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  • Williams, Molly (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    As the world’s population rapidly becomes significantly more urban than rural, the structures that enable urban adapted living can also become a barrier between humans and the living ecosystems they are a part of and have ...
  • Mackenzie, Monique R.A. (Victoria University of Wellington, 2015-01-22)
    In Wellington we are faced with the difficult task of building on our undulating topography. It does however offer inhabitants stunning vistas and to architects the rare opportunity to explore new ways of building, generating ...
  • Martin, Selena (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    Homelessness is a problem that occurs all around the world, and the lack of support from the government means that the amount of people becoming homeless is increasing. There is a lack of knowledge around the homeless as ...
  • Tchernov, Aleksei Sergueevich (Victoria University of Wellington, 2013)
    Increasingly ubiquitous forms of surveillance networks and methods are becoming commonplace in today’s societies. While their application is rational and for the most part beneficial their presence effects the perception ...
  • Wines, Brett (Victoria University of Wellington, 2014)
    At the conclusion of the 2010 and 2011 Canterbury earthquakes more than 5100 homes had been deemed unsafe for habitation. The land and buildings of these were labelled “red zoned” and are too badly damaged for remediation. ...
  • Shilling, Phoebe (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    Waitangirua is a vital piece of the puzzle when completing the Porirua Regeneration Scheme and The Transmission Gully Motorway. Waitangirua is a small suburb of 4020 residents located in the East of Porirua City. The ...
  • Freddie, Anthony Liuvaie (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    With the increase in climate change, small Pacific nations such as Niue face significant risks from rising sea levels and the increased intensity of natural disasters such as tropical cyclones. These extreme weather events ...
  • Bennett, Jessica (Victoria University of Wellington, 2010)
    Over the past decade there has been a major shift in the housing preferences of New Zealanders away from low density, suburban, stand-alone housing towards higher density, urban apartments. As more people experience this ...
  • Dudding, Michael (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    This thesis is an oral history based investigation of four recently graduated architects (Bill Alington, Maurice Smith, Bill Toomath and Harry Turbott) who individually left New Zealand to pursue postgraduate qualifications ...
  • Stewart, Krystle (Victoria University of Wellington, 2008)
    The New Zealand Building Code Clause G7 (NZBC G7) minimum requirement for natural light is not being met in around half of New Zealand apartments post-construction. The main reasons for this are an acceptable solution that ...
  • Alsaif, Fatimah Mohammed (Victoria University of Wellington, 2014)
    Learning environments are important spaces because these are where primary school children spend many hours. These environments can vary from single cell classrooms to modern open plan learning studios. As the design of ...
  • Kabul, Mehdi (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    Wellington city’s forecast, for the period 2011-31, is that the urban population will increase by 20,000 residents, including 60% increased demand for rental properties. This research investigation focuses on sustainable ...
  • Le Compte, Terian (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    The stereotype of an architect is expensive, with minimal consideration and awareness towards cost and budget. This is damaging the reputation of the profession. This thesis will look at the Next Generation Architect who ...
  • O'Toole, James Michael Séamus (Victoria University of Wellington, 2012)
    Socially Responsible Architecture is the way in which an architect practices architecture, but more so the way in which they relate and integrate their clients. This thesis explores the nature of a socially responsible ...
  • France, Hannah (Victoria University of Wellington, 2010)
    The early 1900’s saw a Norwegian Whaler’s base formed on Stewart Island where they shipped prefabricated buildings from Norway to create a settlement. The majority of these kitset buildings are still standing and apparently ...
  • Franklin, Izack (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    My research begins with an investigation into existing public space to reveal its appropriation and determinants to determine if the site is successful or not. These findings will inform the design research through introducing ...
  • Constable, Anna (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    This thesis aims to investigate, through design, spatial agency within the realm of New York City’s Privately Owned Public Spaces. The notion of agency in architecture is directly linked to social and political power. ...
  • Guilford, Tasenka (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    Miyake Jima, an island off the East coast of Japan, was home to 3,600 residents until 2000 when an escalation in volcanic activity caused noxious gas to burst from the crater, sending twenty thousand tonnes of sulphur ...
  • Wilson, Rehua (Victoria University of Wellington, 2014)
    This thesis investigates the occupation of an alternative Maori Architecture within Maori space/time constructions. The design research questions how to articulate a Maori architectural process in resisting lost identity ...
  • Bowman, Piers Brereton (Victoria University of Wellington, 2012)
    Coastal cities form some of the largest and most important cities in the world. The unique character of these cities has been shaped and moulded by the coastal environment. As powerful as these cities seem they have became ...

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