2021

Tinana O Manukau | An Architectural  ‘Body of Manukau’

Tinana O Manukau | An Architectural ‘Body of Manukau’

Irene Mu, Jana Guillermo. Tutor: Julie Stout. Our multi-functional complex is a diverse body that aims to re-construct the present frame of retail situated at the nucleus of Manukau. It will aim to redevelop this nucleus into the beating heart and vigorous backbone of...

A Building for Sundays

A Building for Sundays

William Martel. Tutors: Chris Barton, Pip Cheshire. A 'Building for Sundays’ articulates the belief that a successful community is built upon relationships between people, activities, and the outdoor environment. This proposal sits at the heart of a large proposed...

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...

Te wheiao o paepae me whare hungahunga: Weaving Connection

Te wheiao o paepae me whare hungahunga: Weaving Connection

Mark Meyers, Mya Dixon, William Pengelly, Miro Sumich. Tutor: Pip Newman. In order to shift towards a Māori worldview to create prefabricated papakainga dwellings which this brief calls for we engage with notions of Te Ao Māori, kōrero/oral storytelling and wānanga. ...

The Storyteller

The Storyteller

Ferrari Huang. Tutor: Pip Newman. The design of the mixed-use building, Storyteller, centres itself around the idea of narratives and memories. The project’s cross section is conceptually of a tree (treehouse)- roots, ground, treetop. A space that provides an...

Islington Bay Kayak Shelter

Islington Bay Kayak Shelter

Laura Zheng. Tutor: Sue Calder. Islington Bay Kayak Shelter is a tranquil place where kayak tour groups can safely store their kayaks and relax and recharge after a long journey paddling from Mission Bay. The design features a dark timber roof, a volcanic wall with...

Whare Tapere

Whare Tapere

Jeremy Cleland, Shaan Johari, Corban Richter. Tutor: Anthony Hoete. 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,...

Gallery for the Visually Impaired

Gallery for the Visually Impaired

Nicholas Lanigan. Tutor: Juliana Wilson. 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...

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...