UQ Architecture Lecture Series: Chris Knapp & Mathew Aitchison


Architects and architecture enthusiasts joined us for the third lecture in the 2014 UQ Architecture lecture series, presented by the University of Queensland School of Architecture and the Asia Pacific Design Library.

Chris Knapp from Bond University and Built Environment Practice and Dr Mathew Aitchison from University of Queensland presented as part of the series on the topic of ‘Prefab… a potted history’. Together they will discuss and debate what “prefab” really means to the profession.

More about the speakers
Professor Chris Knapp is an architect, educator, and builder. He is Assistant Professor and Architecture Discipline Leader at Bond University. His teaching focuses upon architectural design, digital fabrication, drawing and representation, and construction technology. Chris is currently pursuing his PhD at the School of Architecture and Design at RMIT in the invited, practice-based design research stream.

Dr. Mathew Aitchison is Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Queensland’s School of Architecture. He is a researcher, teacher and designer with extensive international experience in Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, the U.S.A. and Australia. Building on international award-winning design experience, Mathew maintains a wide-ranging design practice, which includes competition schemes, research consultancies, building projects and design research collaborations with private and public bodies.

Event details
Date: Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014
Venue: State Library of Queensland

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