Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries
First Sāmoan woman in the world to receive a PhD in Architecture
12 February 2019
In January, Karamia Muller became the first Sāmoan woman in the world to receive a PhD in Architecture. We talk to her about architecture from an Oceanic perspective.
Planning a way out of housing unaffordability
7 February 2019
Opinion: Urban planning must return to its historical roots which balanced economic growth with national and regional interests, argues Dr Elham Bahmanteymouri.
Jazz, Cloud Theory, and a medieval twist
1 February 2019
A husband and wife team from the School of Music at the University of Auckland, Roger and Caro Manins, will both be performing their Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) recitals next week.
Must heritage be handsome?
14 January 2019
Opinion: Heritage isn’t a beauty contest, Bill McKay argues. Recent buildings can be historic or of such merit they deserve to be kept.
Staff welcome 2019 with New Year Honours
3 January 2019
Congratulations to staff across our faculties who were recognised in the New Year Honours List 2019.
Top composer named best classical artist
30 November 2018
Embarking on a project involving a collaborative method of working has proved successful for renowned composer Associate Professor Eve de Castro-Robinson, who has been named Best Classical Artist/ Te Kaipuoro Inamata Toa at the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards.
School of Architecture and Planning wins Best Awards
28 November 2018
Staff and students from the School of Architecture and Planning achieve impressive wins at this year's Designers Institute of New Zealand Best Awards.
Professor wins top architecture award
26 November 2018
An innovative wooden school designed by Professor Andrew Barrie’s firm Andrew Barrie Lab, working in collaboration with Tokyo-based Tezuka Architects, has won the Ted McCoy Award for Educational Architecture.
Yes to CBD stadium, just not waterfront
13 November 2018
Opinion: Auckland has been offered a bright and shiny stadium on the waterfront for free. Doesn’t that sound like an offer that’s too good to be true, asks Bill McKay from the School of Architecture and Planning.
Innovative Bachelor of Design programme and appointment of Head
8 November 2018
The University of Auckland announces the launch of an exciting and innovative Bachelor of Design programme based at Elam School of Fine Arts within the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries.
Elam Artists Graduate Show
6 November 2018
Final year students from the University of Auckland’s Elam School of Fine Arts will present their work to the public later this month at the annual Elam Artists Graduate Show.
Book celebrates unique lives
1 November 2018
Take an unorthodox architect, a stunning Auckland coastal location, add a keen photographer, and you have Unconventional Architecture: Simon Devitt and Tony Watkins.