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Dr Simone Brott

Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Design Office,
Architecture

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Name
Dr Simone Brott
Position(s)
Senior Lecturer in Architecture
Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Design Office,
Architecture
Discipline *
Architecture
Phone
+61 7 3138 3244
Email
Location
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Qualifications

Ph.D. Architecture (The University of Melbourne), M.A. History Theory & Criticism of Architecture & Urbanism (Yale University), B.Arch Hons (The University of Melbourne)

Keywords

History, Theory, and Criticism of Architecture and Urbanism, Genealogies of Modern Architecture, Biopolitics, Le Corbusier, Modernity Today, the Architectural Image, and Iconic Project,, Radical French Philosophy, Film, Architectural Subjectivity

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Simone Brott lectures in architecture at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. She completed a Masters in the History, Theory and Criticism of Architecture and Urbanism at Yale School of Architecture in 2003; followed by a PhD at The University of Melbourne, Australia. Her research concerns the production of subjectivity in Modern and contemporary architectural histories and discourses; and the study of urban subjectivity in violent cities. She is the author of “Esprit FuturLog 23, New York: Anycorp (Fall 2011): 135-51 on Le Corbusier’s posthumous church Saint Pierre in Firminy, 1960–2006, executed by José Oubrerie. Her first book Architecture For a Free Subjectivity: Deleuze and Guattari at the Horizon of the Real has just been published with Ashgate, UK, in September 2011. 

 

 

 

 

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Teaching

Simone teaches in the histories and theories of architecture at Queensland University of Technology, including her new graduate survey Contemporary Architectural Theory: Architectural Discourse and Debate. She also coordinates the undergraduate Film Studio in architectural design where an initial filmmaking project and competition in the Brisbane Northbank becomes a platform for visualising the city and producing a critical urban and architectural response. Simone has previously taught a range of studios and seminars at Yale School of Architecture and The University of Melbourne, Australia.

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Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Fellowships
Reference year
2014
Details
The Scott Opler Emerging Scholar Fellowship 2014, $2000USD
Type
Funding Award
Reference year
2013
Details
Early Career Academic Recruitment Development Award for Le Corbusier Research Project, June, 2013, $3000AUD
Type
Funding Award
Reference year
2013
Details
Professional Development Leave Award to fund Archive Trip to Fondation le Corbusier, Queensland University of Technology, $10,000AUD. The PDL grant is a competitive, university-wide scheme; I was one of only two awarded at the university.
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2012
Details
Queensland University of Technology, School of Design Excellence in Research Award, 2012
Type
Funding Award
Reference year
2003
Details
Yale School of Architecture Funding ($50,000USD) awarded to host international colloquium and seminar series: Architecture and Affect. Speakers included: Peggy Deamer, Brian Massumi, Gary Genosko, Ernst Prelinger, Elizabeth Grosz, Ed Mitchell
Type
Funding Award
Reference year
2012
Details
Early Career Academic Recruitment Development Award for participation in The Second PhilArch Conference: Architecture and Image, Harvard University, Graduate School of Design and Boston University, Department of Philosophy, 19-20 October, 2012, $10,000AUD
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2004
Details
Yale University, Provost Merit Scholarship to undertake the Masters of History, Theory, and Criticism of Architecture and Urbanism at Yale School of Architecture, $40,000USD
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2004
Details
Australian Postgraduate Scholarship to undertake the Ph.D. in Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, The University of Melbourne $85,000AUD
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2004
Details
Foundation for Young Australians, Australia, Centenary Scholarship to fund the cost of undertaking the Masters in the History, Theory, and Criticism of Architecture and Urbanism at Yale School of Architecture, $20,000AUD
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2003
Details
Everett Victor Meeks Graduate Fellowship awarded for academic excellence upon graduation from Yale University School of Architecture.