Dr James Curry

Lecturer

School of Architecture and Built Environment

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


James Curry Ph.D is a Lecturer in Architecture at the University of Adelaide who has written on architecture in both modern and contemporary contexts. He has previously held teaching positions in the University of South Australia and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and worked in the Architecture offices of Wiel Arets (Maastricht, The Netherlands) and Ian Moore (Sydney, Australia).

As a researcher Dr. Curry has published on the architecture of Rudolph Schindler, Australian architecture and contemporary spatial practices in art. He has advised MoMA (NY) on Schindler furniture and was curator of the State Library of South Australia’s recent exhibition Lust for Lifestyle: Modern Adelaide Homes 1950-65.

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.

James Curry Ph.D is a Lecturer in Architecture at the University of Adelaide who has written on architecture in both modern and contemporary contexts. He has previously held teaching positions in the University of South Australia and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and worked in the Architecture offices of Wiel Arets (Maastricht, The Netherlands) and Ian Moore (Sydney, Australia).

As a researcher Dr. Curry has published on the architecture of Rudolph Schindler, Australian architecture and contemporary spatial practices in art. He has advised MoMA (NY) on Schindler furniture and was curator of the State Library of South Australia’s recent exhibition Lust for Lifestyle: Modern Adelaide Homes 1950-65.

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.

The University of Adelaide, DIGI+ “Information Capability” 2021 amount $20,000 Building Memories: Developing Urban Information Architecture and Data Sovereignty for Australian Cities

The University of Adelaide, Engineering Computer and Mathematical Sciences (ECMS) Seed Funding Grant, 2021, amount A$10000: Modern Architecture and Climate - Design Before Air-conditioning.

Place Agency, Seed Funding Grant Amount, 2019, amount $4,000 SandBox Studio Myponga Memorial Hub.

  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2015 - ongoing Member AIA, South Australian Chapter Education Committee Australian Institute of Architects Australia
  • Consulting/Advisories

    Date Institution Department Organisation Type Country
    2017 - ongoing Australian Institute of Architects, SA Chapter Awards 2017 Australian Institute of Architects, SA Chapter Cultural or historical Australia
    2013 - ongoing Adelaide City Council Great Buildings Panel Advocacy Australia
  • Review, Assessment, Editorial and Advice

    Date Title Type Institution Country
    2018 - ongoing Honours Review and Assessment Thesis Review University of South Australia Australia
  • Position: Lecturer
  • Phone: 83133476
  • Email: james.curry@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 83134377
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Horace Lamb, floor 4
  • Org Unit: School of Architecture and Built Environment

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