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  • Koch, Michael (Victoria University of Wellington, 2019)
    Worldwide, drones are being employed by many industries vital to architectural and engineering practice, including territorial authorities (TAs) and councils. This is largely thanks to the breathtaking speed at which drone ...
  • McQueen, Vincent (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    As an island nation, beach and coastline activities play a significant role in daily life in New Zealand. In promoting independent and productive lives for amputees, the New Zealand Artificial Limb Service (NZALS) encourages ...
  • Penn, Philip (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    This research tested the new LCAQuick Residential, a computer-based analysis tool developed by BRANZ (available from www.branz.co.nz). This tool is designed to allow the ready preparation of a LCA at an early point in the ...
  • Honore, Marc (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    At many sites across New Zealand, industrial demands and the built environment have taken precedence over considerations for neighbouring natural settings, with a lack of threshold or transitional space between the two ...
  • Tran, Jasmine (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    Well-made joinery can be pricey, no matter if it is hand-crafted or prefabricated. This thesis attempts to understand all available tectonics used to fabricate joints and find a potential alternative to generate well-made ...
  • Aerotopia 
    Ho, Ka Hei (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    Air travel and retail are two inseparable elements at any airport. Airports provide people traffic and perfect retail landscape for all sorts of retailers for passengers with an excessive amount of dwell time. Retail ...
  • De Bono, James (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    This thesis explores the use of RTVE as a tool to produce atmosphere that evokes complex emotional response from virtual inhabitants of the space. Within architectural representation a shift to architectural visualisations ...
  • Barclay, Abigail (Victoria University of Wellington, 2019)
    In New Zealand, most people do not find Medium Density housing (MDH) visually appealing. In October 2017, BRANZ carried out a survey on the different attitudes New Zealanders have towards MDH. This study concluded that the ...
  • Phillipps, Bronwyn (Victoria University of Wellington, 2014)
    One of the most captivating qualities of the New Zealand wilderness is its temporality; season’s, weather, night and day, are multiple interconnected systems in flux. These temporal systems are intricately linked and ...
  • Duncan, William (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    Since 2011, the Syrian Civil War has been causing devastation to ancient historic sites and forcing Syrians out of their ancestral homes. These people have the ability to flee from their country to temporary safe havens ...
  • Schoch, Kara (Victoria University of Wellington, 2019)
    Social isolation and loneliness affecting a large number of older persons and elderly is a prevalent issue in today’s society. Current older persons and the Baby Boomer generation approaching this age are far more independent ...
  • Beauchamp, Anna (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    This thesis explores a local approach to town regeneration. It is a reaction to the “zombie town” urban phenomenon affecting New Zealand North Island towns, evidenced by ageing populations, declining rates base and diminishing ...
  • Rowan, Patrick (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    This paper identifies and discusses designing interior building dynamics that, through user interaction, can be physically manipulated and maneuvered to suit a changing situation in spatial requirements/preferences. Designers ...
  • Naismith, Courtney (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    Within the New Zealand Aviation Tourism Industry (NZATI), an extensive amount of single-use plastic is consumed due to its light-weight properties and stringent hygiene requirements. After use, most end up in landfills ...
  • Paulin, Robert (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    This thesis utilises digital tools to explore notions of flexibility and resilience in the New Zealand suburban house typology. Through aligning with culturally specific paradigms found in traditional Māori Papakāinga ...
  • Hegglun, Kadin (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    This thesis interrogates the contentious integration of digital technologies into the field of landscape architecture. Identifying that an application of computational technique is largely unknown, the research delves into ...
  • Mccosh, Liam (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    Architecture practice maintains an ongoing interest in the relationship between space and sound. While the work of many architects has produced a wealth of knowledge about applying the rules of western musical arrangement ...
  • Guy, Bernard (Victoria University of Wellington, 2010)
    An underlying fear for many in using new digital systems is not the 'digital' but the struggle to trust and see reality; this may represent the loss of an art or aesthetic judgement, over an empirical measurement.(1) Why ...
  • Manapaya Weeratunge, Lakjith (Victoria University of Wellington, 2021)
    Physical moving parts are prone to wear and tear. A pixel display can manifest complex motion and realistic images in full colour offering a form of tangibly while being less likely to suffer from wear and tear however, ...
  • Voss, Timothy (Victoria University of Wellington, 2016)
    This is thesis explores applications of Mixed Reality, commonplace technologies and representation techniques in embodied and interactive design, through the development of an airport wayfinding system. The proposition ...

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