The development and recognition of research in the architectural profession: An Australian update

Whitman, Paula (2003) The development and recognition of research in the architectural profession: An Australian update. In Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, 12-15th January 2003, Honolulu, Hawaii.

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This paper examines the role of research within the architectural profession. It reports on the current development of a Research Policy by the Royal Australian Institute of Architects and how this policy fits within a national exercise of research priority setting being undertaken by the Australian Federal Government. It discusses the profession’s developing recognition of the necessity and value of research. The challenges of having the work of the architect understood and valued under the terms set by research funding and assessment bodies are discussed. While the paper deals specifically with the architectural profession, it highlights some of the difficulties faced by the humanities in relation to the development and recognition of research activity.

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ID Code: 140
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: architectural research policy, definitions of architectural research, research and development in architecture
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100) > Architectural Design (120101)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2003 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 10 Jun 2004 00:00
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 12:21

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