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Destranded: An Urban Model towards Regenerating Whenua

Destranded: An Urban Model towards Regenerating Whenua

Matthew Pritchard.   Tutors: Dorita HannahTāmaki Makaurau’s Strand Station, sited on land that was once a bay for waka to anchor in and a trading route for Māori, has gradually transitioned into an isolated space of dilapidation. After land reclamation in the early...

Echo of the Stone Valley

Echo of the Stone Valley

Chenan Zhang.  Tutors: Alessandro Premier. “Echo of the Stone Valley” is a captivating fusion of contemporary design and historical significance. Situated on the historic grounds of the "Three King Quarry," once Auckland's largest quarry, the park pays homage to its...

Of Other Spaces: The Undocumented Anomalies of Hashima

Of Other Spaces: The Undocumented Anomalies of Hashima

Kelly Ting.  Tutors: Holly Xie.  As a ruin, architecture is more, not less. Hashima Island, once a thriving metropolis with the world's highest population density, is now of decaying buildings and crumbling walls. This weirdly picturesque man-made artificial island...

Awa and Maunga: Dialogue between Land and Water

Awa and Maunga: Dialogue between Land and Water

Ties Van Roij. Tutors: Lama Tone. Kia Ora, Talofa Lava, I'm Ties This is my project called Awa and Maunga: Dialogue between Land and Water. My approach revolves around three fundamental principles inspired by local Mana Whenua, ushering in a transformation of Pasifika...

Ointment

Ointment

Christine Tang. Tutors: Ruby Whitaker, Ross Jenner.We are conditioned to strive for perfection, we’re taught to always aim towards excellence, to achieve a life that could be considered paradise. But why are we taught that perfection is the only way to live...

Kokoru: The Cove Haven

Kokoru: The Cove Haven

Paterinya Diswat. Tutor: Dorita Hannah. Kokoru: The Cove as Haven and Performing Ground A place where landscape narrates stories A space where theatre is found within nature The conventional theatre focuses on the performance designed for human actions. When...

The Outsiders: The Journey of Lost and Found

The Outsiders: The Journey of Lost and Found

Ferrari Huang. Tutor: Dorita Hannah. Both the theatre and urban space are places of representation, assemblage, and exchange between actors and spectators, between the drama and the stage set. Finding their roots in collective experience of everyday life, they are...

Noguchi’s Mu + Ma

Noguchi’s Mu + Ma

Emille Tatton.Tutor: Matt Liggins.An interpretation of Isamu Noguchi’s art meditation process, carving across the  bounds of structure, rejecting rigid uniformity, and embracing the organic. Noguchi  found healing in curves, filling his void through sculpting. The...

Hay Folly

Hay Folly

Terry Cheng, Wooyoung Jang, Tim Li. Tutor: Andrew Barrie. The Hay Folly is made of hay bales - the stuff made of paddocks. Much like where it will stand, it is designed to disappear after two years. Like a sandcastle on a beach, Hay Folly will eventually melt into...