Mark Southcombe

Courses

Teaching in 2018

Qualifications

NZCAD, BArch Auck, MArch VUW

Research interests

My current research interests include:

  • applied architectural thinking
  • design practice and teaching
  • research through the medium of design
  • prefabricated housing
  • collective urban housing.

Previous work has focused on design-led research, New Zealand architecture and landscape, Whanganui architectural history, prefabrication, high density urban housing, sacred space, Architectural theory and practice, and design practice teaching.

Current research projects

My current research projects are focused on medium density housing as an architectural field, affordable housing and collective urban housing.

Recent design projects include a sustainable cohousing subdivision and house, an early childhood education centre, a sacred space competition, and rural housing.

Selected publications

Southcombe, M. (2009, July). Silent Voices. Presented at the SAHANZ Annual conference. Auckland, New Zealand.

Southcombe, M., & Gatley, J. (2008). New Zealand Modernism. Articles on 6 Wanganui projects - Government Life Building, Wilson House, Turere Place subdivision, Wanganui City Council Building, Terrace House and the Quaker Settlement. Wellington, New Zealand.

Southcombe, M. (2008). Don Wilson House. Long Live the Modern. New Zealand's New Architecture, 1904-1984. Ins by Gatley, J. (Eds). (pp. 101). Auckland University Press. Auckland, New Zealand.

Southcombe, M. (2008). Government Life Building. Long Live the Modern. New Zealand's New Architecture, 1904-1984. Ins by Gatley, J. (Eds). (pp. 125). Auckland University Press. Auckland, New Zealand.

Southcombe, M. (2008). Quaker Settlement. Long Live the Modern. New Zealand's New Architecture, 1904-1984. Ins by Gatley, J. (Eds). (pp. 214). Auckland University Press. Auckland, New Zealand.

Southcombe, M. (2008). Turere Place Modern Houses Precinct. Long Live the Modern. New Zealand's New Architecture, 1904-1984. In by Gatley, J. (Eds). (pp. 139). Auckland University Press. Auckland, New Zealand.

Southcombe, M. (2008). Wanganui City Council Buildings. Long Live the Modern. New Zealand's New Architecture, 1904-1984.  In by Gatley, J. (Eds). (pp. 163). Auckland University Press, Auckland, New Zealand.

Southcombe, M. (2008). Wanganui Departmental Building (also known as Government Office and Administration Building or GOAB). Long Live the Modern. New Zealand's New Architecture, 1904-1984. In by Gatley, J. (Eds). (pp. 216). Auckland University Press. Auckland, New Zealand.

Southcombe, M., & Pettigrew, W. (2008, April-May). Bringing the World Home. Home NZ. (pp. 43-44).

Holden, G., & Southcombe, M. (2008, June-July). Sustainability; Teaching, Research, Practice and Projects. XXIII UIA World Congress Transmitting Architecture. Torino, Italy.

Southcombe, M. (2008). Generation 08 - VUW School of Architecture. (pp. 76). Victoria University of Wellington, School of Architecture. Wellington, New Zealand.

Full list of publications

Courses

Teaching in 2018