Dr Kate   Dunn
Senior Lecturer

Dr Kate Dunn

  • A PhD in Architecture from the University of Sydney
  • BA Visual Arts, Honours Southern Cross University
  • BA Visual Arts from Sydney College of the Arts Majoring in ceramics
Arts,Design & Architecture
School of Built Environment

Dr. Kate Dunn B.A. Visual Arts (USyd), Hons (SCU), PhD Architecture (USyd), Research Fellow UNSW Art, Design, Architecture

Kate’s research investigates experimental 3D Printing, Digital Fabrication and Robotics with a focus on the development of new and sustainable materials for digital fabrication. Kate’s research builds on traditional material processes and integrates them into emerging digital technologies for a range of industries including the Built Environment, Medicine, and Multi-Modal Data Visualisation. Kate convenes and teaches Design courses at UNSW Built Environment and has over 15 years of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching experience in Australia’s leading Universities. 

 

Location
Level 4, Room 4014 Red Centre, West Wing.

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2016
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn K; O’Connor DW; Niemelä M; Ulacco G, 2016, 'Free Form Clay Deposition in Custom Generated Molds', in Robotic Fabrication in Architecture, Art and Design 2016, Springer International Publishing, pp. 316 - 325, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-26378-6_25
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Gough P; Dunn K; De Bérigny C, 2016, 'Climate change education through art and science collaborations', in Natural Resources Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, pp. 876 - 895, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-0803-8.ch041
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM; Niemela M; Wozniack O'Connor D; Ulacco G, 2016, 'Free Form Clay Deposition in Custom Generated Moulds', in Reinhardt D; Saunders R; Burry J (ed.), Robotic Fabrication in Architecture, Art and Design 2016, Springer, Sydney, pp. 317 - 326, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-26378-6
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dubor A; Camprodom G; Bello Diaz G; Reinhardt D; Saunders R; Dunn K; Niemela M; Horlyck S; Alarcon-Licona S; Wozniak-O'Connor D; Watt R, 2016, 'Sensors and Workflow Evolutions: Developing a Framework for Instant Robotic Toolpath Revision', in Reinhardt D; Saunders R; Burry J (ed.), Robotic Fabrication in Architecture, Art and Design 2016, Springer, Sydney, pp. 410 - 425, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-26378-6
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM; Gough P, 2016, 'Collaborative Mapping', in Perren C; Breen Lovett S (ed.), Expanded Architecture. Temporal Spatial Practices, AADR Spurbuch and Bauhaus Dessau, Germany, pp. 118 - 119
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Gough P; Dunn K; De Bérigny C, 2015, 'Climate change education through art and science collaborations', in Promoting Climate Change Awareness through Environmental Education, pp. 16 - 36, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-8764-6.ch002
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM; Gough PJ; De Berigny C, 2015, 'Climate Change Education through Art and Science Collaborations', in Wilson L; Stevenson C (ed.), Promoting Climate Change Awareness through Environmental Education, IGI Global, pp. 16 - 36, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-8764-6
  • Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Reinhardt D; Haeusler MH; London K; Loke L; Feng Y; De Oliveira Barata E; Firth C; Dunn K; Khean N; Fabbri A; Wozniak-O’Connor D; Masuda R, 2020, 'CoBuilt 4.0: Investigating the potential of collaborative robotics for subject matter experts', International Journal of Architectural Computing, vol. 18, pp. 353 - 370, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1478077120948742
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Zavoleas Y; Haeusler M; Dunn K; Bishop M; Dafforn K; Schaefer N; Sedano F; Yu DK, 2020, 'Designing Bio-Shelters: Improving Water Quality and Biodiversity in the Bays Precinct through Dynamic Data-Driven Approaches', Journal of Digital Landscape Architecture, vol. 5-2020, pp. 521 - 532, http://dx.doi.org/10.14627/537690053
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn K, 2020, 'Design Critical in the Future of Health', My Job in 2030: Mapping the World of Work, https://australiandesigncentre.com/object-platform/my-job-2030/essay-design-critical-future-health/
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM, 2016, 'Terra Nova', Journal of Australian Ceramics, vol. 55, pp. 10 - 11
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM, 2016, '3D printing ceramics and the advantages of collaboration', The Journal of Australian Ceramics, vol. 55, pp. 24 - 29, https://search.informit.com.au/browsePublication;py=2016;vol=55;res=IELHSS;issn=1449-275X;iss=3
