• 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Integration of design and technology 

    Austin, Michael (Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia, 2007)
    Certification Boards visiting architecture schools regularly demand more ‘technology’ in the curriculum, and an increased ‘integration’ of design and technology in the teaching programme. The persistence of this over many ...
  • Jungle Jim? Odo Strewe and Tropical Influence, 1948-1965 

    Francis, Kerry (2009)
    Odo Strewe left Europe in May 1937, a refugee from Nazi Germany, and island hopped his way across the South Pacific to land in New Zealand in June 1938. Twenty years later, having established a family and a landscape ...
  • Late Bloomer: The Live Centre of Whangarei 1875-1909 

    Francis, Kerry (2007)
    The length of Bank Street between Vine and Water Streets and Rust and Cameron Streets Whangarei was, during the 1890s, the commercial and administrative centre of the fledgling town. The most significant presence in this ...