• Auckland 2040: A resilent urban region on the water 

      Bogunovich, Dushko; Bradbury, Matthew (2012)
      Further spatial expansion of Auckland is inevitable, but this does not have to lead to environmental disaster and a poor quality of life. An alternative approach has been developed.
    • Cutting plastic construction waste 

      Berry, Terri-Ann; Kestle, Linda (Building Research Association of New Zealand (BRANZ), 2022-02-01)
      The tonnes of construction waste that go to landfill each year are a significant environmental hazard. A research centre at Unitec is working to change this with an innovative project to help construction companies reduce ...
    • Erionite in Auckland bedrock and malignant mesothelioma: an emerging public and occupational health hazard? 

      Brook, M.S.; Black, P.M.; Dirks, K.N.; Salmond, J.; Berry, Terri-Ann; Steinhorn, Gregor (New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA), 2020-07-17)
      Overseas, emerging research has shown that where erionite is present in bedrock as a zeolite, and then subsequently disturbed and blown into the atmosphere, resulting exposure is associated with health effects similar to ...
    • Medium-density dwellings in Auckland and the building regulations 

      Birchmore, Roger (Unitec ePress, 2018-07-25)
      National thermal standards have historically been set to minimise winter heating energy in detached houses. It is uncertain whether these standards are optimal for the increasing number of joined, medium-density dwellings ...
    • Nexus between creative industries and the built environment : creative place making in inner Auckland 

      Kiroff, Lydia (Higher Education Press (Beijing, China) + KeAi Communications (Oxford UK), 2019-10-22)
      A significant body of literature has examined the location decision-making of creative industry firms. However, research on the nexus between design creative industries and the built environment remains limited. The key ...
    • The power of place : a case study of Auckland's design creative industries 

      Kiroff, Lydia (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2017-11-16)
      Auckland is New Zealand’s largest city which also has the largest concentration of creative sector employment and businesses in the country. This study examines the spatial logic of firms in the design creative subsector ...
    • Quantifying and managing plastic waste generated from building construction in Auckland, New Zealand 

      Hernandez, G.; Low, Joanne; Nand, Ashveen; Bu, A.; Wallis, Shannon; Kestle, Linda; Berry, Terri-Ann (SAGE Publications, 2022-05-14)
      Each year, construction and demolition (C&D) waste contributes at least 25,000tonnes to the total amount of plastic landfilled in Auckland, New Zealand. The growing use of plastic in the packaging of building materials, ...
    • The response of Auckland construction firms to recent technological changes 

      Kerai, U.; Kiroff, Lydia; Sharma, Rashika (Unitec ePress, 2021-07-08)
      Over the past decade the impacts of technology on the construction sector have been profound. This trend presents significant challenges for construction firms in an environment characterised by skilled-labour shortages ...