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    • Baby steps with BIM – learning to walk the talk 

      Davies, Kathryn; Wilkinson, Suzanne; McMeel, D. (Heriot-Watt University School of the Built Environment, 2017-07-21)
      Although there is a great deal of enthusiasm reported for companies to adopt BIM for improved project outcomes and industry productivity, the process of developing BIM expertise is not always an easy one. Project teams ...
    • Back to basics : rethinking the motives behind Charismatic Church architecture 

      Roome, Jason (2012)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: Should the architecture of church be utilitarian in nature or is there a deeper value to be found in an uplifting building tailored to the needs of a community? This research project looks at the ...
    • Back to earth : earth building in Aotearoa New Zealand 1945-65 

      Hall, Min (University of Sydney for Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand (SAHANZ), 2019-11-10)
      Earth was once widely used as a building material in Aotearoa New Zealand; it was an integral part of the vernacular architecture. Māori used earth in various ways and nineteenth century European settlers brought earthen ...
    • Back to front: Mixing it up in Ponsonby 

      Bower, Abbey (2009)
      What is a sensitive development and urban design strategy for a vacant corner site and heritage building in Ponsonby; a character suburb of Auckland? This research project focuses on issues of sensitive redevelopment ...
    • Back to society 

      Saturi, Pratik (2019)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can homelessness and social isolation be helped through community architecture in Mt Roskill? ABSTRACT: Homelessness is an international crisis. The last time a global survey was attempted – by ...
    • Back to the future : business workplace competencies revisited 

      Ayling, Diana; Hebblethwaite, Denisa; Kirkland, Kerry (New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education (NZACE), 2019-04)
      Higher education has a responsibility to consider the development of generic competencies in students to enable them to transfer tertiary learning to meet the changing demands of the workplace when they graduate (Quek, ...
    • Backchannelling in the language classroom : Improving student attention and retention with feedback technologies. 

      Reinders, Hayo (Journal of Language Teaching and Learning, 2014)
      Backchanneling is a technique for monitoring student engagement and performance in the language classroom. In this article I give the pedagogical rationale for this activity and describe some examples of best practice. The ...
    • Backyard death in Auckland 

      Moore, Cameron (Unitec Institution of Technology, 2017-11-21)
      This paper is an extension of Griffith University urban form professor Tony Hall’s work on private open space. In his book The Life and Death of the Australian Backyard 1 ; and the journal entries Where have all the Gardens ...
    • “Bad Form”: Contemporary Cinema’s Turn to the Perverse 

      Wilson, Scott; Joyce, Hester (2009)
      The form of Western mainstream film is the crux of its ideological effi-ciency: by using established formal techniques, films ensure audiences understand that aesthetic decisions support and clarify the narrative to ensure ...
    • Baetsch in the city - Vienna, Austria 

      Woodruffe, Paul; Klasz, Walter (2012-09)
      The objectives were to create a building that at once is both familiar and strange, and to use materials gathered by the local people from the surrounding environment and to use this process to facilitate storytelling and ...
    • The balanced scorecard in a New Zealand organisation : empirical evidence of change in their performance culture 

      Du Plessis, Andries; Tachiwona, Garikai (World Business Institute, 2016-09)
      The balanced scorecard, if used correctly by managers could be used to transform low performing information technology service teams into highly productive and profitable units that meet customer service expectations. Two ...
    • Balancing the seesaw : the ups and downs of delivering vocational training programmes 

      Davies, Kath; Kestle, Linda; Laing, Neil; Bryan, A. (2019-11-29)
      Developing training programmes in partnership with industry is a rich and rewarding endeavour Context - partnership between Unitec and Hawkins Programme framework Challenge: Learner diversity - cadets Challenge: Learner ...
    • Bamb’upyog : a bamboo ecological construction, learning and exhibition centre 

      Shah, Akshay (2014)
      The title Bamb’upyog is a combination of two Hindi words, bambu (which translates to bamboo) and upyog (which translates to application, or utility). This research project explores the possibility of applying bamboo as a ...
    • Bandwidth-IPSec security trade-off in IPv4 and IPv6 in Windows 7 environment 

      Kolahi, Samad; Cao, Yuqing (Rico); Chen, Hong (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013-11-12)
      Due to overheads of security algorithms used in IPSec, transferring data using IPSec is known to be significantly slow compared with open system. In this paper, we present new results on performance of IPSec using 7 ...
    • Baptism of fire - how journalism students from the University Of The South Pacific covered the Speight Putsch and its aftermath 

      Cass, Philip (Routledge, 2002)
      During the violent coup staged by businessman George Speight in Fiji in May 2000, accurate information about what was happening was often restricted to a handful of Fijian websites. On some occasions the only site still ...
    • Barangay Hall : vernacular identity in post-disaster community rebuilding 

      De Lara, Pristine Angel Punzalan (2016)
      The 2012 Typhoon Bopha devastated the Mindanao region in the Philippines; in particular is in Barangay Andap, New Bataan, Compostela Valley- a community that was fully wiped away as a result of the debris flow from the ...
    • The barriers to a community contracts approach in post-disaster reconstruction 

      Zuo, Kelvin; Potangaroa, Regan; Wilkinson, Suzanne (6th International i-Rec Conference, 2013)
      The need to involve communities in post disaster reconstruction is seen as an imperative for sustainable if not ‘sensible’ post disaster reconstruction. One contractual approach is the use of community contracts. Such ...
    • Barriers to building and construction waste reduction, reuse and recycling : a case study of the Australian Capital Region 

      Zou, Patrick; Hardy, Robyn; Yang, Rebecca (Unitec Institute of Technology, 2015-12-22)
      Building and construction waste materials continue to be a major problem causing significant environmental impact worldwide. Broad university-industry collaborative research was undertaken in 2014 to identify the barriers, ...
    • Barry’s Point: An architectural exploration of site 

      Hooper, Haley Chantal (2011)
      Barry’s Point is the peninsula that founded the development of the Takapuna community. It is a controversial and contentious location that has witnessed many different occupations and events in its short urban history. It ...
    • Bayesian parameter estimation of Euler-Bernoulli beams 

      Ardekani, Iman; Kaipio, J.; Sharifzadeh, Hamid (2018-11)
      This paper develops a statistical signal processing algorithm for parameter estimation of Euler-Bernoulli beams from limited and noisy measurement. The original problem is split into two reduced-order sub-problems coupled ...