2017 News

Read past news stories from the Wellington School of Architecture's 2017 news archive.

  • Regan Potangaroa

    Master of disaster

    The role of engineers in post-disaster recovery will be brought to light at an upcoming lecture at Victoria University of Wellington.

  • A render of the groups competition entry showing buildings in a U shape with a court yard in the centre with vegetable garden.

    Building Science student win in ArchEngBuild 2017

    Master of Building Science student, Sanjeev Ganda was part of the winning team in the Building Research Association of New Zealand (BRANZ) competition, ArchEngBuild 2017 with their innovative ‘Farm to Table’ community concept.

  • Marc Aurel Schnabel

    Increasing inclusiveness in urban design

    Advances in technology mean the architectural and urban design process has become more democratic and interactive, says a Victoria University of Wellington researcher.

  • Timber frame of a house under construction.

    Is building bigger houses a waste of energy?

    Those extra bedrooms or bathrooms can be enticing when house hunting, but occupants should understand how house size and unused spaces can affect energy use, says a Victoria University of Wellington graduand.

  • Housing co-ops could be the answer

    The following commentary by Dr Morten Gjerde from Victoria University's School of Architecture was originally published on Newsroom.