Naomi Stead is an associate professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Queensland (UQ) and deputy director of the UQ research centre Architecture, Theory, Criticism, History (ATCH).
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A frank and revealing discussion about how and why large Australian practices organize and fund research, and how they disseminate its findings.
A recent installation by artist Lara Tumak, Imaginary Architecture, asked, “is it possible to create architecture out of nothing more than dreams?” As Naomi Stead discovers, the installation offered profound observations about urbanity and architecture’s place in popular imagination.
Naomi Stead takes a detailed look at the Nightingale housing model, which breaks all the rules about what people (supposedly) want in apartments.
There’s a celebrated history of architects designing houses for their parents. Naomi Stead looks at two Australian projects that demonstrate how relatives could prove to be the “best clients.”
Dr Naomi Stead presents the key outcomes of a three-year-long research project into the women in architecture.