• ADA MESH CITIES: Network, Space and Memory in the transitional city 

    Joyce, Zita; Ballard, Su; McCaw, Caroline; Smith, Vicki; Lane, Trudy; Clothier, Ian; Randerson, Janine; Butt, Danny; Joyce, Zita (ISEA International, 2013)
    In the aftermath of the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes, Christchurch, New Zealand is framed as a ‘transitional’ city, moving from its demolished past to a speculative future. The ADA Mesh Cities project asks what role media art ...
  • Architectural Notation and the Body Condition: Tracking the dance of E1027 

    Hedges, Susan (2009)
    This paper will explore two modernists pieces, one a ballet, Oskar Schlemmer’s The Triadic Ballet and the other a small holiday house on the Cote d’Azur, Eileen Gray’s E1027. I would like to suggest that the notated ...
  • Art into Nature: Elementalism in Contemporary Public Art and Architecture 

    Chua, Eu Jin (Enigma : He Aupiki, 2013)
    In the study of ancient or pagan thought, the term “elementalism” is sometimes used to refer to the personification of nature’s elements — for example, the belief in the existence of a god of wind or god of fire. Conversely ...
  • Cloud Music : a cloud system 

    Randerson, Janine (ISEA International, 2013)
    This paper suggests that artworks such as Yoko Ono’s Sky TV (1966), Hans Haacke’s Condensation Cube (1963-65), and David Behrman, Robert Watts and Bob Diamond’s Cloud Music (1974-79) are ancestors to a significant strand ...
  • Design and Build to Destroy - Rachel Whiteread's Untitled (Room) and its Representations 

    Carley, Rachel (2012)
    The British sculptor Rachel Whiteread (b.1963) employs her signature casting practice to render negative space as solid, positive form. Untitled (Room), 1993, was cast from a freestanding model of a room designed by the ...
  • Detail as fragment: The incomplete, the possibility of connection and an excess of multiplicities 

    Hedges, Susan (2010)
    ‘… and I think that, setting out from there, I will put together, piece by piece, the perfect city, made of fragments mixed with the rest, of instants separated by intervals, of signals one sends out, not knowing who ...
  • The emptying out and the abstracted detail 

    Hedges, Susan (2012)
    This paper considers the drawn detail as a means of archiving the interior not in terms of the familiar fullness or comfort but rather through the idea of absence and emptiness. Empty drawn details could be understood ...
  • The everyday collective laboratory. 

    Woodruffe, Paul (2010-09-15)
  • The Evocative Object: why objects matter 

    Downie, Julie (2013)
    The Evocative Object: why objects matter is an exhibition based upon the idea that objects matter to us – but what makes an object evocative may not necessarily be about value, use, aesthetics or ownership. This is a ...
  • Industrial poetry 

    Woodruffe, Paul (2010-09-15)
    One of the great opportunities that increased access to technologies and information has brought, is interdisciplinary practice between the fine arts and industrial design.As a student, these two pathways had at first ...
  • Interference: the restless drawing 

    Hedges, Susan (2012)
    This paper discusses a running interference that can be created through shifting a drawing from the analogue to the digital in a series of first year student works produced in the Interior Design pathway at the Unitec ...
  • Milan 2033 : seeds of the future 

    Trapani, Paola (2014-05)
    In 2013, the Politecnico di Milano celebrates its 150th anniversary. The closing event scheduled is a major exhibition at the Triennale di Milano, entitled Milano 2033. Seeds of the future. On this occasion, the University ...
  • Pocket auteurs : student uptake of an international collaboration in wireless moviemaking 

    Wagner, Daniel (International Technology, Education and Development (INTED), 2013)
    In March 2012, students in New Zealand, England and France teamed-up (virtually) to create globisodes (globally-constructed movies shot on mobile phones). Employing Web 2 platforms to collaborate across both space and time, ...
  • Service design for collaborative housing 

    Trapani, Paola (2016-07)
    THE SOCIAL FACTOR Anyone who knows anything about cohousing gets that the greatest wins are from the social dynamics of communities; more than they are of passive-haus construction, of modular builds, or rooftop ...
  • Towards Assessment Transparency: Following on from 'The Crit', can a student's learning be enhanced by allowing them to witness their own formative and summative assessment event? 

    Rennie, Julian (The University of South Australia, 2013)
    The Design school critique: the Crit, remains a unique event, not only in the display and discussion generated by the student responses to the same Brief, but also from the airing of many and varied opinions of all present ...
  • The Whakarare Typeface Project : when culture-specific design brings elements of universal value 

    Witehira, Johnson; Trapani, Paola (Cumulus - International Association of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media, 2015-11)
    This paper presents a reflection on the design of the Whakarare typeface created by Johnson Witehira, a Māori visual designer. In this research Witehira was interested in exploring two areas of inquiry: customary Māori ...