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Phuong Quoc Dinh

Course Director (Interior Architecture)


Phuong received his professional architectural degree from Hanoi Architectural University (B. Arch 2000). He also practiced as an architect in Hanoi before continued his graduate education at Melbourne University Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning with a Masters (2004) then a Ph.D (2009) both in Architecture and Planning. Phuong also worked as a guest lecturer and tutor in both history/theory subjects and design studios while studying at the University of Melbourne. Dr Dinh's research has been published as journal articles in The Journal of Interior Design (Wiley, 2010); Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticisms (Wiley, 2011) and as a book chapter in the edited book The Aesthetics of Architecture: Philosophical Investigations into the Art of Building (Blackwell, 2011). Phuong's research interests include sense of place, the influences of local culture on architecture and interior design, and vernacular design and changes. His recent academic publications include articles and book chapters in IASTE Working Paper Series: Traditional Dwellings and Settlements (UC Berkeley, 2014, 2016, 2018), History of Science, Technology in Non-Western Cultures (3rd Edition, Springer, 2015). He is also a co-editor and co-author of the book Unbounded: On Interior and Interiority (CSP: UK, 2015).

Recent research grants include DFAT Australia-ASEAN Council Grant (CI, 2018-2019); VIED Fund for PhD research student (2017-2020).

Recent publication includes:
Thai Ha Minh Hai, Phuong Quoc Dinh, Phuong Thu Nguyen, (2021) The Resilience of Street Vendors in Surviving the COVID-19 Crisis in Hanoi, Vietnam. in Global Reflections on COVID-19 and Urban Inequalities, Volume 3: Public Space and Mobility , Bristol University Press
Dinh, P. Q., (2020) 'Visualized tradition and living heritage': Hanoi's architectural characteristics in paintings. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Visualisation 2020-September: BuiltViz-Visualisation for the Heritage of Asia-Pacific Architecture and Urbanism 626-631

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Supervisor.

Fields of Research

  • Architecture - 330100
  • Interaction And Experience Design - 330310
  • Human Geography - 440600


Also published as: Dinh, Phuong; Dinh, P.; Dinh, Quoc Phuong; Dinh, Q.; Phuong, D. Q.; Phuong, Dinh; Phuong, Dinh Quoc
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2022: Celebrating Multicultural Communities: a Documentary about Australian Vietnamese Women?s Welfare Association *; Australian Vietnamese Women?s Welfare Association Fund Scheme
  • 2017: PhD Scholarship *; Vietnam International Education Development

* Chief Investigator

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