Enduring Award

Roger Walker’s 1969 Flint House recently won an Enduring Architecture Award in the NZIA Auckland Region Local Architecture Awards.     Judges commented, “This perfectly maintained example of a house from a classic period of New Zealand architecture is a reminder of how fresh, playful and essentially novel Roger Walker’s work was — and still is. In a series of individually-articulated volumes set in a grove of kauri trees,... Read More


A few years ago I attended an architectural conference in Melbourne. Students from the University of Melbourne School of Architecture conducted a guided tour by bus of their cities newest marvels. The Ashton Raggatt McDougall designed Shrine of Remembrance Visitor Centre, completed in 2006, was on their programme.  It is a new insertion sitting below the Shrine on the city side. Back on the bus, a refined English architect I had been sitting next... Read More

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 made it to the next step of this important competition. “I am passionate about the ability of medium density... Read More