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DR Stuart King


  • Architectural History (Australian Architectural History and Heritage)



  • Stuart King is a senior lecturer in architectural design and history. He graduated in architecture at the University of Queensland in 1996 and subsequently worked in architectural practice in Melbourne, registering as an architect in 2002. He completed his doctorate in architectural history at the University of Melbourne in 2010 and, from 2007 to 2017, lectured in architectural history, theory and design at University of Tasmania. His research is focused on Australian architectural history, historiography and heritage with specific interest in the local, regional and global connections that have influenced Australia's nineteenth-century built environments. Stuart is member of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand (SAHANZ) Editorial Board (2018-2023) as well as a past SAHANZ President (2011-13) and past co-editor of the society's journal Fabrications: JSAHANZ (2014-2017). He currently represents interests in conservation and heritage on the Tasmanian Heritage Council (since 2012) and is the Chair of the Tasmanian Heritage Council’s Registration Committee.   


Member of

  • Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand Editorial Board. Editorial Board member 2018 - 2023
  • Tasmanian Heritage Council. Member representing interests in heritage and conservation; Chair, Registration Committee 2018 - 2020


Selected publications


Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2010
  • BArc, University of Southern Queensland 1996