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DR David O'Brien

Positions

  • Disaster relief - tsunami reconstruction housing
  • Indigenous housing and development in Australia
  • Self-build housing design and construction
  • Sustainable housing developments in marginalized Australian and Asian communities

Overview

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  • David O'Brien practised as an architect before joining the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning in 1996. He has since worked in community development projects in rural Thailand and the Northern Territory and has advised in the construction and evaluation of prototype houses alongside builders, engineers, sociologists, government agencies and aid workers.   

Publications

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Research

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Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2006
  • BPD, University of Melbourne 1992
  • BArch, University of Melbourne 1992

Awards and honors

  • Australian Government, DEST, Endeavour Australia Award, 2005
  • Architeam Award for `Best use of timber?, 2005

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Supervision

Available for supervision

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