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Dr Katrina Simon

Katrina Simon is the Associate Dean of the Landscape Architecture program. Her research and outputs are many and varied, ranging across traditional publications, curated exhibitions, and peer-reviewed design competition entries.

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Dr Bridget Keane

Bridget is a lecturer in the Landscape Architecture program and the Program Manager of the Master of Landscape Architecture. Her research and practice are concerned with Landscape as a dynamic material system and considers ways to generate dynamic modes of analysis and production of landscape.

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Dr Heike Rahmann

Heike's research explores the intersection of landscape and contemporary urbanism with focus on design practice and theory. Her most recent project explores the relationship between digital technologies, landscape architecture design practice and fabrication.

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Dr Charles Anderson

Charles is a Landscape Architect and Artist with over thirty years experience making and exhibiting work in Australia and around the world. He has a distinguished reputation as an artist and designer, and has received numerous awards for his work, from both within and without the landscape architectural profession.

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Professor Esther Charlesworth

Esther Charlesworth is a Professor in the School of Architecture and Design and the Academic Director of the RMIT Master of Disaster, Design and Development degree. She is also the founding Director of Architects without Frontiers.

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Jock Gilbert

Jock is currently engaged in design research practice which seeks the elevation of these stories to the scale of the epic through a ‘working of the ground’ in a series of regional projects located in East Africa, South East Asia and Western New South Wales.

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Michael Howard

Michael's teaching focuses are design and landscape technologies with an emphasis on formal outcomes and consideration for landscape spatiality through materiality. His design teaching focuses specifically on the spatiality, particularly of food systems in urban, regional and remote Australian Landscapes.

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Julia Werner

Julia is originally from Germany and taught and researched at the Faculty for Architecture and Landscape Science at the Leibniz University of Hanover, Germany from 2001 to 2009. She also holds a degree as Diplom-Ingenieur (equivalent to a Master degree) in Landscape Architecture and Planning from Leibniz.

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Fiona Harrisson

Fiona Harrisson is a design practitioner and academic with a background in horticulture, landscape architecture and urban culture. She completed her Masters in Architecture and Urban Culture at Universitat de Politecnica de Catalunya in Barcelona. She also practices as a design consultant on public projects and private gardens.

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Dr Alban Mannisi

Alban is a Landscape Urbanist whose research focus is on the emerging political ecology implementation in landscape planning and the social ecology deployment through various indigenous environmental mediation.

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Dr Ata Tara

Ata Tara is a Registered Landscape Architect (AILA) and Landscape Planner with additional qualifications in architecture. He developed a foundation of skills and experience in Iran and Australia contributing to a diverse range of projects in preparation of Environmental Impact Statements, Development Applications and Planning/Environment Appeals.

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Dr Kate Church

Kate's research foregrounds open structures to register and explore the performative materiality of the land. Her approach situates the landscape as a medium in perpetual motion, always in transition and therefore constantly awaiting change. This framing of the landscape engages with Landscape Architecture as an architecture of flows, foregrounding matter in motion and the experience of the moving body.

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Dr Leila Irajifar

Leila Irajifar is a lecturer in the Master of Disaster, Design and Development (MoDDD) program. Her research is concerned with the disaster resilience strategies in urban design and planning and the ways that crowdsourcing and civic engagement can contribute to the operationalization of these strategies.

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Brent Greene

Brent Greene in an associate lecturer in landscape architecture at RMIT and a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne. His research investigates the operation of spontaneous urban ecologies in theory and practice.

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Dr Yazid Ninsalam

Yazid is a Lecturer in the Landscape Architecture Program. He previously worked as a landscape architect for the National Parks Board of Singapore after completing his stint as a doctoral researcher at the Future Cities Laboratory, a research program of the Singapore-ETH Centre established by ETH Zurich and Singapore’s National Research Foundation. 

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Philip Belesky

Philip's research and teaching explores the role of computational methods in the design and representation of complex landscape systems. Within this field his work looks to better extend computational design methods into landscape architecture practice through processes of tool-making that consider both disciplinary intent and technical craft.

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