Meet a selection of PhD students in the Wellington School of Architecture and learn about their research.
Autonomous Off-Site Construction: Structurally Optimised and Mass Customisable Building Components.
An aesthetics of more-than-human designing in the Anthropocene
(A)dressing the room: Decorative interior linings in New Zealand’s Victorian and Edwardian homes (1837-1914)
Identifying indicators of success in the ‘Build Back Better’ post disaster reconstruction framework
Developing affordable circular economy solutions for the construction industry.
Making indoor ‘comfort’ a selling point in the housing market.
Tools to assess the risk of internal moisture from timber thermal bridges
Urban form characteristics and land surface temperature - A spatial analysis of patterns, relationships and scenarios in New Zealand cities
Research by postgraduate Architecture student Hossein Behmanesh explores the use of digital tools in planning events in public urban spaces.
Regenerative architecture: carbon sequestration and habitat provisioning through building design
Outdoor thermal comfort - An adaptive model to assess thermal comfort in urban outdoors in New Zealand
Leandro's research investigates how hidden river features and characteristics can inform landscape architecture design methods.
Magical Realist Cartographies
Regenerative urban habitats
(Re)Planting our natural heritage in urban Aotearoa New Zealand
Improving data quality assurance in the construction environment product declaration (EPD) for a reliable whole-building life cycle assessment (WBLCA).
Renovation of Historic Buildings in New Zealand: Towards a holistic method for reducing environmental impact
Rana Abdollahi Rizi’s research investigates buildings envelope design considering occupants' behaviour and their comfort for building energy efficiency
Improving housing resilience through Disaster Knowledge Management (DKM) assessment
Exploring the relationship between place and place-making and creative-led developments.
Sophie's research investigates the relationship between specific artistic encounters and commoning.
The walking tourist: An investigation of people’s perception when walking
Yiwen's research explores the sense of community in Aotearoa and how participatory planning processes can influence how different ethnic groups perceive it.
The architecture and humanities of ancient religious paintings are transferred from a two-dimensional space to an immersive virtual environment