• Adorning shared spaces

      Deo, Juliana Satchell (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      This work pursues an interest in the protocols of my own cultural traditions of the Torres Strait Islands specifically Pacific adornment and customary ritualistic practices. The scope of this work is limited to an exploration ...
    • Casting Grief: A Domestic Performance of Mourning

      Bretnall, Luke George (Auckland University of Technology, 2022)
      This research explores the presence and absence of grief and questions how casting, as a performance of mourning, might give presence to grief within a domestic space. The research understands domestic space or home as a ...
    • Confabulations: Estranged Memories | Unfolding Home

      Liu, Frank (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      This research considers the domestic as a site for confabulation, estrangement and deceit. Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm’s [1785-1863] fairy tale ‘Hansel and Gretel’ offers the home as an affective space that is not only charged ...
    • Memory and Movement in Freemans Bay: An Adaptive Reuse of the Rob Roy Hotel

      Johnson, Max (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      In the face of an increasing drive to recognise built heritage significance, yet a tendency to curtail the scope of this recognition in building redevelopments, what strategies are capable of dealing with memory, recollection, ...
    • Playscapes: Pure Ludens

      Yan, Jewel (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      More than just a frivolous activity, play can be a means of expression, escape, and familiarity. But how does play fit within a hospital context; a context where treatment, care, efficiency, and function supersede the ...
    • Spatial Provocations | Activating a critique of the alliance of God and Mammon within the Evangelical Protestant right

      Wilson, Maya Rebecca (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      Research Question | How can design research understand and respond to alliances between neoliberalism and Evangelical populism? This work documents an investigation into how installations and spatial artefacts might be ...
    • Stress Through a Digital User-centric Lens

      Takeda, Julian (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      Digital health as an industry while exponentially growing in breadth, has not lived up to potential thus far in actually being able to produce meaningful positive health outcomes. This research project explored the ...
    • Synchronous Reality: Place and Memory in Virtual Installation

      Bailey, David Evans (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      This practice-led research reanimates my own place-based memories; placing participants in an immersive installation to conjure sensorial recollections, both physical and virtual. Visual, aural, kinesthetic, tactile and ...
    • Textile Terrains: A Technique-led Design Methodology for Knitted Surface

      Moore, Rachelle Maureen (Auckland University of Technology, 2022)
      This practice-led research focuses on developing a method of building knitted surface topographies using links-links stitch structures and the knitting technique of inlay. The knitted surface topography builds on the dynamic ...
    • Textiles From Our Place: Exploring Connective Textile Making as a Phenomenology of Locale

      Donovan, Joanne Mary (Auckland University of Technology, 2022)
      This doctoral research queries the question; what is the process, outcome, and experience of crafted textile making, springing from a locally generated self-reliance? The thesis gives focus to a process of making that ...
    • Traversing Memory: the last days of the old Mangere bridge

      Alleyne, Hannah (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      We rely very heavily on things, environments, or people external from ourselves to preserve our own memories. Mnemonic reminders, whether they are visual, aural, olfactory, or tactile, reinforce our memories, strengthening ...