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Peter McPherson

Head of School, Architecture
School of Architecture
Location: Building 001, Room 2053

Graduate supervision of completed theses/dissertations

Masters theses or dissertations

Masters theses or dissertations supervised by Peter McPherson as Principal Supervisor

Salas, Carl von Louie Pandusulan (2019). Living with the dead (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Zhao, Yifei (Harry) (2019). A cautionary tale : architecture as social commentary (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Janus, Adrian (2018). Pavilions and parameters (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Camplin, Brita (2017). Turning the tide : an architectural project addressing the urgent need for awareness and education on water safety at New Zealand beaches. An exploration of an educational portal to Hot Water Beach (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Bulkeley, Anna (2014). Critical placemaking : critical regionalism in an increasingly globalised world (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Roake-Barefoot, Brett (2014). Reflections & reverb (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Watson, Kirsty (2012). Urbane graffiti (Master of Architecture (Professional))

Masters theses or dissertations supervised by Peter McPherson as Associate Supervisor

Pillay, Samuel Selby (2019). Preserving culture and heritage in the Seychelles : investigating architecture in an independent and remote island state, an ex -colony with a rich history & cultural diversity (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Khalkhali, Zahra Baradaran (2019). Applying a life cycle approach in designing flexible housing (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Contractor, Rohini (2018). Democratized living : an examination of how digital tools in the use of a transitional shelter can affect building methods. (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Frankum, Andrew (2017). Motu Kokako : tools for design in a sensitive and remote natural environment (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Scally, Braeden (2016). Forget me not : critical intervention of Totara North's decaying industrial heritage (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Foote, Scott (2015). Circulation, nature, connection : breaking down institutional barriers to biophilic healing (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Belford-Lelaulu, John (2015). Le malofie : a research project invested in the exploration of Pacific art's influence on New Zealand's architecture (Master of Architecture (Professional))
Locke, Adam (2013). Feed the fish (Master of Architecture (Professional))

Publications

Campbell, G., Patel, Y., & McPherson, P. (2018). Intensive Design Building Studio: A Collaboration with Industry. P. Rajagopalan and M.M Andamon, Engaging Architectural Science: Meeting the Challenges of Higher Density: 52nd.

Mirus, A., Patel, Y., & McPherson, P. (2018). Prefabrication: New Zealand's golden ticket? P. Rajagopalan and M.M Andamon, Engaging Architectural Science: Meeting the Challenges of Higher Density: 52nd.

Couchman, A., Patel, Y., & McPherson, P. (2018). Women in Fabrication: A platform for inclusive and diverse design. P. Rajagopalan and M.M Andamon, Engaging Architectural Science: Meeting the Challenges of Higher Density: 52nd.

Pretty, A. C., & McPherson, P. (2017). Encountering the pedagogy of live and interactive architectural projects. The Journal of Public Space: Critical Thresholds (Special Issue) (Vol. 2(3)).
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/4243

McPherson, P. (2017). Inbetween. Klasz, Walter, Unitec ePress (Vol. 1).

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., & 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.

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).

Janus, A., Contractor, R., Patel, Y., & McPherson, P. (2017). Gateway Pavilion: Returning to Conventional Practice. Marc Aurel Schnabel, Back to the Future: The Next 50 Years, 51st International Conference of Architectural Science Association.

Hitchings, K., Patel, Y., & McPherson, P. (2017). Analogue Automation: The Gateway Pavilion for the Headland Sculpture on the Gulf. Antonio Fioravanti, Stefano Cursi, Salma Elahmar, Silvia Gargaro Gianluigi Loffreda, Gabriele Novembri and Armando Trento, ShoCK - Sharing of Computable Knowledge - Proceedings of the 35th International Conference on Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe, Rome, Italy (Vol. 2).

McPherson, P., & Pretty, A. (2017). Re-solved. Iterating design solutions by understanding failure. The Journal of Public Space: Critical Thresholds (Special Issue) (Vol. 2(3)).
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/4218

Pretty, A., & McPherson, P. (2017). Design dialogues. Ambiguity of "Design" within Architectural studio. The Journal of Public Space: Critical Thresholds (Special Issue) (Vol. (2)3).
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/4221

McPherson, P., & Riger, U. (2016). Biennale Architettura 2016, Future Islands, LuxCity and CityUps (architectural model). C. Walker, Palazzo Bollani, Castello District, Venice, Italy, 28 May - 27 November 2016.

McPherson, P., McConchie, G., Pretty, A., & Rennie, J. (2015). Large Scale Fabrication Studio - FESTA - CityUps 2014. Ross T Smith, Daniel K Brown, Mark Southcombe, 130 Tuam Street, Christchurch, New Zealand, 01-10 October.

McPherson, P., Pretty, A., & Rennie, J. (2015). Large Scale Fabrication Studio - FESTA - Canterbury Tales 2013. Ross T Smith, Daniel K Brown, Mark Southcombe, 130 Tuam Street, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1-10 October.

McPherson, P., Mismash, L., Pretty, A., Rennie, J., & Wagner, C. (2015). Large Scale Fabrication Studio - FESTA - LuxCity 2012. Ross T Smith, Daniel K Brown, Mark Southcombe, 130 Tuam Street, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1-10 October.

Pretty, A., & McPherson, P. (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.

McPherson, P., & Pretty, A. (2015). Iterating Success: Learning to change through understanding failure. 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.

McPherson, P. (2014). Surface Reality: Geometry, Craft and Shape of the Invisible World. Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand.