Our exhibitions

Browse current and past exhibitions that we've hosted at our Te Aro campus.

Here at the Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation we host a lot of events and exhibitions showcasing the amazing creative talent of our students and staff. Browse photos from our previous exhibitions and see what we've got coming up.

Cobblestone Lightboxes—Horizons Revealed

Horizons Revealed is on display in the Cobblestone Park Lightboxes and in the Faculty Window Gallery.

E Whai Ake Nei | Matariki Exhibition 2023

Celebrating Matariki and the creativity of staff and students in an on campus exhibition

Architectural model with black background

SARC121 Assignment One: Structures in Context

First year Architectural Studies students show off their talents in an exhibition of physical architectural structures.

Photographic work presented in Old House

Old House

Old House sketches a tiny, run-down family house, sitting at the edge of the sea in Kaikōura, Aotearoa, through 'expanded' architecture drawings

Two models stand on rocks with a blue sky in the background, one wears a red hand made puffer jacket and the other wears a long red gown. Both are made from sailcloth

Winward: Repurposed Sailcloth

Te Aro Window Gallery presents work by Fashion Design Technology student Lana Holgate, in a innovative exhibition of repurposed materials

Digital Render of a reimagined Victoria University Kelburn Campus

Student Awards Exhibition

Students from across disciplines showcase award winning projects in the annual, on-campus student awards exhibition

Imagery of the night sky looking up from a beach

Cobblestone Lightboxes—Te Whānau Mārama

Wellington City Council's Cobblestone Lightboxes exhibit astrophotography from iconic Wellington landmarks

Black an white close up imageof a cardboard model with layered texture and a circle cut out in the middle

O-Week Exhibition 2023

Welcoming students back to campus for trimester one with the annual O-Week exhibition showcasing works from the 2022 first year cohort

Night shot of the window gallery, black back drop and light shining through form the gallery space showing drawings hang and displayed inside the space

A Drawing Ensemble

Te Aro's Window Gallery showcases hand drawings by fifth year master of Architecture students in multilayered display

Technical architectural drawing

One Hundred Years of Solitude

New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts hosts exhibition curated by Wellington School of Architecture PhD student Luca Caiaffa

cream background with soft green EOYE 2022 text

EOYE 2022

Students from first year through to PhD showcase their creativity and mahi from 2022 in the annual End of Year Exhibition

image of a woven basket

Kai-ora | Matariki Ahunga Nui

Whanaunatanga and belonging are explored through a partnership with students and Hutt City council as they work to re-imagine public spaces

Moritz Gotze Comic

White Bunnies, Arabic Cola and the Last Passenger Pigeon: comic stories from Germany

Over 50 international artists showcased in a Goethe-Institut travelling exhibition at the Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation

hanging soil in clear container from pink rope with timber hanging stops in the background

Land (Im)balance

Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation partner with Lateral, for their joint annual visiting Architect Exhibition

image of soil and artworks seen through glass window

Ko Wai Au? | Who Am I?

Lecturer Hannah Hopewell explores the violence and deformation of Aotearoa land and ecosystems in WFADI Visual Research Fund Exhibition

words future home stamped onto white paper

Future Home

Architecture Postgraduate students explore concepts of 'home' through research and design narratives in SARC455 Future Home Exhibition

Image of banners with black and white photography and Exhibition banner reading 'E Whai Ake Nei'

E Whai Ake Nei | Matariki Exhibition

Te Wāhanga Waihanga-Hoahoa celebrates Matariki with a showcasing of work connecting to Mātauranga Māori and Te Ao Māori created by staff, students and alumni

ARS Electronica: Garden Aotearoa

Sonic arts, Augmented and Virtual Reality, and live performance showcased in Ars Electronica: Garden Aotearoa International Festival

Image of a 3D printed textured light shade with a hand reaching for it.

Student Award Winners Exhibition

Award winning work, by Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation students, on show in the 2022 Student Award Winners Exhibition

Gobblestone park lightboxes presenting fashion work from Bobby Luke

Exhibition and events contact

Contact details for Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation exhibitions and events.

black print speckled with orange

30 under 30 Exhibition Series

30/30 exhibition series showcases the work of past Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation alumni in the Te Aro window gallery

O-Week exhibition banner with dates and logo

O-Week Exhibition

Annual Architecture and Design Innovation end of year exhibition of Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington

Furniture objects in an exhibition

Whawhau/To Bind

Explore an exhibition created by third and forth year interior architecture and design students showcasing furniture designed for The Living Pā project.

Kirsty Lilllico Building Paper

Cobblestone Lightboxes - Building Paper

Kirsty Lillico's Building Paper is on display in the Cobblestone Park Lightboxes. Cut from building paper, her sculptures represent architectural floorplans.

Collective properties SARC 251 exhibition poster

Collective properties

Collective properties showcased work from the second-year Architecture students who took communications elective SARC 261.

RNDR19 poster banner


RNDR19 was a celebration of the work and achievements of our students across Architecture, Building Science, and Design Innovation.

RNDR20 exhibition poster


RNDR20 showcased the incredible creative work from our future designers, architects, and makers.