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New boarding wing honours long-time architect

Posted 30th May 2016

An architect who for half a century has put his stamp on the look of The Armidale School’s campus has been honoured in the naming of a new boarding house extension at the school. As employee and later partner in Armidale firm Magoffin and Deakin until his retirement in 2005, Antony Deakin OAM has been responsible for the design or project management of every building at the school since moving from Sydney to join the 1965. At a ceremony on 27 May, he unveiled the plaque to Deakin Wing, an extension to White House which had been designed by his former partner Reg Magoffin and opened by Prime Minister Sir Robert Menzies in 1963. Among his work is an extension to... View Article