Liz Brogden


    Liz Brogden is a PhD candidate with the Urban Informatics Research Lab exploring approaches to the design of post-disaster shelter and settlements, and the role of architects in humanitarian practice. With a background in architecture, Liz received her Bachelor and Master degrees from the University of Western Australia (UWA), and her research interests build from professional experience on architectural projects for remote Australian communities utilising transportable/modular building technology.

    Research Areas:  Post-Disaster Shelter and Settlements, Humanitarian Architecture, Design Praxis, Design Futuring, Architectural Design Studio Pedagogy

    Abstract:

    This doctoral research investigates theoretical and practical knowledge relevant to the emergent specialist field of humanitarian architecture, with the aim to inform approaches to architectural education targeting this field.