Higher Degree by Research Candidate
School of Architecture and Built Environment
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences
Gill joined the School of Architecture and Built Environment at University of Adelaide in 2015, embarking on a PhD in adaptive reuse of existing buildings in urban environments, particularly looking at policy and barriers to adaptive reuse uptake. This interest stems from both professional practice experience of adaptive reuse and her approach to design. Gill is an experienced educator, and prior to relocating to South Australia, Gill was a Senior Lecturer in Architecture at the University of Central Lancashire (UK). She has been a practising Architect (UK registered) since 2002, specialising in sustainable healthcare buildings and large-scale urban regeneration projects, including adaptive reuse projects. Gill is a founder member and Secretary of CIAT Australasia, supporting the network of Chartered Architectural Technologists across Australasia, aligning professional practice with research and education.
Architecture: Policy & Practice
Adaptive Reuse & Rehabilitation
Post-war Obsolete Commercial Properties
Protection of Future Heritage
Awards and Achievements
Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount 2017 Award Gold Member Award Chartered Institute of Architectural Technology (CIAT) — —
Year Citation 2016 Armstrong, G. (2016). Reusing rumours: a review of research citing barriers to adaptive reuse stemming from building code. In Proceedings of the AASA 2016 9th International Conference: Project to practice: innovating architecture (pp. 7 pages). University of Technology, Sydney. 2012 Armstrong, G. (2012). #Twittercritter: Extending the Reach of Studio. In Association of Architectural Educators Conference. Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK.
Year Citation 2012 Armstrong, G. (2012). Social Media To Boost Student Employability. The Guardian.
July 2015 Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) Research Scholarship
Gill has extensive HE lecturing experience in architecture and design, having taught at University of Adelaide, University of South Australia, University of Central Lancashire (UCLan, UK), Manchester School of Architecture (UK). She holds a Post-graduate Certificate in Education.
Date Role Committee Institution Country 2015 - ongoing Secretary Australasia Centre Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists Australia
Date Role Membership Country 2011 - ongoing Member Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists United Kingdom 2002 - ongoing Member Architects Registration Board (ARB) United Kingdom
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