Personal details

Name
Dr David Nielsen
Position(s)
Senior Lecturer in Design
Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Design Office,
Architecture
Discipline *
Architecture, Historical Studies
Phone
+61 7 3138 7044
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
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Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology), Master of Technology (Technikon Witwatersrand), National Higher Diploma Architectural Technology (Technikon Witwatersrand), Bachelor of Architecture (University of The Witwatersrand, Johannesburg), Bachelor of Technology (Technikon Witwatersrand), National Diploma Architecural Technology (Technikon Witwatersrand)

Professional memberships
and associations

David joined QUT at the beginning of 2007 working in the research area of Building Information Modelling under the direction of Professors’ John Fraser and Robin Drogemuller. His architectural education includes a B-Arch, a research Masters and a PhD. His previous experience in architectural education was primarily within the School of Architecture at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. In this role David was the coordinator of the 4th year technology specialisation and Information Technology. In addition to these earlier teaching involvements, he ran a successful practice that apart from architecture specialised in disability issues within the built environment and Information Technology. His current research interests include glass architectures, botanical glasshouses and Expressionist architecture. In this last instance David has recently published a book, which offers a repositioning of Bruno Taut and his seminal Glashaus.

Keywords

Bruno Taut, Expressionism, Botanical glasshouses, Architectural transparency, Glazed facades, Construction technologies, Building Information Modelling (BIM), CAD

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

Biography

David joined QUT at the beginning of 2007 working in the research area of Building Information Modelling under the direction of Professors’ John Fraser and Robin Drogemuller. His architectural education includes a B-Arch, a research Masters and a PhD. His previous experience in architectural education was primarily within the School of Architecture at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. In this role David was the coordinator of the 4th year technology specialisation and Information Technology. In addition to these earlier teaching involvements, he ran a successful practice that apart from architecture specialised in disability issues within the built environment and Information Technology. His current research interests include glass architectures, botanical glasshouses and Expressionist architecture. In this last instance David has recently published a book, which offers a repositioning of Bruno Taut and his seminal Glashaus.


This information has been contributed by Dr David Nielsen.

Publications


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