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T I E - T W O - A H - R A H

Meaning 'backbone', as well as a metaphor for the tide against your back navigating you forward. 

In alignment with the aspirations of Taumata Teitei, TAITUARĀ aspires to be a design tool kit for students and staff who are wanting to explore the possibilities of Te Ao Māori within Architecture. TAITUARĀ presents five Māori uara/values for the purpose of exploration.These values are: Āhuatanga, Whakapapa, Whenua, Kaitiakitanga, and TikangaThese uara/values will then be used to study five architectural projects.

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