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  • wooden bench with backrest and woven black fabric seat at front of exhibition of wooden furniture

    Students build skills in adaptable furniture design

    Last week, second-year Furniture Design, Construction and Technologies students exhibited their finished work—three innovative, multi-function benches, created from a sequence of individually designed, multi-functional pieces.

  • Yukiko Kuboshima

    Designing for quality of life for the elderly

    Throughout her PhD, Victoria University of Wellington student Yukiko Kuboshima has completed extensive research into housing design for the elderly. So far, her research shows a severe lack of suitable housing for New Zealand’s ageing population.

  • Urban design can’t come from the top down

    Professor Marc Aurel Schnabel and PhD candidate Shuva Chowdhury from Victoria University of Wellington's School of Architecture report on using virtual reality tools to involve communities in the design process.