Recent Submissions

  • New growth rises out of historic ruin: Adaptive reuse of Christchurch Cathedral 

    Guo, Taozhi (2020)
    RESEARCH QUESTION: How could the Christchurch Cathedral be rebuilt and adapted using contemporary technology to meet the demands of a modern society and economy? ABSTRACT: In New Zealand, in 2011, Christchurch Cathedral ...
  • Living within the boundaries 

    Deianov, Kristian (2021)
    RESEARCH QUESTION: In the context of a suburban environment, can innovative modular housing effectively help to alleviate housing issues in Auckland? ABSTRACT: Human housing is a matter of mass demand. Just as it no ...
  • Catching a breath: Empowering holistic wellbeing within a suburban community 

    Santos, Knher (2021)
    RESEARCH QUESTION: How can a communal hub provide for the physical, mental and spiritual needs of a suburban community? ABSTRACT: Currently, many suburban communities are overwhelmed by the effects of rapid population ...
  • Dela ni yavu = the foundation 

    Korovakaturaga, Ratu Epeneri Raudreudre Ganilau (2021)
    RESEARCH QUESTION: How can architecture be used as a medium for reconnecting iTaukei (indigenous Fijians) with their culture? ABSTRACT: Dela ni Yavu is a project that intends to reconnect and strengthen the relationship ...
  • 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 ...
  • Land stewardship in the climate wrung epoch 

    Yu, Y.; Bloomfield, Sibyl (Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), Australia, 2020-11)
    QUESTION: How can vulnerable land be turned into adaptive land that is ‘safe’ for communities? This paper discusses a student research by design project, undertaken as the culmination of a Bachelor of Landscape ...
  • Rewind on imagining future cities through drama and design 

    Wake, Sue (Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), 2020-11-26)
    It is asserted that people in first world countries have become consumed by ‘things’ and ‘wants’, rather than ‘needs.’ This mindset has been challenged by the Covid-19 pandemic, as we have experienced a reduced existence ...
  • Low carbon rules : an interdisciplinary approach to writing standards for earth and straw construction in Aotearoa New Zealand 

    Hall, Min; Morris, H.; North, G. (Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), 2020-11)
    In order to realise a future where a variety of low carbon building options is readily available, their consenting needs to be supported by relevant standards to assist their path through the regulatory process. The recently ...
  • Decolonising landscape architecture education in Aotearoa New Zealand 

    Paul, Jackie; Bloomfield, Sibyl (Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), 2020-11)
    Aotearoa is growing rapidly with expansive development occurring across the country as the creative and design industry responds to support the diverse needs of the growing population. This enables opportunities for emerging ...
  • Embedding digital technology into contemporary Māori and Pasifika architectural practice 

    Kaufusi, R.; Patel, Yusef; Potauaine, Semisi; Alexander-Tuinukuafe, R. (Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), 2020-11-04)
    The research paper will review how designers and architects can utilise digital technology to produce culturally respectful Māori and Pasifika architectural outputs within a contemporary landscape. The purpose of the ...

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