• Experiments on common grounds: Four Auckland houses by Richard Hobin (1949-1953) 

      Francis, Kerry; Smith, Gregory (Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association, 2010-01-01)
      In Auckland in the 1950s a group of architecture students and young graduates were exploring innovative techniques of small scale construction. While these explorations can be seen in the context of a broader, global ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 (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 ...
    • Quoting Palladio 

      Jadresin-Milic, Renata; McConchie, Graeme (2017-07)
      Palladio's treatise I quattro libri dell’architettura, first published in 1570, was well received and widely successful in its own time and afterwards. Palladio achieved a perfect balance of lucid text and meticulous woodcut ...
    • Staging change : collectivism in the Cook Islands 

      Budgett, Jeanette; Dixon, Rod (2015-07)
      Discussions of architecture and performativity swing between the formal, technical and tectonic object to an architecture of ever-broader relationships. The object discussed in this paper, the Cook Islands mission chapel, ...
    • Translation : Proceedings of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand 2014 

      Schnoor, Christoph (SAHANZ and Unitec ePress, 2014-08-07)
      The 31st conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand (SAHANZ) has taken ‘Translation’ as its theme. The call for papers invited the contributors to explore translation, understood as the ...
    • Turning (back) to linguistics 

      Austin, Michael (SAHANZ and Unitec ePress, 2014-08)
      Linguistic analogies applied to architecture are currently not popular, but the conference theme evokes language and this paper uses the linguistic analogy in the hope that it might yield some insights into the difficult ...

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