Peter Beaven

Peter Beaven, 86, died peacefully in Blenheim on 4 June, 2012 after being diagnosed with cancer in late 2011. Beaven is one of the best-known figures in New Zealand’s architectural history. His architectural resume spans nearly half a century and includes many iconic and award-winning projects and buildings, particularly in the Canterbury region. In 2003, Beaven was awarded the highest honour in architecture, the New Zealand Institute of Architecture’s Gold Medal.

An excellent interview by John Walsh and published in ‘Architecture Now’ can be read here (link).


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