Newmarket garden of Lindley Naismith and John Balasoglou. This smaller work was erected by Jessamine Fraser and Clio Chiu. Photos © Robin Smith Photographer Ltd
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  • Mahatalaky Highschool Madagascar
    Mahatalaky Highschool Madagascar
  • Mahatalaky Highschool Madagascar
    Mahatalaky Highschool Madagascar
    Anosy Region Madagascar January - March 2011 Seed Madagascar Volunteers In 2011, as part of a long-term relationship with the community of Mahatalaky – a semi-rural market town about 35km from Fort Dauphin – SEED constructed a new Mahatalaky CEG (a secondary or ‘11+’ school) consisting of 4 school buildings (8 classrooms), a well for safe drinking water and a school latrine with separate cubicles for girls and boys. Prior to these buildings being constructed the Mahatalaky CEG served some 300 students; as the only public middle school covering a population of over 35,000 people, but it had no premises of its own and had been operating out of two classrooms in the local primary school. This sharing of space meant that students had to be taught on rotation, each only getting a couple of hours a day of lessons. Not only was this placing pressure on the older students, but was restricting the ability of the primary school to operate effectively. SEED volunteers worked on a range of projects, including digging foundations, brick laying, formation of reinforcing cages, construction of desks, painting the classrooms and constructing the well. The January – March 2011 team of volunteers were the first team to work on this project, and (in between the weather) contributed to the major construction aspects of the first building. In addition we carried out tree-planting work, or constructed fuel efficient stoves for families in Beandry.
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  • Cook Island Red Cross
    Cook Island Red Cross
  • Cook Island Red Cross
    Cook Island Red Cross
    Description Content
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  • Bird Memorial Wall
    Bird Memorial Wall
  • Bird Memorial Wall
    Bird Memorial Wall
    A proposal for a memorial wall for pet birds, at the Auckland Bird Rescue Centre.
    Open Slideshow