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Research from Danielmeier, Tobias


Tobias Danielmeier



Tobias Danielmeier is an Associate Professor at the College of Art, Design and Architecture. His research and professional practice investigate the interface between industrial architecture and spaces for hospitality. His work focuses on how processes and production flows can be improved spatially, how buildings aid and optimise energy and water use, use of solar active and passive strategies, creation of positive and lasting visitor experiences, as well as place and corporate identity expressed through our built environment.
Many of his architectural designs have gained national and international awards in the disciplines of architecture, design and engineering.
Tobias is member of the New Zealand Institute of Architects, Green Building Council, Architectural Designers of New Zealand, Bund Deutscher Baumeister, the Designers Institute of New Zealand, the Building Technology Educators’ Society, and Bund Deutscher Önologen. He regularly acts as juror on architecture and heritage competitions and is on the editorial board of the International Journal for Architecture, Arts and Applications. Tobias has also a wealth of postgraduate supervision.

ORCID profile: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8611-4564

Research Outputs

Conference Contribution - Other

Danielmeier, T. (2019) Future Learner Capabilities for the Creative Disciplines. Cumulus Conference Rovaniemi, 27 May - 1 June, University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland.

J. N. Albrecht, T. Danielmeier (2018) FOOD, PLACE(S), AND VISITOR EXPERIENCES Pecha Kucha, INNZ Conference 2018, 6 -7 Sep, Otago Museum.

Danielmeier, T. (2016) Communicating sustainability values of wine producers. BEST EN Think Tank XV, 12 - 15 July, Berlin - Eberswalde, Germany.

Journal Article

Albrecht J. N., Danielmeier T., Boudreau P. (2019) The Importance of Architecture in Food and Drink Experiences Within a Tourism Context Journal of Gastronomy and Tourism Volume 4 Issue 1 Pages 41-50 Cognizant Communication Corporation ISSN: 2169-2971, E-ISSN: 2169-298X


Oral Presentation

Danielmeier T. (2019) Architecture and the City. Invited lecture at the U3A. Dunedin, 13 September 2019.


Conference Contribution - Published Paper

Fersterer, C., Danielmeier, T., Fay, C., Achterberg, K., & Willis, S. (2017) Climate Safe House; A Community Housing Project Tackling Catastrophic Sea Level Rise In Coastal Communities. ICSBUA 2017: 19th International Conference on Sustainable Building, Urbanism and Architecture, Venice, Italy. November 13 - 14.

Chapter in Book

Danielmeier, T. (2016) Coffee Table Artefacts. Cayer A., Deamer P., Korsh S., Peterson E., & Shvartzberg M. (eds.), Asymmetric Labors: The Economy of Architecture in Theory and Practice. The Architecture Lobby. New York, 2016.

Danielmeier, T. Albrecht, J.N. (2015) Architecture and Future Food and Wine Experiences. Danielmeier, T., & Albrecht, J. N., Architecture and future food and wine experiences. In I. Yeoman, U. McMahon-Beattie, K. Fields, J. N. Albrecht & K. Meethan (Eds.), The future of food tourism: Foodies, experiences, exclusivity, visions and political capital, Bristol, UK: Channel View, 2015, pp. 87-100.

Danielmeier, T. (2014) Winery Architecture: Creating a Sense of Place. Harvey, M., White, L., & Frost, W. (eds.), Wine and Identity: Branding, Heritage, Terroir. Routledge, 2014.

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