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Limiting seismic damage in new builds

Architecture and built environment
06 Oct, 2021
Research by Dr Shahab Ramhormozian and colleagues will help protect steel-framed buildings from seismic damage.
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Semester 2 - teaching online

09 Sep, 2021
Given the uncertainty of alert levels under the Delta variant, AUT has decided that all teaching will remain online for Semester 2.
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AUT climbs up the global rankings

02 Sep, 2021
AUT continues to climb up the global university rankings joining the University of Otago in second place in NZ and the top 250 universities in the world.
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Universities must embrace partnerships

23 Jul, 2021
Professor Guy Littlefair talks to HEDx podcast to reflect on tertiary education and the challenges and opportunities facing the sector.
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Fletcher Chair of Future Environments

Architecture and built environment
20 Jul, 2021
AUT’s School of Future Environments and Fletcher Construction have signed an MOU to establish the inaugural Chair of Future Environments.
Energy Efficiency

AUT: How we managed to kill the ‘bill’

13 May, 2021
Despite 2020 being peppered with COVID lockdowns, they were not the only contributor to impressive savings for AUT’s energy bill.
Evolving architecture for future needs

Evolving architecture for future needs

Architecture and built environment
03 Feb, 2021
With the increased pace of technological and ecological change, designing for the future is critical. AUT’s architecture programmes address this challenge.
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Future Environments Awards

17 Dec, 2020
The success and achievement of our amazing students was recognised by the School of Future Environments at their annual awards ceremony.
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Design & Creative Tech Postgrad Awards

07 Oct, 2020
The 2020 Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies Postgraduate Awards recognise the top honours, master’s and doctoral students who graduated in 2020.
Better recycling is less waste more jobs

Better recycling is less waste more jobs

Architecture
21 Sep, 2020
Investment in New Zealand’s recycling industry will not only reduce waste to landfills, but create jobs as part of our COVID-19 economic recovery.
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The Sound of a Quality Education

15 Sep, 2020
PhD scholar in architectural engineering Megan Burfoot says better classroom acoustics will result in better education outcomes.
X Challenge finalists 2020

2020 X Challenge Finalists

15 Sep, 2020
Read about the eight finalists of X Challenge, AUT's entrepreneurship competition.
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Techweek 2020 AUT playlist launched

30 Jun, 2020
Techweek 2020 comes to life as a virtual event post COVID-19 lockdown.
Architecture of density Civilisation

Civilisation and imagined futures

Architecture
16 Jun, 2020
Professor Charles Walker has reflected on the challenge of educating for imagined futures in light of COVID-19 and NZ’s own experience of lock down.
School of Future Environments

New school on the block

Architecture
03 Dec, 2019
At the beginning of next year, AUT will open its new School of Future Environments.
QS stars 2019

AUT a 5-star university across all categories

13 Nov, 2019
AUT has received the maximum five stars for the first time in every category according to the global education analysts QS in their recent results.
A section of the newly-established Architectural Engineering Lab at AUT.

How do buildings affect mental health?

Architecture
17 Oct, 2019
Why neuro-architecture matters and how it can largely affect the way we design and create our surrounding environments.
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Built futures at AUT Architecture Lab

03 Oct, 2019
AUT collaborated with the New Zealand Green Building Council to hold a pecha kucha event
The Great Debate

Architects vs Engineers Debate Brief

01 Oct, 2019
Architects in New Zealand have joined with UK and Australian architects to declare we are in a climate emergency. The Great Debate - Architects vs Engineer
THE Rankings Sep 2019

AUT moves up 50 places in world rankings

12 Sep, 2019
AUT is now in the top 1% of world universities and in the top 50 for research citations.
AUT Architectural Engineering lab directors Dr Ali Ghaffarainhoseini and Dr Amirhosein Ghaffarianhoseini

New lab focuses on future environments

26 Jul, 2019
Architectural Engineering lab tackles global issues head on, using Auckland as a test case.
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Architecture the key to creating a more humanistic approach to technology

Architecture
14 May, 2019
Charles Walker argues that architecture is the key to creating a more humanistic approach to technology.
62% increase in AUT researchers

62% increase in AUT researchers

30 Apr, 2019
Growing expertise to help New Zealand and the world
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The Techweek19 programme is live

05 Apr, 2019
AUT is the only NZ university and an official Strategic Partner. Hear from Dr Roseanne Ellis and Professor Guy Littlefair about why we’re involved.
Charles-Walker updated

Architecture for the future at AUT

Architecture
27 Mar, 2019
In 2020 AUT’s new Architecture and Future Environments programme will welcome its first students.
They Are Us image - illustration by Ruby Jones

Christchurch

15 Mar, 2019
The tragic event in Christchurch today devastates us. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their friends and families.
The Sustainability Taskforce at the Roadmap launch

Minister launches sustainable blueprint

24 Oct, 2018
The Minister for Climate Change, the Hon James Shaw officially launched AUT’s Sustainability Roadmap on Friday 19 October.
THE world university rankings for AUT 2019

THE rankings place AUT in NZ top three

27 Sep, 2018
AUT has significantly improved in global university rankings published today by the Times Higher Education.
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Five questions: Professor Charles Walker

07 Aug, 2018
We asked Professor Charles Walker five questions about his research at the time of his Inaugural Professorial Address.
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City Campus’ newest building now open

17 Jul, 2018
The WZ building – the new home of our School of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences – represents a new way of teaching and learning for AUT.
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