• ALCHEMY a seemingly magical process of transformation, creation, or combination : waste - waste not 

      Ming, Hau Tan (2017)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can organic waste be used as sustainable material for an architectural proposition that has the potential to educate and promote a sustainable way of looking at waste? ABSTRACT: Waste has become ...
    • ATyPICAL : conducive learning environments for children with ASD 

      Krishnamoorthy, Vignesh (2019)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can architecture create a conducive learning environment for children with autism through sensory design? Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) impacts an individual’s cognitive, sensory and social ...
    • The biophilic learning environment : an alternative to the current New Zealand Innovative Learning Environment model 

      Rigden, Sarah (2017)
      Education in New Zealand is undergoing a sizeable shift towards 21st century innovations; by where child focused flexible learning environments are the new standard. The Christchurch Earthquake of 2011 gave an immense ...
    • A cancer centre cure : re-envisioning the healing environment 

      Rigby, Cameron Stephen (2020)
      RESEARCH QUESTION How can healthcare environments provide a reassuring and comforting experience for cancer patients and their families? ABSTRACT Cancer is a disease that touches everyone; much of a cancer sufferer’s ...
    • Cultured gentrification 

      Berlin, Jake (2018)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can architecture and its associated public open space act as a mediator between development and the existing demographic to protect and foster culture during the process of gentrification? Throughout ...
    • Eudaimonia to flourish 

      Mortuza, Fauzia (2020)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can architecture enhance the overall experience of oncology patients and their support persons? ABSTRACT: “The purpose of Architecture is to improve human life. Create timeless, free, joyous ...
    • From village to “Village” 

      Zou, Yujie (Jason) (2018)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can the existing houses in the urban villages be upgraded in order to improve the living conditions and upward social movement of migrant workers in Chinese cities? This project investigates ...
    • Highly nurtured : child development in a high-rise typology 

      Mosley, Sarah (2019)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can the high-rise typology be better designed to cater to the needs of young families and support the mental and physical health of both parents and children? ABSTRACT: Currently, the population ...
    • Intergenerational healing : redefining the healthcare environment 

      Kadwell, Michael Edward (2019)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can the architecture of an intergenerational healthcare centre encourage healing through social engagement of its inhabitants and the integration of the natural environment? ABSTRACT: Hospitals ...
    • Raising resilience 

      Medemblik, Devlin (2019)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can architecture assist in building confidence in children, so they are resilient when faced with mental distress? ABSTRACT: “It’s your reaction to adversity, not adversity itself that determines ...
    • Rise to the challenge : vertical farming within the urban environment 

      Jenkins, Deyandra (2017)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can Vertical Agriculture be integrated into the urban environment on a large enough scale to benefit Auckland City? There has been a rapid increase in the world’s population in the last one ...
    • A rural respite 

      Nunnerley, Ben Hardie (2020)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can architecture in the rural landscape support those affected by autism? ABSTRACT: This research investigation focuses on the design of a rural respite facility for autism and those affected ...
    • Shedding light on the out of sight - the design for a sustainable community that investigates the physical environmental impacts of the average New Zealand household 

      Mirus, Annaliese (2018)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can the design of a self-sufficient community reduce the environmental impacts of a New Zealand household? KEY OBJECTIVES ARE: 1.Investigate low-carbon construction in the residential ...
    • 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 ...

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