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Paul Walker

Professor
Architecture, Building And Planning
architecture
arts & humanities
literature, romance
literature
present-state
history of the built environment ; design history and cultural theory; commercial; understanding the past of other societies
architecture ; history: pacific ; housing; understanding the past of other societies
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Prof

Paul Walker

 
Division
Architecture, Building And Planning
 
Primary Interest
Architectural discourse in colonial and post-colonial contexts
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Prof

Paul Walker

 

Paul Walker is a Professor of Architecture in the Faculty of Architecture Building & Planning. Walker was educated at the University of Auckland (BArch (Hons) 1981; PhD 1987).

He worked in architectural practices in Auckland & Wellington 1987-1991, and as an academic at Victoria University of Wellington 1989-1999. Walker served as Deputy Dean 2008-2013 and Associate Dean (Research) 2016-2019. He was promoted to Professor in 2011. Walker's teaching focuses on architecture history, theory, and design. He coordinates ABPL90288 Architectural Cultures 1, a critical survey of the modern movement in architecture for incoming students in the 300-pt MArch. Recent research has encompassed contemporary museum architecture and colonial museum buildings in Australia & elsewhere, and mid-twentieth century architecture in Australia & New Zealand. With colleagues at five universities, he is currently leading a research project on the work of the architect John Andrews in Canada, the United States, and Australia. He is also working on a project examining the architecture of trading networks in Australia and the Dutch East Indies in the early 20th century. A further current undertaking is an ARC Discovery-funded project 2019-2021, Australia’s new cities: past, present and future, led by AProf David Nichols. Walker is also leader of the design precedents lens of the Affordable Housing Hallmark Research Initiative. Walker was co-editor of Fabrications, the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia & New Zealand 2007-2012, and is currently Chair of the SAHANZ Editorial Board. He was made a life member of SAHANZ in July 2019.

Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2019

Awarded Life Membership SAHANZ

Society of Architectural Historians, Australia & New Zealand

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Credentials

Positions


Professor

Architecture, Building And Planning

Editorial Board

Society of Architectural Historians

Member Sahanz Editorial Board

Society of Architectural Historians, Australia & New Zealand

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Auckland

Bachelor of Architecture

University of Auckland