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Researcher: Beynon, DJ (Associate Professor David Beynon)

Fields of Research

Architectural history, theory and criticism
Architectural design
Urban design
Building science, technologies and systems
Architectural heritage and conservation
Architectural computing and visualisation methods
Community planning
Urban geography
Australian history
Media studies
History and theory of the built environment (excl. architecture)
Urban analysis and development
Multicultural, intercultural and cross-cultural studies

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in built environment and design
Understanding Australia's past
Urban planning
Expanding knowledge in human society
Visual communication

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Aesthetic Immigrant Environments; Fabrications
An evaluation of the implementation of Chinese temple layout principles in Bali, Indonesia; ISVS e-journal
An Identification of hybrid architecture in Tri Dharma temples in Bali; Rejuvenating Chinese Indonesian Cultural Heritage
Architectonic Connections: Virtual Reconstruction to Disseminate Understanding of South and Southeast Asian Temples; Access and Control in Digital Humanities
Architecture, identity and cultural sustainability in contemporary Southeast Asian cities; Review of Indonesian and Malaysian affairs
Between fantasm and locality: architecture, labour and island identities in the Indian Ocean; Camea Adelaide Congress 2021
Beyond big gold mountain: Chinese-Australian settlement and industry as integral to colonial Australia; Fabrications
Changing neighbourhood character in Melbourne: Point Cook a case study; Journal of Urban Design
Comparative energetic and economic analysis of anaerobic digestion of organic and farm animal waste for regional digesters in Tasmania; The 54th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA)
Defining Cultural Sustainability in Multicultural Built Environments; The International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic, and Social Sustainability: Annual Review
Edge of centre: Australian cities and the public architecture of recent immigrant communities; Ethno-Architecture and the Politics of Migration
Forum: Industrial sites and immigrant architectures. A case study approach; Fabrications
From Techno-cute to superflat: robots and Asian architectural futures; Mechademia
Iconic Industry - Curated Exhibition
Iconic Industry - Published Work
Industry Tracks - Recorded Work
Master planned estates in Point Cook – the role of developers in creating the built-environment; Australian Planner
Reflections on place identity and change in the twin historic coastal towns of Queenscliff and Sorrento; Historic Environment
Review: Southeast Asia's Modern Architecture: Questions of Translation, Epistemology and Power, edited by Jiat-Hwee Chang and Imran bin Tajudeen; Society of Architectural Historians. Journal
Scaffolds and dissections: computational reconstruction of Indic temples and their architectural production; Architectural Theory Review
Territories of differences
The need for diversity of uses in suburban neighbourhood centres; Urban Design International
The value of culture during a pandemic; Disasters and Pandemics
Third places and their contribution to the street life; Rethinking Third Places: Informal Public Spaces and Community Building
To boldly stay: refugees, enterprise, industry and spatial inscription; Society of Architectural Historian (SAH) 2021 virtual Conference
Tokyo’s Dojunkai experiment: courtyard apartment blocks 1926–1932; Planning Perspectives
‘Slipping through the net’: the impact of incremental development on the Built Environment of the historic coastal town of Queenscliff in Victoria, Australia; Planning Practice & Research

Research Projects

Architecture and industry: the migrant contribution to nation-building; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision