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Personal details

Name
Adjunct Professor Jennifer Taylor
Discipline *
Architecture, Design Practice and Management
Email
Location
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Qualifications

Master of Architecture (History) (University of Washington)

Professional memberships
and associations

Professional Organizations and Associations

  • Life Fellow of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects
  • Director of the International Committee of Architectural Critics (CICA)
  • Registered on the Board of Architects of New South Wales (Non-Chartered)  1970-2005
  • Member of the International Council on Monuments and Sites Member of the Art Association of Australia
  • Member of the Society of Architectural Historians of Australia and New Zealand
  • Member of the Australian Society of Authors
  • Fellow of the Research Institute for Asia and the Pacific
  • Member of the Architectural Design Teaching and Research Association of Australia, New Guinea and Papua New Guinea
  • Member of the Frederick May Foundation for Italian Studies
  • Member of the Society of Architectural Historians of America
  • Member of the Architecture Society
  • Founding Member of the Asian Arts Society of Australia Board of Architects of New South Wales Board of Management of the Seymour Theatre Centre 1994-97 M
  • Member of the Committee of the Friends of the Ancient Cities of Sri Lanka
  • Founding Member. Other Connections: International Forum for Urban and Architectural Studies in Decolonization
  • Founding Member DOCOMOMO Australia, 2000
  • Assessment Board of the Heritage Council of Queensland, 1999
  • Program and Advisory Strategy Committee, Friends of the Art Gallery of Queensland, 2000
  • Architectural Advisor to the Cairns Port Authority 2003
  • Founding Member Australian Architecture Association
  • Architectural Advisor to Stockland 2005
  • Chairman, Selection Committee, Sydney Design Excellence Competition, 2005
  • Foundation Member, Queensland Art Gallery, 2005
  • Member of Emergency Architects Australia 2007
Keywords

contemporary Australian, Japanese and South Pacific architecture, architectural historian and critic, architectural development in the South Pacific

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

Biography

Jennifer Taylor is an architect and scholar known primarily for her publications on contemporary Australian, Japanese and South Pacific architecture.  She is an Australian by birth but has spent much of her life in Europe, America and Asia.       She graduated B.Arch. (1967) and M.Arch (1969) from the University of Washington, Seattle, and since that time she has taught in many architectural schools throughout the world.  Her Master of Architecture (History) from the University of Washington, was in part by thesis entitled “An Inquiry into Some Aspects of Recent Unorthodox Trends in Architecture”, 1969.   A selection of her design activities and awards are listed below.                                                                                                                                                                             Royal Australian Institute of Architects (RAIA) 

  • 2010 Inaugural RAIA National President’s Prize
  • 2003  Elected Life Fellow of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects
  •  2001  Inaugural RAIA Education Prize (Neville Quarry Prize)
  • 1998  Inaugural RAIA Marion Mahony Griffin Award for Architectural Teaching, Research and Publications
  • 2005 Indesign Design Luminary Award for an outstanding contribution to Australian Design

International  

  • 2004  Appointed Director of CICA, The International Committee of Architectural Critics
  •  2002  Honorable Mention UIA (International Union of Architects) Jean Tschumi Prize for Architectural Criticism and Education (Awarded to the authors of World Architecture – A Critical Mosaic)
  • 1999  The Honorable Mention UIA (International Union of Architects) Jean Tschumi Prize for Architectural Criticism and Education, Beijing, 1999
  • 1985  Elected to CICA, The International Committee of Architectural Critics

Architecture Design Awards

  • 2004  “Dunbar”, North Stradbroke Island, RAIA State Awards
  • RAIA Residential State Award, Queensland 2004  “Dunbar”, North Stradbroke Island,
  •  RAIA State Awards, “House of the Year”, Brisbane Region 1994
  • CHASA Architectural Design Citation, House at Palm Beach

Editorial Appointments

  • Referee for Architectural Science Review, 1988-1994
  • Referee for the journal Discourse, 1984-88
  • Contributing editor Architectural Bulletin, 1983-85
  • Royal Australian Institute of Architects Publications Committee 1993-6
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Fabrications (Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians of Australia and New Zealand), 1992-2004
  • Editorial Advisory Board Exedra, 1993-4
  • Board of Architectural Theory Review 1998
  •  Referee for the journal Idea 2001
This information has been contributed by Adjunct Professor Jennifer Taylor.

