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The Connection

The Connection

Yujie Weng. Tutor: Tom Collins. Is it possible for two people with opposite living habits in the same house? "The connection" is a residential design for two; a "night owl" who wakes up in the afternoon and stays up until late at night and a "early bird" who likes to...

The Divine Comedy

The Divine Comedy

Mikala Gaastra. Tutor: Nicole Teh.Inspired by Dante’s, Divine Comedy, my project seeks to architecturalise the journey through Inferno, to Purgatorio and Paradsio beyond. Beginning in the seas of Camerota, Italy, Dante enters into a cavern that symbolises the raw...

Walldoor

Walldoor

Jamie Daly-Jones. Tutor: Nicole Teh. The 'Walldoor' project is primarily a performance wall located in urban environments (Aotea Square). One of the walls key features is the old door facade which simulates the idea of "New doors lead to new adventures", and the...

Queenstown Playcentre Wall

Queenstown Playcentre Wall

Mia Crawshay. Tutor: Hans Hong  This wall design at an existing Playcentre site in Queenstown explores the potential to aid the development of young children. It intends to connect the classroom with the playground by challenging our preconceptions of how a wall...

Islington Bay Kayak Shelter

Islington Bay Kayak Shelter

Laura Zheng. Tutor: Sue Calder. Islington Bay Kayak Shelter is a tranquil place where kayak tour groups can safely store their kayaks and relax and recharge after a long journey paddling from Mission Bay. The design features a dark timber roof, a volcanic wall with...

Resonant Tower (Over and Away)

Resonant Tower (Over and Away)

Vincent Heijnen. Tutor: Tane Pamatatau-Marques. Drawing inspiration from the resonance as well as the aura of the rimu plank we were given for the ‘Over and Away’ project, I wanted to create a design which incorporates various musical features to create a unique,...

The Watchful Ones

The Watchful Ones

Mj Antaran. Tutor: Hans Hong. Mt. Maungarei also known as “The watchful mountain” or the “Mountain of Reipae” - refers back to the legend of the two sisters from Waikato, Reipae and Reitu. Both sisters were headed to the North on the back of a Large Karearea (Maori...

Pourewa Ohe

Pourewa Ohe

Beatrice Totanes. Tutor: Farah Saad. Cautiously thinking about the environmental value the block of Rimu timber withholds and what it represents, the sentiment of remembering our ancestors through the Rimu profoundly influenced this project. Looking into Mike’s...

Kayak shelter

Kayak shelter

Danielle Higgison. Tutor: Tom Collins. To mimic Rangitoto island and its geographical context, a kayak shelter ruptures from the ground, creating an organic formation. The kayak shelter is a public space. Designed to shelter from wind and sun; it provides an area to...

Rangitoto Kayak Shelter

Rangitoto Kayak Shelter

Anna Brown. Tutor: Nicole Teh. With storage, the necessity of functionality often outweighs the value of appearance. Instead of hiding the kayaks away in a building using the standard storage method of hanging or sitting kayaks on shelves, the storage is the base of...