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  • 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 ...
  • Fischer, James (Victoria University of Wellington, 2013)
    “Risk of urban disasters is no longer a phenomenon that we can stop, avoid or deter, but rather they are part of complex ecological processes from which we are inseparable and must design with, in preparation for the next ...
  • Matautia, Saint Andrew Palauni (Victoria University of Wellington, 2016)
    Guided by both my own journey as a Pasifika student and the ideology of Tongan academic Dr. Hūfanga Okustino Māhina, this research seeks to identify ways in which indigenous knowledge can become an integral component within ...
  • Garcia, Emilio Jose (Victoria University of Wellington, 2013)
    The understanding of resilience is a key concept for improving the adaptive capacity of cities to deal with and take benefits from unpredictable changes while keeping on evolving. However, in urbanism and architecture, a ...
  • Mills, Grace Helen Salisbury (Victoria University of Wellington, 2013)
    In the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake, a state of polycentric urbanity was thrust upon New Zealand’s second largest city. As the city-centre lay in disrepair, smaller centres started to materialise elsewhere, out of ...
  • Cleland, Hamish (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    The loss of indigenous ancient forests has had a great impact to New Zealand habitats. Native birds, insects, fungi, plants and animals have been diminishing in diversity since human occupation. This is to a degree the ...
  • Bhagwat, Tanvi (Victoria University of Wellington, 2019)
    Previous New Zealand waste management studies have focused on the waste generated from construction activities. However, international research suggests about a third of the overall waste generated originates in the design ...
  • Pyke, Camden (Victoria University of Wellington, 2011)
    New Zealand was once considered one of the least environmentally damaged countries in the world. Heralded for its pristine landscape, and its ‘Pure’ moniker, New Zealand was promoted, perhaps unintentionally, as an ...

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