• Accident + emergency: risky intervals in the design studio

      Douglas, C (WelTec, Victoria University and Massey University [on behalf of Interior Design / Interior Architecture Educators (IDEA)], 2007)
      This paper concerns the role of accidents and generative processes in design. It discusses two studio projects carried out at the University of Auckland School of Architecture and Planning in 2006. ‘Accident’ called for ...
    • Afternoon House II: Radical/Conservative

      Douglas, C (Auckland, NZ: AGM Publishing, 2009)
      The Afternoon House series is an ongoing research project leveraging belated or obsolete architectural techniques and ideas to explore the way that architecture makes world-order perceptible. It is a revision of Palladio's ...
    • Against Recycling Nature

      Douglas, C (The Auckland Branch of the New Zealand Institute of Architects, 2011)
      Timothy Morton claims ecology should not be seen as a topic or an area of study, but as an exploration of the consequences of interconnection. Being ecologically-minded is not just considering a subset of our actions that ...
    • Against recycling nature - Carl Douglas considers buildings beyond site

      Douglas, C (Cheshire Architects for The Auckland Branch of the New Zealand Institute of Architects, 2011)
      ‘Ecology’ sounds like something to do with science and solar panels, animal liberationists and atmospheric chemists. But Timothy Morton, author of Ecology without Nature (2007) and The Ecological Thought (2010) claims ...
    • arc/sec: Reactive architecture. St Paul St Gallery, AUT University, 12 September – 4 October 2008

      Douglas, C (Auckland, NZ: Enigma, 2008)
      [arc/sec], a recent exhibition of environmentally-responsive architectural systems at AUT’s St. Paul St Gallery, is premised on the value of interconnectedness instead of isolation. As Goethe recognized, few things make ...
    • [arc/sec]:Reactive Architecture

      Douglas, C (Enigma, 2009)
    • Barricades and boulevards: material transformations of Paris, 1795-1871

      Douglas, C (Enigma, 2008)
      Large-scale urban violence is a tumultuous, messy, and distressing affair. The materials and patterns of everyday life are disrupted. Amongst death and disarray, however, it would be easy to overlook some of the important ...
    • Canopy: proposal for Wynyard wharf. Auckland architecture week 09 invited design charette

      Young, E; Douglas, C; Richards, H; Xu, C; Fisher, CPRW (AUT University, 2009)
      As part of Auckland Architecture Week 09, a one-day invited design charette was held in a public venue in the Britomart Quarter. The charette was intended to show people what architects do, and to generate concepts for the ...
    • Collectivity

      Douglas, C (School of Architecture and Planning, University of Auckland, 2006)
      A reading of a text by John Donne provides the grounds for a consideration of several senses of the word 'matter': physical matter (something is matter); significance or importance (something matters); and a state of affairs ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Emily place kindergarten. Competition entry for Auckland Architecture Association Cavalier Bremworth Awards 10

      Douglas, C; Douglas, L (AUT University, 2010)
      Auckland will densify, but Aucklanders are skeptical that quality of life can be maintained in a dense city. Proliferation of poor-quality city apartments has reinforced this skepticism. It is not enough to simply pack in ...
    • Garden window. Public space for ambient intelligence. Competition entry for NTT DoCoMo, Inc. Mobile society research institute international architectural design competition 2006

      Douglas, C (AUT University, 2006)
      Ambient intelligence is a public garden in which capabilities appear as flowers. This garden overlays the city precisely. We are all in two places at once: the city, and the garden of ambient intelligence. Keitai is a ...
    • Inorganic collections

      Douglas, C (The School of Art and Design, Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      Auckland’s suburban streets are only intermittently places of public assembly, personal encounter, or common use. They are primarily part of an infrastructure of mobility and circulation: where cars and service vehicles ...
    • Inorganic collections. Atmospheric distributions of the sensible and regimes of public space

      Douglas, C (Enigma: he aupiki, 2014)
      Inorganic collections, kerbside collections of inorganic waste that cannot be recycled or disposed of by the regular means, are held in most parts of Auckland twice yearly. In practice, proscribed items are abundant, piles ...
    • (Introduction) Expats: places/spaces/baggage

      Gatley, J; Douglas, C (Auckland, NZ: Enigma, 2008)
      In 2005, the New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA) celebrated its centenary and convened a conference titled Taking Stock, which featured as keynote speakers a series of New Zealand-educated architects who practise ...
    • Kaipatiki project environment centre: project analysis

      Douglas, C; Ryoo, Y; Davis, M (Auckland, NZ: Department of Spatial Design, School of Art and Design, AUT University, 2011)
    • Latecomers

      Douglas, C (Enigma, 2007)
      Authorship and authority, originality and influence are genealogical concerns, arising in the relationship between a maker and his or her precursors. Influence is traditionally understood as the extent to which one’s work ...
    • Off the grid. Left out and over.

      Douglas, C (Punctum books, 2013)
      No abstract.