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Researcher: Mate, KJH (Ms Kirsty Mate)

Fields of Research

Interior Design
Chemical Engineering

Research Objectives

Wholesale and Retail Trade
Expanding Knowledge in Built Environment and Design
Construction Materials Performance and Processes
The Performing Arts (incl. Theatre and Dance)
Pedagogy
Cement and Concrete Materials
Wood, Wood Products and Paper
The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft)

Career Best Publications

Changing the way we shop; Ottagono
Community-oriented consumption and opportunities for change in shopping centre/mall design; Revista Lusofona de Arquitectura e Educacao
Remediating shopping centres for sustainability; Reinventing Architecture and Interiors: A Socio-Political View on Building Adaptation

Research Publications

A sensory meal: a performative interior design and theatre collaboration; 8th International Conference and Exhibition of the Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia
Attitudes versus actions: are interior designers genuinely embracing sustainable design through material selection?; 5th International Conference of the Association of Architecture Schools in Australasia
ByeBuy! Rethinking the Way we Shop
Cash-free retail project shows shoppers value sustainability and social engagement
Chamber wants retail balance for Launceston
Changing the way we shop; Ottagono
Community input key to revitalising Launceston
Community-oriented consumption and opportunities for change in shopping centre/mall design; Revista Lusofona de Arquitectura e Educacao
Curtain of cast-offs
Edible interiors; D*Hub
Ethical and political consumption and opportunities for change in Australian shopping centre design; State of Australian Cities 2013
Fitting out interiors - the use of furniture and furnishings for a sustainable design; How to Rethink Building Materials: Creating Ecological Housing for the Designer, Builder and Homeowner
Green Shoes; Places & Themes of Interiors: Contemporary Research Worldwide
Guerrilla picnicking: appropriating a neighbourhood shopping centre as malleable public space; The Shopping Centre 1943-2013: The Rise and Demise of a Ubiquitous Collective Architecture
Innovation group aims to reactivate Launceston
Interview on ByeBuy!
Interview on ByeBuy!
Interview with Polly McGee on the ByeBuy! project
Meeting the challenge of social responsibility down under: how shopping centres can help Australians live equitably together on the planet; Retail Property Insights, International Council of Shopping Centres
Remediating shopping centres for sustainability; Reinventing Architecture and Interiors: A Socio-Political View on Building Adaptation
Remediating Shopping Centres for Sustainability; Reinventing Architecture and Interiors: the past, the present and the future. IE International Conference
Retail rethink urged in pop-up campaign
Swapping adds value to shopping experience
The ByeBuy! Shop - how changing values can change the shopping scapes of the future; Unmaking Waste 2015 Conference
The Sensory Meal
Trash to treasure - how to use recycled materials to their advantage, and when not to; How to Rethink Building Materials: Creating Ecological Housing for the Designer, Builder and Homeowner

Research Projects

Carbonate binding: an ecologically sustainable alternative to cement; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision