School of Architecture

Prof Jules Moloney

School of Architecture

Phone: 04 463 6232
Location: Room 328, 139 Vivian Street, Te Aro Campus

Prof Jules Moloney


BArch (Hons), MA Westminster, PhD Melb

Research Interests

My current research interests include:

  • the impact of digital technology on design theory and practice
  • mixed reality visualization and auralization
  • parametric / generative design theory and practice
  • kinetic design theory and practice

Current Research Projects

  • digital and physical prototypes of kinetic facades
  • mixed reality design environments to improve design decision making
  • concepts of digital phenomena and drawing code

Selected Publications

Moloney, J. (2011). Designing kinetics for Architectural Facades: State Change. Routledge. London and New York. For more information see

Moloney, J. (2011). Literal and Notional Force Fields in Architecture. Journal of Architecture. 16(2), 213-219.

Moloney, J. (2010). Mixed Reality and Curatorial Design: From Existing practice to the Nomad_Tech Museum. Proceedings of Electronic Visualization in the Arts. (pp. 239-243). London.

Introvert with Teeth (2010). Physical model exhibited as part of the international touring exhibition, Inside Out. Curators Claire Smith and Martin Rieser. Object Gallery, Sydney, Aus. 5 June–25 July 2010 ; DMU Cube Gallery, Leicester, UK, 1st–21st Sept. 2010 ; Righton Gallery, Manchester, UK, 4th–26th Nov. 2010.

Full list of publications