• Le Corbusier in Paris 1915: Between past and future 

      Schnoor, Christoph (Universitat Politècnica de València, 2022-03-31)
      In 1910-11, Charles-Édouard Jeanneret wrote the draft of a handbook on the visual and aesthetic perception of the city. “La Construction des villes”, never published by Le Corbusier, was based on his detailed studies of ...
    • Keynote Speech 4: Cooling is the new heating: NZ’s self-denial. 

      Byrd, Hugh (2022-02-18)
      As the climate warms, we use more electricity for cooling, causing more carbon emissions, causing the climate to warm further causing the use of more electricity for cooling and so on. This presentation looks at past and ...
    • Suburban styles: Housing design at higher densities in Aotearoa New Zealand 

      Turner, David (Unitec ePress, 2021-12-21)
      Suburban housing design in Aotearoa New Zealand’s cities evolved through the twentieth century with adaptable styles to suit changing fashions and various forms of external expression. Designers followed a path that saw a ...
    • Māori architecture: A response to colonisation 

      Ratana, Maia (Unitec ePress, 2021-12-21)
      For generations, Māori have disputed colonisation and the impact it has had on Indigenous peoples. As settlers acquired more land, Māori realised they were losing power over decision making in Aotearoa and began to create ...
    • Te Pūtaha Auaha: Avondale Graffiti Pavilion 

      Patel, Yusef; Hung, Wing-Tai (Bobby); McPherson, Peter; Peni, E. (Unitec ePress, 2021-12-21)
      Public architectural and art installations can enable leftover and forgotten urban spaces to be positively reinvigorated. These interventions can be produced at different scales and placed in a variety of existing ...
    • A layered conservation response to the layers of built history 

      Bezuidenhout, T.; McConchie, Graeme (Unitec ePress, 2021-12-21)
      RESEARCH QUESTION How can differing conservation responses and approaches maintain and enhance those layers of history within a historical building? ABSTRACT The Conservation and Heritage Research stream in Unitec’s ...
    • Enigmatic assemblages: Follies at the intersection of architecture and photography 

      Pretty, Annabel (Unitec ePress, 2021-12-21)
      Hyperreal architectural photographic assemblages proliferate within contemporary media: artists, photographers and architects envision digital worlds that operate at the intersection of hyperreal architectural renders, ...
    • Climate change and housing: Exploring a New Urban model to help build resilience to climate change 

      Wang, Xinxin; Bradbury, Matthew; Melchiors, Lucia (Unitec ePress, 2021-12-21)
      The environmental effects of climate change and the provision of affordable housing are seen as essential yet disparate issues in contemporary urban discourse in Aotearoa New Zealand. We argue that these two critical ...
    • (Re-)uses of historical knowledge in architectural education: The value of the client – Reginald Ford on professional practice 

      Mađanović, M.; Moore, Cameron; Jadresin-Milic, Renata (Unitec ePress, 2021-12-21)
      With the support of Tūāpapa Rangahau Research and Enterprise at Unitec New Zealand, a research project devoted to Gummer and Ford – an Auckland architectural firm founded in 1923 by William Henry Gummer (1884–1966) and ...
    • Te Tiriti o Waitangi and housing in Aotearoa 

      Paul, Jacqueline (2021-12-01)
      Aotearoa New Zealand's current housing shortage continues to be an ongoing challenge for Indigenous Māori and the Crown. This paper briefly summarises the author's master's research project 'He Rautaki Whakatauria Whare o ...
    • Translation and continuity of tradition: An ongoing dialogue in Aotearoa New Zealand 

      Kaur, J.; Jadresin-Milic, Renata (INTBAU Spain, 2021-11-10)
      English and Spanish parallel text Though short, Aotearoa/New Zealand’s history is rich and holds an abundance of knowledge preserved in the form of songs, beliefs, practices, and narratives that inform this country’s ...
    • The house as domestic clinic 

      Schnoor, Christoph (Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand (SAHANZ), 2021-07)
      Infectious diseases have dramatically affected social behaviour in the past, as is happening now, during the current coronavirus pandemic. But infectious diseases have also altered architecture and urban design on the way ...
    • The condition of public space: the role of sensory experience design 

      Rathod, Dhruti; Wagner, Cesar (2021-06)
      The urban form and the human psyche are two intrinsically linked phenomena. Urban environments are constantly stimulating the biologically embedded sensory systems that humans have. When senses are stimulated in a positive ...
    • The eternal present of the mythical event : re-establishing place identity with speculative installations that reawaken heritage stories 

      Brown, Daniel K. (Unitec ePress, 2021-03-18)
      This paper proposes that speculative architectural installations strategically ‘curated’ into neglected architectural contexts can help to engender an ‘immediate and a timeless realm,’ an encapsulation of a cultural story ...
    • Psalm 

      Foote, Hamish; Pretty, Annabel (Unitec ePress, 2021-03-18)
      INTRODUCTION Psalm was the title of an exhibition in 2019, of sculptures by Bronwynne Cornish and paintings by Hamish Foote. Both artists reference the native biota of Aotearoa New Zealand, and aim to draw attention to ...
    • EDFAB : design and building of a plywood research house 

      McCulloch, N.; Patel, Yusef; Potauaine, S. (Unitec ePress, 2021-03-18)
      INTRODUCTION: EDFAB: Eco-digital Fabrication Research Project was a collaboration between researchers and students from the University of Auckland’s and Unitec Institute of Technology’s Schools of Architecture. The ...
    • The hand of the engraver 

      Western, R.; Brown, Daniel K. (Unitec ePress, 2021-03-18)
      The manner in which we dwell leaves scars upon the landscape that are often left behind long after occupancy ceases. Many derelict landscapes across New Zealand have scars too advanced for remediation. This designled ...
    • My history is not mine : a speculative allegorical approach to experiential architecture 

      Min, M.M.; Brown, Daniel K. (Unitec ePress, 2021-03-18)
      This design-led research investigation focuses on architecture as a representation of cultural loss. Globalisation has spread Eurocentric modernist architectural principles across most cultures. In a very real sense, many ...
    • Architecture as a tool for inclusion and community building : Women in Fabrication at Zayed College for Girls 

      Besen, P.; Patel, Yusef; Couchman, A.; McPherson, Peter (Unitec ePress, 2021-03-18)
      Women in Fabrication is a collaborative platform that empowers female high-school students, architecture students and young architects through design and construction. The project partnered with Zayed College for Girls to ...
    • Anti-social distancing : revisiting Auckland’s Unitary Plan 

      Turner, David (Unitec ePress, 2021-03-18)
      Planning systems in Auckland have been revised over a decade of complex realignments that followed the amalgamation of the region’s seven cities into a single planning administration. The city’s Unitary Plan, which came ...

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