• 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Fiji Vale Ni Yaya Maroroi 

      Karan, George (2020)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can indigenous design principles drive the design of a Fijian museum that allows the younger generation to reconnect to their cultural heritage? Breaking down the research question into sub-categories: - ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Auckland 2070 : AC_2070_SARS-COV-2 

      Helg, Alex (2020)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: Can speculative design mitigate the effect of quarantine habitation in a dystopian future? ABSTRACT: The understanding of the origins of science fiction and dystopian worlds come from current-day ...
    • Introducing a civic heart to Mt Roskill 

      Morar, Ameesh (2020)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: Can a civic heart regenerate the suburb of Mt Roskill with informed design decisions based on architectural psychology? ABSTRACT: Auckland is rapidly progressing. Improvements have been made to ...
    • Integration 

      Deverell, Benjamin (2020)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can intensification within a suburban centre enhance the existing urban fabric and rejuvenate a sense of community? ABSTRACT: Auckland is making a determined push towards higher density living. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Kāinga Manaaki : how can the Manaaki Tāngata Programme inspire marae based kāinga, to support vulnerable whānau in the pursuit of mana motuhake? 

      Smiler, Reuben (2020)
      This project aims to explore marae-based housing solutions in Auckland for vulnerable whānau as they seek to pursue mana motuhake. Successive Government policies, which have led to the alienation of Māori from ancestral ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • One of a kind : how can feng shui design principles respond and contribute to a safe and supportive care environment for people with dementia? 

      Ho, Adrian Min Fui (2020)
      In 2001, there were 48,000 dementia sufferers in New Zealand. This figure increased to 62,000 in 2016 and it is estimated that it will reach 170,000 by the year 2050. Dementia is a progressive disease that leads to ...
    • Adapted identity : a classical experiment on three iconic buildings 

      Anderson, Alexander (2020)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can Auckland’s central business district retain its historic architectural identity while glass towers proliferate? ABSTRACT: Auckland City Council are actively encouraging tall buildings of up ...
    • A mindful collaboration : a timber design-build 

      Campbell, Gemma (2019)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can architects collectively approach the design and construction processes to produce bespoke architectural products successfully? ABSTRACT: Architects and designers should create atmosphere and ...

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