The 17th century portrait St Jerome in his Study by Italian painter Antonello da Messina, intrigued Wellington architect Bill Toomath all his life. In 2002 Toomath designed and built a study for his house based on the painting. Toomath discusses this project, his architectural training and practice, and some of his clients. Time-lapse camera footage captures building progress, and the completed studio with replica desk emerges as a portrait of Toomath himself, and a tribute to architecture and ideas. Bill Toomath passed away on 20 March 2014.
Wellington City Council, Wellington Branch of the NZIA, Warren Architects Educational Charitable Trust, Athfield Architects Ltd, Jasmax, Custance, the NZ Film Commission, Luit Bieringa
Title music played by Bill Toomath