Cultural Influence on Building Design



This paper, given to a seminar by the Property and Land Economy Institute of New Zealand Inc, explores the implications of building design resulting from the interaction of Maori and Pakeha values. A further report attached, but with unknown provenance, looks at guidance for designers addressing cultural issues and suggests that process should aim to recognize Tikanga Maori.

Table of contents

Cover letter, Introduction, History, Conceptual Approach, Identity, Consultation, Conclusion.
Tikanga Maori, Communication, Establish Advisory Group, Development of Kaupapa, Understanding of Waiora Waikato, Development of Philosophical Base into Design Concepts, Development of Life Cycle Relating to Land, Stories/Myths/Legends

Primary author: Mackie, Lindsay

Secondary author: Devine Erby Mazlin (NZ) Ltd

Primary source author/editor: PLEINZ – Property and Land Economy Institute of New Zealand Inc.

Author biography: Corporate/institutional

Publisher: Devine Erby Mazlin (NZ) Ltd

Publication format: Letter, Conference proceedings, Report, Speech

Publication date: 1996

Publication place: Tamaki Makaurau,

Publication availability: Yes

Publication location: Treaty Resource Centre

Content type: Recommendations, Models, Policy

Tikanga Māori: General

Sector: Business

Informal group: Māori

Culture related topics: Bi-cultural

Historical period: 20th

Resources: Culture