Mr Jack Williamson

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Personal details


Building construction, Building fire safety, Building legislation, Building matererials, Work Integrated Learning (WIL)


Architecture, Building

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


  • MSc (Cornell University)
  • GradCertEd (Queensland University of Technology)
  • BArch(Hons) (University of Queensland)

Professional memberships and associations

  • Registered Architect (Board of Architects, Queensland): 1963 - present.

  • Australian Institute of Architects; Fellow, Senior Counsellor and member of the Qld Chapter Practice Committee.

  • Concrete Institute of Australia



Jack has been teaching in the architecture course at QUT since mid-1991. During this time at different stages he has been involved with second, third, fourth and final year students in the areas of architectural technology and professional practice. In these areas he was able to use the vast architectural experience that he obtained over the years in the district and head offices of the Queensland Department of Works together with the experiences obtained from being on a range of interstate building committees.
Teaching Areas

  • Building construction including building materials and building legislation for domestic and commercial buildings.

  • Building documentation in the previous Architectural Application Units.

  • Professional Practice

  • Specifications

  • Building Fire Safety

  • Work Integrated Learning

PhD Panel Member

  • Title: "Development of Novel Technologies for Improved Natural Illumination of High Rise Office Buildings", Phillip John Greenup (student), Professor Ian Edmonds (supervisor).

  • Title: "Local Buckling Behaviour and Design of Cold-Formed Steel Compression Members at Elevated Temperatures", Jung Hoon Lee (student), Professor Mahen Mahendran (supervisor). 

  • Title: "Wind-induced Natural Ventilation to the Refuge Floor at a High-rise Building in Hong Kong", Charles Chor-Kwan Cheng (student), Assoc. Prof. Nur Demirbilek (supervisor).

Selected publications

QUT ePrints

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