1995 - present FACULTY/[School] OF ARCHITECTURE, LANDSCAPE & VISUAL ARTS
The University of Western Australia
2007 - present ADVANCED TIMBER CONCEPTS RESEARCH CENTRE (ATC) ALVA/UWA
1999 - 2004 SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AND FINE ARTS
The University of Western Australia
1997 - 1999 Deputy Head of School
1983 - 1995 BENNINGTON COLLEGE, Bennington Vermont 05201 USA
1988 - 1990 Dean of Studies (Academic Affairs)
1991 - 1994
1987 - 1988
Visual Arts Division Chair
Jul 1987 Tenured
Sep 83 - Dec 85 Director, Architecture Program
Lecturer, Visual Arts Division
Jan 86 - Sep 86 ARCHITECTURAL ASSOCIATION SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, London. Tutor
Intermediate Unit 9. Diploma unit 2
1985 RENNSSALEAR POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE, Troy, New York
Adjunct Associate Professor
2007 - PB DESIGN STUDIO, Perth Australia
Architecture and Landscape. Heritage, Architecture and Industrial Design.
1987 - 1995 PRIVATE PRACTICE, White Creek, New York, USA
Domestic and commercial projects in Vermont. New York State, Massachusetts and New York City. Project values up to US$3MIO.
1990 - 1995 A P DESIGN INC., Cambridge, New York, USA
Interior and Furniture Design, prototyping and production workshop.
1986 - 1987 WHITE DUNDAS ARCHITECTS, Perth WA
Domestic and commercial projects.
1981 - 1984 B K DESIGN CONSULTANTS, Doha, Qatar and Norwich, England
Senior Architect/ Project Manager
Health care and institutional projects. Project values up to US$18 MI.
1982 - 1984 DEVCON OY. / B K DESIGN JOINT VENTURE
Marketing Manager for Gulf States
Institutional, Industrial and security installations.
1979 - 1981
HODGES AND HAXWORTH, ARCHITECTS, Cloth Court, Smithfield, London England.
Project Architect/ Site Architect
Health care and institutional projects. Renovations and Transformations. Project values to UKL500 thousand.
1978 - 1979 YORK ROSENBERG AND MARDELL, ARCHITECTS, Smithfield, London, England.
Assistant Architect (part time/ full time). Special Projects unit.
1976 - 1977 JOHNNY DEVAS, ARCHITECTS, Montaigue de Quercy, Tarn et Garonne, France.
Heritage and Conservation, restoration and transformation projects.
1975 - 1976 JOHN CLAUDE PERROT, ARCHITECT DPLG, Perigueux, France.
Municipal and domestic projects. Heritage urban design projects.
2004 - 2006
2007 ADVANCED TIMBER CONCEPTS RESEARCH CENTRE
Established the Advanced Timber Concepts Research Centre, a Joint Venture between Forrest Products Commission/UWA/ALVA
2007 - present ADVANCED TIMBER CONCEPTS RESEARCH CENTRE
ATC carries out design lead research into timber products and structures using and developing knowledge of the unique qualities of Western Australian hardwoods and plantation timbers. Initial projects scheduled for commercialization by end 2009. ATC also carries out pure basic research into timber properties as required by the design program and industry needs.
2009 Awarded ‘Royalties for Regions’ Grant for development of timber manufacture and research capacity in WA wheat belt regions centered on town of Narrogin and the Cy O’Connor college of TAFE
2009 Awarded Royalties for Regions Grant (with Shire of Perenjori) for development of 4 bed prototype flat pack house to follow current prototypes models under construction.
2007 - 2009 Awarded FWPA grant for investigations into conditions required for application of direct stick timber flooring. ($53.000).
2007 - 2009 Awarded FWPA grant for investigations into the qualities of sapwood in various WA native and plantation species. ($58000).
2007 - 2008 Australian Timber Design Workshops: National Awareness and technical dissemination program to Industry and the professions. With A/Prof Greg Nolan of University of Tasmania. Conferences held in all major Australian cities with Grant support from FWPA.
2006 Appointed to the board of CEFFOR/Furniture Foresight Centre, Valencia, Spain.
2003 - 2004 Established Western Australia Urban Design. Joint venture between The University of Western Australia, Curtin University of technology and WA Government Department of Planning and Infrastructure. [Now UWA/DPI]
2004 - 2007 External Examiner. Singapore Polytechnic Institute.
1999-2008 ROYAL AUSTRALIAN INSITUTE OF ARCHITECTS
2004 - 2007 WA Government Timber Industry Restructure Task Force.
2003 - 2006 Furniture Industry Training Council
2002 - present FORREST INDUSTRIES FEDERATION OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA (FIFWA)
Chair, judging panel, Inaugural Annual Awards
2005 Awarded UWA small grant for research into the conditions for the retention of cultural heritage practices in the aftermath of Natural Disasters. Arg-E Bam, Iran as case study [$52,000]
2002 Awarded industry development grant from WA government for development of design awareness in WA furniture industry with FIAA/WA. ($100,000)
1999 - 2002 ASSOCIATION OF ARCHITECTURE SCHOOLS AUSTRALIASIA
Vice President AASA
Chair, AASA Refereed Design Scheme
Editor, AASA Refereed Design Yearbook.
1998 - 1999 THE CENTRE FOR AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE/Charles Moore Foundation
The University of Texas at Austin
1984 Visiting Critic/ visiting Lecturer at:
- Politecnic of Catalonia, Barcelona
- Camberwell College, London Institute
- Milan Politecnico, Faculty of of Architecture and Building
- Architectural Association, School of Architecture, London
- School of Architecture & Landscape, University of Bordeaux, France
- Colombia University, New York City, New York
- Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
- Departments of Architecture and Interior Design, RMIT, Melbourne
- University of Pennsylvania, Philadephia, PA
- School of Architecture, The University of Queensland, Brisbane
- Rennsselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
- Rice University, Houston, Texas
- Rhode Island School of Design, providence, Rhode Island
- University of Texas, Austin, Texas