Annabel Pretty

Senior Lecturer, Academic Leader
Architecture
Location: Building 001, Room 2054

Qualifications

BA (Hons)., MFA.

Professional memberships

PDINZ - Professional member, Designers Insititute of New Zealand

Profile

Annabel Pretty, Academic Leader & Senior Lecturer; within Architecture (Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture) Unitec Institute of Technology.

She is a mobile architectural photographer, and designer who teaches second year studio within the Bachelor of Architecture programme as well as supervising a number of Masters (Prof) students. Formerly an Associate Head of Design School. Her current research interests lay in, representation of Architecture, live studio projects, design methodologies, e-learning technologies, and innovation within the wider Design and Architecture field.

She has been elected twice as New Zealand’s Executive board member for Cumulus Association; it is the only global association to serve art and design education and research, and is a forum for partnership and transfer of knowledge and best practices. Cumulus consists currently of 257 members from 54 countries.

Graduate supervision of completed theses/dissertations

Masters theses or dissertations

Masters theses or dissertations supervised by Annabel Pretty as Principal Supervisor

Philip, Mathew (2016). Public vertical transition : a thought experiment on a pre-emptive response to rapid urbanisation in urban centers in effort to de-privatise the sky (Master of Landscape Architecture)
Young, Daniel (2015). The changing space of education : how can design elements and spaces be combined with contemporary educational pedagogy to develop highly effective, future focused, Innovative Learning Environments, in a primary school setting? (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Tyrrell, Nina (2015). Karangahape Road train station : an urban catalyst for revitalisation (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Howat, Phillip (2015). Modular DIY architecture : how might a modular building block system be created to satisfy regulatory requirements for the revival of do it yourself to New Zealand architecture? (Master of Architecture (Professional))

Masters theses or dissertations supervised by Annabel Pretty as Associate Supervisor

Moginie, Amelia (2016). Arch + Alps (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Gruber, K. (2015). Solitude in the city : the open cloister (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Morgan, Peter (2015). Architecture of resilience : how can architecture instil resilience within communities in the face of future disasters? (Master of Architecture (Professional))

Publications

Pretty, A.C., & McPherson, P. (2017). Encountering the Pedagogy of Live and Interactive Architectural Projects. The Journal of Public Space (Vol. (Special Issue) Critical Thresholds: Traversing Architectural Pedagogy, Research, and Practice. Vol 2, No 3 2017).

McPherson, P., & Pretty, A.C. (2017). Re-solved. Iterating design solutions by understanding failure. The Journal of Public Space (Vol. (Special Issue) Critical Thresholds: Traversing Architectural Pedagogy, Research, and Practice. Vol 2, No 3 2017).

McPherson, P., & Pretty, A. C. (2017). Re-solved: iterating design solutions by understanding failurein press. D. K. Brown., P. McPherson., M. Manfredini., A. C. Pretty., U. Reiger., M. Southcombe, Italy (Vol. 1st).

Pretty, A. C., & McPherson, P. (2017). Encountering the Pedagogy of Live and Interactive architectural projects (within the Australasian context.). D. K. Brown., P. McPherson., M. Manfredini., A. C. Pretty., U. Reiger., M. Southcombe, Italy (Vol. 1st).

Pretty, A. C. (2017). Leap Dialogues : Career Pathways in Design for Social Innovation. Review of Leap Dialogues : Career Pathways in Design for Social Innovation (Pasadena:Design matters 2016). Mariana Amatullo, Dialectic, Scholarly Journal of Thought Leadership, education and practice in the discipline of visual communication design. (Vol. Volume 1, Issue 1 - Winter 2016-17).

Jadresin Milic, R., & Pretty, A.C. (2017). Future-Oriented Architectural Education. Online Learning and Teaching in Architectural Education, Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia (AASA), School of Architectural Design and Planning, University of Sydney.

Pretty, A.C. (2017). Urban spaces via the lens of architecture. "Spaces and Pedagogies" 2017 National Tertiary Learning and Teaching Conference. Unitec Institute of Technology, Mt Albert, Auckland, New Zealand.

Pretty, A.C. (2017). The Gordian Knot of Architectural Studio Praxis. "Spaces and Pedagogies" 2017 National Tertiary Learning and Teaching Conference. Unitec Institute of Technology, Mt Albert, Auckland, New Zealand.

Pretty, A. C., & McPherson, P. (2017). Design Dialogues - Ambiguity of "Design" within Architectural Studio. Brown, D. K., McPherson, P., Manfredini, M., Pretty, A.C., Reiger, U. & Southcombe, M. Italy.

Pretty, A. C. (2017). Thresholds: The Insightful Lens of Architecture. Eleventh International Conference on Design Principles & Practices, Institute without Boundaries at George Brown College, Toronto, Canada.

Pretty, A.C., & McPherson, P. (2017). Design Dialogues - Ambiguity of "Design" within Architectural Studio. The Journal of Public Space (Vol. (Special Issue) Critical Thresholds: Traversing Architectural Pedagogy, Research, and Practice. Vol 2, No 3 2017).

