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. The faculty houses five discipline areas: architecture and built environment, art and design, creative technologies, communication studies, and engineering, computer and mathematical sciences.

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Energy Efficiency

AUT: How we managed to kill the ‘bill’

Science
Despite 2020 being peppered with COVID lockdowns, they were not the only contributor to impressive savings for AUT’s energy bill.
Professor Welby Ings with floorboards

Art and design
Professor Welby Ings writes about what it was like being a teacher during the Dawn Raids era and beyond, in an opinion piece for E-Tangata.
Techweek playlist

Techweek 21: Tech for Good

Art and design
Techweek 2021 is almost upon us, and this year again offers a huge variety of interesting and insightful events and talks on AUT City Campus.
A body that lives

A Body That Lives Walter Prize showcase

Art and design
Associate Professor Fiona Amundsen will be exhibiting her work as one of the finalists in the Walters Prize at Auckland Art Gallery.

Research within schools

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

AUT hosts a French art or design professional each year under the Te Ataata Residency programme. Learn more about the residency and its aims.

Te Ataata Residency programme

Contact details

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Courses offered

This faculty offers a range of creative, engineering and technology programmes.

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Faculty awards and showcases

We open our doors each year to showcase our students’ work and celebrate student and staff successes.

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Publications from the faculty

Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies publications are listed here by year.

2019

Stories of Collaboration in Te Ara Auaha

2018

Celebrating the Achievements of Women in DCT

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