Teaching

She has held an array of roles at multiple universities, including:

  • Senior Lecturer in the Department of Architecture, The University of Sydney,  July  1981-82
  • Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture, The University of Sydney,  1983-98
  • Adjunct Professor, Queensland University of Technology, 1998
  • Honorary Associate Professor University of Sydney, 1998-2004
  • Visiting Professor, Hong Kong City University, 2001
  • Visiting Professor, Hong Kong City University, 2002
  • Visiting Professor, Victoria University, 2004
  • Visiting Professor, Hong Kong City University, 2004
  • Visiting Professor, Victoria University, Wellington, August, 2004
  • visiting Professor, Hong Kong City University (for QUT), 2005
  • Visiting Examiner, University of Newcastle, November 2004
This information has been contributed by Adjunct Professor Jennifer Taylor.

Experience

Jennifer Taylor is an architect and scholar known primarily for her publications on contemporary Australian, Japanese and South Pacific architecture.  She is an Australian by birth but has spent much of her life in Europe, America and Asia.   She graduated B.Arch. (1967) and M.Arch (1969) from the University of Washington, Seattle, and since that time she has taught in many architectural schools throughout the world. Appointed to the University of Sydney from 1970-1998 and at present is at the Queensland University of Technology.   Founding member of ICOMOS (Australia), DOCOMOMO (Australia0, and the Australian Architectural Association (AAA).     Has been extensively involved in international publications, conferences, architectural criticism, and has sat on numerous juries and competitions. Awarded the Japan Foundation Fellowship in 1975 and 1994-5.  Honoured in 1998 with the inaugural RAIA Marion Mahony Griffin Award for contributions to the advancement of architecture, and in 2000 with the inaugural RAIA National Education Prize. Received the UIA Jean Tschumi Prize honourable mention for architectural criticism and architectural education in 1999. Elected to a Life Fellowship of the RAIA in 2003

This information has been contributed by Adjunct Professor Jennifer Taylor.

Publications

  • Taylor JE, Conner J, (2014) Architecture in the South Pacific: The ocean of islands p1-352
  • Taylor JE, (2007) Some Early 'Architects' of New Caledonia, History of New Caledonia - Vol 1 p251-256
  • Taylor JE, (2006) Fumihiko Maki, Architectural Design p18-19
  • Taylor JE, (2005) What is this Place, Australia? - The National Museum, Review 2004 p9-18
  • Taylor JE, (2005) Memory and Invention, XXIInd UIA World Congress of Architecture. UIA 2005 Istanbul p1-8
  • Taylor JE, (2004) The Ogilvie House, Architecture Australia p54-59
  • Taylor JE, (2002) The Wall, Toyo Ito - Sendai Mediatheque p89-94
  • Taylor JC, (2001) ... and the Tall Building, Tall Buildings: Australian Business Going Up: 1945 - 1970 p20-29
  • Taylor JC, (2001) Australia..., Tall Buildings: Australian Business Going Up: 1945 - 1970 p14-19
  • Taylor JC, (2001) Light Buildings of the Fifties, Tall Buildings: Australian Business Going Up: 1945 - 1970 p30-61

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Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2010
Details
2010 Inaugural RAIA National President¿s Prize
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2004
Details
2002 Honorable Mention UIA (International Union of Architects) Jean Tschumi Prize for Architectural Criticism and Education, 2002 (Awarded to the authors of World Architecture ¿ A Critical Mosaic)
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2004
Details
¿Dunbar¿, North Stradbroke Island - Awarded RAIA State Awards, RAIA Residential State Award, Queensland
Type
Appointment to Prestigious Positions
Reference year
2004
Details
2003 - Elected Life Fellow of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects
Type
Appointment to Prestigious Positions
Reference year
2004
Details
Appointed Director of CICA, The International Committee of Architectural Critics