Pretty, A. C. (2016). The Tribal Longhouse of Innovation. Project to Practice: Innovating Architecture, AASA 9th International Conference, University of Technology Sydney, Australia.

Pretty, A. C. (2016). Architectural Prefabrication Pavilions as a site for cultural diversity. Nottingham Trent University, 'In this Place" Cumulus Association Biannual International Conference.

Pretty, A. C., (Creative Director), Kelderman, M., (Creative Director), & White, D., (Creative Director) (2016). Finalist For Exhibition and Temporary Structures, BEST AWARDS 2016 "GlowArtweek Auckland". Silo Park Wynyard Quarter & Windsor Park, Auckland, New Zealand, 9-12 October.

Pretty, A. C., & Hyltén-Cavallius, S. (2016). Learning by Planning; collaboration across the environment. Open Design for E-Very-Thing, Hong Kong Design Institute, Cumulus Association, Hong Kong, China.

Pretty, A. C., & McPherson, P. J. (2015). "Design" and "Design" the verb, noun, prefix and suffix; Architecture studio teaching as an epitome of design methodologies. In D.K. Brown, M. Manfredini, P. McPherson, A. Pretty, U. Rieger, M. Southcombe, 8th International Conference and Exhibition of the Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia.
http://hdl.handle.net/10652/3970

McPherson, P. J., & Pretty, A. C. (2015). Iterating success: Learning to change through understanding failure. In D. K Brown, M. Manfredini, P. McPherson, A. Pretty, U. Riege, M. Southcombe, 8th International Conference and Exhibition of the Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia.
http://hdl.handle.net/10652/3971

McConchie, G., McPherson, P., Pretty, A., & Rennie, J. (2015). Large Scale Fabrication Studio - FESTA CityUps 2014. Association of Architectural Schools of Australasia 8th Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand.

McPherson, P., Pretty, A., & Rennie, J. (2015). Large scale fabrication studio - FESTA Canterbury Tales 2013. Association of Architectural Schools of Australasia 8th Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand.

McPherson, P., Mismash, L., Pretty, A., Rennie, J., & Wagner, C. (2015). Large scale Fabrication studio - FESTA LuxCity 2012. Association of Architectural Schools of Australasia 8th Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Srinivasan, S. R., Patel, A., Bucolo, S., Pretty, A. C., & Kitawaki, M. (2015). Design Practice and Sustainability - White paper recommendations. A Vision of Sustainability with Focus on Water - Cumulus, Mumbai, India (Vol. Cumulus Mumbai).

Pretty, A. C., & Brussaard, M. (2015). A Shortcut into the Performance Indicators of Universities in UK and NZ. Cumulus Leadership and Strategy Working Group, Cumulus Conference Milano (The Virtuous Circle Design Culture and Experimentation), Milan, Italy.

Bucolo, S., & Pretty, A. (2015). Supporting Trans-disciplinary Research Platforms, Cumulus Min-Workshop. International Association of Societies of Design Research Interplay Conference, Brisbane, Australia.

Pretty, A. C. (2015). Incubating + Scaling - Transitional Large Fabrication Architectural Design Propositions, in a post Earthquake Environment. L. Collina, L. Galluzzo & A. Meroni, The Virtuous Circle, Design Culture and Experimentation. Milan, Italy.

Pretty, A. C. (2013). Combo #82 #Watts and #Blackeys B+W - Hipstography. E. Rozen, Hipstography(online), Belgium, 22 February.

Pretty, A. C. (2013). Combo #61 Annabel pretty #Watts and #AODLX. E. Rozen, Hipstography(online), Belgium, 9 January.

Pretty, A. C. (2013). EyeEm Abassador. EyeEm Berlin, EyeEm, Berlin, Germany, March.

Pretty, A. (2011). iPhone developer testing for - IPhone application "Amen" - Beta tester. .

Pretty, A. C. (2010). Design Anyalsis for Belgium Company - Uniflex. .

Pretty , A. C. (2010). Design - Campos 300 - Sao Paulo Brazil. .

Pretty, A. C. (2010). Cumulus Aotearoa working papers. Helsinki, Finland.

Pretty, A. C. (2010). Cabinet of Curiosties or Wunderkammer, Genk Belgium. .

Pretty, A.C. (2009). Ravensbourne. O2 Centre, London.

Pretty, A. (2002). America's Cup mania: Team New Zealand as challengers and defenders. Presented to the IHM Business School, 17 September, Goteborg, Sweden.

Pretty, A. (Ed.). (1999). Design for Stagecoach Annual Report. Edinburgh, Scotland.

Pretty, A. (1998). Purity of Blood or Predestine Identity? (photographic). 18 June. Gallery 101 Annexe, Melbourne, Australia.

Pretty, A. (1998). Memory Perception and Visuality: A Discourse. Unpublished Master of Fine Arts thesis, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.

Pretty, A. (1998). Provenance or Provenience: Master of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition (photographic). 16 December. Span Galleries, Melbourne, Australia.

Pretty, A. (1998). NZ. Gallery 101, Melbourne.