Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries
If collapse is inevitable, can we at least collapse with grace?
21 September 2021
A new book co-authored by Dr Emilio Garcia, School of Architecture and Planning, explores the very real possibility of collapse in the built environment, and how we can prepare for a graceful landing.
Te momo hoahoa e whakapāhunu ana i te whakapeto
15 September 2021
Ahakoa rā te tirohanga arotini, ehara te hoahoa i te mahi noa i ngā mea rerehua, te uruhi rānei i tō tātou matenui ki te pupuri, te hoko me te whakaatu i ngā mea pai, otirā koirā te whakapae i mua.
Explaining China’s games ban
13 September 2021
Opinion: China's tough clampdown on children's online game playing could mean less bullying, improved eyesight and a reduction of addictive behaviours, writes Allan Fowler.
Using augmented reality to revisit ‘first contact’
3 September 2021
Mairi Gunn, PhD candidate with the ABI and the Design Programme, talks about Haptic Hongi, one of over 20 installations from New Zealand to feature in Garden Aotearoa, as part of Ars Electronica.
Architects and bioengineers create shape-shifting structure that talks in poetry
1 September 2021
How and why Tharindu Kaluarachchi, ABI, taught a 3-D structure to listen and converse with visitors using Artificial Intelligence and 60,000 poems.
Angus Campbell: harnessing grassroots design
31 August 2021
The new head of the University of Auckland's Design Programme says we need a broader understanding of what design is.
University of Auckland and Ho Chi Minh City partner in the teaching of smart city strategies
30 August 2021
After almost a year of development, the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries’ School of Architecture and Planning has entered into a partnership with the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City (UEH) Institute of Smart City and Management (ISMC).
Cutting-edge festival brings together digital art, technology and virtual experience
29 August 2021
Ars Electronica is coming to Aotearoa New Zealand, co-hosted by the University of Auckland and Te Herenga Waka-Victoria University of Wellington, an event that showcases installations at the nexus of art, technology, and society.
Top award for teaching singing using kaupapa Māori framework
24 August 2021
Dr Te Oti Rakena, senior lecturer in Vocal Studies at the School of Music, has been awarded a 2021 Award for Sustained Excellence in Tertiary Teaching – Kaupapa Māori category.
University of Auckland academics recognised for teaching excellence
24 August 2021
Dr Te Oti Rakena and Dr Brendon Dunphy have been recognised for excellence in tertiary teaching and learning in the 2021 national Tertiary Teaching Awards.
New music study partnership with Malaysian education provider
10 August 2021
The Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with the Malaysian education provider SEGi College (Subang Jaya).
No place for cars in cities of the future
5 August 2021
Opinion: We don’t know exactly how a sustainable city will look and function. But we do know it won’t include reliance on the personal car, writes Timothy F. Welch.