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Te Ahi Tupua

The largest 3D printed sculpture in the world, collaboratively designed by Derek Kawiti and Māori Customary Artist Stacy Gordine.

Modified: Apr 1, 2021, 11:28 AM

Created: Mar 30, 2021, 6:36 PM

Hangi stones research to continue

Research on hangi stones and to develop this into resources for schools continues.

Modified: Apr 1, 2021, 11:28 AM

Created: Mar 30, 2021, 6:30 PM

Re-aligning materials with cultural complexity

Derek Kawiti discusses his work exploring Māori artefacts using modern digital tools.

Modified: Oct 2, 2019, 4:03 PM

Created: Jun 23, 2019, 5:26 PM

New Principal Investigators - Annual Report 2018

An overview of the research interests of each of our eight new Principal Investigators.

Modified: Mar 16, 2022, 3:39 PM

Created: Apr 8, 2019, 12:41 AM

Professor Derek Kawiti

Derek is a Professor of Architecture specialising in Māori Designed Environments and the application of contemporary manufacturing technologies in architecture. An expert and teacher in advanced digital tools (generative software) and robotics, he heads SITUA (Site of Indigenous Technologies Understanding Alliance), Indigenous Material Domains (IMD) and Corporate Spheres ‐ Indigenous Workspaces, all Masters level research labs. The labs play a significant role in the ‘re‐indigenising’ of architectural knowledge through a renewed exploration of customary methods of spatial organisation (tikanga/kawa), engineered structures, Māori geometries and materials utilising
computation and digital fabrication. Derek is also a Principal Investigator for the MacDiarmid Institute and is a researcher with the Robinson Space Program.

Modified: Oct 10, 2023, 9:45 AM

Created: Feb 25, 2019, 4:58 AM

New Principal Investigators

The MacDiarmid Institute proudly welcomes eight new principal investigators.

Modified: Mar 16, 2022, 3:53 PM

Created: Aug 27, 2018, 12:00 AM

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