How to Make the Most of Passive House

  The passive house is basically a voluntary requirement for sustainable architecture, which significantly reduces the carbon footprint of the building. It leads to ultra-efficient buildings which require little power for cooling or space heating. A parallel standard, MINERGIE, is in place in Switzerland. A 2020 survey carried out by the National Association of Home […]


Welcome to the Centre for Performance Research The purpose of the Centre is to promote research into the broad field of performance, understanding this term to cover a manifold of practices that rest on the interaction between human and humanlike agents and modes of practice within the performing arts.The Centre will encourage multidisciplinary and trans-disciplinary […]


Developing better products, faster, that exceed customer expectations the first time, every time   Rapid Product Development is the integration of design, manufacturing and marketing using a systematic process to initiate, research and develop successful products in the shortest possible time.   Operating both as a research center and as a consultancy, the Centre for […]


Creative Industries Research Institute Office Faculty of Design & Creative Technologies WS117, 34 St Paul St Private Bag 92006 Auckland 1142, NZ Tel: +64 9 921 9485 Fax: +64 9 921 0421 Email: Olaf Diegel AUT Rapid Prototyping Lab Location Creative Industries Research Institute Office WS117, 24 St Paul St Auckland 1142, NZ


Listed below are a variety of resources that may useful in managing creativity and inovation. Should you wish to contribute any resources to this section of the site, please email us. Brief Development Tools Download Quality Function Deployment (QFD) A very cool Macromedia Flash tutorial on Quality Function Deployment (QFD), from the Centre for Management […]


RESEARCH The Creative Industries Research Institute comprise the research clusters shown below, and has a close affiliation with several other AUT Institutes. Besides these core research centre, CIRI also has a team of individual researchers and specialists working in a wide variety of areas related to the creative industries. Listed below is a selection of […]