• Architecture for humanity: Shipping containers as Swiss Army knife 

      Lee, Ja Yeun; Potangaroa, Regan (2010-01-01)
      Surplus commercial shipping containers have re-gained popularity among developed countries recently and are often associated with fashionable, prefabricated second-homes, hotels, and even cities. However, when applied in ...
    • Earthquake vulnerability of wastewater pumping stations in New Zealand 

      Zare, Mohammad R.; Wilkinson, Suzanne; Potangaroa, Regan (2010-09)
      New Zealand is located in an earthquake prone part of the world where earthquakes are the most common natural hazard in New Zealand. Consequently, earthquake vulnerability especially in lifelines is of great concern of ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Post-disaster recovery: Multi-agency leadership and co-ordination 

      Beckett, James V.; Wilkinson, Suzanne; Potangaroa, Regan (2010)
      Recovery is a vital phase in an emergency management and civil defence cycle aimed towards long-term community resilience. Leadership plays a crucial role in an emergency situation, especially in the response and recovery ...
    • Resources and capacity: Lessons learned from post-disaster reconstruction resourcing in Indonesia, China and Australia 

      Chang, Yan; Wilkinson, Suzanne; Potangaroa, Regan; Seville, Erica (2010)
      Post-disaster reconstruction poses resourcing challenges specific to the construction practitioners and requires constant improvements of the construction industry and of the environment in which it operates. By drawing ...
    • Spatial syntax analysis of tent layouts 

      Potangaroa, Regan; Chan, Tao (2010)
      Spatial Syntax is a set of concepts and techniques for the analysis of spatial configurations that were originally developed by Hillier and Hanson in the late 1980’s (Space Syntax, 2009). They were intended to be a tool ...
    • The spatial syntax of Iraqi refugee housing in Syria 

      Potangaroa, Regan; Chan, Tao (2010)
      Space Syntax developed from the work of Benedikt in 1979 and then Hillier and Hanson in 1984. Benedikt created visual maps within building plans by drawing the contours of equal visual areas calling the resulting map an ...
    • Structural quality control in the field 

      Potangaroa, Regan; Chang, Yan; Zuo, Kelvin; Wilkinson, Suzanne (2010)
      The quality control of structural elements for post disaster reconstruction in the field is problematic. Test facilities are often remote, training can be inadequate and the attitude of suppliers and contractors can be ...

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