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School of Architecture · Te Kura Waihanga


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  • Benck, Ashley (Victoria University of Wellington, 2014)
    Donna Haraway defines a cyborg as a hybrid creature, composed of part machine and part organism. This thesis asks how the cyborg can be used as a catalyst to reengage the body with architecture. Four key areas are used to ...
  • Iswoyo, Hari (Victoria University of Wellington, 2014)
    In developing countries a big issue for urban development is the growth in infrastructure in response to economic and population demands. Such development causes cities to expand and occupy the suburbs, turning them into ...
  • McLaughlan, Rebecca (Victoria University of Wellington, 2014)
    Thousands of New Zealanders were treated in the nation’s mental hospitals in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Existing research has examined this history of institutionalisation from the perspectives of policy, ...
  • Zee, Emma (Victoria University of Wellington, 2014)
    The aim of this thesis is to explore specific adaptable design for suburban housing. First an analysis of existing New Zealand mass suburban houses was conducted. It was found that many mass suburban houses are a repetition ...
  • Walbran, Chloe Deanne (Victoria University of Wellington, 2014)
    This thesis explores interior immensity through the framework that targets the human being’s most inner self: the time human beings spend sleeping. The in-between state of sleep is left overlooked in architecture and leaves ...

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