Architect and writer based in Japan. Gained PhD in Architectural and Urban History from the University of Tokyo in 2005. Worked for Office for Metropolitan Architecture, Klein Dytham Architecture, and Ushida Findlay, among others.
Currently Dr Julian Worrall is associate professor of architecture and urban design at the University of Adelaide. An academic architect with a doctorate from the University of Tokyo and a commitment to research-based practice, his core expertise is in Japanese architecture and urbanism.
A Japanese–Australian collaboration between Tato Architects and Phorm Architecture and Design has resulted in an unusual hybrid of contemporary Japanese design and the local Queensland vernacular.
Ahead of Shigeru Ban’s first Australian exhibition, to be presented at SCAF in March, Julian Worrall provides insight into the architect’s distinguished portfolio and ethical approach to architecture.