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  • Schnoor, Christoph (Translation : Conference Proceedings SAHANZ 2014, 2014)
    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 ...
  • Austin, Michael (14ª Venice Architecture Biennale, 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 ...
  • Murphy, Chris (40th IAHS World Congress on Housing, 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Murphy, Chris (48th International Conference of the 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 ...
  • Austin, Michael (Pacific Spaces Annual Conference of the 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 ...
  • Collina, Luisa; Trapani, Paola (The Mediated City Conference, 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 open 
    Austin, Michael (Pacific Spaces and Sacred Buildings Fono #1: Interstices Under Construction Symposium, 2013)
    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. ...
  • Potangaroa, Regan (Green Concept in Architecture and Environment, 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 ...
  • Schnoor, Christoph; Kromrei, Claudia (Proceedings of the Society of Architectural Historians of Australia and New Zealand (30th), 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...