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Anthony Duckworth-Smith

Dr Anthony Duckworth-Smith

Research Fellow
The Australian Urban Design Research Centre

Contact details
Address
The Australian Urban Design Research Centre
The University of Western Australia
GPO Box 2729
Cloisters Square
Perth WA 6850
Phone
+61 8 6318 6204
Email
anthony.duckworth-smith@uwa.edu.au
Biography
Anthony is a researcher, teacher and practitioner at the Australian Urban Design Research Centre (AUDRC) covering the fields of Architecture and Urban Planning and Design. He has qualifications in in both Architecture and Civil Engineering from the University of Western Australia. He has worked for 8 years in the fields of Architecture and Urban Design and prior to this was employed as a transport planning and design engineer for 10 years in the public and private sector of Western Australia and internationally. His current research focus, extending from his PhD is related to the urban intensification of cities. Anthony's engineering experience and knowledge combined with an aptitude for architectural research and design places him in a unique position to build the capability and applicability of urban design practice, research and education.
Key research
Urban and Architectural design of high density infill housing along and adjacent to road based transport corridors.
Development of Quality of Place metrics for precinct, neighbourhood and dwelling scales of residential environments.
Infrastructure as a catalyst for urban regeneration.
Speculative futures of the city.
Industrial relevance
Anthony works directly with key government agencies such as the Department of Planning (WA), Landcorp and the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority on applied reserach related to the future development of the city.
Honours and awards
C Y O’CONNOR Prize – 7th PATREC Research Forum, 2011

Architect’s Travel Award – UWA (RAIA, ABWA), 2005
Teaching
Masters of Urban Design (UWA)
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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