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Researcher: Owen, CM (Associate Professor Ceridwen Owen)

Fields of Research

Architectural design
Building information modelling and management
Architectural history, theory and criticism
Architectural science and technology
Other environmental sciences
Urban analysis and development
Interaction and experience design
Health and community services
People with disability
Other built environment and design
Interior design
Mental health nursing
Social policy
Religion, society and culture
Urban policy
Special education and disability
Primary health care
Curriculum and pedagogy
Multicultural, intercultural and cross-cultural studies
Residential client care
Aged care nursing
Health promotion
Tourist behaviour and visitor experience

Research Objectives

Environmental education and awareness
Expanding knowledge in built environment and design
The creative arts
Other environmental management
Other construction
Environmentally sustainable construction activities
Other culture and society
Disability and functional capacity
Other education and training
Ability and disability
Health education and promotion
Learner and learning
Neonatal and child health
Tourism services
Inclusive education
Provision of health and support services
Evaluation of health and support services
Behaviour and health
Equity and access to education
Religion and society
Health policy evaluation
International relations
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community services
Other health

Career Best Publications

Fields of Sustainable Architecture; The Journal of Architecture
Teaching informal urbanism: simulating informal settlement practices in the design studio; Journal of Architectural Education
Transforming Home: parentsí experiences of caring for children on the autism spectrum in Tasmania, Australia; Housing Studies

Research Publications

'Home' in the Aged Care Institution: Authentic or Ersatz; Asia Pacific International Conference on Environment-Behaviour Studies
(Re)valuing Green Architecture: An argument for heteronomy; Design with the environment
A Consumer's Guide to: Eco-saving Appliances
A critical approach to ecological urbanism in Hong Kong; International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development
A decade of radical pedagogy: Barry McNeill and environmental design in Tasmania, 1969-79; Fabrications
Advanced design research: exploring the teaching research nexus; 7th International Conference of the Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia
Architecture Between the Culture-Nature Dualism: A case study of Geoffrey Bawa's Kandalama Hotel; Archnet-IJAR, International Journal of Architectural Research
Architecture in the Wilderness: Reconceptualising place through interpretive environments; World Sustainable Building Conference (sb)
Building with Environmentally Appropriate Materials
Buildings, brains and behaviour - towards an affective neuroscience of architecture: the hedonic impact of sustainable work environments on occupant well-being; World Health Design
Cartographic Narratives of Launceston: An Investigation into the Boundaries of Mapping in Architecture; Architecture @ the Edge
Contentious ground: The image in the field of architecture; Imaging Sustainability
Conversion of a Heritage Listed Industrial Building - UTAS School of Architecture and Design; BEDP Environment Design Guide
Design across the Spectrum: Play Spaces; School of Architecture and Design, University of Tasmania
Embodied Energy Assessment of Tammed Earth; Australia and New Zealand Solar Energy Conference
Environmental assessment of rammed earth construction systems; Structural Survey
Exploring principles of regenerative tourism in a community driven ecotourism development in the Torres Strait Islands; World Sustainable Building Conference (sb)
Fields of Sustainable Architecture; The Journal of Architecture
Framing the field: the award for sustainable architecture; Arts
Healthy House
How to Build Green (Part 1)
How to Build Green (Part 2)
How to Build Green (Part 3)
Implementing Ecologically Sustainable Development; Environment Design Guide
Judging Sustainability: The award for sustainable architecture; Architectural Science Association Conference
Kensington Townhouse; Architect Victoria
Life Cycle Design Thinking: An Ecological Approach to the Architectural Design Process; Shaping the Sustainable Millennium - Collaborative Approaches
Making the sustainable affordable: three housing projects; Architectural Review Australia
Manual: Inscriptions of the everyday
Modest Craft; Architecture Australia
My Green House
Naturally Cool House
Outside the Square: Integrating wind into urban environments; reFocus - The International Renewable Energy Magazine
Picturing home: self-directed photography as a lens to explore the home environment in the care of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder; 7th Australasian Housing Researchers' Conference 2013
Pro Bono Publico; Architecture Australia
Reaching for the stars; Architecture Australia
Reduce, Reuse, Renovate
Regenerative Design: negotiating the culture-nature divide; AASA
Regenerative Tourism - Re-placing the Design of Ecotourism Facilities; The International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability
Regenerative Tourism: A Case Study of the Resort Town Yulara; Open House International
Shack as a Mirror of Selves; 5th Australasian Housing Researchers' Conference
Status Anxiety: A brief history of the national sustainable architecture awards; Architectural Review Australia
Supporting students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in higher education through the design of the built environment; XI Autism-Europe International Congress
Supporting students with autism spectrum disorder in higher education
Sustainable Architecture
Sustaining EDG(E); Architecture Austalia
Teaching informal urbanism: simulating informal settlement practices in the design studio; Journal of Architectural Education
The Green Field: The (sub) culture of sustainable architecture
The Small House
The University of Tasmania's new School of Architecture; Architecture Australia
Transforming Home: parentsí experiences of caring for children on the autism spectrum in Tasmania, Australia; Housing Studies
Water Wise!
Winter Efficiency in the Home

Research Projects

At home with Autism: Transforming meanings of 'home'; from the perspective of carers of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Australasian Housing Researchers Association Conference; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Impacts of new and emerging Assistive Technologies for ageing and disabled housing; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)
Lilydale Kindergarten Inclusive Play Installation; Arts Tasmania (AT)
Supporting students with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Higher Education; National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education, Curtin University (NCSEHE)
Assessing the readiness of mainstream childhood education and care centres to provide ASD early intervention

Research Candidate Supervision

Changing Paradigms of Contemporary Consumption- Sustainability, Adaptation and the New Shopping Centre
Constructed Landscapes of the Ancient Greek Mind- Archai, Ethos and the Self
Cycling Life- The Influence of Bicyclists and Bicycling on the Economic and Social Vitality of Cities
Fostering Independence and Normative Behaviours Through Considered Environments; Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Public Domain
How we Draw, Why we Draw, What we Draw - Graphic Problem Solving and Cognitive Methods in Design
Post-Olympic Urban Space- An Investigation into the Urban Legacy of Public Infrastructure Programs Associated With the Olympic Games in Three Host Cities - Sydney, Beijing, London
Restorying Ecological Urbanism in Hong Kong
Towards an Affective Neuroscience of Architecture- The HEdonic Impact of Sustainable Building Environments on Occcupant Well-Being
Towards sustainability and heritage revival in Egypt's South Eastern Desert Region
What are the qualitative design parameters of the physical environment to support well-being in the final stages of Dementia?