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School of Architecture · Te Kura Waihanga


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  • Hembrow, Antony (Victoria University of Wellington, 2015)
    On the 22nd of February, 2011 the city of Christchurch, New Zealand was crippled by a colossal earthquake. 185 people were killed, thousands injured and what remained was a city left in destruction and ruin. Thousands of ...
  • Prins, Hendrik (Victoria University of Wellington, 2015)
    Over the last 25 years building rating systems have been developed to quantify and promote sustainable development in the construction industry. Many countries have now developed their own rating system and some systems ...
  • Toner, Victoria Jo Louise (Victoria University of Wellington, 2015)
    Outdoor thermal comfort is key to creating vibrant outdoor urban spaces. The built form is able to modify solar radiation and wind. However, there is currently no way of considering the effect of the built form on thermal ...
  • Berg, Brian (Victoria University of Wellington, 2014)
    This research simplifies the calculation of the Initial Embodied Energy (iEE) for commercial office buildings. The result is the improved integration of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) assessments of building materials into ...
  • Alcorn, Keziah (Victoria University of Wellington, 2015)
    Living on the edge critiques oppressive aspects of urban living. It advocates façade occupation to enhance the experience of density and enrich the street edge to achieve a vibrant and metropolitan New Zealand. Sited ...

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