School of Architecture and Built Environment
Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology
Dr Jo Russell-Clarke is Senior Lecturer in the School of Architecture and Built Environment and a registered landscape architect of the AILA. Following study at RMIT University she worked initially in a small Melbourne practice on award-winning projects and subsequently for a multinational firm with a focus on landscape infrastructure and suburban subdivision. She writes for professional and academic journals contributing regularly to Landscape Architecture Australia and is editor-at-large of Foreground.
Jo has lectured and taught at RMIT and the University of Melbourne. Her appointment with the University of Adelaide followed earlier guest lectures and other involvement with landscape architecture in the city. Her PhD interrogated the utopianism of suburban design and contemporary landscape architectural endeavour using a variety of frameworks to suggest an ongoing value – if not an urgent corrective need – for utopian thought and desire.
Date Position Institution name 2013 - ongoing Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide 2011 - 2012 Lecturer University of Adelaide 2010 - 2011 Lecturer University of Melbourne 2007 - 2010 Lecturer Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University
Awards and Achievements
Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount 2018 Honour Fellow of the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects Australian Institute of Landscape Architects Australia
Date Institution name Country Title 2010 Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University Australia PhD 2003 Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University Australia Masters of Landscape Architecture
Research InterestsArchitectural History and Theory Built Environment and Design Design History and Theory Design Innovation Design Practice and Management Environment Policy Environmental Philosophy Environmental Politics History and Theory of the Built Environment Land Use and Environmental Planning Landscape Architecture Urban Design
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2016 Co-Supervisor An Other Regionalism: A Design Investigation into an Adelaide Architecture Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time APrf Francesco Bonato 2015 Co-Supervisor Unexpected Expectations: Material Collision for a Purpose, Ensemble of Imperfections through Adoptive Process Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Ms Mirai Morita 2013 Co-Supervisor Landscape Architecture; Perceptions of Public Spaces Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Miss Janelle Arbon
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