Architecture and Planning news


The latest news and highlights from our architecture, urban planning and urban design students and staff. 

  • Innovative projects featured at Fast Forward
    20 July 2017
    Award-winning architects, urban designers and planners will discuss their philosophies and innovative work at the upcoming Fast Forward Spring lecture series beginning next week at the University of Auckland.
  • Architecture and Planning celebrates first 100 years
    18 July 2017
    The School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland celebrates its centenary in September with a series of events including exhibitions, a symposium and the launch of a book detailing the school’s rich history.
  • Staff and student projects recognised with Interior Awards
    03 July 2017
    The Interior Awards were announced on Thursday, with staff and students from the University of Auckland recognised for excellence in New Zealand commercial interior design innovation.
  • Of urban planning students and feijoas
    16 June 2017
    Recently Masters of Urban Planning students from the University of Auckland helped celebrate all things small, green and feijoa, while also learning about community engagement and urban edibles.
  • ‘Utopian’ urban vision wins national prize
    01 June 2017
    A ‘utopian’ vision for the future of New Zealand cities has seen an Engineering student team up with likeminded people from diverse disciplines to take out a national competition.
  • Essential book about sustainability and resilience launched
    26 May 2017
    A book that offers new perspectives on urban sustainability and resilience has been launched at the University of Auckland.
  • Arresting images win photography award
    25 May 2017
    A diptych of ‘arresting’ images, taken in Austria by an architecture student from the University of Auckland has won the 2017 Simon Devitt Award for Photography.
  • Four Futures 2017 winner
    09 May 2017
    Master of Architecture and Planning (Professional) graduand, Elliott Morgan, looks set for a promising future.
  • Doctorate reveals affordable housing thwarted by neoliberalism
    03 May 2017
    A planner with a background in economics will graduate today with a PhD that is the culmination of research which sounds a warning over the role of neoliberalism in thwarting the provision of affordable housing.
  • Creative practice PhD assists ecosanctuary
    03 May 2017
    Architectural Designer Sarosh Mulla will graduate today with the first Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture with Creative Practice Component from the University of Auckland, and the knowledge that he has contributed to one of the country’s ecosanctuaries.