National Institute of Creative Arts and Industries


Creative showcase

Architecture, Urban Planning and Urban Design students work collaboratively on diverse strategic, research and design projects, with an integrated approach to the built environment and a shared vision of a sustainable future for the planet. See some of their recent work below.

  • Studio 13

    Master of Architecture (Professional) students present fresh approaches to coastal landscapes, urban design, China's burgeoning cities and the reconstruction of Christchurch.

  • Shake Design Group - BACK_TO_[BLACK]

    Rugby World Cup Fan Trail video by The Shake Design Group.

  • Here Now: Reimaging New Lynn

    The centre of New Lynn was transformed with large-scale temporary installations that recalled the suburb's rich cultural and industrial heritage and image its future.

  • The Lab

    As part of the the 5th Auckland Triennial, teams of academics, students and architects contributed to a design-based open laboratory called The Lab, mounting a series of rolling exhibitions and public events at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki.

  • The Exit Show 2012

    The Exit Show: Architecture Graduate Exhibition 2012, Parnell, 26-28 October. Video and music By Mark Wundercastle. Thanks to James Rust for additional footage.

  • Architecture for Humanity - Container Homes

    Sean Bian, who has recently completed a Master of Architecture (Professional) (March(Prof)), turns a shipping container into a liveable home for disaster victims.

  • Skyrise City

    An exploration of futuristic high-rise construction involving 120 second-year architecture students tasked with the construction of 38 eight-metre high self-supporting models.

  • exTreemakeover entries

    The mission was to re-imagine the iconic courtyard between Level 2 of Buildings 421 and 423, and design an installation that would compensate for the loss of the two magnificent oaks at its centre.