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Hugh Byrd

Adjunct Professor
School of Architecture
Location: Building 001, Room 2038

Graduate supervision of completed theses/dissertations

Masters theses or dissertations

Masters theses or dissertations supervised by Hugh Byrd as Principal Supervisor

Sayed, Saara (2019). Vertical schools ready for take off? (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Roberts, Samuel (2018). Shaping density : how can high density form yield good urban places? (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Zou, Yujie (Jason) (2018). From village to "Village" (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Bajwa, Jagdip Singh (2018). The agent of change : architectural development scheme for the rural communities in Punjab, India (Master of Architecture (Professional))
van der Westhuizen, Ryan (2017). Urban | Suburban :an investigation into the effects of transport and planning on Auckland's built form (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Jones, Campbell (2017). The move out (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Niddrie, Edward (2017). Evolving the Quarter Acre (Master of Architecture (Professional))

Masters theses or dissertations supervised by Hugh Byrd as Associate Supervisor

Nimo, Losa (2019). The Kahoa Village : how can architects and architecture respond to New Zealand's most pressing issue - homelessness? (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Bowden, Jacob (2019). Plasti-city : reframing the perceived value of plastic waste (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Vijayakumar, Yadharsh Yathin (2018). The Panmure Project : a programme for integrated co-working space within social housing (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Scott, Jordan (2017). Ruins for remembrance (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Liang, Yifeng (2017). The flexible housing : a variation responds to higher density planning (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Hamilton, Tiffany (2017). Vertical sublime architecture (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Young, Harriett (2016). Long live the state house : an investigation into the possibilities of retrofit solutions to existing problems with post-war state houses (Master of Architecture (Professional))


Ahmadian, E., Sodagar, B., Mills, G., Byrd, H., Bingham, C., & Zolotas, A. (2019). Sustainable cities: The relationships between urban built forms and density indicators. Cities (Vol. 95).

Ahmadian, E., Byrd, H., Matthewman, S., Miles, G., Christine, K., & Sodagar, B. (2018). Energy and the form of cities: the counterintuitive impact of disruptive technologies. Architectural Science Review (Vol. open access).

Rasheed, E., & Byrd, H. (2018). Can a naturally ventilated office outperform a mixed mode office? Pilot study on occupants' comfort. Building & Environment (Vol. 137).

Mandal, A., & Byrd, H. (2017). Density, energy and metabolism of a proposed smart city. Journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs, Auckland, New Zealand (Vol. 1(2)).

Byrd, H. (2017). The Power of Suburbia. Berger,A. & Kotkin, J. & Guzman,C, New York.

Rasheed, E., Byrd, H., Money, B., Mbachu, J., & Egbelakin, T. (2017). Why are naturally ventilated office spaces not popular in New Zealand? Sustainability (Vol. 9(6)).

Mirza, L., & Byrd, H. (2017). Towards appreciating the importance of windowscapes: Evaluation and suggestion for improvement of New Zealand Building Code. Journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs (Vol. 2(1)).

Byrd, H., & Rasheed, E. (2016). The Productivity Paradox ib Green Buildings. Sustainability (Vol. 8(4)).

Byrd, H. (2015). Waiheke Library The design and monitoring of a near zero energy building. Auckland, New Zealand, Waiheke Island.

Byrd, H., & Matthewman, S. (2014). Exergy and the City: the technology and sociology of power (failure). Journal of Urban Technology (Vol. 21(3)).

Byrd, H., & Matthewman, S. (2013). Renewable energy in New Zealand: The reluctance for resilience. E. Michalena & J. Hills, London.

Hussain, N. H., & Byrd, H. (2012). Towards a compatible landscape in Malaysia: An idea, challenge and imperatives. Procedia-Social and Behavioural Sciences, Transforming Cities Research Initiative (Vol. 35 (2012)).

Byrd, H. (2012). The anatomy and demise of decorative brickwork on artisans' housing in Birmingham. Journal of Architectural Conservation (Vol. 18(2)).

Byrd, H., & Matthewman, S. (2012). Warm up New Zealand: Heat smart - a critical overview. New Zealand Sociology (Vol. 27(2)).

Ramli, M., & Byrd, H. (2012). Towards a sustainable built environment in Malaysia. Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia.

Byrd, H. (2012). The case for policy changes in New Zealand housing standards due to cooling and climate change. Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning (Vol. 14(4)).

Byrd, H. (2012). Post-occupancy evaluation of green buildings: the measured impact of over-glazing. Architectural Science Review (Vol. 55(3)).