Kim Dovey is Professor of Architecture and Urban Design in the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning. His research on social issues in architecture and urban design has included investigations of the relations of power to place, urban informality and the politics of public space.
Books include 'Framing Places: Mediating Power in Built Form' (Routledge 1999, 2008); 'Fluid City' (Routledge 2005); 'Becoming Places' (Routledge 2010); Urban Design Thinking (2016); 'Mapping Urbanities' (2107) and 'Urban Choreography' (2018). Current research projects focus on urban morphology and informal settlements.
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Permeability and interface catchment: measuring and mapping walkable access
E Pafka, K Dovey
Journal article | 2017 | Journal of Urbanism: International Research on Placemaking and Urban Sustainability
The relationship between urban morphology and walkability is central to urban design theory and practice. In this paper, we develo..
Isochrone Mapping of Urban Transport: Car-dependency, Mode-choice and Design Research
Kim Dovey, Ian Woodcock, Lucinda Pike
Journal article | 2017 | Planning Practice & Research
Imperatives to develop more walkable, transit-oriented and low-carbon cities have accentuated the need to understand the performan..
Public/private urban interfaces: type, adaptation, assemblage
K Dovey, S Wood
Journal article | 2015 | Journal of Urbanism: International Research on Placemaking and Urban Sustainability
The public/private interface has long been recognized as a key issue in urban design theory. This article presents a typology for ..
Teaching Informal Urbanism Simulating Informal Settlement Practices in the Design Studio
Ceridwen Owen, Kim Dovey, Wiryono Raharjo
Journal article | 2013 | Journal of Architectural Education
Informal settlements have become dominant forms and processes of urban development in many cities, yet the task of helping student..
Reality/Television: Hype, Traditional and Everyday Life in Rural Thailand
D O'BRIEN, K DOVEY
Conference Proceedings | 2006 | International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments Traditional Dwelling and Settlements. Working Papr Series. Urban Real Estate and the Commodification of Tradition
[Review of] Fluid city: transforming Melbourne's urban waterfront by K Dovey, with L Sandercock, Q Stevens, I Woodcock, S Wood; University of New South Wales Press, Sydney (distributed in the United Kingdom by Routledge), 2004
Journal article | 2005 | ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING B-PLANNING & DESIGN
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Honours, Awards and Fellowships
British Academy Traveling Fellowship
Architecture, Building And Planning
Doctor of Philosophy
University of California
Master of Architecture
University of Melbourne
Associateship in Architecture
Curtin University of Technology