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  • Meadows, Jodi Marie (Victoria University of Wellington, 2015)
    “Oceania is vast, Oceania is expanding, Oceania is hospitable and generous, Oceania is humanity rising from the depths of brine and regions of fire deeper still, Oceania is us.”¹ ­‐ Epeli Hau’ofa This research ...
  • Sloane, Findlay (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    Wetlands are one of New Zealand’s most important freshwater ecosystems. They are low-lying waterlogged areas bordering rivers and streams and forming quiet edges of lakes, rivers, low- lying floodplains estuaries and ...
  • Lewis, Amelia (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    A 19th Century industrialisation Power Plant sits abandoned on the Mississippi River, once producing electricity for New Orleans. Now sitting in neglect, though still retaining its heritage and past historical values. A ...
  • McLaughlan, Rebecca (Victoria University of Wellington, 2014)
    Thousands of New Zealanders were treated in the nation’s mental hospitals in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Existing research has examined this history of institutionalisation from the perspectives of policy, ...
  • Browning, James (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    Like many cities across South America, Caracas is a city of widespread informal settlements, with over a third of the city’s population living in slums. South America’s urban slums are expected to continue their rapid ...
  • Budge, Robert (Victoria University of Wellington, 2015)
    Once proud fishing villages in the North of Scotland used to be lively and industrious gateways to the ocean for much of the country’s population. Modernisation and industrialisation of the fishing industry has seen a ...
  • Ibell, Kieran (Victoria University of Wellington, 2019)
    New Zealand is a long and narrow country with extensive coastline that accommodates many communities. With hot weather getting hotter and wet weather getting wetter, climate change and sea-level rise poses significant risk ...
  • Segard, Achille (Victoria University of Wellington, 2013)
    The recent enthusiasm in popular culture for massively multiplayer online environments has proven that eclectic online communities have the potential to develop powerful problem solving capacities through the enactment of ...
  • Heap, Quinten (Victoria University of Wellington, 2011)
    In 2010 the town of Otaki decided to go "Off the Grid", obtaining all its electricity supply from renewable resources. To support this goal, this thesis documents and quantifies the electricity demand for the Otaki retail ...
  • Urquhart, Breanna (Victoria University of Wellington, 2016)
    Metropolises around the globe continue on the path of relentless growth under the extreme forces of urbanisation, whilst the provinces are neglected. This design-led research builds on recent discussions concerning New ...
  • Tozer, Griffin (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    Companies like SpaceX and Virgin Galactic are privatising the space industry. This privatisation will allow more and more people to inhabit space for more extended periods, with less training than prior astronauts. Space ...
  • Kinnaird, Zakary Sebastian (Victoria University of Wellington, 2010)
    This thesis forms a series of texts inquiring into the integration of semiological studies in product design. Semiology is often illustrated in systems; it is these systems that govern the practice of product design in the ...
  • Anderson, Duncan Geoffrey (Victoria University of Wellington, 2012)
    With the development of digital technologies, orthographic projection has been slowly removed from the process of architectural design. Instead, orthographic projection drawings are increasingly utilised purely post-design ...
  • Pike, Karen-Lize (Victoria University of Wellington, 2014)
    Interiors are the space of human encounter. Their validity is entrenched in the social realm and the integrity and relevance of interior architecture depends upon the acknowledging human interaction. It should not be ...
  • Gilbert, Anna (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    Recent rhetoric in landscape architecture has illuminated the complex nature and broad scope of the discipline in such a way that augments instrumental, solutionist, and measurable modalities of practice over the ...
  • Cahill, Niamh (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    Government owned housing in New Zealand is moving towards a model of privatisation. This can limit the opportunities found in the semi-public space for neighbours to meet and interact. Without these human interactions, a ...
  • Hughes-Hallett, Charlotte Corbett (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    It can be argued that there is an absence of reverence between contemporary architecture that governs our urban environment and the human body. Current architectural forms are unwittingly unresponsive to the dynamic flow ...
  • Baker, Alison Leonora (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    South Wairarapa, in New Zealand’s lower North Island presents an interesting collision; the landscapes forms and features evidence distinct separation between traditional landscape values and recent European economic ...
  • Wong, Chun (Victoria University of Wellington, 2019)
    All urban sites around the world have their own unique, evolving historical identity. However, this identity can often become obscured, or even lost, over time due to the progressive changes that occur to the transforming ...
  • Ibrahim, Ida (Victoria University of Wellington, 2011)
    Having a sense of belonging to a place is important for everyone adapting to a new environment but especially more so for displaced refugees. This is important for raising confidence and self worth which gives refugees ...

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