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dc.contributor.authorMcCulloch, N.
dc.contributor.authorPatel, Yusef
dc.contributor.editorLaura Harper
dc.description.abstractCarter Holt Harvey Research House was a summer–school programme designed for architectural students to digitally design and fabricate a small dwelling in conjunction with construction professionals. The design required students to formulate a digitally sponsored construction system whereby small to medium enterprise (SME) construction contractors can collaboratively contribute to the assembly process. In turn, the student’s autonomy was preserved, and regulatory approvals could be gained. The method required the students to use 3D modelling software around the parameters of defined construction materials, using digitally controlled, and standard construction tools, to create prefabricated panels ready for simple and fast assembly. The process is an experiment in synchronizing the rhythms of human and machine capabilities, in an effort to cause efficient and accurate constructions. The findings showcase that the students faced challenges in organizational planning, from the arrangement of production line technique, to timing and speed of site assembly. The students learned that their design details and envisioned fabrication process did not always meet expectations. To ensure for a successful outcome, the students were required to learn how to improvise and amend the fabrication process. The contribution of the research found that the skills and instincts held by contractors and engineers is difficult to translate to digital concepts, until experience with material manipulation can be learned. The possible outcome may be amendments to the integration and strategies of digital planning.en_NZ
dc.publisherMonash Universityen_NZ
dc.rightsAll rights reserveden_NZ
dc.subjectNew Zealanden_NZ
dc.subjectarchitecture educationen_NZ
dc.subjectplywood housesen_NZ
dc.subjectdigital fabricationen_NZ
dc.subjectdesign builden_NZ
dc.subjectcomputer numerical control (CNC)en_NZ
dc.subjectCAD/CAM (computer aided design/computer aided manufacture)en_NZ
dc.subjectarchitecture students
dc.titleCarter Holt Harvey Woodproducts Research House: a collaboration between student design–makers and a local building contractoren_NZ
dc.typeConference Contribution - Paper in Published Proceedingsen_NZ
dc.subject.marsden390303 Higher educationen_NZ
dc.subject.marsden330199 Architecture not elsewhere classifieden_NZ
dc.subject.marsden330206 Building science, technologies and systemsen_NZ
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationMcCulloch, N., & Patel, Y. (2019). Carter Holt Harvey Woodproducts Research House: A collaboration between student design–makers and a local building contractor. In Laura Harper (Ed.), Annual Design Research Conference 2019: Real/Material/Ethereal (pp. 389-398).en_NZ
unitec.publication.titleREAL/MATERIAL/ETHEREAL The 2nd Annual Design Research Conferenceen_NZ
unitec.conference.title2nd Annual Design Research Conference 2019: Real/Material/Etherealen_NZ
unitec.conference.orgMonash Universityen_NZ
unitec.conference.locationMelbourne, Victoria, Australiaen_NZ
dc.contributor.affiliationUnitec Institute of Technologyen_NZ
unitec.publication.placeMelbourne, VIctoria, Australiaen_NZ

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