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dc.contributor.authorGill, Nina-May
dc.description.abstractThe availability and quality of student housing is daunting, particularly in Auckland. While developers move quickly, extending university campuses and building fast, cheap apartments, a blind eye is turned to the rapid changes in post-compulsory education, influenced particularly by digital technology. As student numbers continue to increase within tertiary institutes, as well as outside through online courses, an increasing pressure is placed on the quality and location of where learning might actually take place. Too many graduate students cannot find work, either due to little work available in their industry or employers’ anxiety at hiring a graduate with little or no work experience. The question for the architectural profession is: Does architecture have a role to play in helping students make a smoother transition from tertiary studies into the working world? This project is an exploration, based on literature reviews and precedent studies, into how a live, learn and work environment can be designed to encourage students to integrate with one another, form relationships and gain experience from a co-operative working community, thus preparing them better for their future at work. Throughout the design process, various concepts and attempts to resolve issues are made. The final design will aim to provide a glimpse into the future of student residences, supportive live-learn-work spaces that create interactive and co-operative communities, enhancing individual growth and development, research and innovation. Whilst various research and design findings have been identified in the text, the final outcome of the design process is indicative in nature, with scope for further architectural and interior development to be presented at the final design presentation Site: Totara Avenue, Clark Street Extension Bridge carpark, New Lynn, Aucklanden_NZ
dc.subjectuniversity to work transitionen_NZ
dc.subjectstudent housingen_NZ
dc.subjectAuckland, New Zealanden_NZ
dc.subjectgraduate studentsen_NZ
dc.subjectstudent employmenten_NZ
dc.subjectcampus student accommodationen_NZ
dc.subjectworkplace designen_NZ
dc.subjectshared workplacesen_NZ
dc.subjectTotara Avenue (New Lynn)en_NZ
dc.subjectClark Street Extension Bridge carpark (New Lynn)en_NZ
dc.subjecturban office spacesen_NZ
dc.titleCollision course : an investigation into live, learn and work environments enabling better transition from student to professionen_NZ
dc.title.alternativeResearch question: Can a live, learn and work environment, which responds to student housing demands and low graduate employment rates, be designed to encourage students to integrate and gain experience in a co-operative working community, enabling better transition from student to profession?en_NZ
dc.typeMasters Thesisen_NZ of Architecture (Professional)en_NZ Institute of Technologyen_NZ
dc.subject.marsden120101 Architectural Designen_NZ
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationGill, N-M. (2015). Collision course : an investigation into live, learn and work environments enabling better transition from student to profession. An unpublished research project submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Architecture Professional, Unitec Institute of Technology.en_NZ
unitec.institutionUnitec Institute of Technologyen_NZ
unitec.advisor.principalFrancis, Kerry

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