Chris Barton


Chris Barton is an architecture critic and editor of Architecture New Zealand. He has combined his journalism background and architectural training with architectural education since 2012. He has 30 years’ experience in newspapers and magazines and a Master of Architecture (Auckland School of Architecture 1985). A press fellowship in 2010 to Wolfson College, Cambridge enabled him to research architectural writing in mainstream media. His teaching includes AD1&2 studio in collaboration with practising architects, MArch thesis writing workshops, architecture criticism and thesis supervision. His research focus is writing in architectural practice and architecture in the media.


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