• Self formation and innovation 

      Klasz, Walter; Bacher, Michael; Woodruffe, Paul (EdA International Journal, 2015-09-27)
      Contemporary architecture and product design is confronted with a rapidly increasing offer of new materials and technologies. At the same time a growing consciousness can be observed that some established solutions need a ...
    • Stilled in the city by coloured light 

      Rennie, Julian (Screencity Lab, 2013-09)
      Does coloured light still have the power to silence us? In the current urban world of social media and 30-second sound bites, do we have any retreats from our “uba-paced” lifestyle? Is there time and are there places where ...
    • Towards appreciating the importance of windowscapes : evaluation and suggestion for improvement of New Zealand Building Code 

      Mirza, L.; Byrd, Hugh (Contemporary Urban Affairs, 2017-08-27)
      Rapid intensification of Auckland has made our visual awareness of the outdoor environment (windowscapes) more confined and restricted. The recent changes of Auckland’s windowscapes have made the shortcomings of New Zealand ...
    • The unstable city : heritage and agency 

      Budgett, Jeanette; Kaza, Krystina; McDonald, Allan (Unitec ePress, 2013-06-19)
      The Unstable City engages with questions of Auckland’s architectural heritage and draws attention to the potential widespread loss of buildings. The immediate prompt for the publication was the series of devastating ...
    • Why are naturally ventilated office spaces not popular in New Zealand? 

      Rasheed, E.; Byrd, Hugh; Money, B.; Mbachu, J.; Egbelakin, T. (MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute), 2017-03-26)
      In this paper, we investigated the reason(s) why natural ventilation is not as popular as air-conditioned or mixed-mode ventilation systems in Green-rated office buildings in New Zealand. To achieve this, we had three ...