Dr Dan Nyandega

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Faculty of Engineering,
School of Architecture & Built Environment


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Lecturer in Landscape Architecture
Faculty of Engineering,
School of Architecture & Built Environment


Water sensitive design, Flood and drought resilience, Shoreline infrastructures, Low-lying coastal cities, Sea level rise, Land making, Decentralised water infrastructure, Materials and construction techniques



Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Professional memberships and associations

2014 - present: Architectural Association of Kenya(AAK)


Current Teaching :

- Materiality and Constructs

- Landform Technology and Techniques

- Landscape Design 6 Studio.


Previous Teaching Experience

2017-2020: Monash University Architecture, MADA

- Foundation Studio 01 and 02, Year 1, Bachelor of Architecture.

- Process Studio: Year 2, Bachelor of Architecture.

- Architecture and City Studio, year 3, Bachelor of Architecture.

- Architecture and City, History and Theory, Year 3 Bachelor of Architecture.

- Research Elective (Migrating Shorelines), Master of Architecture.


2019-2021: RMIT University, Landscape Architecture, School of Architecture and Urban Design.

Masters Design Studios:

-'The Other Creatures': Designing for Biodiversity and Co-existence in Melbourne's  Lowlands (July-Nov 2020)

- 'Shifting Shore[lines]': Reimagining infrastructures on Shifting territories (March -July 2020).

Lower Pool Design Studios:

- 'Saturated Edges' (intensive summer studio) (Jan-Feb 2021).

- 'Repurpose': Design in and for Changing landscapes. Based on St. Kilda Beach and Jetty                    Ideas Competition(Intensive Summer Studio) (Jan-February 2020).

- 'Flux' - Continuous Change Between Water and Land (July -Nov 2019).


Selected publications

QUT ePrints

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