Supervised thesis projects
Bjorklund, Sam (2016). Resilient renovation : the architectural adaptation of the old suburbs for cohousing
O'Neill, Jack (2016). I'm not gone : a new care environment for people with dementia
Sutherland, Briar (2016). Muddy waters
Moginie, Amelia (2016). Arch + Alps
Riley, Alexandra (2016). Mind mine : a memorial for Pike River Mine
Isler, Sophie (2016). Salutogenic hospital design : how can the benefits of natural light be harnessed to create stress-reducing and healing healthcare environments?
Mamauag, Jonnel (2016). Spatial [re]mix : rethinking the production of mixed-use architecture in the urban context
King, Ashton (2016). The space in-between - representing transcultural exchanges through architecture
Zhang, Chen (2015). Zigzagging through : an architectural research project that examines how the proposed hutongism building complex could create an architectural link between past and present in a historic run down area
Burgos, Christian (2015). Refuge heterotopia : an on-arrival reception centre for refugees resettling in New Zealand
Kuzma, Maria (2015). Oblique inclinations : re-establishing the function of the oblique
Gill, Nina-May (2015). Collision course : an investigation into live, learn and work environments enabling better transition from student to profession
Broatch, Hannah (2015). Housing for construction workers in Ahmedabad, India : is it possible to design sufficient housing for construction workers?
Veber, Eloise (2015). Meeting at the Edge
An, Jimin (2014). Korea Korea : architectural choreography of collateral collisions at the DMZ
Taylor, Maria (2014). Hybrid infill : the search for an affordable housing solution
Kwan, Flora (2014). Piranesi : [th]reading the repository
Wang, Haunyu (2014). Avondale future vision
Moore, Averil (2013). Join the dots : architecture of movement and connections
Richardson, Lyn (2013). Adoration of the joint : investigation and translated application of jointing methods
Newman, Neil (2013). Un-common boundaries : an architectural interface between experience & protection
Holehouse, Michael (2013). Conditional grounds : architecture for the Whangamarino wetland
Shaigan, Chloe (2013). Auckland as a water-city : utilisation of the urban waterways for settlement development
Qin, Yao (2013). How can existing 'six-storey' apartment buildings from circa 1980 - 1990 be redeveloped as a new mixed-use residential model in China?
Narsey, Shaneil (2013). Expressive space : engaging the architectural experience between the tectonic and stereotomic
Manning, Scott (2012). Dromoscopic adaptation : realising the potential of spaghetti junction and obsolescent infrastructure
Jack, Joanna (2012). Dead cities
Soniega, Celine (2012). Lignification : the demise and rise of a seed warehouse
Rashid, Maysum (2011). The adaptation of Islamic culture in a western society: "Building a contemporary mosque in Auckland"
Smith, Michael (2011). Zen - Christianity: A useful dialogue?
Fenwick, Tess (2011). Programme : Morphosis. How can spatial adaptability in architecture be improved using kinetic design strategies?
Najdjavadipour, Shahrzad (2011). Using the concept and architectural components of a bazaar as a means of creating architectural spaces that stimulate and awaken the senses
Francis, K.S. (2015). Constructing a professional education: A new architecture degree at Unitec 1994. In R.H. Crawford and A. Stephan, Living and Learning: Research for a Better Built Environment: 49th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association 2015.
Broatch, H., & Francis, K.S. (2015). Housing for construction workers in Ahmedabad, India. Applied Collaborations. 8th International Conference and Exhibition of the Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia, Christchurch.
Francis, K.S. (2014). NZ Chinese/Chinese NZ: Auckland Architecture's Changing
Response. Christoph Schnoor, Proceedings of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand: 31, Translation.
Francis, K.S. (2012). Material Difference: Four Auckland Projects by Richard Hobin 1951-53. S. King, A. Chatterjee, S. Loo (eds), Fabulation: Myth, Nature, Heritage. 29th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, Launceston.
Francis, K.S. (2011). The cure lies in skilled disguise: Odo Strewe and the Onekawa Car Park. Moulis, A and van der Plaat, D (Eds), Audience: Proceedings of the XXVIIIth International Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand.
Francis, K.S. (2011). The Factory and the Chicken House: Construction Experiments in 1950s Auckland. Richard Hyde, Abu Shariar, Simon Hayman,Densil Cabrera (Eds). From principles to practice in architectural science: Proceedingsof the 45th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association, Sydney, Australia; University of Sydney Publishing Services.
Francis, K.S. (2011). Draw EDward Draw; Atmosphere, Choreography and Context in First Year Architecture. H. Munasinghe (Ed). Architectural Education Encounters:Towards Next Century. University of Moturawa, Sri Lanka: FARU (Vol. Volume 3).
Francis, K. S., and Smith, G. (2010). Experiments on Common Grounds: Four Auckland Houses by Richard Hobin 1949-54. Murphy C., Wake S.J.,Turner D., McConchie G., and Rhodes D. (Eds). On the Edge: Proceedings of the 44th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZASCA 2010). Unitec, Auckland.
Newman, N., and Francis, K. S. (2010). Sustainable Timber Potential for Northland, New Zealand. Murphy, C., Wake, S.J., Turner, D., McConchie, G., Rhodes, D. (Eds), On the Edge: Proceedings of the 44th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZASCA 2010).
Francis, K. S. (2010). Learning from Landscape: Odo Strewe and the Group. Centre for Continuing Education, University of Auckland, 30th October.
Francis, K. (2009). Jungle Jim?: Odo Strewe and Tropical Influence, 1948-1965. Gatley, J. (Ed), Cultural Crossroads: Proceedings of the 26th International SAHANZ Conference Cultural Crossroads Conference, Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, Auckland.
Francis, K.S. (2008). Odo Strewe and the Development of a Modernist Landscape Practice. David Benyon, Ursula de Jong (eds), History in Practice: Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference of the Architectural Historians of Australia and New Zealand.
Francis, K.S. (2007). Late Bloomer:The Live Centre of Whangarei 1886-1909. C. McCarthy (Ed). "Strident effects of instant sophistication": New Zealand Architecture in the 1890s. Wellington; Victoria University Centre for Building Performance Research.
Francis, K.S. (2006). Temperate Modernity:The Whangarei architecture of Alfred Morgan in the 1930s. C. McCarthy (Ed). "Pleasing homogeneity","dull times", and "animated cocktails": New Zealand Architecture in the 1930s. Wellington; Victoria University Centre for Building Performance Research.
Francis, K. (2006). Strewes' houses or housing strewes. McMinn, T., Stephens, J., and Basson, S. Proceedings of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand XXIII Annual Conference 2006SHANZ 2006 'Contested terrains' Conference.
Francis, K. (2005). Wrapping the present (the hard man comes to town): Slight adjustments in Whangarei during the 1960s. In C. McCarthy (Ed.), The Proceedings of '...about as austere as a Dior gown...', New Zealand Architecture in the 1960s: A one day symposium (pp. 12-16). Wellington: Centre for building performance research, Faculty of Architecture and Design, Victoria University. Paper presented at the '...about as austere as a Dior gown...', New Zealand Architecture in the 1960s: A one day symposium, 8 December, Wellington.