Recent Submissions

  • Beyond the battlefield: Journey to a better place 

    Kumar, Praneel (2020)
    RESEARCH QUESTION: How can architecture respond to the needs of veterans of the Republic of Fiji military forces to reintegrate them back into the society? ABSTRACT: Beyond the Battlefield” is a project intended to ...
  • Lifeless to lively: The development of stadium architecture 

    Bell, Cameron (2021)
    RESEARCH QUESTION: How can an existing stadium and its urban environment become more interactive through the incorporation of different programmes? ABSTRACT: The trend of stadium design is becoming increasingly ...
  • Correcting the middle ground: Developing an architectural response to encourage the rehabilitation of individuals that have been recently released from prison 

    Adams, Joshua Laurence (2020)
    RESEARCH QUESTION: To what degree can the development of an architectural response encourage the rehabilitation of individuals who have recently been released from prison? ABSTRACT: Incarceration and architecture are ...
  • Bridging to the Deep Blue: Rebalancing surf culture 

    McCulloch, Neill (2020)
    RESEARCH QUESTION: How can aspects of surfing inform an architectural design, that balances surfing culture, with the environmental needs of a surfing location? ABSTRACT: Through surfing, the ancient Hawaiian natives ...
  • Faletusi: A gateway for our past, present and future generations 

    Meredith, Benjamin Joseph (2020)
    RESEARCH QUESTION: How can architecture (re) -connect -develop - present the Nelson Memorial Public Library of Samoa? ABSTRACT: Public libraries have existed in society for centuries. They play a crucial role in the ...
  • On New Urbanism in Auckland: A study in the integration of New Urbanist principles within the context Auckland's outer suburbs 

    Taak, Tarunpal Singh (2020)
    RESEARCH QUESTION: How can design principles of New Urbanism be used to create a mixed-use urban development in Auckland’s growing suburbs? ABSTRACT: The city of Auckland has seen rapid growth in recent years. This ...
  • Total fluidity 

    Singh, Reema B. (2020)
    RESEARCH QUESTION: How can Zaha Hadid’s techniques and key learning theories inform the design of flexible, dynamic and transformational learning environments? ABSTRACT: In New Zealand, education facilities are typically ...
  • Place-making: An urban lifestyle complex 

    Pon, Surya (2020)
    RESEARCH QUESTION: How can urban design theories revitalize Mambalam Station and Ranganathan Street to make it a better place for people to experience a safer, cleaner, and more prosperous lifestyle? ABSTRACT: The ...
  • A regenerative manifesto 

    Murray, Taine (2020)
    RESEARCH QUESTION: How can a regenerative methodology be applied to the design of an architectural school to influence a positive environmental change in the wider industry? SCOPE & LIMITATIONS: This project is an ...
  • Twice exceptional : shaping supportive environments for neurodiversity 

    van der Geest, Trystan (2020)
    RESEARCH QUESTION: How can schools be designed to help shape supportive and encouraging learning environments for primary to high school students that are neurologically diverse? ABSTRACT: Twice Exceptional (2E) is ...
  • Va he seh (my new home) : a repatriation of the Burmese diaspora 

    Kuku, Pasawhtee (2020)
    RESEARCH QUESTION: How can architectural intervention support the repatriation of refugees and enable them to create a self-reliant village? PROJECT OUTLINE: The site of the project is on the east of Thanlwin River ...
  • Future courtyard 2050 

    Dai, Sheng Yu (2020)
    RESEARCH QUESTION: How can the vernacular architectural typology of the courtyard be adapted in a way that makes a positive contribution to modern urban life in Beijing? ABSTRACT: Beijing has been the capital of China ...
  • Living memorial : 10 years after the Fukushima triple disaster 

    Chiang, Ying Olivia (2020)
    RESEARCH QUESTION: How do we construct meaningful architecture in post-disaster Namie in Fukushima Prefecture? ABSTRACT: Living Memorial: 10 Years After the Fukushima Triple Disaster Nearly a decade after the 2011 ...
  • Human form, architectural tools & unorthodox spaces 

    Henderson, Nadine (2020)
    RESEARCH QUESTION: “How do representations of the human figure used as design tools in architecture affect the form of architecture and, hence, the behaviours that form produces?” ABSTRACT: This project considers how ...
  • Trails and tribulations : a journey through mountains 

    Ryley, Matthew (2020)
    RESEARCH QUESTION: How can architecture be used to reinterpret the backcountry hut as a contemporary response to its localised conditions and its historical and cultural significance? ABSTRACT: New Zealand’s backcountry ...
  • Oranga tonutanga : sustained Māori wellbeing 

    Metcalfe, Kelsey Raiha (2020)
    RESEARCH QUESTION: How can a wellbeing facility promote urban Māori Identity and wellbeing? Sub questions: How has colonisation and urbanisation impacted Māori Wellbeing and architecture? What are the determinants ...
  • Ko au ko Ngāpuhi, ko Ngāpuhi ko au : I am Ngāpuhi, Ngāpuhi is me 

    Marino, Kapotai (2020)
    RESEARCH QUESTION: How can architecture assist with the preservation and restoration of Ngāpuhi identity? ABSTRACT: Identity has continually been subject to change through history and circumstances. As time has ...
  • Connecting the city : Tauranga Library 

    Hansen, Jordan (2020)
    RESEARCH QUESTION: How can architecture act as a catalyst for urban connectivity and improve the Tauranga city centre? ABSTRACT: This architectural project explores the role of architecture in creating and supporting ...
  • Susu aka i Sovi Bay : Fish Farm Sovi Bay 

    Maybin, Emily (2020)
    RESEARCH QUESTION: How can an architectural proposition raise awareness of marine resource depletion and support sustainable fishing techniques? This research by design project seeks to address the lack of education ...
  • Westgate Shopping Centre : an opportunity to give an obsolute development a new purpose 

    Sharma, Deyvik (2020)
    RESEARCH QUESTION: How can a transit orientated design strategy be used to reprogram an existing development to serve a new purpose? ABSTRACT: Due to the economic foundation and focused use of private transportation, ...

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