• “Choreo-tecture”: Architectural choreography 

      Machado, Suellen (2020)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can choreographed movement inform architecture and urban revitalization? ABSTRACT: The project explores the role of choreographed body movement in architecture. The relationships between body, ...
    • Completing the square 

      Thorpe, Taylor (2021)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can new architecture revitalise an urban space while remaining sensitive to its historic significance? ABSTRACT On 22nd February, 2011, a devastating earthquake struck Canterbury that changed ...
    • Contex-ture: The active edge and asymmetrical destabilisation 

      Varney, Martin (2010)
      Stadium designs have long presented themselves as enclosures from their settings, introverted spaces with limited opportunities for interaction. The primary focus of this architectural type has been containment: maximum ...
    • Don't forget your roots 

      Beaton, Angus McDonald (2017)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: Can architecture revitalise a struggling suburban town by building stronger communities through the encouragement of mixed-use buildings and walkability? ABSTRACT: Don’t forget your roots’ sets out ...
    • The Greenwood Effect 

      Kerby, Thomas (2019)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can Auckland’s Greenwoods Corner be redeveloped as the active focus of a thriving and characterful suburban centre for Epsom? ABSTRACT: Auckland is a city experiencing rapid growth. With this ...
    • Hope for an informal settlement 

      Mathew, Abein Prince (2021)
      RESEARCH QUESTION How can the slums of Dharavi be re-developed to maintain the current population density and social and cultural values of the community without a mass displacement of the dwellers? ABSTRACT With ...
    • In loving memory of - : The repurposing of former Carrington Hospital as a community hub 

      Don, Lorraine Kapurubandarage (2021)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can Building One be adaptively reused to regenerate the community of Point Chevalier? ABSTRACT: Once the function of a building becomes redundant, it is demolished without hesitation, or it is ...
    • 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 ...
    • Khasab contemporary architecture : exploration of heritage and modernity in the Arabian Gulf context 

      Emhail, Zahra’a Kadham Radhi (2017)
      AIMS & OBJECTIVES: • Identify the significant elements of heritage, rituals and the growth of villages in the region. (History and heritage study) • Explore use of new (suitable) technology, building methods and social ...
    • Lifeless to lively: The development of stadium architecture 

      Bell, Cameron (2020)
      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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • Next stop, (insert town centre here) 

      Azim, Mohammed Sameer (2019)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can an architectural intervention transform an Auckland suburban town centre to integrate public transport whilst accommodate public and private amenities? ABSTRACT: Transportation is one of the ...
    • Opening up the river - connection & attraction : rediscovering the river in Hamilton 

      Santana Drago, Giordano (2017)
      RESEARCH QUESTIONS: What fundamental urban design and architectural techniques can be applied to best provide a link between the Waikato River and Victoria Street in Hamilton? And how can they be applied? SCOPE & ...
    • Playful pathways : the regeneration of Manurewa Town Centre 

      Edinberry, Zain (2019)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can architectural interventions showcase the importance of play for adolescents and the diverse community of Manurewa? ABSTRACT: The population of Auckland is growing at rapidly; the city is the ...
    • Powerful landmark : re-energizing Huntly 

      McLeod, Cameron John (2017)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How might the soon to be defunct parts of Huntly Power Station be repurposed to provide for positive growth in the community of Huntly? ABSTRACT: The town of Huntly needs a new direction. Historically ...
    • Re-urbanising the small: An exploration of urban design principles in small-town new zealand - Te Awaroa (Helensville) 

      Fletcher, Ruby (2020)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can established urban design principles be implemented in Te Awaroa? ABSTRACT: City’s rapid growth can impact on nearby settlements, in this case, Te Awaroa (also known as Helensville), a small ...
    • Regeneration of Papatoetoe 

      Singh, Tajvir (2017)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How does a town centre regeneration project use existing and new public open space to achieve identity and by this process re-establish its purpose as a local centre? ABSTRACT: With the increasing ...
    • Revitalising the Huntly Power Station 

      Ramtano, Jean-Damien (2019)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How could a redundant Huntly Power Station be adapted to reconnect with its community? ABSTRACT: Many industrial buildings in New Zealand are located in ‘less populated’ rural settings but nonetheless, ...
    • Sing, sing urbanesia : a football stadium for Lae, Papua New Guinea 

      Milne, Elizabeth (2016)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How might a stadium design in Lae, Papua New Guinea propose maximum value and meaning for the people of Lae? ABSTRACT: In an increasingly globalised world the question of place and identity in ...
    • Waking a “Sleep City”: developing an urban complex in a commuter town in Beijing 

      Dong, Fang (2019)
      RESEARCH QUESTION: How can a town with a lack of functions and limited space be reformed? ABSTRACT: With the rapid development of Beijing’s economy, more and more people have been attracted to the city in the past two ...

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