Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies - Te Ara Auaha

AUT’s Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies - Te Ara Auaha recognises that design as a discipline is central to advancing transdisciplinary learning and research at university level. The faculty houses five very distinct discipline areas: architecture and built environment, art and design, creative technologies, communication studies, and engineering, computer and mathematical sciences.

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Lean Construction conference at AUT

Lean Construction conference at AUT

Architecture and built environment
New Zealand’s first ever conference of The International Group for Lean Construction takes place at Auckland University of Technology from 1 to 6 July.
Will NZ ban fossil fuel ads?

Will NZ ban fossil fuel ads?

Communication studies
With the UN chief calling for a ban on fossil fuel advertising globally, are the New Zealand advertising and public relations industries listening?
Type Directors Club award for AUT grad

Type Directors Club award for AUT grad

Art and design
A typeface exploring her Vietnamese heritage has won AUT graduate Abbey Luong an award at the New York-based organisation’s student competition.
Will NZ Married at First Sight succeed?

Will NZ Married at First Sight succeed?

Communication studies
Followings the hype around MAFS Australia last season, Dr Rebecca Trelease questions whether the Kiwi version will live up to expectations.

Research within our schools

At AUT's Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies, we believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across the following areas:

Residency programme for creative practitioners from France

The Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies hosts a French art or design professional each year under the Te Ataata Residency programme. Learn more about the faculty's residency programme and its aims on the link below.

Te Ataata Residency programme

Contact details

Find contact details and location information for the Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies on the link below.

Faculty contacts

Courses offered

AUT's Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies offers a wide range of world-class creative, engineering and technology programmes at all study levels, from certificate to doctoral degree.

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Celebrating Māori & Pacific success

Our Mana tangata, Mana whenua, Mana moana website celebrates Māori and Pacific success in our faculty. It showcases both academic and professional staff, and our connection to the communities we come from and serve.

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