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    • Made in Bangladesh : housing for garment workers in Chittagong, Bangladesh 

      Al Rubai, Rafsaan (2020)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: Can designing housing for garment factory workers in Bangladesh, improve their quality of life? ABSTRACT: Manufacturing of textiles and garments is the most significant industry in Bangladesh. The ...
    • Making equality a reality for congregational spaces for New Zealand Muslim women 

      Ali-Gardiner, Aalihah Rabbekah (2019)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can women reverts to Islam be better introduced to ritual and practise of prayer through architecture within the New Zealand context? SUMMARY The Islamic centre this project aims to construct ...
    • Making place : architecture reflective of Auckland city[’s diversity] 

      Kaur, Jaspreet (2019)
      RESEARCH QUESTIONS: How can architecture create and sustain a ‘sense of place,’ in a culturally diverse city, such as Auckland? How can multiculturalism be represented with architecture? ABSTRACT: Place is a ...
    • Making transitional space in the contemporary city 

      Sharma, Janki (2017)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can traditional urban space elements be used to enhance the design of transitional space in the contemporary city? The following research is an explorative study on “Transitional spaces” as a ...
    • Mangere Refugee Resettlement Centre 

      Thammavongsa, Nikorn (2009)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: What are the architectural issues in the design of a refugee centre and how can they be addressed? In New Zealand there is no purpose built Refugee Resettlement Centre. Despite the complex requirements ...
    • A Maori parliament 

      Holtom, Renee (2010)
      Over the last few decades Maori culture has been undergoing a revival and change; with the establishment of new institutions and organisations. Maori language immersion programmes have been developed and Te Reo Maori is ...
    • Mass customization in mass housing : how to design a high-rise apartment through mass customization? 

      Wang, Chenghao (2018)
      SCOPE AND LIMITATIONS: "[This project] explored the method of customizing the size of spaces, and how to assemble those spaces in various ways (layout), because space is essential to architecture, if the sizes of spaces ...
    • The master puppeteer 

      Sahib, Hamas Shahill (2019)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can a parliamentary building encourage the participation of political concerns from the public? ABSTRACT: New Zealand is a democratic country in which the Members of Parliament (MPs) are chosen ...
    • Mat-courtyard housing in Auckland : an alternative typology for intensification developments 

      Almukhtar, Mohammed (2019)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: Following the ‘compact’ intensification model for Auckland’s growth, how can we use the courtyard house model to provide quality urban housing in future intensification developments? ABSTRACT: The ...
    • Mature, honest , & clean : design study of industrial sustainability through a New Zealand whisky distillery 

      Cliffe, Ben (2015)
      AIMS & OBJECTIVES: The aim of this project is to generate awareness of the importance of sustainability within the industrial scene, how it can be achieved through architectural practice and why it is so necessary within ...
    • Measina o Samoa : preserving the treasures of Samoa 

      Mataia, Venus (2019)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can contemporary architecture preserve and celebrate Samoan cultural identity? ABSTRACT: The arrival of the first settlers in the late 1760s ignited the influx of foreign cultures to Samoa, ...
    • Meeting at the Edge 

      Veber, Eloise (2015)
      New Zealanders have an undeniable attraction to the coast. As a nation bordering only oceans, natural activity at the edge has captured our attention and imagination since early settlement. Despite different cultural ...
    • The meld 

      Bhaumik, Tuhiena (2017)
      RESEARCH QUESTION ‘How can built form create invigorating therapeutic spaces that people and animals can inhabit symbiotically to heal each other? “Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high Where ...
    • Memory in soil : the preservation and revitalisation of a Chinese market garden 

      Pearn, Celine (2019)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can the preservation of a Chinese market garden revitalise and reconnect the community with the land of Māngere? Urban expansion in New Zealand is continually obliterating historical and cultural ...
    • Mending a broken 'Heartland' 

      Stewart, Kalib (2021)
      RESEARCH QUESTION How can a community hub aid in the revitalisation of a small, declining rural town in ‘Heartland’ New Zealand? ABSTRACT Forty years of successive neoliberal governments have eroded New Zealand society. ...
    • The merging city : creating a socially connected urban development 

      Singh, Baadshah (2019)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can social interactions be improved by integrating medium density housing, a commercial area and transport infrastructure in developing urban areas? Urbanisation is on the rise, and the least ...
    • Mesoparasite : a symbiotic affair. Design strategies that explore the parasitic habitation of Auckland Harbour Bridge as a destination in its own right 

      Myburg, John (2014)
      This project seeks to explore potential options for parasitic adaptation and habitation of unused space in a bridge structure where organic will meet infrastructure. It is a call for habitation that, looking at nature and ...
    • Metamorphosis : the social reintegration of spinal cord injury survivors 

      de Leeuw, Paul (2019)
      RESEARCH STATEMENT: To address issues of social isolation and foster better community reintegration of people with traumatic spinal cord injuries that result in permanent confinement to wheelchairs. The proposed architectural ...
    • Mind mine : a memorial for Pike River Mine 

      Riley, Alexandra (2016)
      Pike River Mine exploded on the 19th November 2010 at 3:44pm, killing 29 of the 31 trapped in the mine. The decision was made not to reopen the mine and the bodies remain permanently entombed. This event became New ...
    • 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 ...