• Architecture by us not without us 

      Hoskins, Raoul (2017-05-26)
      Māori Architecture in a Post Colonial context • Exploration of traditional construction technologies • Restoration and redevelopment of Marae environments • Māori engagement in the urban public realm
    • Architecture for humanity: Shipping containers as Swiss Army knife 

      Lee, Ja Yeun; Potangaroa, Regan (2010-01-01)
      Surplus commercial shipping containers have re-gained popularity among developed countries recently and are often associated with fashionable, prefabricated second-homes, hotels, and even cities. However, when applied in ...
    • Assessing the comprehensive competitiveness of Shangdong Peninsula Megaregion 

      Li, Y.; Wang, Xinxin; Yu, L.; Yang, M. (2015-11)
      The Shandong Peninsula Megaregion (SPM) is located in China’s eastern coastal area between the Yangtze River Delta and Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Megaregions. To understand its status of development in the national context, ...
    • Bi-cultural architecture 

      Austin, Michael; Pedlow, Ginny (2015-07)
      Aotearoa/New Zealand is a bi-cultural country. There have been attempts to design buildings with this is mind, the most well known example being the National Museum (Te Papa). This contains pre-European Maori buildings, ...
    • Earthquake vulnerability of wastewater pumping stations in New Zealand 

      Zare, Mohammad R.; Wilkinson, Suzanne; Potangaroa, Regan (2010-09)
      New Zealand is located in an earthquake prone part of the world where earthquakes are the most common natural hazard in New Zealand. Consequently, earthquake vulnerability especially in lifelines is of great concern of ...
    • Guidelines for strawbale construction in New Zealand 

      Hall, Min (2015-08-21)
      * NZ Strawbale Construction Guidelines and Code of Practice – Working Party *International Scene – Building Codes and Guidelines for Straw Bale Construction *How BC Applications for strawbale construction are currently ...
    • Is there a place for natural building in New Zealand’s conventional housing market? : a prefabricated straw bale case study 

      Forsyth, B.; Hall, Min; Johnston, S. (2014-09)
      Natural materials Why it is important Natural buildings in New Zealand Natural Materials in NZ - earth, straw bale, logs, cordwood, hempcrete Straw bale Pros and cons Stramit Board and Durra Panels Ecococon Straw ...
    • Māori housing experiences of prefabrication : opportunities and challenges 

      Hoskins, Raoul (2015-04-23)
      *Papakāinga Prefabrication projects *The nature and challenges of Māori housing projects *Opportunities for the sector
    • Milan 2033. Seeds of the future. How current research and design experiments will shape our lives in the cities of tomorrow 

      Collina, Luisa; Trapani, Paola (Journal: Architectecture_MPS ; University: Ravensbourne, London, 2014)
      On Sunday, 29 November 1863, the Istituto Tecnico Superiore di Milano, the original nucleus of the Politecnico di Milano, was founded under the guidance of Francesco Brioschi. 150 years later, in addition to celebrating ...
    • The next fifty years: Eco-cyborg Chandigarh 

      Bogunovich, Dushko (1999-01)
      There are good and bad things about Le Corbusier's plans and designs for Chandigarh. As we face the environmental and social uncertainties of the 21st century, it may be more productive to focus at the good things. The ...
    • The open 

      Austin, Michael (Auckland University of Technology, 2013-11)
      Recently there has been a renewed interest in Karl Popper’s The Open Society, written during the Second World War in Christchurch. Popper also wrote another major book The Poverty of Historicism, which has been much debated. ...
    • Open architecture 

      Austin, Michael (2014)
      The history of architecture revolves around the notion of closure. It is concerned with shelter, protection and differentiation. A history of openness in architecture has yet to be written. It does not see origins in the ...
    • Open Architecture 

      Austin, Michael (Association of Anthropology of Oceania, 2014)
      The history of architecture revolves around the notion of closure. It is concerned with shelter, protection and differentiation. A history of openness in architecture has yet to be written. It does not see origins in the ...
    • Papakāinga 2014 

      Hoskins, Raoul (2014-10-31)
      Contact Period Papakāinga Village as refuge Depression Housing Post WW2 Māori Affairs Housing Marae based Māori Affairs Housing Current Māori Housing Patterns… Whare Nikau – Puatahi Marae 2006 Contact Period ...
    • Planning for social outcomes 

      Potangaroa, Regan; Mair, Julie Samia (2010-09-01)
      There is usually no purposeful connection between the physical planning of refugee camps and the social outcomes for those living in these camps with each being treated separately by independent groups or more often the ...
    • Post-disaster recovery: Multi-agency leadership and co-ordination 

      Beckett, James V.; Wilkinson, Suzanne; Potangaroa, Regan (2010)
      Recovery is a vital phase in an emergency management and civil defence cycle aimed towards long-term community resilience. Leadership plays a crucial role in an emergency situation, especially in the response and recovery ...
    • R-values, humidity and health : case studies from Auckland Wellington 

      Su, Bin (2017-05)
      The Auckland winter is rainy season. High indoor relative humidity is a major issue for Auckland housing indoor health conditions (Figure 1). According to international and national standards, the indoor relative humidity ...
    • Resources and capacity: Lessons learned from post-disaster reconstruction resourcing in Indonesia, China and Australia 

      Chang, Yan; Wilkinson, Suzanne; Potangaroa, Regan; Seville, Erica (2010)
      Post-disaster reconstruction poses resourcing challenges specific to the construction practitioners and requires constant improvements of the construction industry and of the environment in which it operates. By drawing ...
    • Smart city, resilient region : the case for smart resilience and Genoa as an international model 

      Bogunovich, Dushko (2015-06)
      Raffaele La Capria, in his novel, “Ferito a morte” which was awarded the Strega prize in 1961, already talked about Naples, his hometown, describing the transformations it was subject to, because of property speculation. The ...