Personal details

Name
Dr Liz Brogden
Position(s)
Lecturer in Transdisciplinary Design
Faculty of Engineering,
School of Architecture & Built Environment
Discipline *
Architecture
Phone
+61 7 3138 7094
Email
Location
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Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology), Master of Architecture (University of Western Australia), Bachelor of Environmental Design (University of Western Australia)

Professional memberships
and associations

Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Member Australian Institute of Architects

International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) – W120 (Disasters and the Built Environment)

National Climate Action and Sustainability Taskforce (CAST) – Australian Institute of Architects

Queensland Chapter Sustainability Committee – Australian Institute of Architects

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

Biography

Dr. Liz Brogden is a Lecturer in Transdisciplinary Design at the Queensland University of Technology. After 5 years in architectural practice, Liz moved into academia in 2014. She takes a determinedly optimistic approach to teaching and research that focuses on disaster resilience and climate action through architecture and design. By integrating her teaching and research, she explores how to effectively combine curriculum knowledge and skills with transformative pedagogy in Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). This has implications beyond higher education as it points to the future of architecture and design practice.

Liz completed her PhD at QUT, and Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Environmental Design degrees at the University of Western Australia. Prior to commencing her PhD, she worked in architectural practice on a range of residential, commercial, and public architectural projects.

Liz coordinates DYB201 Impact Lab 3: Planet, a transdisciplinary core unit in QUT’s design degree. The Impact Labs span all seven design disciplines and incorporate 19 double degrees. Through this, she is conducting research to explore the overlap of sustainable development, resilience and design education.

Liz sits on both the national Climate Action and Sustainability Taskforce (CAST) and the Queensland Chapter Sustainability Committee for the Australian Institute of Architects (AIA). Current funded research projects include ‘Resilience in Education’ (Royal Academy of Engineers) and ‘Temperate Climate Study and Design Guidelines’ (Toowoomba Regional Council).

This information has been contributed by Dr Liz Brogden.

Teaching

UNIT COORDINATION

2020-ongoing

DYB201   |   Impact Lab 3: Planet

2019-2020

DAB101   |   Architectural Design Studio 1

2019

ARCH7093   |   Community and Advocacy: Humanitarian Architecture and Disaster

2017-2019

DAN101/201   |   Master of Architecture Studios A & B  (Studio Leader)

2016

DAH710   |   Architectural Design Studio 7

This information has been contributed by Dr Liz Brogden.

Publications

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