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PROF Catherin Bull


  • Cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary teaching
  • The culture of landscape architecture and urban design practice in Australia and Asia
  • The planning, design and management of areas for sustainable tourism
  • Urban open space and its contribution to urban form



  • Professor Catherin Bull came to the University after 10 years in landscape architectural practice in Australia and Asia, and 10 years as a senior lecturer and Associate Professor at QUT. She pursued her higher degree studies at The University of Melbourne and the Graduate School of Design at Harvard. Her principal area of interest is the relationship between theory and practice in Australian landscape architecture. She is also called on in a design review capacity for major projects, and serves on national and state juries for design competitions and awards programs. This work crosses disciplinary boundaries and includes architecture, planning and urban design as well as landscape architecture.   


Member of

  • Australian Institute of Horticulture. Member Australian Institute of Horticulture 1975 -
  • Australian Institute of Landscape Architects. Fellow 1974 -


Selected publications



Education and training

  • MLArch, University of Melbourne 1998
  • DDesign, Harvard University 1991

Awards and honors

  • University of Melbourne, 2006
  • Robert Barber Prize for Teaching in Landscape Architecture, University of Melbourne, 2005
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Horticulture, 2004
  • Inaugural Partnership Award for Research in Landscape Architecture, AILA/NCA, 2004
  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, 2004
  • American Society of Landscape Architects, 2004
  • NAWIC Crystal Vision Award (National Awards for Women in Construction) Victorian and Tasmanian Chapters, NAWIC, 2002
  • Australian Institute of Landscape Architects National Project Award, AILA, 1998
  • AILA(NSW) Merit Award for Research and Communications, AILA(NSW,ACT), 1998
  • QUT Carseldine Campus, 1991
  • 1989 to 1991, Graduate School of Design, Harvard, 1989



Available for supervision

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