Dr Cristina Garduno Freeman

Dr Cristina Garduno Freeman

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of Built Environment

Dr Cristina Garduño Freeman is a Senior Lecturer in Architectural History and Theory at UNSW.  Her research focuses on understanding, evaluating, and designing for, people’s connection with places contributing to the fields of architectural history, critical heritage and digital humanities in relation to contemporary cities, and Modern and Industrial Architecture.

In 2018 she published her first monograph with Routledge; Participatory Culture and the Social Value of an Architectural Icon: Sydney Opera House. In 2020 she was the CoChair for the Shared Cultures stream of the ICOMOS General Assembly, which was to be held in Sydney, and is currently the Secretary of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand (SAHANZ). She also holds an Honorary Research Fellowship in ACAHUCH at The University of Melbourne. She has worked in State Government in Heritage NSW and collaborated with Heritage Victoria and Lovell Chen. Prior to entering academia worked professionally in Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Visual Communication Design.

+61 2 9348 1176
  • Books | 2019
    Freeman CG, 2019, Foreword
    Books | 2017
    Freeman CG, 2017, Participatory culture and the social value of an architectural icon: Sydney opera house, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315599496
  • Book Chapters | 2021
    de Jong U; Freeman CG; Beza BB; Gray F; Novacevski M, 2021, 'Histories of urban heritage: Emotional and experiential attachments across time and space', in People-Centred Methodologies for Heritage Conservation: Exploring Emotional Attachments to Historic Urban Places, pp. 65 - 79
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Freeman CG; Beza BB; Mejía G, 2020, 'The urban Spanglish of Mexico City', in The Routledge Handbook of Place, pp. 198 - 207, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780429453267-17
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Freeman CG, 2019, 'Hospicio cabañas: Seeing world heritage through google’s eyes', in The Routledge International Handbook of New Digital Practices in Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums and Heritage Sites, pp. 410 - 423, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780429506765-38
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Freeman CG, 2016, 'Informal networked learning as teamwork in design studio cmyview: Using mobile digital technologies to connect with student's everyday experiences', in Collaboration and Student Engagement in Design Education, pp. 188 - 208, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-0726-0.ch009
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Carvalho L; Freeman CG, 2022, 'Materials and Places for Learning: Experiences of Doctoral Students in and around University Spaces', Postdigital Science and Education, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s42438-022-00328-x
    Journal articles | 2021
    Garduño Freeman C; González Zarandona JA, 2021, 'Digital spectres: the Notre-Dame effect', International Journal of Heritage Studies, 27, pp. 1264 - 1277, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13527258.2021.1950029
    Journal articles | 2020
    Chavez Aguayo MA; Garduno Freeman C, 2020, 'Machismo and feminicide: Sharing culture and difficult heritage in Mexico', Historic Environment, 32, pp. 36 - 53, https://australia.icomos.org/wp-content/uploads/Machismo-and-feminicide-Sharing-culture-and-diff%C2%8Cicult-heritage-in-Mexico-vol-32-no-1.pdf
    Journal articles | 2020
    Freeman CG, 2020, 'In the Eye of the Beholder', ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN, 90, pp. 88 - 93, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ad.2595
    Journal articles | 2018
    Carvalho L; Freeman CG; Kearney A; Mentis M; Martinez-Maldonado R, 2018, 'Spaces of inclusion and belonging: The learning imaginaries of doctoral students in a multi-campus and distance university', Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 34, pp. 41 - 52, http://dx.doi.org/10.14742/ajet.4483
    Journal articles | 2018
    Mahmoudi Farahani L; Beynon D; Garduno Freeman C, 2018, 'The need for diversity of uses in suburban neighbourhood centres', Urban Design International, 23, pp. 86 - 101, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/s41289-017-0052-x
    Journal articles | 2013
    Freeman CG, 2013, 'Participatory culture as a site for the reception of architecture: Making a giant Sydney Opera House cake', Architectural Theory Review, 18, pp. 325 - 339, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13264826.2013.890008
    Journal articles | 2013
    Stead N; Freeman CG, 2013, 'Architecture and "the act of receiving, or the fact of being received": Introduction to a special issue on reception', Architectural Theory Review, 18, pp. 267 - 271, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13264826.2013.902418
    Journal articles | 2010
    Garduño Freeman C, 2010, 'Photosharing on Flickr: Intangible heritage and emergent publics', International Journal of Heritage Studies, 16, pp. 352 - 368, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13527251003775695
  • Conference Papers | 2018
    Freeman CG; Marfella G; Wilson G, 2018, 'From controversial design to heritage icon: Seidler's Shell House', in Proceedings of the 15th International Docomomo Conference - Metamorphosis: The Continuity of Change, IDC 2018, pp. 612 - 614