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Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Architecture, University of Newcastle, 21/12/1999
  • Bachelor of Science (Architecture), University of Sydney, 12/06/1998

Research

Research keywords

  • Computational Analysis
  • Fractal Analysis
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Visual Complexity

Research expertise

The box-counting method for fractal analysis of architecture.

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
120199Architecture Not Elsewhere Classified100

Memberships

Committee/Associations (relevant to research).

  • Editor - ANZAScA
  • Member - ANZAScA

Editorial Board.

  • Associate Editor/Design Principles and Practices: An International Journal

Invitations

A Computational Analysis of Fractal Dimensions in the Architecture of Eileen Gray
The School of Architecture-Newcastle UNiversity, Australia (Invited Presenter)
2008
Research Seminar 09
University Of Newcastle, Australia (Invited Presenter)
2009
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Highlighted Publications

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YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2008Ostwald M, Vaughan JL, Tucker CC, 'Characteristic visual complexity: Fractal dimensions in the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright and Le Corbusier', Nexus VII: Architecture and Mathematics, Kim Williams Books, Turin, Italy 217-231 (2008) [B1]
2008Ostwald M, Vaughan JL, Chalup SK, 'A computational analysis of fractal dimensions in the architecture of Eileen Gray', Silicon + Skin: Biological Processes and Computation: Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA), Minneapolis, MINN (2008) [E1]
2010Vaughan JL, Ostwald M, 'Using fractal analysis to compare the characteristic complexity of nature and architecture: Re-examining the evidence', Architectural Science Review, 53 323-332 (2010) [C1]

Publications

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Chapter (3 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2010Ostwald M, Vaughan JL, 'The mathematics of style in the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright: A computational, fractal analysis of formal complexity in fifteen domestic designs', Built Environment: Design Management and Applications, Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge 63-88 (2010) [B1]

Co-authors: Michael Ostwald

2009Ostwald M, Vaughan JL, 'Visual qualities in early modern and late modern architecture: A mathematical comparison of formal complexity in the houses of Gray and Sejima', Computing, Cognition and Education: Recent Research in the Architectural Sciences, ANZAScA, Sydney, New South Wales 9-32 (2009) [B1]

Co-authors: Michael Ostwald

2008Ostwald M, Vaughan JL, Tucker CC, 'Characteristic visual complexity: Fractal dimensions in the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright and Le Corbusier', Nexus VII: Architecture and Mathematics, Kim Williams Books, Turin, Italy 217-231 (2008) [B1]

Journal article (10 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Vaughan J, Ostwald MJ, 'Measuring the significance of fa├žade transparency in Australian regionalist architecture: A computational analysis of 10 designs by Glenn Murcutt', Architectural Science Review, (2014)
2013Ostwald MJ, Vaughan J, 'Representing architecture for fractal analysis: A framework for identifying significant lines', Architectural Science Review, 56 242-251 (2013) [C1]
2013Ostwald M, Vaughan J, 'Limits and Errors: Optimising Image Pre-Processing Standards for Architectural Fractal Analysis', ArS Architecture Science, 7 1-19 (2013) [C1]

Co-authors: Michael Ostwald

2013Ostwald M, Vaughan J, 'Differentiating the whites: Using fractal analysis to investigate the visual properties of the architecture of John Hejduk and Peter Eisenman', Empirical Studies of the Arts, 31 21-43 (2013) [C1]
2011Vaughan JL, Ostwald M, 'The relationship between the fractal dimension of plans and elevations in the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright: Comparing the Prairie Style, Textile Block and Usonian Periods', Architecture Science, 4 21-44 (2011) [C1]

Co-authors: Michael Ostwald

2011Ostwald M, Vaughan JL, 'The mathematics of domestic modernism (1922-1934): An analysis of correlations between facade complexity, orientation, address and permeability', Design Principles & Practices: An International Journal, 4 143-162 (2011) [C1]

Co-authors: Michael Ostwald

2010Vaughan JL, Ostwald M, 'A quantitative comparison between Wright's prairie style and triangle-plan usonian houses using fractal analysis', Design Principles and Practices: An International Journal, 4 333-344 (2010) [C1]

Co-authors: Michael Ostwald

2010Vaughan JL, Ostwald M, 'Using fractal analysis to compare the characteristic complexity of nature and architecture: Re-examining the evidence', Architectural Science Review, 53 323-332 (2010) [C1]
2009Vaughan JL, Ostwald M, 'A quantitative comparison between the formal complexity of Le Corbusier's pre-modern (1905-1912) and early modern (1922-1928) architecture', Design Principles & Practices: An International Journal, 3 359-371 (2009) [C1]

