News: architects and critics have called for the earthquake-damaged Christchurch Cathedral in New Zealand to be restored to its original gothic appearance after rejecting two contemporary proposals as "bizarre" and "architecturally illiterate". More »
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Dezeen Wire: a pop-up shopping mall in earthquake-hit Christchurch, New Zealand, made from renovated shipping containers is being threatened with legal action by a British developer for copyright infringement - Stuff.co.nz
The owners of Boxpark, a development in London that will be open over the Christmas period and claims to be "the world's 1st pop-up mall," have accused Christchurch's City Mall of copying their container pop-up format but City Mall have responded by saying that the ideas do not look alike and that their project, which reopened on Saturday, was completed first.
A group of disused grain silos near Christchurch in New Zealand are being fitted out as motel rooms. More »