News & Publications

Walker in the News

Roger Walker’s Avalon Townhouses recently featured in the Hutt News as an exemplar of urban intensification.

A Gorgeous Apartment

Roger Walker’s work featured in this weekends Dom Post; Jill Wild visits a much loved apartment renovation in Wellingtons’ Mt Vic.    

Enduring Architecture Award

On Friday 25 October, we received an Enduring Architecture Award from the Waikato / Bay of Plenty Branch of the NZIA. The house was designed for Christine and Norman Harris in Lake Crescent in 1980. They moved to Katikati a few years later. Fortunately an enduring architecture award does not require the owners to endure, […]

Breathe Competition Wraps Up

The team from Walker Architecture and Design were runners up in the 2013 Christchurch Breathe competition for an inner city urban village.  The final announcement was made by the Minister of Building and Housing this week and featured a keynote speech by international judge Kevin McLeod. Our design is conceived as an inner city village arranged […]

Architectural Competition in Adelaide

  The existing Adelaide Hospital campus is to be relocated next year to a new building under construction and the South Australian Government launched a two stage competition seeking ideas as to how to best develop this important site at the edge of the city, adjoining two university campus’s and the heritage Botanic Gardens. 126 […]

Jake Walker – Photographer

  Newsflash!   My son Jake Walker has just returned from Australia and settled with his partner Gen, in Featherston. He is the world’s best wedding photographer and this is a shout out for his business. He is equally good shooting buildings and other stuff.  

House of the Week

Still beautiful after 10years on the coast; check out one of Roger’s designs as featured in Stuff’s House of the week.  Check out the project here.  

Success in International Competition for Christchurch

Walker Architecture and Design, along with developer partner Ceres NZ, was announced as one of four finalists in the ‘Breathe – new urban village project’ at a ceremony in Christchurch last night.  Read the Christchurch Press coverage of the event. In a  media statement, principal Roger Walker said he was thrilled that the company had […]

Affordable Focus

Good design of sustainable, well-constructed and affordable architecture is not only for the fortunate few. Walker Architecture & Design has long been interested in affordable housing. We work with a number of property developers to create innovative designs, which are space efficient and easy to construct with no compromise of building codes and standards. We […]

Roger Walker design features in international Architecture Atlas

The Britten House (1974) designed by Roger Walker features in a new international publication on 20th Century World Architecture.  It is one of six New Zealand buildings to feature in the book recently published by Phaidon to showcase over 750 of the most outstanding works of architecture built between 1900 and 1999. ‘Everyone likes to […]