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  • Young, Thaddeus (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    For hundreds of years the Christian Church stood as the pillar of occidental cities, structuring society and the urban fabric. At the time of European colonisation, the impact of the Church on New Zealand society was less ...
  • Imani, Marzieh (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    Design inspired by nature has been known as biomimicry or biomimetic design that is believed to transform human technologies into a sustainable status through translation of biological models, systems, and processes. Considering ...
  • Xu, Qiaoliang (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    The research investigates digital landscape heritage. It focuses on the application of Virtual Reality (VR) in a game engine. The aim is to aid the understanding and interpretation of ancient principles relating to sensitive ...
  • Saul, Jessica (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    Stroke is a medical condition causing disability worldwide (Feigin et al., 2014; Murray et al., 2012; National Heart Lung and Blood institute, 2016). It can leave people with physical and cognitive deficits. The individual’s ...
  • 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 ...
  • Roberts, Alice (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    The dream is elusive. It sits comfortably just beyond grasp, oblivious to the waking world, giving and taking both influence and encouragement that reflects our memories. This push and pull is underestimated, mostly forgotten ...
  • McLennan, Samuel (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    This research looks at using the technique of procedural modelling to investigate the characteristic rules present within a loosely defined architectural style. The 19th-century timber Gothic churches built in the city of ...
  • Miller, Hayley (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    Biodiversity loss is accelerating at a devastating rate, primarily driven by factors of climate change, loss of habitat, urbanisation, invasive species and pollution. Human activity is considered to be a major contributor ...
  • 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 ...
  • Davenport, Bronté (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    How can analysis of affective relationships enable the public street as a pedestrian workplace? When thinking of places we feel a bond to - an attachment to - home commonly comes to mind. In today’s world, where many ...
  • Namini Mianji, Maryam (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    While petroleum-based polymers have been widely accepted due to their functional properties, it is becoming evident that some bio-based materials can also be engineered to deliver novel functionalities such as 4D responsivity. ...
  • Yue, Lisa (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    Sports and community centres are rarely found in New Zealand. The small amount of multi-sports centres that do exist have been inadequately designed; they have little sense of identity and successful expressions of vitality. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Walsh, Chelsea (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    Conversations surrounding New Zealand’s young offenders have always been controversial, especially with re-offending rates on the rise according to the 2018 Ministry of Justice Youth Offenders Report (Ministry of Justice, ...
  • Sunarya, Wendy (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    Site is an important factor in the building design process, where it is analysed to determine design strategies for responding the microclimate. It is also considered important in Building Energy Simulations (BES) where a ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hegglun, Kadin (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    This thesis interrogates the contentious integration of digital technologies into the field of landscape architecture. Identifying that an application of computational technique is largely unknown, the research delves into ...
  • Brown, Emilia (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    The aim of this research was to explore the design of transitional housing for newly released prisoners from the New Zealand prison environment. This was achieved through the development of an architecture that provides a ...
  • Aliashkevich, Anton (Victoria University of Wellington, 2020)
    During the social transformation in the 1950’s through to the late 1980’s, thousands of Khrushchyovka* were built in Moscow to cater for the social housing demand after the war. After nearly 70 years of occupation these ...

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