Architecture, Art Deco and Earthquakes in Napier

Napier in New Zealand is a city shaped by its geology. Lying on one of the world’s most active tectonic fault lines, the north island city was largely destroyed by an earthquake in 1931, leaving mid-century town planners wondering how to rebuild their city. The art deco marvel they created still stands today, one ofContinue reading “Architecture, Art Deco and Earthquakes in Napier”