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM; Dunn KM; Gough PJ; Bernadz T; Ho X, 2015, 'Art and Chart Junk: a guide for NEUVIS', International Journal of Software and Informatics, vol. 9, pp. 61 - 72, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2636240.2636852
  • Conference Papers | 2020
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Firth C; Dunn K; King M; Haeusler MH, 2020, 'Development of an Anthropomorphic End-effector for Collaborative use on Construction Sites', in RE: Anthropocene, Design in the Age of Humans - Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia, CAADRIA 2020, Bangkok, pp. 363 - 372, presented at CAADRIA 2020, Bangkok, 05 August 2020
    Conference Papers | 2020
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Firth C; Dunn K; Haeusler MH, 2020, 'Design Process for a Soft Flexible Palm Improving grasp strength in an anthropomorphic end effector for collaborative robots in construction', in Werner LC; Koering D (ed.), ECAADE 2020: ANTHROPOLOGIC - ARCHITECTURE AND FABRICATION IN THE COGNITIVE AGE, VOL 2, ECAADE-EDUCATION & RESEARCH COMPUTER AIDED ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN EUROPE, Tech Univ Berlin, Inst Architecture, ELECTR NETWORK, pp. 423 - 432, presented at 38th Conference on Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe (eCAADe), Tech Univ Berlin, Inst Architecture, ELECTR NETWORK, 16 September 2020 - 17 September 2020, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000651200700043&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn K; Cochran B; Haeusler M; Cheng T, 2019, 'Design in Paediatric Healthcare: Rethinking 3D models of paediatric orthopaedic data using Design approaches.', in Fairly A (ed.), Real / Material / Etheral, Monash University, Monash University Melbourne, presented at 2nd Annual Design Research Conference, Monash University Melbourne, 03 October 2019 - 04 October 2019, https://www.monash.edu/design-research-conference#links&ampdownloads
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Firth C; Dunn K; Haeusler M, 2019, 'Review of motion capture techniques and role in developing complex robotic systems.', in Real / Material / Etheral, Monash University Melbourne, presented at The 2nd Annual Design Research Conference, Monash University Melbourne, 03 October 2019 - 04 October 2019, https://www.monash.edu/design-research-conference
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn K; Haeusler M; Zavoleas Y; Bishop M; Dafforn K; Sedano F; Yu D; Schaefer N, 2019, 'Recycled Sustainable 3D Printing Materials for Marine Environments', in Souza X; Castro H (ed.), eCAADE/Sigradi & University of Porto, University of Porto, Portugal, pp. 583 - 592, presented at eCAADe 37/Sigradi 23: Architecture in the Age of the 4th Industrial Revolution, University of Porto, Portugal, 11 September 2019 - 13 September 2019, http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/paper/ecaadesigradi2019_641
    Conference Presentations | 2019
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn K; Craswell P, 2019, 'The Future of Work', presented at The Future of Work, Australian Design Centre, 23 July 2019 - 23 July 2019, https://australiandesigncentre.com/object-platform/my-job-2030/
    Conference Presentations | 2019
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn K, 2019, '3D Printed Surgical Simulation and Haptics', presented at 3DMED19 – 5TH ANNUAL AUSTRALIAN 3D IN MEDICINE CONFERENCE, Melbourne Victoria Australia, 14 November 2019 - 16 November 2019, https://3dmedlab.org.au/3dmed19/
    Creative Works (non-textual) | 2019
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn K, 2019, Robots in Architecture 2016 Developing the future of architectural practice, Robots in Architecture 2016 Developing the future of architectural practice, Tin Sheds Gallery, Faculty of Architecture Design and Planning University of Sydney, 16 April 2019 - 07 October 2016, medium: 3D printed ceramic, at: https://sydney.edu.au/architecture/about/tin-sheds-gallery/past-exhibitions/robots-in-architecture-2016.html
    Creative Works (non-textual) | 2019
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn K; Rossler L, 2019, Pearler, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Design Week. WELCome to Wasteland, Compound Interest 15–25 Keele St, Collingwood, Victoria, 14 March 2019 - 24 March 2019, medium: crushed oyster shell, cement, oxide, at: https://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/program/welcome-to-wasteland/
    Creative Works (non-textual) | 2018
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn K, 2018, ENDLESS SUMMER, A WORKING MODEL OF THE WORLD, Life Space Science Art Research Gallery, University of Dundee, 29 September 2018 - 22 September 2018, medium: 3D printed polylactic acid filament, acrylic and Laser etched Perspex, at: http://workingmodeloftheworld.com/About%20http://lifespace.dundee.ac.uk/exhibition/working-model-world
