Dr Paola   Favaro
Senior Lecturer

Dr Paola Favaro

Master in Architecture IUAV, Venice Italy (First Class)

PhD in Architecture UNSW Sydney

Graduate Certificate Practice of Tertiary Teaching The University of Newcastle, Australia

Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Management, Enterprise in Building Sector and Sustainable Architecture European Commission on Status of Women in the Profession-Venice, Italy

Postgraduate Certificate in History of Architecture on Andrea Palladio’s work International Architecture Centre "A. Palladio" Vicenza, Italy

Professional Registration at the Italian Institute of Architects

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of Built Environment

I am a Postgraduate Research Coordinator for the School of Built Environment and Senior Lecturer in the Architecture Program at UNSW. I am a graduate in architecture from the IUAV University of Venice, Italy and I completed my PhD at the UNSW Sydney. At UNSW I have been HDR postgraduate research coordinator, acting Director of the Master of Urban Development and Design, Coordinator Tongji/UNSW Dual Degree Program in Architecture , Coordinator International Design Studio Venice, Italy. I have a particular interest in architecture history and urban history and their importance in solving design problems related to the contemporary city.

Phone
+61 2 9385 6681
Location
Red Centre, Room 4012

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2020
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2020, 'Urban Heat Mitigation Strategies: An Architecture Perspective', in Muscio A (ed.), Fighting the Urban Overheating in Practice, Elsevier
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2020, 'Design Excellence in Sydney: A legacy from Venice’s urban and architecture history', in Iuav Academics Abroad: An “analogous city” for Venice, LetteraVentidue Edizioni, Siracusa, Italia, pp. 149 - 152
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2019, 'Dickson District Library', in Lewi H; Goad P (ed.), Australia Modern, Thames & Hudson, Port Melbourne, pp. 270 - 271
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2019, 'St Anthony's Catholic Church', in Lewi H; Goad P (ed.), Australia Modern, Thames & Hudson, Port Melbourne, pp. 268 - 269
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2018, 'An architecture of good intentions: Aileen Sage’s The Pool', in Murray A; Ruan X (ed.), Hand and mind: Conversations on architecture and the built world, UNSW Press, Sydney, pp. 187 - 201
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2018, 'Harry Seidler's design principles', in Favaro P; Pola A-P; Tridello V (ed.), Venice borders: Re-interpreted, ListLab, Trento, pp. 18 - 25
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2018, 'Design studio approach: An educated imagination', in Favaro P; Pola A-P; Tridello V (ed.), Venice borders: Re-interpreted, ListLab, Trento, pp. 10 - 17
    Edited Books | 2018
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P; Pola A-P; Tridello V, (eds.), 2018, Venice borders: Re-interpreted, ListLab, Trento
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Margalit HZ; Favaro P, 2016, 'A central player: The corporate presence of the MLC', in O'Callaghan J; Hogben P; Freestone R (ed.), Sydney's Martin Place: A cultural and design history, Allen & Unwin, pp. 122 - 137
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2016, 'Six lectures: Reconstructing and testing Harry Seidler's 1980s architecture design studio', in Perlen C; Breen Lovett S (ed.), Expanded architecture: Temporal spatial practices, Deutscher Spurbuchverlag, pp. 41 - 54, http://www.spurbuch.de/en/product-reader-aadr/product/bauhaus-edition-47-expanded-architecture.html
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2016, 'Urban survey and design', in Favaro P; Pola A-P; Simon K (ed.), A new gateway for Venice, ListLab, Milano, pp. 48 - 54, http://www.listlab.eu/en/shop/libri/a-new-gateway-for-venice/
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2016, 'Venice as a modern city', in Favaro P; Pola A-P; Simon K (ed.), A new gateway for Venice, ListLab, Milan, pp. 14 - 23, http://www.listlab.eu/en/shop/libri/a-new-gateway-for-venice/
    Edited Books | 2016
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P; Pola A-P; Simon K, (eds.), 2016, A new gateway for Venice, ListLab, Trento, http://www.listlab.eu/en/shop/libri/a-new-gateway-for-venice/
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Freestone R; Favaro P; Baker S, 2015, 'Sydney 1967-1971: The 1971 City of Sydney strategic plan', in Albrecht B; Magrin A (ed.), Esportare il centro storico, Fondazione La Triennale di Milano, Milan, pp. 347 - 351
