Dr Beth George

Dr Beth George

Senior Lecturer

School of Architecture and Built Environment

Career Summary

Biography

Dr Beth George is an eudcator and practitioner in architecture, with a research focus on urbanism, design and drawing. She has a PhD from RMIT in urban curation, whihc looks to cartography as a mechanism for reading cities in order to generate distinctive and placeful architectural propositions.

Beth researches and publishes through book chapters, journal articles and papers, competitions, exhibitions and curation. 

Beth is a registered architect. She has received awards for both her teaching and architecture practice. Beth has been at the University of Newcastle since 2019 and has taught at the University of Western Australia and Curtin University over the prior 15 years. 


Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, RMIT University
  • Bachelor of Environmental Design, University of Western Australia
  • Bachelor of Architecture (Honours), University of Western Australia

Keywords

  • Architecture
  • Design
  • Drawing
  • Mapping
  • Speculation
  • Urbanism

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
120101 Architectural Design 50
120103 Architectural History and Theory 50

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Senior Lecturer University of Newcastle
School of Architecture and Built Environment
Australia

Teaching appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/6/2009 - 20/12/2012 Lecturer Curtin University
1/1/2013 - 20/1/2019 Lecturer The University of Western Australia
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Chapter (2 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2016 George B, 'A walk down four streets that don t exist', Perth: A Guide for the Curious, UWA Publishing, Perth 240-255 (2016)
2010 George B, 'Western Australia: Curating the City', Procuring Innovative Architecture, Routledge, Oxon, Cambridge (2010)

Journal article (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2019 George B, 'Prospects for a New New Brutalism', Art and Australia, 55.2 52-59 (2019) [C1]

Conference (4 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2019 Ednie-Brown P, Chapman M, George B, 'Architectural 'Aesthetic Incunabula': Empathic Drawing as a movement toward Environmental Enrichment', https://www.scribd.com/document/446489205/BoK-2019-Conference-Presenter-Abstracts, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia (2019)
Co-authors Michael Chapman, Pia Edniebrown
2019 Chapman M, George B, 'Surrogate Drawings: theories and practices of empathy in collaborative drawing', Unitec, Auckland (2019)
Co-authors Michael Chapman
2019 George B, Farrah S, 'Trajectories of Axonometry through Distances and Disciplines', Proceedings of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand 36, Distance Looks Back, Sydney, Australia (2019) [E1]
2019 Chapman M, George B, Ednie-Brown P, 'Full Tilt: architectural enrichment in Claude Parent s Living Laboratories', Deakin University (2019)
Co-authors Pia Edniebrown, Michael Chapman
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Creative Work (12 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2020 George B, Chapman M, Commonplace, UON Gallery (2020)
Co-authors Michael Chapman
2019 Chapman M, George B, Martin K, Wise E, Projective Cast, Studio One: Toi Tu (2019)
Co-authors Michael Chapman
2019 George B, Chapman M, Mullen K, Ednie-Brown P, Surrogate Drawing, Deakin University (2019)
Co-authors Pia Edniebrown, Michael Chapman
2019 Chapman M, George B, Flatman N, Foulcher N, Dead Matter, Wattspace, [Forthcoming] (2019)
Co-authors Michael Chapman
2019 Chapman M, George B, Flatman N, Foulcher N, Dead Matter, Wattspace, [Forthcoming] (2019)
Co-authors Michael Chapman
2017 George B, Perth: A Guide for the Curious, parallels between architecture & fashion, Claremont Quarter, Claremont, Western Australia (2017)
2016 George B, Fitzgerald K, Wise E, Ten Deserts, Australian Tapestry Workshop (2016)
2015 George B, UWA Architecture, the First 50 Years 1965-2015, Cullity Gallery, Nedlands Western Australia (2015)
2015 George B, UWA Architecture, the First 50 Years 1965-2015, Cullity Gallery, Nedlands Western Australia (2015)
2015 George B, Urban Studio Perth, Australian Urban Design Centre, Perth, Western Australia (2015)
2015 George B, Urban Studio Perth (2015)
2014 George B, Drawing Out, Mundaring Arts Centre, Mundaring, Western Australia (2014)
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Research Supervision

Number of supervisions

Completed0
Current2

Current Supervision

Commenced Level of Study Research Title Program Supervisor Type
2019 PhD Agile Urbanism: Lessons from Workplace and their City-Scale Application PhD (Architecture), Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2017 PhD Deep Cuts and Easter Eggs: Tectonic Narratives in Creative Architectural Practice. PhD (Architecture), Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
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Dr Beth George

Position

Senior Lecturer
Architecture
School of Architecture and Built Environment
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment

Contact Details

Email beth.george@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4055 3015
Fax (02) 4921 6913

Office

Room BSC 203
Building Building Science
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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