Associate Professor
Mirko Guaralda

Profile image of Associate Professor Mirko Guaralda

Faculty of Engineering,
School of Architecture & Built Environment


Personal details

Positions

Associate Professor
Faculty of Engineering,
School of Architecture & Built Environment

Keywords

Urban Morphology, Placemaking, Urban studies, Urban design, Theory of Architecture

Discipline

Architecture

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

Qualifications

  • PhD (Politecnico di Milano)
  • Master of Higher Education (Macquarie University)
  • 5-Year-Degree in Architecture (Politecnico di Milano)

Professional memberships and associations

 

Teaching

Mirko has been teaching at the tertiary education level since 2001, first in Italy, then in Australia.
He has worked in design studios as well as theoretical subjects, both in the fields of architecture and landscape architecture:

  • 2008-2021 Architecture and the City
  • 2009-2013 Architectural Theory and Research
  • 2010-2013 Placemaking in Architecture
  • 2013, 2019-2021 Architectural Design 07
  • 2014-2015, 2018 Master Studio
  • 2018 Urban Design


 

Experience

Publications

QUT ePrints

For more publications by Mirko, explore their research on ePrints (our digital repository).

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Awards

Supervision

Current supervisions

  • Speculation, Spectacle and Spectre: Commodification of Public Space in Urban Neighbourhood of Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Paul Donehue, Associate Professor Severine Mayere
  • Mastering rhythmic syncopations for well-being: extemporising the beat of the landscape to flow like water.
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Paul Donehue
  • Learning from the experience of people living with dementia as they visit their favourite public place to inform the design of more inclusive public places
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Jill Franz
  • A new perspective of the design of pedestrian bridges, Inspired by Baudelaire's Flâneur
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Marcus Foth, Associate Professor Markus Rittenbruch
  • THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PLANNING, DESIGN ELEMENTS AND USER WELL-BEING AND HAPPINESS
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Severine Mayere
  • A Model for Post-Disaster Reconstruction: Reconceptualising Public Space as a Medium to Increase Urban Resilience within Islamic Society in Post-Disaster Reconstruction
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Paul Donehue, Dr Simone Brott
  • A Model for Harmonious Integration: Enhancing Place Making through Urban Farming and Food Culture in Bhutanese Settlements
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Jane Turner, Associate Professor Severine Mayere
  • Gender and public space: Designing gender friendly public space to support women's mental health in Dhaka, Bangladesh
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Lisa Scharoun