School Research Seminar Symposium

A seminar aimed at understanding the built environment from scientific and creative practices, industry and academia, including teaching and research in Architecture and Urbanism.

Event details

Date: Wednesday 28 August 2019

Time: 3 - 6.30pm

Location: Room 619, Level 6, Architecture and Planning Building 421, University of Auckland, 26 Symonds St, Auckland Central 1010.

Free - all welcome.

Have questions? Contact Dr Cristian Silva: ca.silva@auckland.ac.nz

Overview: The idea of this seminar is to join planning and design disciplines, aiming to understand the built environment from scientific and creative practices, industry and academia, including teaching and research in Architecture and Urbanism. Our seminar combines research advances in Architecture Technology, Sustainability, Urban Design, Urban Planning and Geography inter alia.

Schedule and Speakers

Time: 3 - 3.05pm
Topic: Introduction   
Speaker: Dr Cristian Silva, Lecturer, School of Architecture and Planning, University of Auckland.
Email: ca.silva@auckland.ac.nz

Time: 3.05 - 3.25pm
Topic: From shadow planning to civic capstone: The evolution of city planning and the legacy of George B. Ford (virtual talk)
Speaker: Lesley Slavitt, PhD in Urban Studies, The Bartlett School of Planning, University College London.
Email: lslavitt@outlook.com

Time: 3.25 - 3.45pm
Topic: Back to the South: Cyril Knight and the Modernisation of the Auckland School of Architecture
Speaker: Dr Julia Gatley, Associate Professor, School of Architecture and Planning, University of Auckland.
Email: julia.gatley@auckland.ac.nz

Time: 3.45 - 4.05pm
Topic: Worldwide first grip fixing façade - recyclable and reusable façade system due to ecological load and impact
Speaker: Dr Ferdinand Oswald, Senior Lecturer in Architecture, School of Architecture and Planning, University of Auckland.
Email: Ferdinand.Oswald@auckland.ac.nz

Time: 4.05 - 4.25pm
Topic: The contemporary space making practices of Oceanic Diaspora online
Speaker: Dr Karamia Muller, School of Architecture and Planning, University of Auckland.
Email: k.muller@auckland.ac.nz

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4.25 - 4.30pm: TEA BREAK 

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Time: 4.30 - 4.50pm
Topic: Communities for All Generations in High-Density Urban Environments: The Case for Mayoral Drive ‘Hobson-Ridgeline’ Precinct, Auckland
Speaker: Miranda Chang, BArch (Hons1), BAS, ANZIA, GSAP, Pacific Environments NZ Ltd, Registered Architects.
Email: MirandaC@penzl.co.nz

Time: 4.50 - 5.10pm
Topic: Valuing nature: A CBA of an intervention to increase the benefits derived from the Ponderosa Park, Sheffield
Speaker: Dr Jing Ma, Research Associate, IWUN Project, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield.
Email: jing.ma@sheffield.ac.uk

Time: 5.10 - 5.30pm
Topic: What role do urban design guidelines play in enhancing the quality of the built environment: Lessons from Auckland and Sydney
Speaker: Dr Lee Beattie, Senior Lecturer in Urban Design and Planning, School of Architecture and Planning, University of Auckland.
Email: l.beattie@auckland.ac.nz

Time: 5.30 - 5.50pm
Topic: Geodesign: retrospective and prospective
Speaker: Dr Michele Campagna, Associate Professor of Spatial Planning, Università di Cagliari, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Ambientale e Architettura.
Email: campagna@unica.it

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5.50 - 6pm: TEA BREAK

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2019 Programme