Dr James Curry

 Position Lecturer
 Org Unit School of Architecture & Built Environment
 Email james.curry@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 3476
 Location Floor/Room 4 69 ,  Horace Lamb ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    James Curry Ph.D is Lecturer in the University of Adelaide. He has previously worked in various internationally recognized Architecture offices and held teaching positions at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and The University of South Australia. As a researcher Dr. Curry has published on the architecture of Rudolph Schindler, Australian architecture and contemporary spatial practices in art.

    Current research students and their topics are: Abdulaziz Alshabib (prefabricated housing in Saudi Arabia) and Sadia Afrin (housing in Bangladesh). Prospective research students are welcome to discuss their research interests. Students with a high level of English-language ability, perceptiveness and an ability to position oneself within a textual field are especially encouraged.

    Dr. Curry was a member of the Adelaide City Council’s Great Buildings Panel and has been a Juror for the AIA South Australian, Architecture awards.

  • Research Interests

    • Contemporary Architecture
    • 20th-Century Architecture
    • Architectural Theory
    • Australian Residential Architecture

  • Publications

     

    (with Fung, S), ‘Rudolph Schindler’s Church School Lecture on "Form Creation” (1916): A Preliminary Reading’, in Joanna Merwood-Salisbury, Michael Dudding and Christopher McDonald (eds.), Historiographies of Technology and Architecture, Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand (Canberra: Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, 2018), 58-77.

    (with Fung, S), ‘Rudolph Schindler’s Church School Lecture on "Decoration” (1916): A Preliminary Reading’, in Gevork Hartoonian, John Tang (eds.), Quotation: What Does History Have in Store for Architecture Today? Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand (Canberra: Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, 2017), 77-89.

    James Curry, ‘Constellation Lacoste + Stevenson’ in Architecture Stories / Lacoste + Stevenson = Book, Andrew MacKenzie ed., Uromedia editor, Melbourne, 2013, 11-13.

    James Curry, “The Exhibition Makes, Unmakes & Remakes itself” Exhibition Review of ‘Gone In No Time (Gone In No Time), Australian Experimental Art Foundation (AEAF)’ in RealTime issue #95 Feb-March 2010, 54-55.

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