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Researcher: Burnham, R (Dr Richard Burnham)

Fields of Research

Architectural design
Environmental education and extension
Data visualisation and computational (incl. parametric and generative) design
Architectural history, theory and criticism
Industrial and product design
Building information modelling and management
Urban and regional planning
Environmental management

Research Objectives

Residential construction design
Other construction
Environmentally sustainable construction activities
Other education and training
Teaching and curriculum
Civil construction design
Learner and learning
Expanding knowledge in psychology
Construction processes
Teaching and instruction technologies
Timber materials
Industrial construction design
Management of gaseous waste from construction activities (excl. greenhouse gases)
Building management and services
Wood, wood products and paper

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'The Castle': get communities working; Architecture @ the Edge
An Investigation into the Role of Culture in State Self-Help Housing; TRADITIONS AND MODERNITY- Contemporary Architecture in Southeast Asia nad Beyond
Castle 3
Castle 5
Community Action Planning: processes, ideas, experiences; Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action (YUVA)
Design:Made:Trade Exhibition Stand
Digitally Fabricated Single-skin Plywood Construction: The Castle and 'Panitecture'; 45th Annual Conference of the Architectural Science Association
Home and away; 48th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association
Learning by making. Long-term collaborations and socially productive outcomes; Journal of Public Space
Learning-by-making: high impact learning in design; 13th Teaching Matters Conference: Places and Spaces
Learning-by-making: transformative learning in design; 8th International Conference and Exhibition of the Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia
Self Help Housing and Ecology; Catalyst '95
Super Slob: The development of a parametric component jointing regime for standard sheet materials; 46th Annual Conference of the Architectural Science Association
The Castle
The Castle; AASA
The Castle: A Long-term Community Partnership; Live Projects Designing with People
The Castle: A Lean Micro-Dwelling; Journal of greenbuilding
The Castle: Digital Fabrication of Micro-housing; Computing Cognition and Education
The Castle: micro-housing options of young people at risk of homelessness; Innovation, Inspiration and Instruction: New Knowledge in the Architectural Sciences
The DigiShed: a small structure designed, fabricated and assembled with three emergent digital technologies; 52nd International Conference of the Architectural Science Association 2018
The Duck Seat and Rav Shade & Play (To Design and Build Project); Catalyst 97
Two design projects for schools; CHASA refereed designs 1997
University of Tasmania: The Castle; Design Build Studio

Research Projects

'The Castle'; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The Castle: Turn-key Cottage Industry; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Design and Technology Resource - Forest Education Foundation
Scout Hut for Scouts WA

Research Candidate Supervision

Assessment of existing built structures in remote and sensitive areas of Tasmania
Complexity Science and Ecology-Culture Architecture
From Shacks to Suburbs- An investigation of the coastal development process
Imhotep Phidias Antonio le Corridor
The develoment of the Australian relationship with the Australian landscape and its influence on Architectural form and planning.
The effects of group teaching and learning in the development of student architectural projects
Towards Community Housing- A Framework of Design Principles in the Old Residential Area of Guangzhou