Case Study 3 – Te Papa Museum, New Zealand

A wonderful modern museum, which encompasses the nature and history of New Zealand. Based in Wellington, the Capital, on the southern end of the North Island

Objectives – Coursework

  • To understand how architecture can symbolise a nation and its cultures

Objectives – Exercise

  • To start to understand the meaning of buildings – identify elements which can be used in future designs

Objectives – Presentation

  • To share and explain on how architecture can be symbolic


Click on links below to download resources:

Photo Sheet – Te Papa Museum

Te Papa Museum – Building Analysis Worksheet

Supporting PowerPoint – Te Papa Museum

Museum Website: