Dr Ian Weir

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Faculty of Engineering,
School of Architecture & Built Environment

Personal details


Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Engineering,
School of Architecture & Built Environment


Architecture, Biodiversity, Bushfire, Landscape, Mapping, Representation, Sustainability


Architecture, Design Practice and Management

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


  • PhD (University of Western Aust.)

Professional memberships and associations

  • Bushfire Building Council of Australia (expert advisor)
  • Registered Practicing Architect: ABWA Registration No. 1840
  • Fellow, Centre for Emergency and Disaster Management, QUT
  • Member Australian Institute of Architects
  • Member, Creative Research Group, Creative Industies Faculty QUT
  • Chair, Bremer Bay Design Coordination Group, WA


Undergraduate Teaching Experience: Landscape Architecture, Industrial Design & Architecture

  • 2014: Honours (Fourth year) graduating design studio coordinator.
  • 2009 – 2013: Landscape Architecture Design Studio, QUT
  • 2009/10: Landscape Construction 1, QUT
  • 2000-2008: Landscape Design Studio, Architecture Design Studio, Advanced Computing, UWA
  • 1982-2000: Model Making, Technical Drawing, Presentation Techniques, Curtin UT

International Guest Critic

  • The Bartlett School of Architecture (University College London) Repeat critic for “Unit 5”, Yr 3 Architectural Design. Coordinators: Patrick Weber & Mark Smout.
  • University of North London, School of Architecture, Repeat critic Yr 3 Architectural Design. Coordinators: Mark Smout and Laura Allen.
  • Architectural Association, Graduate Design School, Landscape Urbanism (Masters) studio session. Coordinators: Ciro Najle and Mohsen Mostafavi.

Australia Guest Critic

  • Biomancy RMIT Design Studio, September, 2009, RMIT University, Coordinator: Claire Martin.
  • Bushfire studio, September, 2009, Design thesis and masters studio, University of Melbourne, Coordinator: Jillian Wallis, Philip Goad, Janet McCaw.

Principal Supervisor, PhD

  • Ozgun, K. Sustainable Energy Landscapes: Analysing Energy Paradigms in Public Space.
  • Caldwell, G. Social fabrication: creating community engagement through making.
  • Young, D. From Fluid Terrains to Fluid Domains

Principal supervisor, Master of Design (Research)

  • Woodward, S. Investigation into the relationship between undergraduate landscape architecture pedagogies and 3d digital modelling technologies.
  • Nash, J. Resurgent landscapes: building ecological capacity in cultural landscapes affected by disturbance and disaster.


Selected publications

QUT ePrints

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