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Gallery for the Visually Impaired

Gallery for the Visually Impaired

The project stems from a photographic and documentation perspective. The use of a camera Obscura created the recurring trend. Capturing the natural environment, losing detail through the photographic tendency of the camera Obscura. Then reimagine my own details where...

HybridArtifact

HybridArtifact

Eric Lee. Tutors: Uwe Rieger, Yan Li. Hybrid artifact consisting of a physical model: made up of a base and interchangeable wings, virtual model: expands the physical models into different forms as they are digitally copied and relocated to create different patterns,...

Sit With Me & You’ll Understand

Sit With Me & You’ll Understand

Donna Luo. Tutor: Anthony Hoete. The studio was a part of a live project for Project Island Song (PIS), an organisation working to improve the biodiversity of plant and birdlife on Urupukapuka Island. The design proposal focused on embodying the values of PIS and...

SS. ISOTOMA

SS. ISOTOMA

Kenny Chau. Tutors: Uwe Rieger, Yan Li. SS. Isotoma focused on designing an object that explored limits and parameters of object-tracking, a method of projecting augmented information onto a physical object. The development of the design considered colour, form, and...

Home is In-Between

Home is In-Between

Ami Ishibashi. Tutors: Lynda Simmons, Tane Pamatatau-Marques. Although New Zealand is a multicultural nation, ethnic groups have been compelled to engage in temporary engagements within public spaces, like festivals and markets that provide only short-term visibility...

CHINATOWN 74

CHINATOWN 74

Rebekah Yu. Tutor: Naomi Vallis. From the exterior, the architecture of CHINATOWN 74 reflects the cultural and material hybridity of the existing surrounding site. Within, the interior space also showcases the hybrid composition, but divide into smaller rooms to...

The Russell Rejuvenation Initiative

The Russell Rejuvenation Initiative

Grayson Croucher, Kanghyun Kim. Tutor: Karamia Muller. We settled on a proposal to create an avenue that accommodates and acknowledges the regions pre-colonial past. A collection of interventions, an architectural series that harmonise with the environment, in an...

Ethos

Ethos

Jack Wu, Wenting Xie. Tutor: Gregor Hoheisel. Architecture on enthusiasm and balance. Ethos is a dual Skyscraper and urban redevelopment project that offers a sense of orientation and belonging, creating harmony between people and spaces. A rich mixture of public...

Hiapo House – Home and Studio for John Pule

Hiapo House – Home and Studio for John Pule

Billy Wallis. Tutor: Matt Liggins. Hiapo House, is the dwelling and home studio of John Pule. He is renowned for his interpolation of the Niuean art of hiapo; an ancient way of communication through narratives inked onto barkcloth. The composition of many smaller...