Recent Submissions

  • Saving the past : new challenges for earthquake prone buildings in New Zealand 

    Murphy, Chris (Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), 2015-12)
    The challenges facing heritage buildings in New Zealand will become all the more significant if legislation to strengthen building code requirements for these buildings is enacted. The strengthening proposals particularly ...
  • Ernst Plischke and the Dixon Street Flats 

    Schnoor, Christoph (Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, 2015-07)
    Ernst Plischke’s life and work have been thoroughly researched and written about. However, one crucial moment still remains uncertain – and it seems that, for New Zealand Architectural History, much hinges on this one ...
  • Biculturalism in New Zealand correctional facilities 

    Laidlaw, Reagan; Schnoor, Christoph (2015-07)
    In New Zealand architecture, notions of biculturalism have been addressed in a slowly increasing manner over the past 30 years. But has architecture in New Zealand taken these notions seriously in institutions, such as ...
  • Open architecture 

    Austin, Michael (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 ...
  • Bi-cultural architecture 

    Austin, Michael; Pedlow, Ginny (2015-07)
    Aotearoa/New Zealand is a bi-cultural country. There have been attempts to design buildings with this is mind, the most well known example being the National Museum (Te Papa). This contains pre-European Maori buildings, ...
  • Guidelines for strawbale construction in New Zealand 

    Hall, Min (2015-08-21)
    * NZ Strawbale Construction Guidelines and Code of Practice – Working Party *International Scene – Building Codes and Guidelines for Straw Bale Construction *How BC Applications for strawbale construction are currently ...
  • Staging change : collectivism in the Cook Islands 

    Budgett, Jeanette; Dixon, Rod (2015-07)
    Discussions of architecture and performativity swing between the formal, technical and tectonic object to an architecture of ever-broader relationships. The object discussed in this paper, the Cook Islands mission chapel, ...
  • Adaptive reuse of industrial buildings in a new precinct in Auckland’s CBD 

    Kiroff, Lydia; Tan, Xiaotian (Global Science and Technology Forum, 2015-10-05)
    The conversion of former industrial buildings and identifying heritage as a commodity has become a pervasive trend, especially over the last decade. Adaptive re-use of old industrial buildings is often seen as an alternative ...
  • 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 ...

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