Publications Robin Skinner

Full list of publications by Robin Skinner

Chapter in book

Skinner, R D. (2009). Owen Jones, Display Cabinet 1863 Beloved: Works from the Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin. Beloved: Works from the Dunedin Public Art Gallery 1800-1900. Ins by Notman, R., & Cullen, L. (Eds). Dunedin Public Art Gallery. (pp. 110). Dunedin, New Zealand.

Skinner, R. (2008). Larrikins abroad: international account of the New Zealand architects in the 1970s and 1980s. Shifting views: selected essays on the Architectural History of Australia and New Zealand. Ins by Leach, A., Moulis, A., & Sully, N. (Eds). University of Queensland Press. (pp. 103-111). Queensland, Australia.

Skinner, R D. (2007). The Beehive: A difficult collaboration. The Politics of Making. Ins by Swenarton, M., Troiani, I., & Webster, H. (Eds). Routledge. (pp. 137-147). London, England.

Skinner, R D. (2000). Home away: as tate house in London. At home in New Zealand: houses, history, people. Ins by Brookes, B. (Eds). Bridget Williams Books. (pp. 155-164). Wellington, New Zealand.

Dictionary and encyclopaedia entries

Skinner, R. (2008). Auckland City Civic Administration Building. Long Live the Modern: New Zealand's Architecture 1904-1984. Ins by Gatley, J. (Eds). Auckland University Press. (pp. 149). Auckland, New Zealand.

Skinner, R. (2008). University of Otago Dental School. Long Live the Modern: New Zealand's New Architecture 1904-1984. Ins by Gatley, J. (Eds). Auckland University Press. , 2008), pp. 109-109.

Journal contribution - research article

Skinner, R. (2008). Further Investigations into an Authorship: Reassessing the Dixon Street Flats Archive. Interstices. (pp. 60-73).

Skinner, R. (2008). The Whare in the Bush: Unpacking a Twentieth Century Tradition. Fabrications. 18, 1. (pp. 57-73).

Skinner, R. (2006, December). Illustrating the New Zealander: London exhibitions of Maori in the 1840's. New Pacific Review. (pp. 218-226).

Journal contribution - other

Skinner, R D. (2006). Retooled Dynamo. Architecture New Zealand. July/August. (pp. 42-48).

Skinner, R D. (2005). Hanky-panky at Parliament. Architecture New Zealand. Mar/Apr. (pp. 86-88).

Skinner, R D. (2001). Radical building now part of the establishment Otago Dental School. Otago Daily Times. 3 March. (pp. H38).

Conference paper in published proceedings

Skinner, R. (2007). An architect abroad: Hurst Seager in New South Wales 1890-1893. One Day Symposium: 'strident effects of instant sophistication': New Zealand Architecture in the 1890s. Ins by McCarthy, C. Centre for Building Performance Research, Faculty of Architecture and Design. (pp. 71-78). Wellington, New Zealand.

Skinner, R. (2007). Doing More to Promote Emigration than a Thousand Speeches and Resolutions: Brees's Panorama of New Zealand. Proceedings of the XXIVth International Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand. Ins by Loo, S., & Bartsch, K. (Eds). SAHANZ. (pp. 1-13). Adelaide, Australia.

Skinner, R. (2008). Keeping him off the job: Plischke and the student union. From over-sweet cake to wholemeal bread: the Home and Building years: New Zealand Architecture in the 1940s. Ins by McCarthy, C. (Eds). Victoria University of Wellington, School of Architecture. (pp. 72-78). Wellington, New Zealand.

Skinner, R D. (2005). Celebrating the Lord's Supper at Orona. Celebration: XXIIth annual conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand. Ins by Leach, A., & Matthewson, G. (Eds). Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand. (pp. 329-334). Napier, New Zealand.

Skinner, R D. (2004). ''...scarcely suitable as standards on which to found our national taste”. 'we have no style... ' New Zealand Architecture 1900-1918: a one day symposium. Ins by McCarthy, C. (Eds). New Zealand, Centre for Building Performance research, Faculty of Architecture and Design, Victoria University of Wellington. (pp. 77-85). Wellington, New Zealand.

