• Between Werkbund and wartime sobriety : Ernst Plischke‘s Designs for Orakei 

    Schnoor, Christoph (Unitec ePress, 2014-08-07)
    The first project that Ernst Plischke was entrusted with in the Department of Housing Construction after his arrival in Wellington in 1939 was a series of multi-unit buildings in Orakei, Auckland. He based their design ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • The cluster approach revisited 

    Kestle, Linda; Potangaroa, Regan (International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction, 2010-05-14)
    The UN Cluster approach came from the Humanitarian Response Review (HRR) commissioned by the UN in 2005. The intention of that review was to address apparent failures in the speed, quality and effectiveness of humanitarian ...
  • Compacting suburbia: The case for moving buildings 

    Turner, David (Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association, 2010)
    Processes of intensification lead to some unforeseen consequences. One such unplanned consequence is the rearrangement of existing buildings in new or revised spatial patterns. In pursuit of higher densities, large lot ...
  • Considerações sobre a distribuição espacial e territorial do Programa Minha Casa, Minha Vida na Região Metropolitana de Porto Alegre. 

    Melchiors, L. C.; Wagner, Cesar (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (Porto Alegre, Brazil), 2014-04-30)
    O presente trabalho tem por objetivo discutir a estruturação do espaço urbano a partir da moradia social produzida na Região Metropolitana de Porto Alegre (RMPA) através do Programa Minha Casa, ...
  • Contingent interpretations : unreliable memories in stories of New Zealand architecture 

    Turner, David (SAHANZ and Unitec ePress, 2014-08)
    While the relocation of buildings is not unknown in other building cultures, this paper suggests that the practice in New Zealand of wholesale rearrangement is an over-casual approach to history, and that such rearrangements ...
  • Cost effective quality: next generation building controls? 

    Murphy, Chris (Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association, 2010-01-01)
    In 2004 the New Zealand Government reviewed the New Zealand Building Act. The review was prompted by increasing concern at the lack of weather tightness evident in buildings constructed since the initial performance based ...
  • Design process: Transfer and transformation 

    Wagner, Cesar; Archbold, Richard (University of New South Wales, 2010)
    This paper is drawn from research into the learning process provided by a design studio exercise where students are asked to design an extension for an iconic modernist building in Brazil. The design problem becomes an ...
  • "Design" and "Design" the verb, noun, prefix and suffix : architecture studio teaching as an epitome of design methodologies 

    Pretty, Annabel; McPherson, Peter (Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia (AASA), 2015-10)
    This paper critiques three case studies of architectural large pre-fabrication collaborative projects in Christchurch; Lux City 2012/Canterbury Tales 2013/City Up’s 2014, from students from Unitec Department of Architecture. ...
  • Destabilising the studio - teaching architectural design in China 

    van Raat, Tony (University of New South Wales, 2010-07)
    Cooperative ventures in international education frequently involve transitioning students from one learning paradigm to another. This is particularly the case in joint programmes in architecture where lateral thinking and ...
  • Digital DIY : EdFab Project 

    Patel, Yusef; McMeel, D. (Construction in the 21st Century (CITC), 2015-05)
    The widespread availability of automated fabrication tools is rising dramatically. Entry-level CNC routers, robotics and 3D printers can be a cost effective machinery for small to medium sized enterprises to implement. The ...
  • Earthquake vulnerability of wastewater pumping stations in New Zealand 

    Zare, Mohammad R.; Wilkinson, Suzanne; Potangaroa, Regan (2010-09)
    New Zealand is located in an earthquake prone part of the world where earthquakes are the most common natural hazard in New Zealand. Consequently, earthquake vulnerability especially in lifelines is of great concern of ...
  • Efeitos da expansão territorial do programa habitacional brasileiro Minha Casa, Minha Vida: o caso da Região Metropolitana de Porto Alegre, Brasil. 

    Melchiors, L. C.; Wagner, Cesar (Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias de la Educación, 2014-09)
    O presente trabalho tem por objetivo discutir a produção do espaço urbano a partir dos projetos de moradia social desenvolvidos pelo Programa Minha Casa, Minha Vida (PMCMV), tendo como objeto de estudo e análise a distribuição ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Experiments on common grounds: Four Auckland houses by Richard Hobin (1949-1953) 

    Francis, Kerry; Smith, Gregory (Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association, 2010-01-01)
    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 ...
  • “Fly on the wall” Can the presence of the student during the assessment process help in their learning? 

    Rennie, Julian (University of New South Wales, 2010-01-01)
    The Design studio learning system within most Tertiary Design Schools has a unique critique method, (often called “The Crit”). The Crit event itself is rather a “veiled” process and has been analyzed and written about ...
  • Future housing energy efficiency associated with the Auckland Unitary Plan 

    Su, Bin (International Conference on Municipal Engineering (ICME), 2014-07)
    The draft Auckland Unitary Plan outlines the future land used for new housing and businesses with Auckland population growth over the next thirty years. According to Auckland Unitary Plan, over the next 30 years, the ...
  • 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 ...