• Constructing critiques of ornament: what can we know?

      Engels-Schwarzpaul, A.-Chr. (Anti-po-des Design Research Journal, 2010)
      Using the example of discussions of ornament and ornamentation, this paper sketches out scenarios in which "minor knowledges" (Foucault) and practices fail to be recognised in mainstream discourses of academics or ...
    • Contract, crowd, corpus and plasma. Architectural and social assemblages

      Douglas, C (Auckland, NZ: Enigma, 2009)
      This paper springs from Joseph Rykwert’s observation, in On Adam’s House in Paradise (1981), of a conceptual correlation between Marc-Antoine Laugier and Jean-Jacques Rousseau. It discerns, in the condition of joints in ...
    • Counter currents: Whare Nui and Fale abroad

      Engels-Schwarzpaul, A.-Chr.; Wikitera, K (University of Melbourne, 2009)
      Since the 1860s, several Māori whare nui (meeting houses) and Samoan fale (houses) travelled overseas. Their fates are diverse: Mataatua, misappropriated and sent to overseas exhibitions under sometimes scandalous curatorial ...
    • Counter currents: Whare Nui and Fale abroad

      Engels-Schwarzpaul, A.-Chr.; Wikitera, K (University of Melbourne, 2009)
      Since the 1860s, several Māori whare nui (meeting houses) and Samoan fale (houses) travelled overseas. Their fates are diverse: Mataatua, misappropriated and sent to overseas exhibitions under sometimes scandalous curatorial ...
    • Creating Creatures: Dumont and the metaphysics of evil

      Jackson, ML (Film-Philosophy, 2011)
      Since the late 1990s Bruno Dumont has produced six feature films, approximately one every three years. His cinema has been highly praised and is recognized by Martine Beugnet, in Cinema and Sensation, as exemplary of a new ...
    • Cultural relevance in sustainable product design and development

      Yap, L; Maringka, P (Hong Kong Design Centre, 2010)
      This paper details a culture-centric approach to shift design thinking and practices away from the ongoing unsustainable production of goods and services, that are unfit for the human conditions in poor countries and the ...
    • Deferred gratification', 'Wildcards' and 'Packaging': innovative teaching strategies for first year product design students

      Withell, AJ; Charlton, NB (University of New South Wales (UNSW), 2007)
      This paper describes a strategic approach to teaching design that addresses the difficulties of building and maintaining motivation and engagement in first year product/industrial design students, and creating the learning ...
    • Design for Biodiversity: a new approach for ecologically sustainable product design?

      Reay, SD; Withell, A; Diegel, O (New Zealand Society for Sustainability Engineering and Science (NZSSES), 2010)
      McDonough and Braungart proposed the “Cradle to Cradle” design framework to provide solutions to the world’s current ecological crisis. This approach, based on examples from nature, ensures that human activities can have ...
    • Design methods toolbox: supporting self-directed learning through innovative teaching and learning resources

      Withell, A; Reay, S; Diegel, O (AUT University, 2010)
      This paper presents a resource developed as part of an innovative teaching and learning project aimed at developing, facilitating and supporting student-directed learning in the Product Design programme at AUT University, ...
    • Designing a design-savvy nation

      Yap, L (AUT University, 2006)
      Design is increasingly becoming a key business activity that interacts with science, technology and culture to enable innovation to take place. The notion that design is a key enabler for wealth creation, global competitiveness ...
    • Detours and disasters, signing the city otherwise: posed solitude, a poetics of community

      O'Connor, M (The International Association for Philosophy and Literature, 2008)
      In the path of Maurice Blanchot’s thinking comprehension can lead to disaster. What is it to not comprehend? Where would this lead us? In the first instance, no doubt to a kind of disaster zone as a site of nostalgia, of ...
    • Developing design thinking expertise in higher education

      Withell, AJ; Haigh, N (ABM-media, 2013)
      Design Thinking is a human-centred methodology for innovation, which has evolved from the study of the unique ways in which designers 'think', and 'practice' (Bauer & Eagen, 2008). While there is emerging research into the ...
    • Dew Drop (product design proposal)

      Young, E (Young and Richards, 2007)
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    • Disagreement does not take place: on Blanchot's site of contestation

      O'Connor, M (AUT University, 2006)
      This seminar engages with an outside to representation via Maurice Blanchot's notion of le neutre; "this non-power that would not be a simple negation of power" - but the suspension of the dialectical economy. Further, one ...
    • Disjunctive flows

      Engels-Schwarzpaul, A.-Chr. (Newcastle University, 2007)
      A 2005 architectural call for papers asserted the sacrifice of absolute position for velocity, and the power of the flux of our times to sweep us into a time defined by its own flux. Earlier, Marc Augé wrote of airports ...
    • Distancing oneself

      Jackson, M (Fourth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities - 2006, 2006)
      In his translator’s introduction to Heidegger’s two-volume publication, Nietzsche, David Farrell Krell recounts that on its original German publication, the spine of the book simply had the two names Nietzsche/Heidegger, ...
    • Documind

      Ho, KT (UCD Clinton Institute for American Studies, 2006)
      This paper uses a series of photographs taken during the historical handover of Hong Kong in 1997 to suggest an alternate concept and approach in photography. Born and brought up as a Hongkongese and now working in a Western ...
    • Dominion Road: the shifting urbanscape

      Ho, KT (Photowhisper, 2011)
      The Dominion Road project is a photographic project proposed and developed by King Tong HO, the Chairman of Photowhisper Incorporated. Its intention is to explore the ongoing cultural activities on Dominion Road and, in ...
    • Dynamic geometries. Te Wero bridge as a pacific monument

      Young, E; Davis, M; Douglas, C; Ceelen, V; Stevens, B; Phuong, DK; Jones, W; Fordham, F; Xu, C; Chou, W; Neville, H (AUT University, 2007)
      Te Wero bridge re-interprets traditional notions of monumentality by projecting itself as a dynamic point of exchange. The bridge is a new kind of icon for Auckland. Positioned to articulate a subtle adjustment on the Quay ...