• Urban prototype : plywood architecture 

    Patel, Yusef; Chapman, J. B.; Dermott, M. (2015-12)
    The widespread availability of automated fabrication tools is rising dramatically. The pairing of CAD/CAM software and automated tools presents a shift in how the designer can take part in the manufacture process. This ...
  • Urbanisation : a Māori counter response 

    Hoskins, Raoul (2016-11-14)
    Te Pooti Marae remains as part of a previously much larger Māori settlement located on the right bank of the Whanganui - New Zealand’s longest navigable river * Home of the Ati Haunui a Paparangi tribe * The village ...
  • Wasted opportunities: Developing resiliency in architecture through ecosystem biomimicry 

    Balle, Brad; McConchie, Graeme (Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association, 2010)
    Surplus buildings are frequently demolished and replaced under the assumption that it is cheaper to replace than adapt. The demolished building becomes waste material, usually ending up in landfills. Yet in nature discarded ...
  • 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 ...
  • 城市环境设计和绿色建筑的关系 = Urban environmental design and green building 

    Su, B. (辽宁科学技术出版社, 2015-05)
    中国有一句古语,“不要丢了西瓜捡芝麻”。从我们学术一点的角度来讲,《建筑物理》上面就会 有一段描述,说如果在供热的情况下,把供热温度调低一度,我们差不多能节省 10% ~15% 的能源。 如果空调温度提高一度,我们大致可以节省 5% ~8% 的能源。 我们想象一下,如果我们能把一个城市或者一个建筑基地,通过我们的设计和规划,如果在冬季 基地温度能提高一度,或者在夏季基地温度能降低一度,可能我们人不一定能感觉到有多强烈的变化, ...