• Aotearoa Sikh architecture : a place for worship 

      Singh, Pardeep (2013)
      Very little research about “Sikh Architecture” is currently available. When it comes to identifying Sikh temples, the perception of the majority assumes that Sikh temples are the same as Hindu temples and Islamic Mosques; ...
    • 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 ...
    • Exploration of a School of Design 

      Young, Athena (2011)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How to reconcile the learning process of a School Of Design with the theoretical construct of the school’s image. MOTIVATION: Architectural discourse is divided between intellectual theory and built ...
    • Exploring cultural gateways: Designing a new international airport terminal that represents New Zealand’s cultural identity 

      Scott-Woods, Brendan (2011)
      As a gateway to New Zealand, Auckland airport is one of the first impressions an international visitor will have, and the last impression they will have when leaving. This impression should convey our unique culture and ...
    • Identity and architecture : the impact of urban intensification 

      Howdle, Natasha (2012)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: Taking into consideration the social aspects of living at higher densities, how can affordable medium density infill housing be designed on unused and difficult land in Auckland’s suburbs? This ...
    • Occupying the edge : Christchurch urban housing 

      Cookson, Gemma (2013)
      The February 2011 Christchurch earthquake caused loss of life and widespread damage, especially in the central city and poorer eastern suburbs. Architects and urban planners have been working with the council over the ...
    • Through the looking glass : an alternative modern history of Takapuna 

      Wasek, Rafal (2012-10-29)
      This thesis is about understanding the relationship between the built environment, people and society. The goal is to broaden the scope of architectural thinking after three decades of architecture concentrating on formalism, ...
    • Variations : flexibility and adaptability in medium density housing 

      Grounds, Meagan. (2012)
      RESEARCH QUESTIONS: 1. How might/can architects design houses that will respond to and change with individual needs? 2. In what way can housing at medium density beable to achieve flexibility and adaptability? This ...

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