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Akoranga North Master Plan

Akoranga North Master Plan

Matthew Bayly. Tutors: Lee Beattie, I-Ting Chuang, Lauren White. The project comprises a masterplan design response to a group framework plan formed earlier in Semester 2.  This stage serves to re-explore the site, context, principles and vision to inform a unique...

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...

An Idyllic Pastoral Urban Story

An Idyllic Pastoral Urban Story

Daijun Zuo. Tutors: Lee Beattie, I-Ting Chuang, Lauren White. In this project, we want to preserve a beautiful pastoral scenery in the continuously developing urban environment and build a Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) model for the community as well as promote a...

Masterplan: Akoranga North Development

Masterplan: Akoranga North Development

Monica Aung. Tutors: Lee Beattie, I-Ting Chuang, Lauren White. Masterplan: Akoranga North Development aims to explore the interdependencies of urban design amongst various scales. This project intends to create a transit-oriented development as a new proposition for...

North Smales Park: Masterplan

North Smales Park: Masterplan

Alexander Wierzbicki. Tutors: Lee Beattie, I-Ting Chuang, Lauren White. North Smales Park will establish a Green Oriented & Transit Oriented Development for Auckland’s North Shore.  A large green spine will provide a unifying element at multiple scales:  Small -...

The Mean House

The Mean House

Yiding Zhao. Tutor: Tane Pamatatau-Marques. It is a concept in Ecology which describes that the natural systems are in a state of equilibrium. In artificial space, when people separate the space into small scale, the balance might be broken. When I first visited...

Being with the Stars

Being with the Stars

Kelly Ting. Tutor: Tane Pamatatau-Marques. As an attempt to rediscover one’s sense of orientation lost within a spatial organisation of labyrinth complexity, the transformation of Claude Megson’s Horrocks House into an observatory seeks to look towards the stars. The...

Vertical Revolve: Inverting the Auckland Corridor

Vertical Revolve: Inverting the Auckland Corridor

Sybrand de Waal. Tutors: Jeremy Smith, Kim Huynh. Walking down Queen Street, one is contained in a horizontal corridor of solid built fabric. This horizontality persists throughout the macro context and individual buildings even after their facades are stripped away...