Recent Submissions

  • Milan 2033. Seeds of the future. How current research and design experiments will shape our lives in the cities of tomorrow 

    Collina, Luisa; Trapani, Paola (Journal: Architectecture_MPS ; University: Ravensbourne, London, 2014)
    On Sunday, 29 November 1863, the Istituto Tecnico Superiore di Milano, the original nucleus of the Politecnico di Milano, was founded under the guidance of Francesco Brioschi. 150 years later, in addition to celebrating ...
  • Space and Culture Using Space Syntax for the Tenganan Pageringsingan Housing of Bali, Indonesia 

    Aryan, Ni Putu; Potangaroa, Regan (International Conference -Green Architecture for Sustainable Living and Environment, 2014)
    Is there a connection between space and the culture that it seemingly contains? Does the space define the culture, or does the culture define the space or is it some combination, working at perhaps different hierarchies? This ...
  • Open Architecture 

    Austin, Michael (Association of Anthropology of Oceania, 2014)
    The history of architecture revolves around the notion of closure. It is concerned with shelter, protection and differentiation. A history of openness in architecture has yet to be written. It does not see origins in the ...
  • Why Isn't it working? The Rise and Fall of the Financial Assistance Package in the Repair of Leaking Buildings within New Zealand. 

    Murphy, Chris (Architectural Science Association, 2014)
    In July 2011 the NZ Government passed into law a financial compensation package in the form of the Weathertight Homes Resolution Service (Financial Assistance Package) Amendment Bill to assist homeowners in repairing homes ...
  • Saving the Home Shop: The Future of Small Earthquake-prone Buildings in New Zealand 

    Murphy, Chris (International Association for Housing Science (IAHS), 2014)
    The New Zealand Government is in the process of considering a law that would require all commercial, multi unit and multi-storey residential buildings upgraded and strengthened to a minimum of 35% or more of the New Building ...
  • Oceanic Architecture 

    Austin, Michael (New Zealand Institute of Architects, 2014)
    Pacific pavilions The Oceanic way of building boats involves duplicating hulls “One would imagine that a contrivance so simple and practical for pro- curing stability and increased carrying capacity would have been adopted ...
  • The open 

    Austin, Michael (Auckland University of Technology, 2013-11)
    Recently there has been a renewed interest in Karl Popper’s The Open Society, written during the Second World War in Christchurch. Popper also wrote another major book The Poverty of Historicism, which has been much debated. ...
  • The Gabion House Revisited 

    Potangaroa, Regan (ITS University, Surabaya, 2013)
    Most material on a “Green Concept” for addressing the environmental, social, cultural and institutional issues resulting from global warming and climate change through the implementation of architecture and environmental ...
  • Immeuble-villas between Le Corbusier and Albert Gessner 

    Schnoor, Christoph; Kromrei, Claudia (SAHANZ, 2013)
    One of the open questions for contemporary urban living in the city is the issue of density. What level of urban density is sustainable and appropriate for a healthy, enjoyable lifestyle as well as for the unfolding of ...
  • Translation : Proceedings of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand 2014 

    Schnoor, Christoph (SAHANZ and Unitec ePress, 2014-08-07)
    The 31st conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand (SAHANZ) has taken ‘Translation’ as its theme. The call for papers invited the contributors to explore translation, understood as the ...
  • Auckland's Urban Forests, Function and Design 

    Haines, Leslie (2010)
    This paper overviews the current patchiness of the vegetation in urban Auckland City, and introduces a range of Bachelor of Landscape Architecture student designs that focus on landscape ecology issues ...
  • House Indoor Thermal and Health Conditions with Different Passive Designs 

    Su, Bin (2012)
    According to the Auckland climate, building passive design more focus on improving winter indoor thermal and health conditions. Based on field study data of indoor air temperature and relative humidity close to ceiling and ...
  • School Design and Energy Efficiency 

    Su, Bin (2011)
    Auckland has a temperate climate with comfortable warm, dry summers and mild, wet winters. An Auckland school normally does not need air conditioning for cooling during the summer and only need heating during the winter. ...
  • Impacts of the Courtyard with Glazed Roof on House Winter Thermal Conditions 

    Su, Bin (2011)
    The ‘wind-rain’ house has a courtyard with glazed roof, which allows more direct sunlight to come into indoor spaces during the winter. The glazed roof can be partially opened or closed and automatically controlled to ...
  • Temperate Modernity: The Whangarei architecture of Alfred Morgan in the 1930s 

    Francis, Kerry (2006)
    This paper stems from my interest in how the ideas and forms of international modernism are translated to a local architectural context. In 2003 I was teaching the history of modernism to students studying for the National ...
  • Late Bloomer: The Live Centre of Whangarei 1875-1909 

    Francis, Kerry (2007)
    The length of Bank Street between Vine and Water Streets and Rust and Cameron Streets Whangarei was, during the 1890s, the commercial and administrative centre of the fledgling town. The most significant presence in this ...
  • Experiments on common grounds: Four Auckland houses by Richard Hobin (1949-1953) 

    Francis, Kerry; Smith, Gregory (2010)
    In Auckland in the 1950s a group of architecture students and young graduates were exploring innovative techniques of small scale construction. While these explorations can be seen in the context of a broader, global ...
  • Learning about Landscape Odo Strewe and the Group 

    Francis, Kerry (2010)
    In Europe and the United States, landscape architecture came late to the modernist party. New Zealand was no exception. While architects here were exploring variants of modernism from the late 1930s, modernist landscapes ...
  • Jungle Jim? Odo Strewe and Tropical Influence, 1948-1965 

    Francis, Kerry (2009)
    Odo Strewe left Europe in May 1937, a refugee from Nazi Germany, and island hopped his way across the South Pacific to land in New Zealand in June 1938. Twenty years later, having established a family and a landscape ...
  • The next fifty years: Eco-cyborg Chandigarh 

    Bogunovich, Dushko (1999-01)
    There are good and bad things about Le Corbusier's plans and designs for Chandigarh. As we face the environmental and social uncertainties of the 21st century, it may be more productive to focus at the good things. The ...

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