Elizabeth Farrelly

Associate Professor (Practice)


<p><span>Dr Elizabeth Farrelly is Associate Professor (Practice) in the UNSW Graduate School of Urbanism. A Sydney-based columnist and author, she trained in architecture and philosophy, practiced in Auckland, London and Bristol, holds a PhD in urbanism from the University of Sydney and is a former Councilor in the City of Sydney. She holds many national and international awards for architectural criticism and is a weekly opinion columnist with the <i>Sydney Morning Herald</i> and<i> The Age</i>.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span>Elizabeth has been Assistant Editor of the London <i>Architectural Review</i> and inaugural Chair of the Australia Award for Urban Design. As a longtime advocate of conscious urbanism, she has delivered keynotes in London, Kassel, Johannesburg, Canberra, Perth and Sydney on links between feminism, urbanism and eco-consciousness and is a regular commentator in the media. Her second book,<i> Blubberland; the dangers of happiness</i> (MIT Press, 2007) argues for a psychological and spiritual approach to climate change. Other books include Glenn Murcutt: <i>Three Houses</i>, (Phaidon, UK 1993) and <i>Potential Difference</i>, a collection of essays, 2012. &nbsp;Her first fiction (crime for children) will be published September 2014.</span></p>


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