2021

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Whare Tapere

Whare Tapere

Whare Tapere is a iwi-community 'houses' of storytelling, dance, music, puppets, games and other entertainments. The base concept for designing this papakainga, using sports such as bowls, basketball, tennis, skating to include any age as we felt we wanted to fully...

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...

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...

Transnational Alumni Portal

Transnational Alumni Portal

Gavin Drinn. Tutor: Gina Hochstein. Albert Park, located on land adjacent to the University of Auckland’s main campus, has an almost forgotten secret, the hidden Air-Raid tunnels from World War 2 and the North Facing Gatekeepers Lodge. The Lt. Richard Maclaurin Chapel...

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...

Uku Papakainga

Uku Papakainga

Runlin Cai, Paterinya Diswat, Julia Tang. Tutor: Sue Calder. Uku Papakainga is a humble housing project that focuses on community, sustainability, and cultural inheritance at Hauai Bay, Rawhiti. The planning of the project took reference from traditional Maori living...

Elements and Atmosphere

Elements and Atmosphere

Danielle Higgison. Tutor: Amber Ruckes. This project is the study of the atmospheric qualities of the elements Water, Air and Fire in the context of the Norris house by Claude Megson. Through the exploration of different mediums, I have interpreted these elements to...

Restoration and Intervention of Claude Megson’s Jopling House

Restoration and Intervention of Claude Megson’s Jopling House

Thomas Nguyen. Tutors: Daniel Sik, Amber Ruckes. The overarching idea that informs the intervention is anchored in the concept of temperance, specifically temperance of the four elements: earth, water, air and fire. With the building collapsed in the fissure, the lack...

Modern ruins

Modern ruins

Nova Peterson. Tutor: Tane Pamatatau-Marques. The Horrocks house appears from the street as if hidden and consumed by the heavily landscaped gardens around it. On closer view though the nature surrounding is just that; surrounding, never given permission to make...