Dr. Philip Oldfield is a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of the Built Environment, UNSW, where he coordinates the high performance technology stream in the Master of Architecture program. Prior to joining UNSW, he was the creator of the masters course in sustainable tall buildings at the University of Nottingham, UK – the world’s only qualification dedicated to the design and research of highrise architecture. Oldfield has taught at universities in Chicago, Venice and Singapore.
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As the population of Australian cities increases and the earth’s climate shifts as a result of human activity, the way we design our cities must change.
In this temporary education building by Architectus, which requires flexibility of use, prefabrication and swift construction offer a design-driven vision for the demountable building of the future.
Philip Oldfield sets Alec Tzannes’ legacy of sustainable architecture, including the “remarkable achievement” of International House Sydney, against the backdrop of the challenges of climate change looming in the coming decades.