    Creative Written Works | 2018
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn K, 2018, 3D Printing the Future, Australian Design Centre Object Platform
    Theses / Dissertations | 2017
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn K, 2017, Prototyping Models of Climate Change: New Approaches to Modelling Climate Change Data. 3D printed models of Climate Change research created in collaboration with Climate Scientists, University of Sydney
    Creative Works (non-textual) | 2017
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn K, 2017, Sydney Heatwaves, A working Model of the World, Sheila C Johnson Design Centre Parsons, The New School, New York 28 September - 13 December 2017, 28 September 2017 - 22 September 2018, at: https://workingmodeloftheworld.com/About
    Creative Works (non-textual) | 2017
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM, 2017, Sydney Heatwaves, A working Model of the World, UNSW Galleries, 05 August 2017 - 22 August 2017, medium: 3D printed wood filament and perspex, at: http://workingmodeloftheworld.com/
    Creative Works (non-textual) | 2017
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM, 2017, Endless Summer, A Working Model of the World, UNSW Galleries, 05 August 2017 - 22 July 2017, medium: 3D printed PLA and laser etched perspex, at: http://workingmodeloftheworld.com/
    Conference Presentations | 2017
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM, 2017, '3D Printing- The Future is now', presented at The Shock of the New, Modern Materials, Media and Methods., Melbourne Museum, Melbourne Victoria, 08 February 2017 - 10 February 2017, https://aiccm.org.au/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=28
    Creative Written Works | 2017
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM, 2017, Teaching with Models, Teaching with Models, How we Teach and Learn with Models, https://www.artdesign.unsw.edu.au/unsw-galleries/working-model-world
    Creative Works (non-textual) | 2016
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM; Dubor, A; Reinhardt D, 2016, Sensors and Workflow Evolutions: Developing a Framework for Instant Robotic Toolpath Revision, Robots In Art Architecture and Design 2016, Sydney Austalia, 18 March 2016 - 19 March 2016, medium: software, 3D printed ceramics, at: http://www.robarch2016.org/schedule/
    Other | 2016
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM (ed.), 2016, Journal of Australian Ceramics, Australia, http://www.australianceramics.com/journal/
    Creative Written Works | 2016
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM, 2016, 3D printing Ceramics and the advantages of Collaboration, Journal of Australian Ceramics, Grima V, (ed.), http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=472977786643746;res=IELHSS
    Creative Works (non-textual) | 2016
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM, 2016, Colours of the Desert., Commissioned sculpture for FORM WA, FORM Western Australia and Crown Towers., 04 November 2016 - 30 November 2017, medium: Ceramic, Glaze, Timber., at: https://issuu.com/form-wa/docs/ar-2016_final_online%20p104
    Conference Presentations | 2016
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM, 2016, 'Communicating Climate Change; We all know that climate change is real so why is it so hard to talk about?', presented at Climate Change Discussion Panel Michael Crouch Innovation Centre, UNSW Michael Crouch innovation Centre, 16 September 2016 - 16 September 2016, https://www.unsw.edu.au/events/communicating-climate-change
    Creative Works (non-textual) | 2016
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM, 2016, Systemic Accretion, Ceramics Perspectives International Exhibition of Contemporary Ceramics IAC 2016, Sant Rafael Pavilion in Sant Pau Recinte Modernista, Barcelona Spain, 12 September 2016 - 29 September 2016, medium: ceramic
    Conference Presentations | 2016
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM, 2016, 'Art and Science: investigating Climate Change/ Panel Discussion at the Macleay Museum', presented at Art and Science: investigating Climate Change, Macleay Museum, 20 April 2016 - 20 November 2016, http://whatson.sydney.edu.au/events/archived/art-and-science
    Conference Presentations | 2016
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM, 2016, 'Robotic 3D Printing with Sustainable Materials', presented at ROBARCH2016, Sydney Australia, 14 March 2016 - 19 March 2016
    Conference Presentations | 2016
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM, 2016, 'Interactive 3D printing', presented at ROBARCH2 016, Sydney Australia, 14 March 2016 - 19 March 2016
    Creative Works (non-textual) | 2016
