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


Roy Ananda

How to write a fan letter: the generative potential of pop-culture fandom in contemporary visual art practice


Aleksandra Antic

Mirroring Echo: A creative investigation into the interface between communication and a sense of self


Susan Avey

Acres of Adelaide from 1836-1881: The lived experience of an ideal plan in a modern colonial city


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


Chris Boha

There is no place like home/s: an investigation into immigration, belonging and the hand-made object


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


Lukas Davis

Enhancing community resilience to bushfire hazards risk-informed development of urban planning practice


Alex Degaris-Boot

Affective flow - exploring queer embodiment and representation within network-based media


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


Gabriele Fitzgerald

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


 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

CALAVERAS LUX LOVE: How does the artist as outsider/tourist produce artworks which reflect an auto ethnographic experience contextualised within the life and death ritual Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)


Anna Gore

Interpreting and implementing the affective dimension in contemporary abstract painting practice


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


Gail Hocking

A quiet disturbance: observing a transient state of matter


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


Matthew Huppatz

Inside, Outside, Passing Through: queer passages in contemporary sculptural practice


Olutope Ibidapo

The integration of concurrent engineering concepts in off-site manufacturing of the Australian housing industry


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


Catherine Kain

The value proposition for low carbon living transit oriented developments 


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 


Andre Khoury

The ethical face of the other Beirut architecture


Mandi King

Craft and climate change: an exploration of sustainable design for craft practice responding to future socio-ecological challenges of drought in the Adelaide Hills 


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


Sue Michael

Mythopoetic domestic settings of the Mid-North of South Australia: painting humanistic geography


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


Michelle Nikou

An evaluation and comparison of altered states of consciousness and transcendent perspectives activated by drugs or mysticism in a creative discipline


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 


Vasilios Papastamoulis

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


Andrea Przygonski

Transfiguring the terrain: variation through serial iteration


Matthew Redmond

Effective leadership in Oman's oil and gas industry 


Tim Reeves

A history of Australian house design competitions 1899 - 1979


Tara Sehatzadeh

Looking behind to see beyond


Ni Putu Giri Setyawathi

Designing healthy communities: an investigation into the impacts of landscape aesthetic to healthy behaviour


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


Jess Taylor

Unreal violence; the role of materiality, technology and invention in the effect of violent representations


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


Kyra Wood

Collaborative urban design for stakeholder engagement in world cultural heritage conservation: a practical study in the context of the citadel wall in Hue, Vietnam