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Dr Giamila Quattrone MArch, PhD

Lecturer Architecture

Biography

Personal Statement

Architect and PhD in Architectural Technology, since 2015 Giamila Quattrone has been Lecturer in Architecture at Liverpool School of Architecture (UK).
She teaches in the BArch Program, Year 3, and researches within ArCHIAM Centre for the Study of Architecture and Cultural Heritage of India, Arabia and the Maghreb, where she coordinates projects funded by Ministry of Heritage and Culture and Ministry for Tourism, Sultanate of Oman, towards the documentation of traditional oasis settlements, the development of methods, models, guidelines and design propositions for Heritage Management and Development Plans, the training of young graduates and ministry employees.

Giamila's research interests revolve around three main areas: contemporary regionalist architecture with a focus on Australia and the work of Glenn Murcutt, which she has been investigating since her participation in the 2004 Glenn Murcutt Master Class, the impact of globalization processes on the traditional settlement and building patterns of the oasis towns of Tunisia and Oman, and the creative re-cycling of waste lands, waste buildings and waste materials.

From 2010 to 2014 she was Research Fellow in Architecture at Nottingham Trent University (UK) where she contributed to the teaching of Architectural Technology and Design in the MArch Program. From 2013 to 2014 she teaught at Manchester School of Architecture as Associate Lecturer, leading the elective course Territories of Re-Cycling and tutoring in the Design Studio, both in the BArch (Hons) Program, Year 2.
Previously (2003-2010) she researched and taught at Università degli Studi Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, from which she obtained her Master’s (2003) as well as Doctoral Degree (2008).

Giamila is the recipient of the 2014 Endeavour Research Fellowship and the 2006 Endeavour Europe Awards, both granted by the Australian Government Department of Education, through which she carried out, respectively, the research “At the edge of Glenn Murcutt's architecture. A journey into technology at the interface between climate, landscape and culture” at The University of New South Wales, Sydney, and “Housing patterns and technology for local contemporary architecture. For a contextual innovation in building environmental design: innovation and tradition in Australian design culture” at The University of Newcastle, Australia.

2016 Steering Committee Member, Technology and Environment Teaching and Research Network
2011-date Subject Specialist in Architecture, Dipartimento di Architettura, Design, Urbanistica, Università degli Studi di Sassari
2013-2014 Subject Specialist in Architecture, dArTe Dipartimento Architettura e Territorio, Università degli Studi Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria


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