Spatial Design at AUT: an overview

  • Also referred to as, or includes, interior architecture, event and exhibit design, set design, design - spatial
Spatial design involves the study and research of the relationships between people and their environments. Spatial design looks at the links between the practices of architecture, art and visual technology.

Key academic contact

Andrew Douglas
Head of Department
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 6255

Research interests and associations

Undergraduate research areas:
  • Interior architecture
  • Exhibition and event design
  • Performance and set design
  • Design for public spaces and the built environment
  • Urban design

Industry associations

  • Auckland Architecture Association
  • New Zealand Institute of Architects - Auckland Architecture Week
  • Auckland City Council - Heritage Historic Landscapes Exhibition
  • Urbis/Hewlett Packard - Urbis Design Day

Degrees and qualifications



News, events and conferences

Contact us

Art + Design Central
City Campus
WE Building, St Paul Street Entrance, Room WE305
Phone +64 9 921 9999 extension 9663

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Last updated: 08-Apr-2016 2.07pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.