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  • Majurey, Dylan (Victoria University of Wellington, 2016)
    The South Pacific Island of Funafuti, Tuvalu is at threat of becoming one of the first countries globally to be Inundated due to rising sea levels. The likely result is that the people of this country will lose a sense of ...
  • Gorton, William Scott (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    Bluff, a small industrial fishing township, situated at the spit of the southernmost point of New Zealand stands isolated and desolate. A place that is static in time, with an uncertainty of the township’s future in relation ...
  • Freeman, Rebecca (Victoria University of Wellington, 2019)
    Fieldwork in public spaces throughout Wellington and Hamilton has revealed synergistic interactions between those who may often be regarded as ‘socially undesirable’ and other urban dwellers. These ‘undesirables’ might be ...
  • Loh, Bryan (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    Computational design tools enable designers to construct and manipulate representations of design artifacts to arrive at a solution. However, the constraints of deterministic programming impose a high cost of tedium and ...
  • Webber, Hayley (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    Play is an act of discovery and stimulation. As children, we play to learn and grow. As adults, we play for freedom and to escape from reality. The action of play is a largely neglected aspect of peoples experience in urban ...
  • Sison, Jeanne Eunice (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    For several reasons, public perception leans towards a negative association with collective housing typologies. Aside from associations with low-quality, low-income social housing situations, slums and ghettos, and ...
  • Gregory, Patrick (Victoria University of Wellington, 2019)
    I consider atmosphere as a spatial layer of a site and as such, a critical aspect of how urban landscapes are experienced. In this way atmosphere is understood as more than a feeling or sense of connection to a place, thus ...
  • Batchelor, Joseph (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    Modern society has become ocular-centric as a result of technological development making the production and distribution of images easier than ever before. This ocular bias extends to architecture. Rather than resisting ...
  • Prins, Anneke (Victoria University of Wellington, 2016)
    I believe that although those trained within the discipline of architecture are skilled at sculpting form and space, art practice is often more successful at manipulating spatial conditions beyond architectural norms to ...
  • du Chatenier Nieuwland, Rosa (2016)
    This research examines aesthetics of shared agency between human and non-human sources. Designs are worked on in physical/virtual space simultaneously, producing aesthetic results that combine the aesthetic agency of both ...
  • Liebenberg, Brett (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    The significance of exchange within our daily lives encompasses not only the economic exchange of physical commodities but more abstract entities such as knowledge, skills and beliefs. This research investigation developed ...
  • Barnard, Ruth Emma (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    Pelvic floor exercises are an important practice in the prevention and resolution of pelvic floor disorder. However, pelvic floor exercises are often not practiced regularly or correctly which puts women at high risk of ...
  • Jackson, Olivia (Victoria University of Wellington, 2016)
    This thesis has slowly become a paradox of retrieving information from the frictionless landscape of interconnected objects, through drawing, to develop an analogue methodology in understanding this provocative site at ...
  • Brassey, Brayden (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    Housing affordability has become a growing concern in New Zealand. Urban intensification has been raised as a way to address this, but its contribution has been limited by poor uptake and continued resistance to higher ...
  • Boyd, Giuseppina (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    This thesis examines the relationship between architecture and the tourist experience. In architecture, an understanding of the active tourist body is underdeveloped as visuality is often positioned as the dominant mode ...
  • Macquet, Jason (Victoria University of Wellington, 2016)
    The neglected coastal edge of the port landscape has left behind unreceptive scars on the city’s urban fabric. These prominent locations are pivotal links between coastal towns and the sea; they are currently in very poor ...
  • Holland, Patrick (Victoria University of Wellington, 2017)
    This Master of Interior Architecture design research project proposes that a derelict cargo ship within one of the ship breaking yards of Chittagong, Bangladesh can be reused to accommodate the sites workers and act as a ...
  • Jeffery, Toby (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    A curious apprehensiveness towards the future of a town that I consider to be my second home, Queenstown, was the motivation for this research. An interest in how people dwell within this steep inclined context was piqued ...
  • Batchelor, Emily (Victoria University of Wellington, 2014)
    Stepped-ness in Medium Density Housing investigates a new form of design, where the site is organised according to different conditions of public, common, shared and private spaces. Stepped-ness is used as a technique for ...
  • Bryant, Kerry (Victoria University of Wellington, 2019)
    Historically the body in architecture has been ignored. As Robert Imrie (2003) explains, “architects rarely relate their design conceptions to the human body and its multiple forms of embodiment. Where the body is conceived ...

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