Dr Alanya Jacqui Drummond
Director

Dr Alanya Jacqui Drummond

PhD UNSW

B IntArch UNSW (Univ Medal, Hons 1)

Arts,Design & Architecture
ADA Academic and Exec Team

Alanya is the Director of Student Experience for the faculty of Arts, Design & Architecture, with a key focus on increasing the wellbeing and sense of belonging for all students. Alanya is a member of teaching staff for the Interior Architecture program in the Built Environment where she convenes courses in design practice. Alanya has been an Education Focused academic since 2018 and an academic lead for the Sessional Academic Community of Practice since 2019, working with academic colleagues across the university to implement the Sessional Academic Learning & Teaching program (SALT), and also contributing to the design and development of the Built Environment training program BE UPskilled. As an advocate for mental health awareness, Alanya proudly held the position of UNSW Disability Champion for the past two years. Alanya has also been the Built Environment Academic Disability Advisor since 2019.

Alanya graduated from the Interior Architecture program at UNSW in 2003 with the University Medal and returned to the BE to complete her PhD in 2013 on the topic of celebrity architects, focusing on how the phenomenon of fame influences the architectural process. Alanya’s industry experience spans from Sydney to Paris, where she has worked for a range of high profile studios including the atelier of Pritzker Prize winning architect Christian de Portzamparc, the architectural practice of Alec Tzannes AM, and the Australasian design firm Geyer. Her roles have incorporated interior design, workplace strategy, communications and research relating to knowledge transfer and trust building.

Alanya is also involved in local government and is a current elected Councillor for North Sydney Council.

Thematically, Alanya's current interests in education and publication are:

