George Porter Towers
George Porter Towers – Wellington – New Zealand
1970 - 1976
A wellington landmark, the George Porter Towers were designed between 1970 and 1973 by Ian Athfield of Athfield Architects in association with the King and Dawson architectural and engineering firm. The iconic towers were named after local city councillor and architect George Porter, however it was architect Ian Athfield who was responsible for building's idiosyncratic features including the cylindrical and domed lift tower and protruding clothes drying rooms that face towards the north. The towers were designed between 1970 and 1973 with construction taking place from 1973 - 1976.
For detailed architectural plans of the George Porter Towers as well as the surrounding Arlington One and Arlington Two developments, click here