Auckland Design Manual, Māori Design Hub

The Māori Design Hub is an online space on the Auckland Design Manual website that provides insights, resources and examples of Māori design practice. The Hub exists as a resource to ensure the equity, social, cultural and physical wellbeing of Māori Housing in Tāmaki Makaurau. It features Māori housing policies, design principles, strategies and toolkits.

Our Voices II: The DE-colonial Project

Our Voices II: the DE-colonial Project is a book published by ORO Editions in 2021. The book showcases decolonizing projects which work to de-stable and disquiet colonial-built environments. It discusses the disregard and appropriation of Indigenous places, values and identities and how Indigenous people continue to be gentrified out of places and discussions they belong.

Our Voices: Indigeneity and Architecture

Our Voices: Indigeneity and Architecture is a book published by ORO Editions in 2018. The book offers multiple indigenous perspectives on architecture and design theory and practice. Indigenous authors explore the making and keeping of places and spaces which are informed by indigenous values and identities. This indigenous expertise combines both architecture and design with a frame of reference that roots this architecture in the indigenous places in which it sits.

International Indigenous Design Charter

The International Indigenous Design Charter is an open-source living document for the best practice protocols when working with Indigenous knowledge and material in commercial design practice. The International Indigenous Design Charter takes into consideration the needs of the diverse design communities and cultures globally. It was launched internationally in 2017 and its official Australian launch was in 2018.

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