Peter died yesterday and we’re sad. He was a hero to us. He road his bicycle to work every day, answered the office phone himself and designed with extraordinary skill, imagination and purpose. At the age of 86 he was busy: working and telling everybody what he thought, wearing his uniform of white chinos and navy fisherman’s jumper. “There’s no time to decide what to wear every day”. Until yesterday, Peter was still Christchurch’s best young architect.
…continue reading Bye Peter Beaven.