Research Topics

Masters and PhD candidates in the School of Art, Architecture and Design:

Image courtesy of Masters candidate Andrea Przygonski.

Going Underground, 2015-2016

Relief print on Whenzou mulberry paper, military textile, cotton
550 x 100cm

Bashar Almosuli

Hosting mega events a drive towards sustainable and resilience development. Challenges and opportunities. Case study: Dubai expo: 2020 transit oriented development approach

Nadeem Bashir

Critical perception of visual culture as a constructivist pedagogical tool in visual communication design education in art & design institutes in Pakistan

Nigel Black

Design, creativity and Zen

Alyce Brewis

Road blocks to a creative city: Opportunities and obstacles facing cultural industries within the urban policy environments of the City of Adelaide and the City and Port Adelaide Enfield

Daniel Connell

A Cross Cultural Portrait Practice Informed by Bhabha's Notions of the Third Space

Nathan Crane

(un)becoming: nomadic states of propensity ... exploring the a-methodological potentials of writing (as) design practice

Aaron Davis

Co-creation models for enabling innovations in product and service delivery to support low carbon living

Nadege Desgenetez

Making and belonging: an investigation of the interrelations between body, place and material through practice-led research based in blown glass.

John Devlin

Developing a framework for waste informatics using a case study approach in Jakarta, Indonesia

Cheri Donaldson

The Freedom of Nostalgia: revisioning the Surrealist art of Czech émigré Dušan Marek (1926-93) with specific reference to his filmmaking

M. Naufal Fadhil

Resilient Design: Exploring Lost Insights of the Seventeenth-Century Aceh Urban Environments

Gabriele Fitzgerald

Influencing Individuals by Stealth: Environmental Practices in Greening Community Organisations instigate Behavioural Change at Home and Work

Tom Folber

Pictures from the Black Box: Understanding post-digital artworks through experimental remediation

 Melinda Gaughwin

“Not without my iPhone”: a social study of design, consumerism, desire and Apple Inc.

John Gelder

A history of early building documentation

Hulya Gilbert

Child friendly design in consolidation policies on the path to sustainability

Paula Gillespie-Fotheringham

Does a brief three session creative therapy intervention elevate postnatal depression PND symptomatology

Gretchen Gordon


Anna Gore

Interpreting and implementing the affective dimension in contemporary abstract painting practice

Christian Hall

Sustainable futures for the body in space and environment

Angelica Harris-Faull

Shifting wombs, secret secretions: a development of print and installation artworks created in response to European medieval notions of the `wandering womb', and contemporary female embodiment

Aaron Harvey

Reader-Response Theory in Visual Communication: Designing for Culturally Diverse Learners

Christoper Houghton

Photography and agential landscape: material subversions in seeing, time and representationalism

Rebecca Hastings

The folly of childhood: disavowing the dream in the age of anxiety

Yusuf Hayat

The geometry of cultural space: contemporary art, ethics, aesthetics and Islam

Gazal Jaberi

Energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions: An analysis of residential sector in Adelaide 

Mabel John

A comparative analysis of existing and emerging public space networks in the Asia Pacific: Case study cities Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore

Chandani KC

An approach to planning for urban living heritage in the historic cities of developing countries: a study of Kathmandu Valley

Bethany Keough

The significance of social networks / interactions and locality for the wellbeing of the elderly 

Marcin Kobylecki

Dissident Dissonance: Forging a visual arts practice informed by 20th century, transatlantic, avant-garde music 

Peta Kruger

Connecting the diamantes: a practice-led investigation of jewellery networks

Anna Leditschke

Justice for all the construction and validation of justice in planning 

Lev Makaev

Resettlement stories: cultural capital and the Lhotshampas in South Australia

Leslie Matthews

Interpretations of light and shadow through bodily sensory perceptions focusing on fractal geometry pattern repetition and colour to create contemporary jewellery and small scale sculptures

Bridgette Minuzzo

Real enough? Can the simulation of nature satisfy biophilia in urban spaces?

Sara Mirhadi

Exploration of the factors affecting the growth of place attachment in residential neighbourhoods

Tom Moore

Potato-fisg-car: exploring the metamorphic qualities of glass to create comic narratives

Stephen Nova

The Architectural imaginary: The architectural imaginary in Australian contemporary art and the polyphonic nature of drawing as a means of imagining and interpreting the urban and domestic space 

Thi Minh Nguyen

Knowledge dynamics and decision-making processes within new generation city networks

Vasilios Papastamoulis

Develop a draft of Australian site waste management protocol (AUSiWMaP) as a best practice of decision making tool in the construction industry

Rasoul Rafat

Urban development by approach of landscape urbanism in suburban micro landscapes

Tim Reeves

A history of Australian house design competitions 1899 - 1979

Adisti Regar

The digital beyond: How to design digital `xxo-performance modalities to enhance audience participation and engagement in theatre performance

Tricia Ross

Despair is not an option: Artistic responses to the Anthropocene

Amanda Sefton Hogg

Zips, string and neon: Drawing a line from Abstract Expressionism to Conceptual Art; what role did line-making have in developing an abstract aesthetic to become a signifier of presence?

Tara Sehatzadeh

Looking behind to see beyond

Reshma Shrestha

Towards age friendly housing and built environment

Carly Snoswell

Exploration of the factors affecting the growth of place attachment in residential neighbourhoods 

Sahar Soltani

The impact of building information modelling on construction sustainability

Darren Starr

Planning a creative city: the role of urban planning policy and practice in the development of creative cities

Zhaohong (Sarah) Sun

How local built environment quality motivate old people to walk more and improve their health

Christopher Thornton

'Communicating Sustainability: The role of human values, narrative identity and social action

Sera Torchio (Waters)

Settling Ghosts

Ash Tower

Lab entanglement: laboratory space in visual arts and sciences

Niki Wallace

Less push, more pull: a case study in using co-creation within graphic design to influence the sustainability of designer behaviour and evolve the graphic design process to be more sustainable 

Jade Wildy

Heal me now: an exploration of Australian environmentalist art

Trevor White

Does community ownership affect public attitudes towards cumulative impacts that may be associated with wind farm projects

Jack Wilde

Fuzzy Space: channelling the art and music noise of Modernism's avant-garde (Futurism to Fluxus) toward the design expansion of interior architecture