• 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 ...
  • Gimme shelter: Tsunami mitigation as part of a permanent shelter programme for Aceh, north Sumatra 

    Potangaroa, Regan (i-Rec, 2006)
    The resulting housing solutions developed for permanent shelter as part of aid packages and reconstruction often belie the complexity of their resolution. This paper briefly outlines the often hidden subtleties in such ...
  • Goldfinger revisited. James Bond set designs by Ken Adam as modernist spaces of power 

    Schnoor, Christoph; Wilson, Scott (SAHANZ, 2016-07)
    Ken Adam (b. 1921) developed set designs for seven of the early James Bond films and a number of other important works. Goldfinger (1964) is among the most famous of these films, and Adam’s designs have since made film ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Integration of design and technology 

    Austin, Michael (Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia, 2007)
    Certification Boards visiting architecture schools regularly demand more ‘technology’ in the curriculum, and an increased ‘integration’ of design and technology in the teaching programme. The persistence of this over many ...
  • Iterating success : learning to change through understanding failure 

    McPherson, Peter; Pretty, Annabel (Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia (AASA), 2015-10)
    In 2012 a collection of architecture and design schools in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch came together under the umbrella of FESTA to realise a city of light within central Christchurch, devastated by the events ...