Dr Jonathan Lionel Fox

Dr Jonathan Lionel Fox

  • PhD (UNSW 2021)
  • Master of Sustainability (Sydney University 2013)
  • Bachelor (Master equivalent) of Architecture (WITS University, Johannesburg)
  • Bachelor of Architectural Studies (WITS University, Johannesburg)
  • Bachelor of Science (Engineering) (University of Cape Town).
Arts,Design & Architecture
School of Built Environment

Lecturer in high-performance architecture in the School of Built Environment, FADA, UNSW, and course convener for MArch first-year design studios. Prior work includes sustainability roles in local government, director of own architectural practice for over ten years and sessional academic in architecture, sustainability and planning. PhD in architecture and urban microclimates. Interest in transdisciplinarity and knowledge transfer from climate science to architectural design. Available for PhD supervision and collaborate research opportunities. 

0408 022 788
Red Centre West Wing


  • Book Chapters | 2019
    Dr Jonathan Lionel Fox
    Fox J; Osmond P; Peters A, 2019, 'The effect of building facades on outdoor microclimates - reflectance recovery from terrestrial multispectral images using a robust empirical line method', in Zinzi M; Santamouris M (ed.), Urban Overheating - Progress on Mitigation Science and Engineering Applications, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/books978-3-03897-637-0
  • Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Jonathan Lionel Fox
    Haddad S; Paolini R; Ulpiani G; Synnefa A; Hatvani-Kovacs G; Garshasbi S; Fox J; Vasilakopoulou K; Nield L; Santamouris M, 2020, 'Holistic approach to assess co-benefits of local climate mitigation in a hot humid region of Australia', Scientific Reports, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-71148-x
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Jonathan Lionel Fox
    Fox JL; Osmond P; Peters A, 2018, 'The Effect of Building Facades on Outdoor Microclimate—Reflectance Recovery from Terrestrial Multispectral Images Using a Robust Empirical Line Method', Climate, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/cli6030056
  • Reports | 2018
    Dr Jonathan Lionel Fox
    Prasad DK; Lan D; Yenneti K; William C; Fox J; Ding L; Fan H; Craft W; Sanchez A; Li X; Arnold P; Bouhmad K; Earley R; Wang Y; Wu J; Li F; You N; D'Aragon J, 2018, Guidelines for Sustainable Cities and Communities in China, UNEP, Nairobi, Kenya, DTI/2207/PA, https://resourceefficientcities.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Guidelines-for-Sustainable-Cities-and-Communities-in-China.pdf
  • Creative Written Works | 2016
    Dr Jonathan Lionel Fox
    Osmond PW; Fox J, 2016, Building cool cities for a hot future, Building cool cities for a hot future, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/building-cool-cities-for-a-hot-future-57489
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Dr Jonathan Lionel Fox
    Fox JL; De Pooter N, 2016, 'The effect of building facades on outdoor microclimate –dependence model development using terrestrial thermography and multivariate analysis', in Lan Ding, Francesco Fiorito, Paul Osmond (ed.), Procedia Engineering 180 (2017), Elsevier, Sydney, Australia, pp. 1326 - 1334, presented at International High- Performance Built Environment Conference – A Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2016 Series (SBE16), iHBE 2016, Sydney, Australia, 17 November 2016 - 18 November 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2017.04.295
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Dr Jonathan Lionel Fox
    Fox JL, 2014, 'The Effect of Facades on Outdoor Microclimate: A Review', in Muscio A (ed.), The Third International Conference on Countermeasures to Urban Heat island, Third International Conference on Countermeasures to Urban Heat island, Venice, presented at Third International Conference on Countermeasures to Urban Heat island, Venice, 13 October 2014 - 15 October 2014, http://www.ic2uhi.unimore.it/



Grant activity includes:

  • currently working on DECRA application (2021)
  • CRC Low Carbon Living: Guide to urban cooling strategies (UNSW RG162627, 2016)
  • internal infrastructure (equipment) grant (UNSW Faculty of BE, 2015)