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  • Hubbard, Jared (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    There are many swaths of land that are deemed unsuitable to build on and occupy. These places, however, are rarely within an established city. The Canterbury earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 left areas in central Christchurch ...
  • Fairbrother, Kezia (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    In 2018, the government published the report of its inquiry into mental health and addiction in Aotearoa New Zealand, which called for a ‘paradigm shift’ in the country’s approach to mental wellbeing. This research portfolio ...
  • Kepka, Benjamin Jan (Victoria University of Wellington, 2010)
    This research has successfully produced a means of creating a reliable area measurement of a pedestrian level wind environment from a reasonable number of point wind speed measurements. To complete this aim a contouring ...
  • Thompson, James (Victoria University of Wellington, 2013)
    Lighting in office buildings can account for approximately 30% of electrical use. This provides an opportunity for energy efficient technologies to be implemented to reduce this load. Automated daylight control systems are ...
  • Biswas, Dipanwita (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    This research will address American gender theorist Butler's assertion of third wave feminism and gender ethics and advocate that despite education and modernization, a duplicity still exists in the way gender has been ...
  • McKinlay, Tess (Victoria University of Wellington, 2015)
    Throughout history, considered articulation of natural light has produced architectural environments that move the human spirit. These transient moments in space connect people to the external environment and the rhythms ...
  • Willcox, Stacey (Victoria University of Wellington, 2021)
    Within soundscape research, audio visualisations are generally targeted towards scientific audiences and not produced with artistic intentions. Machine learning is utilised in this field to increase efficiency when dealing ...
  • Fryer, Elizabeth (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    Urban culture has entered a digital age where technology allows us to live, barely setting foot outside. People can now work, shop and order groceries to be delivered to their homes without having to engage with another ...
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    Kang, Young Woo (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    Profound innovations in assembly process of construction have been absent since the dawn of 2d planimetric drawing. However with advancements in augmented reality (AR) technology and computational tools, the process of ...
  • Moradibistouni, Milad (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    Problem statement: The demographics of New Zealand are changing and the country is getting older. The literature shows the housing needs of older people are different, and that many would prefer to stay in their existing ...
  • Bakshi, Sunil (Victoria University of Wellington, 2012)
    The contemporary urban dilemma of the ‘lost site’ has arisen due to the ever-increasing density of our urban environments, where boundaries of contrasting urban contextual grid conditions overlap, forming pocket sites that ...
  • Maxwell, Vincent (Victoria University of Wellington, 2014)
    The recently exhausted Three Kings Quarry in central Auckland suburbia is currently being prepared for housing development. As a suburb within New Zealand’s fastest growing city, housing pressure and intensification policies ...
  • Borren, Hester Blyth (Victoria University of Wellington, 2012)
    The aim of this thesis is to gain an understanding of the role and value of a view of landscape with respect to the interior of New Zealand houses. It explores the all-or-nothing manner in which contemporary architecture ...
  • Ahern, George (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    The Olympic Games are celebrated around the world; however, each Games puts pressure on the host city and its infrastructure as well as the people that reside there, which was evident for the latest host country Brazil. ...
  • Benton, Delle (Victoria University of Wellington, 2011)
    “[...] climate can replace typology, function, and form of what we use and define as architecture” (Rahm, 2008: accessed 11th March 2010, <http://www.philipperahm.com/3E.html> ). To what extent should we consider the ...
  • Hrstich, Danielle (Victoria University of Wellington, 2015)
    This thesis considers how to use atmosphere as a driver when designing to strengthen the relationship between the body and architecture. Wigley, following Semper, argues that atmosphere is constructed through the outer ...
  • Soufflot, Christopher (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    Housing within our cities has always been an issue for New Zealand; Governments of past and present have tried relentlessly to move people towards the suburbs (Schrader, 2005), but there is something that draws people to ...
  • Bishop, Jonathon (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    The aim of this thesis is to explore augmented reality technology and the methods in which it can be applied to museum displays to enriching the experience of visitors. Artefacts within museums have rich histories which ...
  • Struijck, Darni (Victoria University of Wellington, 2015)
    With the needs of the disabled person at the forefront of research and design, this thesis questions how the ‘Prosthetic Human’ can be an architectural catalyst to augment access and mobility. Access and Mobility is ...
  • Pye, Thomas (Victoria University of Wellington, 2014)
    Augmenting jurisdiction is a hypothetical scenario I have created, to explore what impact Mixed Reality (MR) could have on the Environmental Court of Aotearoa (EVC A). This Thesis has two equal sides of exploration; Physical ...

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