• Translation : Proceedings of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand 2014 

    Schnoor, Christoph (SAHANZ and Unitec ePress, 2014-08-07)
    The 31st conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand (SAHANZ) has taken ‘Translation’ as its theme. The call for papers invited the contributors to explore translation, understood as the ...
  • Saving the Home Shop: The Future of Small Earthquake-prone Buildings in New Zealand 

    Murphy, Chris (International Association for Housing Science (IAHS), 2014)
    The New Zealand Government is in the process of considering a law that would require all commercial, multi unit and multi-storey residential buildings upgraded and strengthened to a minimum of 35% or more of the New Building ...
  • Oceanic Architecture 

    Austin, Michael (New Zealand Institute of Architects, 2014)
    Pacific pavilions The Oceanic way of building boats involves duplicating hulls “One would imagine that a contrivance so simple and practical for pro- curing stability and increased carrying capacity would have been adopted ...
  • 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 ...
  • Space and Culture Using Space Syntax for the Tenganan Pageringsingan Housing of Bali, Indonesia 

    Aryan, Ni Putu; Potangaroa, Regan (International Conference -Green Architecture for Sustainable Living and Environment, 2014)
    Is there a connection between space and the culture that it seemingly contains? Does the space define the culture, or does the culture define the space or is it some combination, working at perhaps different hierarchies? This ...
  • 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 ...
  • Open Architecture 

    Austin, Michael (Association of Anthropology of Oceania, 2014)
    The history of architecture revolves around the notion of closure. It is concerned with shelter, protection and differentiation. A history of openness in architecture has yet to be written. It does not see origins in the ...
  • The open 

    Austin, Michael (Auckland University of Technology, 2013-11)
    Recently there has been a renewed interest in Karl Popper’s The Open Society, written during the Second World War in Christchurch. Popper also wrote another major book The Poverty of Historicism, which has been much debated. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • School Design and Energy Efficiency 

    Su, Bin (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. ...
  • Planning for social outcomes 

    Potangaroa, Regan; Mair, Julie Samia (2010-09-01)
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Architecture for humanity: Shipping containers as Swiss Army knife 

    Lee, Ja Yeun; Potangaroa, Regan (2010-01-01)
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...