Dr David Beynon
|Faculty or Division:||Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env|
|Department:||School of Archit. & Built Env.|
|Campus:||Geelong Waterfront Campus|
|Phone:||+61 3 522 78310 +61 3 522 78310|
Connecting Architectural Design, Architectural History and Architectural Practice.
My research, teaching and practice broadly involve investigating the social, cultural and compositional dimensions of architecture and urban environments.
I do this both as an academic and as a practicing architect (with alsoCAN Architects).
Currently this is centred on four areas.
1) Diasporic and hybrid architectures, in particular the adaptation of architectural content and meaning, and investigation of notions of place, multiculturalism and identity in Australia and Asia.
2) The early development of Hindu and Buddhist architecture in South and Southeast Asia, in particular how compositional connection can be traced across the region.
3) The multi-directional flows of architectural ideas in contemporary Asian and Australian cities, in particular the influence of subcultures, street tactics and art practices on urban environments.
4) The integration of practice, teaching and research, with explorations into typology, density and cultural responsiveness.
- Bachelor of Architecture, University of Melbourne, 1990
- Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne, 2002
Architects Registration Board of Victoria
Australian Institute of Architects