- Waste reduction / low-impact design / conscious consumption

- Inclusive spaces / designing for mental health

- Behavioural sciences / sensory optimisation / salient design

- Knowledge transfer / intrinsic motivation / communication strategies

- Political environments / designing for governance

Phone
0411278188
Location
Office 4013

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2012
    Dr Alanya Jacqui Drummond
    Aznavoorian L; Agustin C; Drummond A, 2012, 'Interior design as a strategic tool to support diffusion of innovation in the workplace', in Gjoko M (ed.), Design for Business, Intellect L & D E F A E
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Dr Alanya Jacqui Drummond
    Drummond A, 2012, 'Time Magazine and the Publication of Celebrity Architects', in Patricios N; Alifragkis S (ed.), Construction: Essays on Architectural History, Theory & Technology, edn. 1, Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER), Athens, Greece, pp. 61 - 72, http://www.atiner.gr/construction.htm
    Books | 2009
    Dr Alanya Jacqui Drummond
    Drummond A, 2009, The Perception of Sound and Space, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Alanya Jacqui Drummond
    Alic D; Drummond A, 2021, 'Leveraging the Capabilities of Sessional Teachers in Design Education', International Journal of Design Education, vol. 15, pp. 131 - 143, http://dx.doi.org/10.18848/2325-128X/CGP/v15i01/131-143
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Alanya Jacqui Drummond
    Drummond A; Chevez A; Aznavoorian L, 2014, 'Trust Me! Exploratory research into office design and organisational trust causality', Corporate Real Estate Journal, vol. 3, pp. 334 - 348, https://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/hsp/crej
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Alanya Jacqui Drummond
    Drummond A, 2012, 'Architects on the Cover of Time Magazine', The International Journal of the Image, vol. 2, pp. 83 - 98, http://ijx.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.202/prod.84
  • Conference Presentations | 2020
    Dr Alanya Jacqui Drummond
    Drummond A; Alic D, 2020, 'Developing the capabilities of sessional educators', presented at Architecture MPS 2019 Conference ‘Education, Design and Practice, New York USA, 17 April 2020 - 19 May 2020, https://epale.ec.europa.eu/en/content/education-design-and-practice-understanding-skills-complex-world
    Theses / Dissertations | 2014
    Dr Alanya Jacqui Drummond
    Drummond A, 2014, The significance of celebrity in relation to the professional legitimisation of American architects in the 1970s and 1980s: a case study, https://www.unsworks.unsw.edu.au/primo-explore/fulldisplay?vid=UNSWORKS&docid=unsworks_12032&context=L
    Working Papers | 2013
    Dr Alanya Jacqui Drummond
    Aznavoorian L; Chevez A; Drummond A, 2013, Trust Me! Exploring the impact of trust in the workplace, Geyer, http://dx.doi.org
    Working Papers | 2012
    Dr Alanya Jacqui Drummond
    Aznavoorian L; Chevez A; Drummond A, 2012, Dialogue #02 Workplace Trends, http://dx.doi.org
    Working Papers | 2012
    Dr Alanya Jacqui Drummond
    Aznavoorian L; Chevez A; Drummond A, 2012, Dialogue #01 Trust in the Workplace, Geyer, http://dx.doi.org
    Working Papers | 2011
    Dr Alanya Jacqui Drummond
    Aznavoorian L; Chevez L; Drummond A, 2011, Fertilizer #3 Future Proofing, http://dx.doi.org
    Conference Papers | 2011
    Dr Alanya Jacqui Drummond
    Drummond A, 2011, 'Promotion and celebrity in the architectural profession', Vienna, Austria, presented at The International Conference on Architecture and Design (INTERCAD), Vienna, Austria, 21 September 2011 - 23 September 2011
    Other | 2011
    Dr Alanya Jacqui Drummond
    Kalantzis-Cope P; Gilbert T; Burns J; Kornell B; Turza S; Angier C; Aravot I; Barrett E; Bitarello B; Boynton N; Brook R; Chisholm J; Coester D; De Masi A; Erler C; Fox RF; Hushlak G; Kim S; Kim M; Kirk E; Drummond A; Madloch J; McWilliams S; Medley S; Ramaswamy D; Romberger J; Rose E; Sassi M; Sultana N; Wendl P; Wuensch M; Yang W (eds.), 2011, THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THE IMAGE
    Working Papers | 2010
    Dr Alanya Jacqui Drummond
    Aznavoorian L; Chevez A; Drummond A, 2010, Fertilizer #3 Technology, http://dx.doi.org
    Working Papers | 2010
    Dr Alanya Jacqui Drummond
    Aznavoorian L; Chevez A; Drummond A, 2010, Fertilizer #2: Technology, http://dx.doi.org
    Working Papers | 2010
    Dr Alanya Jacqui Drummond
    Aznavoorian L; Chevez A; Drummond A, 2010, Fertilizer #1 Knowledge Management, http://dx.doi.org
    Conference Posters | 2010
    Dr Alanya Jacqui Drummond
    Drummond A, 2010, 'The self-promotional behaviour of celebrity architects as a representation of the shift in professional architectural practice in the 20th century USA', Sydney, presented at BE Postgraduate Research Conference, Sydney, 06 December 2010
    Conference Papers | 2010
    Dr Alanya Jacqui Drummond
    knowles A, 2010, 'The Identity of Architects: From Professionalism to Celebrity', in 1st International Graduate Research Symposium on the Built Environment, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, Ankara, Turkey, pp. 301 - 306, presented at 1st International Graduate Research Symposium on the Built Environment, Ankara, Turkey, 15 October 2010 - 16 October 2010

Awards

UNSW Built Environment Learning and Teaching Excellence Award for Design Excellence (2017)

FMA Australia & Spotless Most Significant Research Initiative Excellence Award (2010) 

National Association of Women in Construction scholarship (NAWIC) finalist (2012)

DIA Big Picture Design Challenge, mixed medium image category (2010)

Davenport Campbell Prize for the best performance in final year interior architecture (2003)

Design Institute of Australia encouragement award (2003)

Grants

Learning & Teaching grant UNSW BE (2018)

Career Development Funding for Education Focussed Academics UNSW (2018)

FBE Dean's scholarship UNSW (2009-2013)

UNSW Research Excellence Award (2009-2013)

Wightman Postgraduate Scholarship in Architecture UNSW (2010, 2011, 2012)

 

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