• Ecosophies: Field/Mesh/Transversality

      Stay, Hana (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      Ecosophies: Field/Mesh/Transversality is a practice-led design research project undertaken for a Master of Art & Design in the field of Spatial Design. The project explores the ontology of ecology through philosophical ...
    • Energy Efficient Urban Form: A Simulation of Building Energy Performance in Wynyard Quarter, Auckland

      Aghili, Madie (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      Climate change has become a challenge with adverse impacts on the Earth. Coastal cities, such as Auckland, are now more vulnerable to natural disasters arising from climate change, mainly sea-level rise. Waterfronts are ...
    • Manawataki: To Be Rhythmical

      Badimayalew, Yeneghkokebe Kbirhan (Auckland University of Technology, 2022)
      In a bid to forge new ways to coexist with natural ecosystems, this work seeks to find alternatives for shelter that will meet all the needs of the people of Te Arawa and their cultural imperatives to maintain mauri ora ...
    • Mesh Architecture: A Design Strategy for Regenerating Relationships to More-Than-Human Entities

      Collis, Todd (Auckland University of Technology, 2022)
      This architectural design thesis discusses the themes of indigenous culture and relational ecology within architectural design, ecological site mappings, and the development of an architectural design strategy termed Mesh ...
    • Nomadic Objects: Temporal Placemaking & Mindfulness in the Non-place

      Armstrong, Hannah (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      How can temporary place-making practice reveal a nomadological condition at work within a contemporary spatial landscape? How can this temporary place-making practice create a space of mindfulness within the low-affect ...
    • An Ocean of Tears: Decentreing Institutional Marginalisation of Pacific Arts Agency

      Tu'u, Louise Talamoni (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      This exegesis explores three key projects that form part of my recent performative practice: An Anthem of Hope, Screenshot and the upcoming Magdalena of Mangere in which group dynamics—which bring people together in spaces ...
    • The survival of things

      Coveny, Eloise Jayne (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      How might a sonic archiving installation practice produce conditions of history other to orthodox narratives of time? What might a Benjaminian “destructive character” today make of analogue and digital archives for producing ...