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44e Bowenvale Ave. David Allen.

Feb 04, 2010

We don’t know much about David Allen, but we do know he likes circular windows and this home has a whopper in the living area. The house is oriented toward the garden and has high timber ceilings. Although updated, it still retains a good feel and some nice 70s touches.

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78 Memorial Ave. David Allen.

Jan 03, 2009

Two townhouses designed by the renowned Wellington architect who helped push New Zealand architecture in a new direction during the 1970s. Walker’s style was idiosyncratic and original and recognisable for his use of round windows, “it’s more natural for the human eye to look at a circle”, he says. Designed by David Allen, a contemporary of Walker.

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71 Parklands Dr. David Allen.

Dec 21, 2008

David Allen was a contemporary of Roger Walker and Ian Athfield at the Auckland Architecture School. This idiosyncratic design borrows from, yet rallies against the formal Christchurch style established in the 60s. It looks good.

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