light architecture

July 7, 2010

“How Heavy Are My Thoughts?”, asks Ivana Müller. How heavy is a city? Auckland is very light city. A city with predominantly wooden frame structure homes, with traditional cladding floating above the undulating landscape. The deceiving presence of the city skyline alludes to more weight.Cleveland Rd

The University of Auckland invited Lada Hršak from DHL architecture for an intensive design studio “Auckland Wateratlas”. The wateratlas portrays the multiple relationships in-between water and land. The Hobson Bay and Orakei Basin served as the case study area: where the mangroves meet marshes, infrastructure the residental areas, volcanic basin meets tidal bay. Hobson Bay and Orakei Basin area

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