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Dr

Janet McGaw

Associate Professor Arch. Design & Practice
Architecture, Building And Planning
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indigenous place making
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cultural centre design
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Dr

Janet McGaw

 
Division
Architecture, Building And Planning
 
Primary Interest
Creative collaborative place-making research with marginal communities
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Dr

Janet McGaw

 

Janet McGaw is a Senior Lecturer in Architectural Design in the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning at the University of Melbourne. She is a qualified architect and has a PhD by Creative Works from the University of Melbourne.

Her research work, teaching and creative practice investigate ways to make urban space more equitable. Janet uses methods that are discursive, collaborative and sometimes ephemeral. She has worked with homeless women, researched graffiti art practices and is currently lead CI on an ARC Linkage Grant with Reconciliation Victoria, The Melbourne City Council and the Traditional Owners Land Justice Group exploring Indigenous placemaking in Melbourne. Janet has coordinated the first architectural design studio in the Bachelor of Environments programme, Architecture Design Studio: Earth, and a cross disciplinary Design Research methods elective in the Masters degrees offered in the Melbourne School of Design.

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 34 most recent scholarly works by Janet McGaw.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2007

2nd prize in the Dean's Prize for Published Postgraduate Research, for journal article, "Urban Threads"

Faculty of Architecture Building and Planning

2006

Residential Alterations and Extensions, RAIA Vic Chapter

2001

APA

1999

2nd Ex-Equo, Cyborg City Architectural Competition

1998

Michael Kaufman

1987

Nell Norris

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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Associate Professor Arch. Design & Practice

Architecture, Building And Planning

Aia Member (Level 1)

Australian Institute of Architects

Education


Doctor of Philosophy by Creative Works

University of Melbourne

Masters of Architecture by Design

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Arcitecture (Honours)

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Planning and Design

University of Melbourne