• 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Le Corbusier's early urban studies as source of experiential architectural knowledge 

    Schnoor, Christoph (Polytechnic University of Valencia Congress, 2015-11)
    In the year between April 1910 and March 1911 Le Corbusier – then Charles-Edouard Jeanneret – composed maybe the most comprehensive piece of writing of his career: a manuscript entitled “La construction des villes” which ...
  • 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 ...
  • Legislation revisited : new hope for the earthquake prone "home shop?" 

    Murphy, Chris (School of Architecture and the Built Environment, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, 2016-12)
    A review of current earthquake-prone building policy undertaken by the New Zealand Ministry of Building, Innovation and Enterprise (MBIE) follow the Christchurch earthquake, resulted in the Government introducing legislation ...
  • The Licensed Building Practitioners Scheme : four years on. 

    Murphy, Chris (International Association for Housing Science (IAHS), 2016-09)
    The Licensed Building Practitioners Scheme (LBP Scheme), restricting certain aspects of the design and construction of residential buildings in New Zealand to licensed building personnel, was a Government initiative passed ...
  • Māori housing experiences of prefabrication : opportunities and challenges 

    Hoskins, Raoul (2015-04-23)
    *Papakāinga Prefabrication projects *The nature and challenges of Māori housing projects *Opportunities for the sector
  • Measuring the qualitative aspects of a reconstruction programme: Aceh, Indonesia 

    Potangaroa, Regan (i-Rec, 2006)
    Aid Agencies are accountable for the funds that they administer and consequently there is a reporting requirement to demonstrate that any intervention (such as a permanent housing program) is beneficial to those that the ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • NZ Chinese/Chinese NZ : Auckland architecture's changing response 

    Francis, Kerry (Unitec ePress, 2014-08-07)
    Auckland city once had an area that was collectively known as Chinatown. It existed briefly at the foot of Grey’s Avenue for approximately sixty years from the turn of the century. In the period from 1959 its citizens were ...