Co-authors: Michael Ostwald

2009Ostwald M, Vaughan JL, Chalup SK, 'A computational investigation into the fractal dimensions of the architecture of Kazuyo Sejima', Design Principles & Practices: An International Journal, 3 231-244 (2009) [C1]
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Conference (14 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Vaughan J, Ostwald MJ, 'VISUAL PERMEABILITY AND THE ARCHITECTURE OF GLENN MURCUTT: Comparing the characteristic complexity of opaque and transparent building facades', Cutting Edge in Architectural Science: Proceedings of the 47th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association, Hong Kong (2013) [E1]

Co-authors: Michael Ostwald

2012Vaughan JL, Ostwald M, 'Significant lines: Measuring and representing architecture for computational analysis', Conference Proceedings. 46th Annual Conference of the Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), Gold Coast, QLD (2012) [E1]

Co-authors: Michael Ostwald

2011Ostwald M, Vaughan JL, Chalup SK, 'Data flow and processing in the computational fractal analysis method', Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia. CAADRIA 2011, Newcastle, NSW (2011) [E1]
2010Vaughan JL, Ostwald M, 'Refining a computational fractal method of analysis. Testing Bovill's architectural data', New Frontiers: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design in Asia, Hong Kong (2010) [E1]

Co-authors: Michael Ostwald

2010Vaughan JL, Ostwald MJ, 'Comparing Eisenman's House VI and Hejduk's House 7: A Mathematical Analysis of Formal Complexity in Plan and Elevation', Aesthetics + Design: 21st Biennial Congress of IAEA, Dresden (2010) [E3]

Co-authors: Michael Ostwald

2009Ostwald M, Vaughan JL, 'A data-cluster analysis of facade complexity in the early house designs of Peter Eisenman', Computation: The New Realm of Architectural Design: Proceedings of the 27th Conference on Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe, Istanbul, Turkey (2009) [E1]

Co-authors: Michael Ostwald

2009Vaughan JL, Ostwald M, 'Refining the computational method for the evaluation of visual complexity in architectural images: Significant lines in the early architecture of Le Corbusier', Computation: The New Realm of Architectural Design: Proceedings of the 27th Conference on Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe, Istanbul, Turkey (2009) [E1]

Co-authors: Michael Ostwald

2009Ostwald M, Vaughan JL, Chalup SK, 'Data-cluster analysis of correlations between facade complexity and orientation in Modernist architecture', Conference Proceedings: 43rd Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association, Launceston, TAS (2009) [E1]
2009Ostwald M, Vaughan JL, 'Calculating visual complexity in Peter Eisenman's architecture: A computational fractal analysis of five houses (1968-1976)', CAADRIA 2009: Proceedings of the Fourteenth Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia (CAADRIA), Yunlin, Taiwan (2009) [E1]

Co-authors: Michael Ostwald

2009Ostwald MJ, Vaughan J, 'Calculating visual complexity in Peter Eisenman's architecture', 2009 TAIWAN CAADRIA: Between Man and Machine - Integration, Intuition, Intelligence - Proceedings of the 14th Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia (2009) [E1]

Co-authors: Michael Ostwald

2009Vaughan JL, Ostwald M, 'Nature and architecture: Revisiting the fractal collection in Amaysa and Sea Ranch', Conference Proceedings: 43rd Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association, Launceston, TAS (2009) [E1]

Co-authors: Michael Ostwald

2008Ostwald M, Vaughan JL, 'Determining the fractal dimension of the architecture of Eileen Gray', ANZAScA 2008: Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association, Newcastle, NSW (2008) [E1]

Co-authors: Michael Ostwald

2008Ostwald M, Vaughan JL, Chalup SK, 'A computational analysis of fractal dimensions in the architecture of Eileen Gray', Silicon + Skin: Biological Processes and Computation: Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA), Minneapolis, MINN (2008) [E1]
2008Vaughan JL, Ostwald M, 'Approaching Euclidean limits: A fractal analysis of the architecture of Kazuyo Sejima', ANZAScA 2008: Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association, Newcastle, NSW (2008) [E1]

Co-authors: Michael Ostwald

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Creative Work (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2008Lobregat V, Vaughan JL, Back to the City, backtothecity.com.au, Newcastle, NSW (2008) [J2]
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Miss Josephine Vaughan

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PositionResearch Academic
School of Architecture and Built Environment
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
The University of Newcastle, Australia
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