Recent Submissions

  • Seismic Discussion Paper 

    Potangaroa, R. (Published for ES&NFI Cluster, 2014-12)
    There does not appear to have been any seismic guidelines despite the obvious seismic character of Afghanistan. The seismic measures that are being used seem to be of unknown heritage and perhaps of questionable value and ...
  • New Lynn – Auckland IMM case study : low-density urban morphology and energy performance optimisation. A new pilot project in Auckland using Integrated Modification Methodology (IMM) 

    Tadi, Massimo; Bogunovich, Dushko (Unitec ePress, 2017-04-04)
    Integrated Modification Methodology (IMM) has already been applied in established metropolitan contexts, such as Porto Maravilha in Rio de Janeiro, the neighbourhood of Shahrak-e Golestan in Tehran, and Block 39 in New ...
  • Walter Klasz : Inbetween 

    Klasz, Walter; Mitterer, Wittfrida; Michl, Thomas; Kern, Christian; McPherson, Peter (Unitec ePress, 2017-03-03)
    In 2016, Austrian architect and designer Walter Klasz visited Auckland as a Researcher in Residence, hosted by Unitec. Walter’s work focuses on the potential of ‘self-forming-structures’ – constructions that emerge from ...
  • Hygiene und Reinheit für das Südsee-Paradies : Preußisch-koloniale Interventionen im Samoa 

    Schnoor, Christoph (Transcript Verlag, 2013)
    In den knapp fünfzehn Jahren ihrer kurzen Kolonialherrschaft in Samoa setzte die deutsche Verwaltung unter ihrem Gouverneur, Dr. Wilhelm Solf, eine Reihe von baulichen und infrastrukturellen Erweiterungen des Ortes Apia ...
  • Cultural Identity and the City - Auckland, NZ and Wismar 

    Schnoor, Christoph (Wismar University of Applied Sciences and DAAD, 2013)
    What forms the cultural identity of a city? As architectural historian and theorist, I will apply this question to the “Baukultur”, this German term, on the one hand heavily loaded and on the other hand virtually impossible ...
  • The Application of Quality of Life Metrics 

    Potangaroa, Regan; Santosa, Happy; Wilkinson, Susan (Springer, 2014)
    The current “resilience gap” is how it can be enabled in reality from its apparent idealistic grounding? This chapter accepts that a first step should be the establishment of a suitable metric for resilience measurement. ...