• Adaptive reuse and re purposing of industrial buildings to residential dwellings in Auckland City 

      Parris, S.; Kiroff, Lydia (State of Australian Cities (SOAC 2017), 2017-11)
      The conversion of former industrial buildings and identifying heritage as a commodity has become a pervasive trend, especially over the last decade. Adaptive re-use of old industrial buildings is often seen as an alternative ...
    • Adaptive reuse and repurposing of industrial buildings to residential dwellings in Auckland City 

      Kiroff, Lydia; Parris, S. (Analysis & Policy Observatory (APO), 2018-06-18)
      Auckland is currently facing a housing crisis in which demand for living space has exceeded what is being provided. The ad hoc demolition of older buildings, driven by proactive property developers in hope of meeting the ...
    • Adaptive reuse of industrial buildings in a new precinct in Auckland’s CBD 

      Kiroff, Lydia; Tan, Xiaotian (Global Science and Technology Forum, 2015-10-05)
      The conversion of former industrial buildings and identifying heritage as a commodity has become a pervasive trend, especially over the last decade. Adaptive re-use of old industrial buildings is often seen as an alternative ...
    • After the rot: Improving the durability of building envelopes in domestic housing, New Zealand 

      Murphy, Chris (International Association for Housing Science, 2010)
      The issue of weathertightness of the external building envelope in domestic scaled timber frames continues to be an issue in New Zealand, some ten years after the results of a major cladding survey into the durability and ...
    • Analogue automation : the Gateway Pavilion for the Headland Sculpture on the Gulf 

      Hitchings, K.; Patel, Y.; McPherson, P. (Education and research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe (eCAADe), 2017-09)
      The Waiheke Gateway Pavilion, designed by Stevens Lawson Architects originally for the 2010 New Zealand Venice Biennale Pavilion, was brought to fruition for the 2017 Headland Sculpture on the Gulf Sculpture trail by ...
    • Auckland's Urban Forests, Function and Design 

      Haines, Leslie (2010)
      This paper overviews the current patchiness of the vegetation in urban Auckland City, and introduces a range of Bachelor of Landscape Architecture student designs that focus on landscape ecology issues ...
    • 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 ...
    • Between Werkbund and wartime sobriety : Ernst Plischke‘s Designs for Orakei 

      Schnoor, Christoph (Unitec ePress, 2014-08-07)
      The first project that Ernst Plischke was entrusted with in the Department of Housing Construction after his arrival in Wellington in 1939 was a series of multi-unit buildings in Orakei, Auckland. He based their design ...
    • Biculturalism in New Zealand correctional facilities 

      Laidlaw, Reagan; Schnoor, Christoph (2015-07)
      In New Zealand architecture, notions of biculturalism have been addressed in a slowly increasing manner over the past 30 years. But has architecture in New Zealand taken these notions seriously in institutions, such as ...
    • The cluster approach revisited 

      Kestle, Linda; Potangaroa, Regan (International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction, 2010-05-14)
      The UN Cluster approach came from the Humanitarian Response Review (HRR) commissioned by the UN in 2005. The intention of that review was to address apparent failures in the speed, quality and effectiveness of humanitarian ...
    • Coastal retreat : future implications for architecture in N.Z.'s coastal hazard zones 

      Murphy, Chris (Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), 2017-12)
      Climate adaptation strategies evident in New Zealand local authority planning schemes suggest an awareness of coastal hazard issues caused by global warming and subsequent sea level rise. Coastal land identified as hazardous ...
    • Compacting suburbia: The case for moving buildings 

      Turner, David (Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association, 2010)
      Processes of intensification lead to some unforeseen consequences. One such unplanned consequence is the rearrangement of existing buildings in new or revised spatial patterns. In pursuit of higher densities, large lot ...
    • The compromised slab : Rem Koolhaas and Hans Kollhoff interpreting Colin Rowe 

      Schnoor, Christoph (Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand (SAHANZ), 2017-07)
      Colin Rowe, in Collage City, spoke of ‘the compromised’ architectural form or typology, against the ‘perfect’ building. Koolhaas’ 1980 suggestion to fill the disjointed perimeter block on the corner Kochstrasse/Wilhelmstrasse ...
    • Considerações sobre a distribuição espacial e territorial do Programa Minha Casa, Minha Vida na Região Metropolitana de Porto Alegre. 

      Melchiors, L. C.; Wagner, Cesar (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (Porto Alegre, Brazil), 2014-04-30)
      O presente trabalho tem por objetivo discutir a estruturação do espaço urbano a partir da moradia social produzida na Região Metropolitana de Porto Alegre (RMPA) através do Programa Minha Casa, ...
    • Contingent interpretations : unreliable memories in stories of New Zealand architecture 

      Turner, David (SAHANZ and Unitec ePress, 2014-08)
      While the relocation of buildings is not unknown in other building cultures, this paper suggests that the practice in New Zealand of wholesale rearrangement is an over-casual approach to history, and that such rearrangements ...
    • Cost effective quality: next generation building controls? 

      Murphy, Chris (Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association, 2010-01-01)
      In 2004 the New Zealand Government reviewed the New Zealand Building Act. The review was prompted by increasing concern at the lack of weather tightness evident in buildings constructed since the initial performance based ...
    • Design process: Transfer and transformation 

      Wagner, Cesar; Archbold, Richard (University of New South Wales, 2010)
      This paper is drawn from research into the learning process provided by a design studio exercise where students are asked to design an extension for an iconic modernist building in Brazil. The design problem becomes an ...
    • "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. ...
    • Destabilising the studio - teaching architectural design in China 

      van Raat, Tony (University of New South Wales, 2010-07)
      Cooperative ventures in international education frequently involve transitioning students from one learning paradigm to another. This is particularly the case in joint programmes in architecture where lateral thinking and ...
    • Digital DIY : EdFab Project 

      Patel, Yusef; McMeel, D. (Construction in the 21st Century (CITC), 2015-05)
      The widespread availability of automated fabrication tools is rising dramatically. Entry-level CNC routers, robotics and 3D printers can be a cost effective machinery for small to medium sized enterprises to implement. The ...