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  • Cantlon, Olwyn (Victoria University of Wellington, 2015)
    My thesis is an investigation of design in print in New Zealand circa 1880 – 1914, the period in which it is generally accepted graphic design began in the industrial Western nations. The medium of design studied is New ...
  • Greene, Steven D. (Victoria University of Wellington, 2011)
    The typical New Zealand dwelling, which is built in timber and often lightly anchored to site, arguably appears impermanent. This research reviews the idea and relevance of permanence in architecture. It considers symbolic ...
  • Svendsen, Callan (Victoria University of Wellington, 2016)
    The mid twentieth century A-Frame chalet holds a special place in the memories of generations of New Zealanders. Reminiscent of summer and winter getaways, it is perhaps the most poignant architectural representation of ...
  • Nortje, Johann (Victoria University of Wellington, 2010)
    This thesis presents the design of a real-time visual performance system for live performances. Building on a research analysis of historical context and precedents, it is evident that software systems currently available ...
  • Brown, Logan S (Victoria University of Wellington, 2011)
    The harmonious balance of architecture and nature is undermined by their mutual struggle for control. Their corrosive relationship directly leads to the degradation and displacement of natural ecosystems through economic ...
  • Fell, Emma (Victoria University of Wellington, 2019)
    Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) is a contemporary engineered wood product and its use is growing within the construction industry. CLT is a readily available structural timber product and with the development of CNC (Computer ...
  • Mañetto Quick, Madelena (Victoria University of Wellington, 2016)
    Public concern surrounding agriculture has been growing in the past decade with the rise of factory farming and the decline of independent family farms. Producers have reacted to this concern and desire to learn more about ...
  • Wright, Douglas (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    The resulting thesis asks, ‘how can architecture curate our experience of site to facilitate placemaking’. It finds that architecture can create distinctive and diverse ‘places’ in large landscapes by enabling new ways for ...
  • Gibb, Callum (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    The water’s edge is a vital element in New Zealand’s natural environments and established communities. Development of industrial infrastructure along this threshold, has left many coastal settlements stagnant and slipping ...
  • Geuze, Stephen James (Victoria University of Wellington, 2010)
    Supported Residential Care Facilities (SRCF's) play a distinctive role in the integration of mental health consumers within host communities. Despite the vast quantity of research on the sociological impacts of discrimination ...
  • Winstanley, Gemma (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    Our landscape is a patchwork of scars, remnants of a painful past. A range of homes, sites and institutions with a history of confinement, racial discrimination or an involvement in war, massacre and genocide. These places, ...
  • Sturm, Joseph (Victoria University of Wellington, 2014)
    The Wellington City District Plan, operative since the year 2000, set goals for housing intensification. Residential development is encouraged within the existing footprint of the urban area of Wellington City. Intensification ...
  • Parsot, Anesha (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    Food insecurity affects a large number of young New Zealanders every day. It is associated with low-income families and exists when people do not have access to enough healthy food, experience hunger, consume less nutritious ...
  • Jessop-Benseman, Maddison (Victoria University of Wellington, 2021)
    Plastic has become an integral material in our society due to the broad range of applications it can be used for, however, it is having a detrimental effect on our environment. In addition to more efficient waste management ...
  • Morgan, Abigail Victoria Lobo (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    With increasing global consumption, plastic debris has become an overwhelming concern for coastal and marine ecologies. The accumulation of plastic materials in local and isolated environments currently constitutes a threat ...
  • Villareal, Karla (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    This research portfolio examines the nature of play and its relationship with architecture. It researches how play is afforded by, and affords, the design of public space, rendering them places of play: Playces. Although ...
  • Lim, Joelle (Victoria University of Wellington, 2019)
    Within the architecture of education, there is a lack of attention to the needs of children with disability. Globally, one in every ten children have a disability and there are approximately 90,000 aged 0-14 children living ...
  • Goei, Joanita (Victoria University of Wellington, 2011)
    This research addresses the four inherent themes within fire. Fire has an association with myth due to its complexity in nature and existence long before modern science. Even today these myths live on as a way to describe ...
  • Lockley, Rebecca (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    The transition between adolescence and adulthood can be an emotionally and physically challenging time for everyone. This period of time is especially challenging for those who are on the autism spectrum as the change from ...
  • Smith, Jessica (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    This thesis looks at how to engage with the existing ‘poiesis’ of the Kapiti region north of Wellington, to reveal the large scale ecological systems operating in this coastal landscape, making them legible at the human ...

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