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  • Peacocke, Georgia (Victoria University of Wellington, 2019)
    Over the past decade and even currently within New Zealand there have been quality issues within timber construction. My research proposes to address what these quality issues are both functionally, and aesthetically and ...
  • Krejcisz, Claire Alana (Victoria University of Wellington, 2012)
    The aim of this research is to explore an adaptive reuse approach as a way to enhance industrial buildings in New Zealand. As in other parts of the world, New Zealand has accumulated industrial buildings which are now ...
  • Cooper, Maddison (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    How might communication design be utilised to raise awareness about the sustained well-being of Wellington City’s honey bee populations? Human concern and intervention has been pivotal in maintaining the well-being of ...
  • Mazurkiewicz, Tanya (Victoria University of Wellington, 2012)
    This thesis explores the notion of interior architecture as a tool in the prevention on of post natal depression. This research is part of a larger and current theoretical argument that places interior architecture in ...
  • Eshow, Iliea (Victoria University of Wellington, 2012)
    In the 1970s, urban regeneration processes that took place in many industrialised inner-city cores initiated a new economic and cultural vitality that made a departure from an industrial past, on towards a post-industrial ...
  • Trewin, Jeanette (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    The physical spaces we occupy and inhabit are continuously changing and evolving, they are becoming increasingly transient. In response, this research is interested in learning how people occupy and inhabit transient space. ...
  • Harding, Duncan (Victoria University of Wellington, 2014)
    Critical heritage is a theory and practice where heritage is defined as the active engagement of the past in the present. In critical heritage, building, sites, and places are not objects of heritage in themselves but are ...
  • Chen, Xiaoxue (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    Within the traditional patriarchal ideology in China, feminism is gradually being accepted by the Chinese, especially Chinese women, and has brought benefits to women’s liberation today. However, inequality between men and ...
  • Dalgety, Philippa (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    This research explores an approach for adaptive reuse to enhance livability and greater connection to place within provincial towns of New Zealand. There are existing buildings which are often left in disrepair or considered ...
  • Freire, Jessica (Victoria University of Wellington, 2019)
    This thesis investigates the current representation of the Latin American identity in mainstream media cinematic posters. While in recent years, the film industry has begun to acknowledge issues in cultural representation, ...
  • Curle, Shayna-Lucy (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    This research has been undertaken in response to the limitations of standard mapping techniques, in particular, those that use ESRI-based technology and delivery. The work argues that our ability to understand the complex ...
  • Ballantyne, Ariana (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    This thesis conducts an investigation into the use of multi-agent systems as a computational design research tool that implements a range of behavioural parameters relating to the design of specific cultural environments ...
  • De Ruysscher, Denzel (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    This thesis explores ‘couch surfing’ as it becomes more prevalent within the tertiary student experience. In recent years, there has been a significant decline in the availability of housing in all major cities in New ...
  • Petty, Margaret Maile (Victoria University of Wellington, 2016)
    Cultures of Light is set within a period that stretches from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century in the United States, an era in which nearly every aspect of American life was impacted to a lesser or greater ...
  • Wright, Oliver (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    This research investigates a progression away from acoustics formed by spaces and towards spaces that are driven by target acoustics. Despite architecture and acoustics’ shared consideration of form, materiality and ...
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    McEwan, Zachary (Victoria University of Wellington, 2016)
    Today we see a simplification in our landscapes; a globalisation of culture and landscape that has forced people into a state of disconnection with place. It has divided our world into culturally rich, and culturally absent ...
  • Penwell, Jaq (Victoria University of Wellington, 2011)
    The presence and reconciliation of the poetic with the pragmatic is deemed essential if any constructed endeavour in our built environment is to be termed architecture. This thesis argues that if architecture is that which ...
  • Chen, Lin (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    Stroke is a common problem that affects approximately 700,000 patients annually in the United States alone and can cause long-term disabilities (Mallory, 2006, p.33). The long-term effects of a stroke can impact on the ...
  • Cheng, Celine (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    Timber sheet materials have been used in the same manner for decades despite having a vital role in the construction industry. This often results in indistinguishable surfaces with no identity. The research developed in ...
  • Palmer, Madeleine (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    As the world progresses towards a precarious future, humanity has the option to adapt or perish in our changing climate. Certain scenarios are definite such as increasing technological advances, rising seas and a growing ...

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