Home & Building, Volume 12 Number 6 (June-July 1950)
Albert H. A. Hanson, B. Arch., A.R.I.B.A., A.R.A.I.A., M.T.C.P.I. Born Bathurst aged 35, graduated Sydney University. Joined Interior Department, Canberra where his home with low-pitched asbestos cement roof agitated neighbours but was nominated "building of the month" by Modern Architectural Research Society's publication "Angle". For three years designed airfields, hospitals and camps for Allied Works Council. With a joint entry gained first place in N.S.W. Housing Commission's 1944 competition for housing at Westmead. Now has own office in Sydney. His Killara home was awarded Sir John Sulman Medal ("Sydney Architects Home —", pp. 24–26). Plays on single figure handicap at Avondale Golf Course. Is married with two daughters.
Dudley B. Roy, A.N.Z.I.A. Born Auckland, studied Auckland University College, 10 years in private offices. Joined State Advances Corporation, on state house maintenance and planning Corporation offices. Appointed Assistant Architect, in Wellington. Served 4½ years N.Z. Field Engineers. Had many interesting jobs in Pacific, common building materials being coral, cocoanut trees, bamboo, naiola bark, mahogany and U.S. 50 gallon drums. Was also "spannerhand" on Bailey bridges in Italy. Impressed with modern Italian work but prefers antiquities from Bannister Fletcher. Also the 1935 "comfortable" house to 1950 "glasshouse". Gained 1st prize in Okoroire War Veterans' Park competition (pp. 36–59). Formerly a yachtsman in Auckland present pastimes gardening, woodwork making and mending things.
Barton V. Gillespie, B. Arch, A.R.I.B.A., A.N.Z.I.A. Educated New Plymouth Boys' High School and Auckland University College. Was studio instructor for a year. Selected a "neighbourhood unit" as subject for thesis. At one time engaged in farming, found it less hard work than architecture. Now partner Wilson, Moodie & Gillespie, Auckland, ("A House Which Hugs the Ground," pp. 28–29). Carries out stage decor for Auckland Operatic Society and sings in the chorus. Hopes to go overseas. Fond of travelling, camping and all not-too-civilised outdoor activities. Hobbies — carpentry, shooting, swimming.
District Correspondents: Wellington—C. J. N. Fearnley, A.N.Z.I.A., Evening Post Building, Willis St. North Taranak.—R.W. Syme. A.N.Z.I.A., 89a Devon Street. New Plymouth. Wanganui —R. G. Tallboys. F.N.Z.I.A., Ridgeway Street. Palmerstom North—W. Thorrold-Jaggard. A.N.Z.I.A., P.O. Box 380.page 15