2022

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reCentre

reCentre

Hashley Ricafranca. Tutor: Charmaine 'Ilaiū Talei. In this climate, quarantine is a word associated with the feelings of uncertainty, restriction, and loneliness. Isolation shouldn’t be taken for granted but instead embraced as a time of self-reflection taking the day...

The Patchwork Towers

The Patchwork Towers

Audrey Lam. Tutor: Bill McKay. As Auckland’s CBD becomes more car-free, alternative ways of transportation become more viable and attractive to its residents. This brief challenged us to reimagine the Chancery Square Carpark and convert it into a mixed-use complex in...

Hybrid Flats

Hybrid Flats

Xingyue (Rachel) Lin. Tutors: Uwe Rieger, Luke Schwalger. “Hybrid Flats” is an experimental project that explores the “2019 Venn Room” concept with LIDAR scanning and Mozilla Hubs.   The "Hybrid spaces," dependent on their functions are created by the overlapping of...

Interactive Living

Interactive Living

Eman Yousef. Tutor: Joanna Theodore. Designing for elderly to live in the city with a higher density environment needs the introduction of a new typology of collective and interactive living, through creating communal and common spaces vertically and horizontally for...

The Urban Incision

The Urban Incision

Victoria Gaitan. Tutors: Julie Stout, Lynda Simmons. The rapid urbanisation of Tamaki Makaurau’s urban landscape has seen a significant shift in ideals such as identity and place, where the increasing growth of the urban fabric has covered a considerable amount of the...

Queenstown Playcentre Wall

Queenstown Playcentre Wall

Mia Crawshay. Tutor: Hans Hong  This wall design at an existing Playcentre site in Queenstown explores the potential to aid the development of young children. It intends to connect the classroom with the playground by challenging our preconceptions of how a wall...

Democratic Dialectic Database

Democratic Dialectic Database

Gujin Chung. Tutors: Chris Barton, Jon Rennie, Frances Cooper. In the age of digitization, the value of the library is called into question. When we believe a hard drive can replace an entire library floor and wifi access can connect you to the scope of human...

Down to Earth

Down to Earth

Isabella Muirhead. Tutors: Jeremy Smith, Abby-Jane Taylor. Over the past centuries, the corner of Shortland and High street has borne witness to four iterations of building - each larger and less connected to the earth than the previous. Our feet are separated from...

Te Wai Māreparepa – The Rippling Waters

Te Wai Māreparepa – The Rippling Waters

Grayson Croucher.  Tutor: Lama Tone. Pacific voyages, upon their journeys to Aotearoa, faced many different challenges. However, they were masters of the ocean, capable of traversing large bodies of water, journeying from island to island atop Te Waka, migrational...

Jafa Joy

Jafa Joy

Karl Poland. Tutors: Chris Barton, Jon Rennie, Frances Cooper. Not to be confused with the lollies kids threw at adults in the cinema, the rather impolite acronym JAFA, encapsulates the North-South divide. Once a stereotype for Aucklanders being swanky, Lycra wearing,...