Skinner, R D. (2003). Something more ought to have been done. Progress: 20th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians. Ins by Gusheh, M., & Stead, N. (Eds). Society of Architectural Historians. (pp. 274-278). Sydney, Australia.

Skinner, R D. (2002). A Search for Authority: the sketch design of the Beehive. XIXth Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand. Ins by Macarthur, J., & Moulis, A. (Eds). Society of Architectural Historians. (pp. 17). Brisbane, Australia. CD-ROM.

Skinner, R D. (2001). Finding Owen Jones: a display cabinet in Dunedin. In the Making: architecture's past: proceedings of the eighteenth annual conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand. Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand. (pp. 123-131). Darwin, Australia.

Skinner, R D. (2000). Disarticulated High Rise: the Auckland City Administration Building. Habitus 2000: a sense of place, Perth, Western Australia, 5-9 September 2000. (pp. 1-15).

Skinner, R D. (2000). Dutch Treat: the van Eycks in New Zealand. Formulation Fabrication: The architecture of history: proceedings of the seventeenth annual conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand. Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand. (pp. 287-296). Wellington, New Zealand.

Full abstract in published conference proceedings

Skinner, R. (2008). An Architecture of Improvement: drawing from a colonial model. Society of Architectural Historians 61st Annual Meeting. (pp. 88). Cincinatti, SAH.

Skinner, R. (2008). Dixon St. Flats Revisited. XXVth Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand. SAHANZ. (pp. 11). Geelong, Tasmania.

Skinner, R D. (2008). Sorting out the hornets nest: Sir Basil Spencer and the New Zealand Parliament building. Architecture, diplomacy and national identity: Sir Basil Spence and mid-century modernism. British School at Rome. Rome, Italy.

Skinner, R., & James, P. (2008). Conflictual Signs: Finding Ambivalence to a Natural Architecture. On Adam's House in the Pacific Symposium in Honour of Joseph Rykwert. University of Auckland. (pp. 14). Auckland, New Zealand.

Skinner, R. (2007). Rangiatea: Gothic Provocations. College Art Association 95th Annual Conference. CAA. (pp. 60). New York, United States of America.

Skinner, R D. (2005). Towards a Southern Architecture. The Proceedings of '...about as austere as a Dior gown...': New Zealand Architecture the 1960s: a one day symposium. Ins by McCarthy, C. (Eds). Centre for Building Performance Research, Faculty of Architecture and Design, Victoria University of Wellington. (pp. 68-68). Wellington, New Zealand.

Skinner, R D. (2004). The New Zealander Illustrated: London exhibitions in the 1840s. Sixteenth Pacific History Association conference, Noumea, 6-10 Dec 2004. (pp. 27).

Conference unpublished paper contribution

Skinner, R D. (2009). Remote Imaginings: Gottfried Semper and the New Zealander. New Zealand, Germany and the (Post) Colonial Pacific: the 16th annual conference of the New Zealand Studies Association. 3-5 July 2009. Frankfurt, Germany.

Skinner, R. (2007). The Trouble with Basil. The State We're In: On the NZ Parliament Precinct. Wellington, New Zealand.

Skinner, R D. (2006, November). The Beehive: A Difficult Collaboration. 3rd Annual Architectural Humanities Research Association International Conference. Oxford, England.

Skinner, R D. (2006, May). Serge Chermayeff: Stranger on the Shore. Recongress 2006: A One Day Symposium on the 1971 AASA Congress. Auckland, New Zealand.

Skinner, R D. (2004, August). We may note, that the exterior woodwork of some of the houses is seen to be elaborately carved: illustrating the New Zealander in the 1840s. Pacific colloquium, Te Papa Tongawera. Wellington, New Zealand.

