Keep up to date with the latest news from the School of Architecture.

  • ‘New solutions’ to housing crisis

    CoHousing. It’s not about cults, although the real estate agent one Wellington group bought their property through seemed to think it was. And, despite the suspicion of a Whanganui group’s neighbours, it’s not about communes. Think of a CoHousing development as being more like a “high-functioning neighbourhood”.

  • PHINZ logo on building wall

    Opening doors to better buildings

    Early next month Victoria University of Wellington’s Faculty of Architecture will be co-hosting the fifth annual South Pacific Passive Housing Conference, in partnership with the Passive Housing Institute of New Zealand (PHINZ)

  • Bringing locals and land together

    A group of academics from the Faculty of Architecture and Design is forging connections between locals and the land in a research partnership with eco-sanctuary Zealandia.