Ms Gillian Armstrong

Gillian Armstrong
Higher Degree by Research Candidate
PhD Candidate
School of Architecture and Built Environment
Faculty of the Professions

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.

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Ms Gillian Armstrong

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

Urban Resilience

Building Regulation

Research Interests

Architectural Design, Architectural Science and Technology, Architecture, Building & Construction, Design Innovation, Education

Conference Papers

Year Citation
2016 Armstrong, G. (2016). Reusing rumours: a review of research citing barriers to adaptive reuse stemming from building code. AASA 9th International Conference (AASA 2016). University of Technology, Sydney.
2012 Armstrong, G. (2012). #Twittercritter: Extending the Reach of Studio. Association of Architectural Educators Conference. Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK.

Internet Publications

Year Citation
2012 Armstrong, G.; (2012); Social Media To Boost Student Employability;

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.

Memberships

Date Role Membership Country
2011 - ongoing Member Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists United Kingdom
2002 - ongoing Member Architects Registration Board (ARB) United Kingdom

Committee Memberships

Date Role Committee Institution Country
2015 - ongoing Secretary Australasia Centre Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists Australia
Position
PhD Candidate
Phone
83133702
Fax
8313 4377
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Horace Lamb Building
Room Number
3 011a
Org Unit
School of Architecture & Built Environment

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