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM, 2016, Rapid Prototyping- Models of Climate Change, Rapid Prototyping- Models of Climate Change, Macleay Museum University of Sydney, 03 March 2016 - 17 June 2016, medium: 3D printed sustainable materials, at: http://sydney.edu.au/museums/exhibitions-events/rapid-prototyping.shtml
    Creative Works (non-textual) | 2016
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM, 2016, Boundary Riders: the place of Artists and Designers in Cross Disciplinary Innovation, Building Steam, University of Florida, 12 February 2016 - 14 February 2016, medium: 3D printed Porcelain, at: http://arts.ufl.edu/in-the-loop/events/building-steam-3d-printing-at-uf-symposium/
    Creative Works (non-textual) | 2016
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM, 2016, Climate Change Graveyard, Rapid Prototyping- Models of Climate Change, The Macleay Museum, 31 January 2016 - 16 June 2016, medium: 3D printed Porcelain, at: http://sydney.edu.au/museums/exhibitions-events/rapid-prototyping.shtml
    Creative Works (non-textual) | 2015
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM, 2015, Sustainable Materials for 3D Printing, Reseach Visions, medium: 3Dprinted waste materials
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM; Dunn KM; Gough PJ; Bernadz T; Ho X, 2014, 'Art and Chart Junk; A guide for NEUVIS', in Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Visual Information Communication and Interaction, ACM, CSIRO Sydney Australia, pp. 171 - 177, presented at The 7th International Symposium on Visual Information, Communication and Interaction (VINCI 2014), CSIRO Sydney Australia, 06 August 2014 - 08 August 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2636240.2636852
    Creative Works (non-textual) | 2014
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM; Dunn KM, 2014, Collaborative Mapping, Expanded Architecture, 07 November 2014 - 07 November 2014, medium: hand drawn digitally animated projected illustrations, at: http://expandedarchitecture.com/exhibition/
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Gough P; Ho X; Dunn K; Bednarz TP, 2014, 'Art and Chartjunk: a Guide for NEUVis', in Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Visual Information Communication and Interaction, ACM, Sydney, Australia, pp. 171 - 177, presented at 7th International Symposium on Visual Information Communication and Interaction, Sydney, Australia, 05 August 2014 - 08 August 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2636240.2636852
    Creative Works (non-textual) | 2013
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM, 2013, Regenerate, Artisans Sculpture Walk, The Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, 12 October 2013 - 27 October 2013, medium: CNC routed marine ply and stainless steel fittings
    Creative Works (non-textual) | 2013
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM, 2013, Regenerate, Sculpture by the Sea Cottosloe, Perth, Western Australia, 08 March 2013 - 24 March 2013, medium: CNC routed marine ply and stainless steel fittings, at: http://www.sculpturebythesea.com/
    Creative Works (non-textual) | 2012
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM, 2012, Regeneration, Sculpture by the Sea Bondi, Bondi NSW Australia, 18 November 2012 - 04 November 2014, medium: CNC routed marine ply and stainless fittings, at: http://www.sculpturebythesea.com/
    Creative Works (non-textual) | 2012
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Dunn KM, 2012, The Garden of Earthly Delights, The Garden of Earthly Delights, Metalab Gallery Sydney Australia, 06 September 2012 - 29 September 2012

Awards

Grants

1) Grant Namerevisiting Shoei Yoh: digital preservation and architectural archiving

Funding agency: DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE - AUSTRALIA-JAPAN FOUNDATION GRANTS PROGRAM

 

2) Grant Name: designing bio-shelters

 Funding agency:  URBANGROWTH NSW - STATE GOVERNMENT CONTRACT

 

3) Grant Name: Designing Bio-Shelters - phase 2

Funding agency: INFRASTRUCTURE NSW - STATE GOVERNMENT CONTRACT

 

4) Grant Name: cobuilt 4.0 - investigating the potential of collaborative robotics for subject matter experts

Funding agency: LANDCOM - STATE GOVERNMENT CONTRACT

 

5) Grant Name: in-situ melt pool monitoring system for metal additive manufacturing

Funding agency: UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES - RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE SCHEME (RIS)

 

6) Grant Name: cfip - intelligent spatial dynamics server (isds)

Funding agency: UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES - RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE SCHEME (RIS)

 


   

Media

  • Media | 2020
    Dr Kate Dunn
    Cochran B; Dunn K, 2020, Australia's 3D printing experts are banding together to make masks for at-risk health workers