Researcher biography

Dr Andrew Wilson is a registered architect, architectural educator, and researcher with a Master of Architecture (Research by Design) from RMIT University (2001) and practice experience Victoria, Queensland and Germany. Andrew has teaching experience in the areas of ‘Technology and Science’ and ‘History and Theory’, as well as running architectural and urban design studios. He is committed to architectural culture, critical approaches to design learning and an open international cultural exchange with a focus on the Asia Pacific.

Andrew Wilson's research is focused on Research by Design; architecture as a open question, urban and social space, architecture’s relationship with the city, and scales of regional operation. His work has been published in leading journals including Casabella and Architecture Australia.

Wilson has contributed as a Chief Investigator to a competitive external research grant, lead by Professor John Macarthur from the Australian Research Council, a Linkage Grant for ‘Architectural Practice in Post-war Queensland (1945-1975): Building and Interpreting an Oral History Archive’. He has presented invited lectures and peer-reviewed conference papers in Japan, New Zealand and Australia. He was a JSPS Invitation Visiting Fellow at the University of Tsukuba (2011), and Visiting Foreign Research Fellow in 2012 and 2013. He has been invited as Visiting Scholar to KU Leuven, Belgium in the second half of 2014. He has curated architectural exhibitions and his own architectural work and collaborations have been exhibited at the Venice Biennale (2008) and in Australia. He regularly contributes as a critic to Architectural Review (London), Japan Architect, Architecture Australia and Architectural Review Australia.

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