• Adaptive reuse of industrial buildings in a new precinct in Auckland’s CBD 

    Kiroff, Lydia; Tan, Xiaotian (Global Science and Technology Forum, 2015-10-05)
    The conversion of former industrial buildings and identifying heritage as a commodity has become a pervasive trend, especially over the last decade. Adaptive re-use of old industrial buildings is often seen as an alternative ...
  • After the rot: Improving the durability of building envelopes in domestic housing, New Zealand 

    Murphy, Chris (International Association for 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Auckland's Urban Forests, Function and Design 

    Haines, Leslie (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 ...
  • Bi-cultural architecture 

    Austin, Michael; Pedlow, Ginny (2015-07)
    Aotearoa/New Zealand is a bi-cultural country. There have been attempts to design buildings with this is mind, the most well known example being the National Museum (Te Papa). This contains pre-European Maori buildings, ...
  • Biculturalism in New Zealand correctional facilities 

    Laidlaw, Reagan; Schnoor, Christoph (2015-07)
    In New Zealand architecture, notions of biculturalism have been addressed in a slowly increasing manner over the past 30 years. But has architecture in New Zealand taken these notions seriously in institutions, such as ...
  • 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 ...
  • Compacting suburbia: The case for moving buildings 

    Turner, David (Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association, 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Design process: Transfer and transformation 

    Wagner, Cesar; Archbold, Richard (University of New South Wales, 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ernst Plischke and the Dixon Street Flats 

    Schnoor, Christoph (Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, 2015-07)
    Ernst Plischke’s life and work have been thoroughly researched and written about. However, one crucial moment still remains uncertain – and it seems that, for New Zealand Architectural History, much hinges on this one ...
  • 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 ...
  • Experiments on common grounds: Four Auckland houses by Richard Hobin (1949-1953) 

    Francis, Kerry; Smith, Gregory (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 ...
  • “Fly on the wall” Can the presence of the student during the assessment process help in their learning? 

    Rennie, Julian (University of New South Wales, 2010-01-01)
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...