Skinner, R D. (2001, September). T.K. Donner: a Magyar in Auckland. Displacement and Creativity: refugees and New Zealand in the 20th century, a multidisciplinary symposium, University of Auckland, 4-5 Sep 2001. Auckland, New Zealand.

Exhibition/curatorial exercise

Skinner, R D. (2005, December). Two letters from the early New Zealand architect, Frederick Thatcher. [Curator]. University Library, Victoria University of Wellington. Wellington, New Zealand.

Skinner, R D. (2004, September). Lost and found exhibited in 'wORD presents house [layered]', Jon Thompson and Estafania Galinades-Garcia, curators. [Artist]. 151 Darlington Road, Miramar. Wellington, New Zealand.

Skinner, R D. (2003, December). Student designs for a new archive building for the J.C. Beaglehole Archive, University Library, Victoria University of Wellington. [Curator]. Victoria University of Wellington. Wellington, New Zealand.

Skinner, R D. (2002, November). The Next Big Thing Unleashed. [Curator]. School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington. Wellington, New Zealand.

Skinner, R D. (2001, November). Fetching Gothic: Bishop Nevill commissions a cathedral. [Co-curator]. The Architecture Centre, Dunedin Railway Station. Dunedin, New Zealand.

Skinner, R D. (2002, September-November). Unpacking ruins: architecture from antiquity: an exhibition of rare books on architecture from the Sixteenth to Twentieth Century. [Invited curator]. University of Otago, 12 September - 28 November, 2002. Dunedin, New Zealand.

Awarded doctoral thesis

Skinner, R. (2007). Representations of Architecture and New Zealand in London 1841-1860.

Oral presentation

Skinner, R D. (2006, November). Colonel Balneavis' Model. A Maori fighting pa in London. The Menzies Centre, Kings College, London.

Skinner, R D. (2006, August). Colonel Balneavis's Model: A Fighting Pa in London. A public lecture. Stout Research Centre. Wellington, New Zealand.

Skinner, R D. (2004, August). Discussion of Owen Jones, Plans, elevations, sections and details of the Alhambra (1842). Invited presentation in the first of the `3 Books, 3 Scholars' seminar series. J C Beaglehole Room, Library, Victoria University of Wellington. Wellington, New Zealand.

Skinner, R D. (2004, October). Ernst Plischke in Wellington 1939-1947. School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington. Wellington, New Zealand.

Skinner, R D. (2002, November). Invited public lecture: Taking on the Hornet's Nest: Sir Basil Spence and the Beehive. National Archives. Wellington, New Zealand.

Skinner, R D. (2002, September). Opening address to the exhibition 'Unpacking Ruins: architecture from antiquity'. Presented to the Council of Australian University Librarians and the Council of New Zealand University Librarians. University of Otago Library. Dunedin, New Zealand.

Skinner, R D. (2002, September). The exhibition 'Unpacking Ruins: architecture from antiquity'. Invited presentation to the members of the New Zealand Bibliographic Conference. Otago University. Dunedin, New Zealand.

Skinner, R D. (2001, November). Opening address at the exhibition 'Fetching Gothic: Bishop Nevill commissions a cathedral'. The Architecture Centre, Dunedin Railway Station. Dunedin, New Zealand.

Skinner, R D. (2001, June). Invited public lecture: The work of Owen Jones in the collection of the Dunedin Public Art Gallery. Dunedin Public Art Gallery. Dunedin, New Zealand.

Skinner, R D. (2001, March). Invited guest speaker to the NZIA Southern Dinner of the New Zealand Institute of Architects, Dunedin Branch. Dunedin, New Zealand.

Skinner, R D. (2007, October). Upsetting the Provenance. A Maori. Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu. Christchurch, New Zealand.

Looseleaf treatises and commentaries

Skinner, R. (2008). Tibor Donner 1: Public Buildings, BLOCK: The Broadsheet of the Auckland Branch of the New Zealand Institute of Architects. The Broadsheet of the Auckland Branch of the New Zealand Institute of Architects. Auckland New Zealand.

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