College House appears in HOME Magazine.

Alumnus and architect, Malcolm Walker (1969-70), has written an article which appears in the August 2017 HOME New Zealand in which he describes CH:

"Sitting in an elbow of the Avon and looking fresh after 50 years of hard labour and earthquakes, these buildings are magical. Raw, clear and, as is the nature of excellent things, simple in concept. But so right."

Malcolm Walker says he was so smitten by the CH environment, as a young houseman, that he ditched science for architecture. Fifty years later he writes:

"The thing is, Miles got the essentials right - and then he made it interesting.These buildings are robust and socially planned - enduring relationships are formed - and it's impossible to not be part of the place. To design somewhere to eat and sleep is easy, but to make a place to belong to - that's architecture".

In July 2017, College House was awarded Category 1 Historic Place status by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga

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