2017 News

Read past news stories from the Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation's 2017 news archive.

  • Daniel with computer and vr headset

    Virtual reality gives Karori an urban twist

    The Karori community will be able to visualise urban development in their neighbourhood through virtual reality, thanks to Victoria University of Wellington Master of Architecture student Daniel Innes.

  • Xiamen

    Xiamen University visit

    Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Architecture hosted a delegation from Xiamen University in China this week to explore future collaborations between the two institutions.

  • necklace design

    Medical technology to end social stigma

    Victoria University of Wellington researchers are working towards a new status quo—where teenagers aren’t ashamed as they manage their diabetes.

  • Hori alumni series

    Saying it how it is through Design

    School of Design Media Design alumnus Hohepa (Hori) Thompson will be returning to Victoria next week to share his experience using design and art as a way to draw attention to significant Māori and New Zealand-wide issues, something he has done throughout his career.

  • The ugly truth about our housing crisis

    Perhaps it is not so much the supply and demand of land that is causing the problems as the supply and demand of money, writes Guy Marriage, a Senior Lecturer in Victoria's School of Architecture.

  • It's Tory Time concept

    Tory Street decolonised

    Victoria Landscape Architecture students Anthony Bolger, Francesca Crawford and Matt Wakelin have won the Reimagine Tory Street concept design competition with their project It's Tory Time.

  • 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.

  • Projectr logo - neon blue lights saying projectr

    Victoria partners with PROJECTR

    Victoria University of Wellington has partnered with PROJECTR, a newly-launched virtual and mixed reality centre in Wellington.