• Jungle Jim? Odo Strewe and Tropical Influence, 1948-1965 

      Francis, Kerry (2009)
      Odo Strewe left Europe in May 1937, a refugee from Nazi Germany, and island hopped his way across the South Pacific to land in New Zealand in June 1938. Twenty years later, having established a family and a landscape ...
    • Land stewardship in the climate wrung epoch 

      Yu, Y.; Bloomfield, Sibyl (Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), Australia, 2020-11)
      QUESTION: How can vulnerable land be turned into adaptive land that is ‘safe’ for communities? This paper discusses a student research by design project, undertaken as the culmination of a Bachelor of Landscape ...
    • Late Bloomer: The Live Centre of Whangārei 1875-1909 

      Francis, Kerry (2007)
      The length of Bank Street between Vine and Water Streets and Rust and Cameron Streets Whangarei was, during the 1890s, the commercial and administrative centre of the fledgling town. The most significant presence in this ...
    • Le Corbusier's early urban studies as source of experiential architectural knowledge 

      Schnoor, Christoph (Polytechnic University of Valencia Congress, 2015-11)
      In the year between April 1910 and March 1911 Le Corbusier – then Charles-Edouard Jeanneret – composed maybe the most comprehensive piece of writing of his career: a manuscript entitled “La construction des villes” which ...
    • Learning about Landscape Odo Strewe and the Group 

      Francis, Kerry (2010)
      In Europe and the United States, landscape architecture came late to the modernist party. New Zealand was no exception. While architects here were exploring variants of modernism from the late 1930s, modernist landscapes ...
    • Legislation revisited : new hope for the earthquake prone "home shop?" 

      Murphy, Chris (School of Architecture and the Built Environment, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, 2016-12)
      A review of current earthquake-prone building policy undertaken by the New Zealand Ministry of Building, Innovation and Enterprise (MBIE) follow the Christchurch earthquake, resulted in the Government introducing legislation ...
    • Less and more in Aotearoa New Zealand : more houses and less CO₂ emissions 

      Hall, Min (Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), 2017-12)
      The aim of this paper is to present the case for further research into using a broader range of bio‐based materials, specifically straw, for construction in Aotearoa New Zealand. It is predominantly a literature review ...
    • The Licensed Building Practitioners Scheme : four years on. 

      Murphy, Chris (International Association for Housing Science (IAHS), 2016-09)
      The Licensed Building Practitioners Scheme (LBP Scheme), restricting certain aspects of the design and construction of residential buildings in New Zealand to licensed building personnel, was a Government initiative passed ...
    • Low carbon rules : an interdisciplinary approach to writing standards for earth and straw construction in Aotearoa New Zealand 

      Hall, Min; Morris, H.; North, G. (Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), 2020-11)
      In order to realise a future where a variety of low carbon building options is readily available, their consenting needs to be supported by relevant standards to assist their path through the regulatory process. The recently ...
    • 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
    • Measuring the qualitative aspects of a reconstruction programme: Aceh, Indonesia 

      Potangaroa, Regan (i-Rec, 2006)
      Aid Agencies are accountable for the funds that they administer and consequently there is a reporting requirement to demonstrate that any intervention (such as a permanent housing program) is beneficial to those that the ...
    • Natural hazards, climate change and sea level rise : development strategies for low-lying coastal land in New Zealand : proactive or reactive 

      Murphy, Chris (International Centre for Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES), 2017-10)
      Policy 26 of The New Zealand Coastal Policy Statement 2010 requires New Zealand’s central and local government to provide where appropriate for the protection, restoration or enhancement of natural defences that protect ...
    • New Zealand house indoor microclimate and allergens 

      Su, Bin; Wu, Lian; McPherson, Peter; Jadresin-Milic, Renata (Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), 2020-11-26)
      The most common indoor allergens and triggers for people with asthma and allergic rhinitis are dust-mites, moulds, pets and pollen. Allergens from dust mites and moulds are strongly associated with indoor microclimate. ...
    • New Zealand's unreinforced masonry buildings : facing up to the earthquake. 

      Murphy, Chris (IOP Publishing, 2020-01-01)
      The damage caused by the 2011 Christchurch earthquake has led to the introduction of compulsory seismic strengthening legislation for all unreinforced earthquake-prone masonry buildings (URM) within New Zealand. The ...
    • 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 ...
    • A nova construção de um fenômeno global: O processo da gentrificação generalizada no contexto atual das políticas públicas urbanas 

      Wagner, Cesar (2017-10-15)
      De um processo, a princípio, espontâneo e rarefeito, impulsionado pela busca de uma melhor localização residencial no território urbanizado, hoje a gentrificação se tornou um instrumento de geração de mais-valia tanto para ...
    • NZ Chinese/Chinese NZ : Auckland architecture's changing response 

      Francis, Kerry (Unitec ePress, 2014-08-07)
      Auckland city once had an area that was collectively known as Chinatown. It existed briefly at the foot of Grey’s Avenue for approximately sixty years from the turn of the century. In the period from 1959 its citizens were ...
    • Oceanic architecture 

      Austin, Michael (New Zealand Institute of Architects, 2014)
      From the whare to modernism, Dr Mike Austin explores the history, ideas and forms of Pacific architecture. OUTLINE: A storehouse in a storehouse Pacific pavilions Fundamentals Modernism Footnotes EXTRACT: PACIFIC ...
    • 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 (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 ...

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