• Between architecture and construction 

      Francis, Kerry (2017-11)
      In 1994 the School of Architecture and Construction at Unitec Institute of Technology received its first intake for a new Bachelor of Architecture programme. The co‐location of this architecture degree within a school that ...
    • Design dialogues : ambiguity of “design” within Architectural Studio 

      Pretty, Annabel; McPherson, Peter (2017)
      The ambiguous nature of the word “design” offers up a complex dialectic dialogue for the architectural studio lecturers to impart to their students. Discussing the “design”, more commonly referred to as the programme or ...
    • "Design" and "Design" the verb, noun, prefix and suffix : architecture studio teaching as an epitome of design methodologies 

      Pretty, Annabel; McPherson, Peter (Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia (AASA), 2015-10)
      This paper critiques three case studies of architectural large pre-fabrication collaborative projects in Christchurch; Lux City 2012/Canterbury Tales 2013/City Up’s 2014, from students from Unitec Department of Architecture. ...
    • drawing Japan 

      Budgett, Jeanette (Unitec Institution of Technology, 2018)
      Students from Unitec's landscape and architecture programmes visited Japan in September 2018. Architecture lecturer Jeanette Budgett and teamed up with Hikoi Garden Tours (Penny Cliffin and Ian Henderson) to offer an ...
    • FROM EDGE TO CORE : Realigning sustainability in architectural education 

      Garbarczyk, Magdalena (Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), Australia, 2019-12)
      Climate change and the built environment’s ecological impact necessitate that we embed sustainability in architectural education. However, this often takes the form of an addition (satellite) to the prevailing core programme. ...
    • Intensive design building studio : a collaboration with industry 

      Campbell, G.; Patel, Yusef; McPherson, Peter (Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA, 2018-11)
      The purpose of this paper is to explore a case study project between a timber supplier, industry body and an architecture school. The project, an installation stand, became a test to access how resilient junior architectural ...
    • Iterating success : learning to change through understanding failure 

      McPherson, Peter; Pretty, Annabel (Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia (AASA), 2015-10)
      In 2012 a collection of architecture and design schools in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch came together under the umbrella of FESTA to realise a city of light within central Christchurch, devastated by the events ...
    • Re-solved: iterating design solutions by understanding failure 

      McPherson, Peter; Pretty, Annabel (Queensland University of Technology (QUT), 2017)
      Design is considered one of the most important parts of an architectural education. Much emphasis is placed upon the Design Studio within a School of Architecture, yet in the traditional tutor/student model how much ...
    • Women in fabrication : a platform for inclusive and diverse design 

      Couchman, Alice; Patel, Yusef; McPherson, Peter (Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), 2018-11)
      In New Zealand, over half of our architectural graduates are female but this number significantly drops within professional practice. The fact remains that industry is a male citadel whether in the realm of design or ...