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  • Su, Bin (ICECE 2012: International Conference on Environmental and Civil Engineering, 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 ...
  • Su, Bin (ICESSE 2011: International Conference on Environmental Systems Science and Engineering, 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 ...
  • Su, Bin (ICSBIE: International Conference on Sustainable Building and Infrastructure Engineering, 2011)
    Auckland has a temperate climate with comfortable warm, dry summers and mild, wet winters. An Auckland school normally does not need air conditioning for cooling during the summer and only need heating during the winter. ...
  • Potangaroa, Regan; Mair, Julie Samia (Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, 2010)
    There is usually no purposeful connection between the physical planning of refugee camps and the social outcomes for those living in these camps with each being treated separately by independent groups or more often the ...
  • Zare, Mohammad R.; Wilkinson, Suzanne; Potangaroa, Regan (Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, 2010)
    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 ...
  • van Raat, Tony (ConnectED 2010 - 2nd International Conference on Design Education, 2010)
    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 ...
  • Kestle, Linda; Potangaroa, Regan (18th CIB World Building Congress, 2010)
    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 ...
  • Francis, Kerry; Smith, Gregory (On the border: Architectural science in theory and practice, 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 ...
  • Murphy, Chris (On the border: Architectural science in theory and practice, 2010)
    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 ...
  • Rennie, Julian (ConnectED 2010 - 2nd International Conference on Design Education, 2010)
    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 ...
  • Lee, Ja Yeun; Potangaroa, Regan (Participatory Design and Appropriate Technology for Post-Disaster Reconstruction, 2010)
    Surplus commercial shipping containers have re-gained popularity among developed countries recently and are often associated with fashionable, prefabricated second-homes, hotels, and even cities. However, when applied in ...
  • Turner, David (On the border: Architectural science in theory and practice, 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 ...
  • Wagner, Cesar; Archbold, Richard (ConnectED 2010 - 2nd International Conference on Design Education, 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 ...
  • Murphy, Chris (Design, Technology, Refurbishment and Management of Buildings: 37th IAHS World Congress on Housing Science, 2010)
    The issue of weathertightness of the external building envelope in domestic scaled timber frames continues to be an issue in New Zealand, some ten years after the results of a major cladding survey into the durability and ...
  • Haines, Leslie (Function and Design. Kyriiri Oy, Helsinki, Finland. Publication Series, 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 ...
  • Beckett, James V.; Wilkinson, Suzanne; Potangaroa, Regan (Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, 2010)
    Recovery is a vital phase in an emergency management and civil defence cycle aimed towards long-term community resilience. Leadership plays a crucial role in an emergency situation, especially in the response and recovery ...
  • Chang, Yan; Wilkinson, Suzanne; Potangaroa, Regan; Seville, Erica (Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference, 2010)
    Post-disaster reconstruction poses resourcing challenges specific to the construction practitioners and requires constant improvements of the construction industry and of the environment in which it operates. By drawing ...
  • Kaza, Krystina (Vernacular Futures: Reconstruction, Resettlement and Reproduction of Tradition, 2010)
  • Potangaroa, Regan; Chan, Tao (Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, 2010)
    Spatial Syntax is a set of concepts and techniques for the analysis of spatial configurations that were originally developed by Hillier and Hanson in the late 1980’s (Space Syntax, 2009). They were intended to be a tool ...
  • Potangaroa, Regan; Chan, Tao (Participatory Design and Appropriate Technology for Post-Disaster Reconstruction, 2010)
    Space Syntax developed from the work of Benedikt in 1979 and then Hillier and Hanson in 1984. Benedikt created visual maps within building plans by drawing the contours of equal visual areas calling the resulting map an ...