People

Our teaching staff are united by their passion for designing a better future

With a wealth of global experience and continued connection to industry through practice and research, our teachers are winning awards for immersive teaching, using robotics in architecture, pushing the boundaries with digital fabrication and construction methods, and actively researching how we can use emerging technologies to make our cities smarter and healthier.

They teach you how to design and how to become an influential thinker, leader and communicator.

They love what they do, and you’ll love learning from them.

Jane Burry

Dean of Design

An architect who contributed to the team realising Gaudí’s Sagrada Família Basílica. Jane is passionate about creating better, more sensitive, human-centric spaces, and empowering you to do the same. Read more

John Sadar

Course Director of Architecture 

The interdisciplinary designer and asker of extraordinary questions. John is interested in how buildings and artefacts mediate the relationship between the body and the natural environment. Read more

Ian Woodcock

Senior Lecturer & Course Director Urban Design

The designer who made the phrase ‘sky-rail’ a household term in Melbourne. Read more

Mark Taylor

Professor of Architecture 

Our expert on architectural and interior history and theory. Mark holds inimitable knowledge on the history and theory of architecture and interior design, and the relationship between interior architecture and culture. Read more

Marcus White

Professor of Urban Design

The practicing architect and top design educator. Marcus is an award-winning architect and urban designer. He knows what your industry challenges will be and arms you with the tools to tackle them. Read more

Canhui Chen

Lecturer, Architectural Design

The designer embracing algorithms to make the complex possible. Read more

Sascha Bohnenberger-Fehr

Lecturer, School of Design

The Managing Director of one of the world’s top engineering consultancies. Read more

Mehrnoush Latifi Khorasgani 

The designer embracing algorithms to make the complex possible. Read more

Stephanie Liddicoat

Lecturer, School of Design

The design consultant creating a paradigm shift in what therapeutic architecture looks like. Read more

Gregory Quinn

Discipline Coordinator for Architectural Engineering

Thinks like an architect, acts like an engineer. Read more

Gergana Rusenova

Lecturer, Architecture

Gergana's work includes interdisciplinary research projects and teaching computational design and digital fabrication. Read more