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The Dragging of Mauao

The Dragging of Mauao

Josh Currie. Tutor: Lama Tone. Tauranga City has been struggling to maintain liveliness, with many plans currently underway to rejuvenate the largely desolate city centre, though these plans lack a sense of cultural identity and fail to present a Māori worldview to a...

Behold The Shed

Behold The Shed

Isabella Muirhead. Tutor: Matt Liggins. ‘Behold the Shed’ aims to reimagine the beloved woolshed as a place of ritual and memory; an embodiment of the essence of rural NZ. The site contains two existing sheds – one is renovated, the other replaced, and an entrance...

SBARAAHP

SBARAAHP

Gujin Chung. Tutor: Craig Moller. The concept of a habitable wall was conceived after years of walking past a 45 centimetre gap between 444 and 442 Karangahape Road. I’d always thought to myself “I could probably fit in there.” The course required a design of a window...

East Lot 12 / 68 Prospect Terrace

East Lot 12 / 68 Prospect Terrace

Valerie Wong. Tutors: Sarosh Mulla, Aaron Paterson. This design brief required us to investigate restrictions as a means of finding architectural opportunities and innovative solutions. My project considered restrictions arising with the requirements of four family...

Untitled. X

Untitled. X

Kenny Chau. Tutor: Gregor Hoheisel. Untitled. X is a boutique hotel featuring an open gallery and a series of ten hotel rooms. The rooms and gallery create an experience where the architecture becomes the canvas for the guest. Guests are invited to modify spaces – to...

The Gap

The Gap

Oliver Ray-Chaudhuri. Tutor: Craig Moller. This project examines the notion of a hybrid space within the city. The concept of portmanteau was interrogated through a series of preliminary exercises of increasing scale, from a travelling suitcase to a wall detail to a...

FABRIC_INFILL

FABRIC_INFILL

Wittawala Teekathananont. Tutor: Craig Moller. The project begins with an exploration into the concept of hybrid architecture through the design of elements in different scales, including a portmanteau, a window-wall connection, a one-room building and an infill...

The Ol’factory

The Ol’factory

Jien Lim. Tutors: Rory Kofoed, Liz Tajhana. Heterotopia is a concept introduced by Michel Foucault to describe “other” places that coexists with the real; spaces that are incompatible, that mirrors, contradicts, or transform according to time and place. The idea of...

A Remediating Museum of the Manukau

A Remediating Museum of the Manukau

Mika O’Brien-Ramp. Tutors: Jeremy Treadwell, Cindy Huang. The initial aim of the brief was to explore and challenge the notion of the museum within the context of the Manukau region; its history and culture. This project focuses on food and the diversity of the South...