    Book Chapters | 2008
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Margalit HZ; Favaro P, 2008, 'The local and the migrant: Limits of mutual recognition', in Leach A; Moulis A; Sully N (ed.), Shifting views: Selected essays on the architectural history of Australia and New Zealand, edn. First, University Of Queensland Press, Queensland, Australia, pp. 178 - 188
    Books | 2007
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Charlton K; Favaro P; Jones B, 2007, The contribution of Enrico Taglietti to Canberra's architecture, Royal Australian Institute of Architects, ACT Chapter, Canberra
    Book Chapters | 2007
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2007, 'Architectural education', in Charton K (ed.), The contribution of Enrico Taglietti to Canberra`s architecture, edn. Original, Royal Australian Institute of Architects, ACT Chapter, Canberra, pp. 102 - 113
    Book Chapters | 2007
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2007, 'Design principles', in Charton K (ed.), The contribution of Enrico Taglietti to Canberra`s architecture, edn. Original, Royal Australian Institute of Architects, ACT Chapter, Canberra, pp. 90 - 99
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P; Kamila S, 2021, 'The Concrete Aesthetic: Sculptural use of concrete in Sydney, 1950-1970, and the journals that reported it', Architectural Histories
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2018, 'Bruno Zevi's speaking architecture: Its legacy in Australia', Esempi di Architettura, vol. 5, pp. 27 - 27
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P; Manasseh C, 2011, 'An inquiry into the design and aesthetics of the Venice Biennale Pavilions', The International Journal of the Constructed Environment, vol. 1, pp. 71 - 84, http://dx.doi.org/10.18848/2154-8587/CGP/v01i03/37496
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P; Manasseh C, 2011, 'A total experience: The constructed environment of Romaldo Giurgola's "Casa di Campagna" in Australia', The International Journal of Constructed Environment, vol. 1, pp. 127 - 140, http://dx.doi.org/10.18848/2154-8587/CGP/v01i03/37484
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2009, 'Lake Macquarie Pavilions: Connecting the community with artists, places and spaces', The International Journal of the Arts in Society, vol. 4, pp. 19 - 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.18848/1833-1866/CGP/v04i03/35655
    Journal articles | 2007
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2007, 'Un`Architettura Parlante [RAIA Gold Medalist 2007 - Enrico Taglietti]', Architecture Australia, vol. 96, pp. 92 - 93, https://architectureau.com/articles/raia-gold-medallist-1/
    Journal articles | 2007
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2007, 'The architect and others: Oral history and understanding the evolution of architectural ideas and practices', Oral History Asscociation of Australia Journal, vol. 29, pp. 21 - 27
    Journal articles | 2005
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2005, 'Da Milano a Canberra: l'Architettura di Enrico Taglietti tra Memoria e Adattamento', Territorio, vol. 32, pp. 86 - 86
    Journal articles | 2005
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2005, 'Interviews with the Canberra architect Enrico Taglietti: Extracts from interviews with the Canberra architect Enrico Taglietti conducted by Paola Favaro at the architect's office in Manuka on 23 April 2003 and 8 October 2003', Architectural Theory Review, vol. 10, pp. 55 - 65, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13264820509478541
  • Reports | 2012
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2012, L'Architettura del Mondo Exhibition: Snowy Mountain Hydro Electric Scheme [Historical Section]
    Reports | 2012
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2012, L'Architettura del Mondo Exhibition: Integrated Sustainable Initiatives for the City of Sydney [Contemporary Section]
  • Conference Presentations | 2019
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P; Belogolovsky V, 2019, 'Sydney's Harry Seidler', presented at Harry Seidler Painting Toward Architecture, Venice, Italy IUAV University of Venice, 25 November 2019 - 30 November 2019
    Conference Presentations | 2017
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P; Holman G, 2017, 'Harry Seidler Sydney Five Towers', presented at CTBUH 2017 Council of Tall Buildings and Habitat, Sydney, 01 November 2017 - 05 November 2017
    Conference Presentations | 2016
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2016, 'IUAV ABROAD: Strategies for International Collaborations', presented at IUAV ABROAD, 24 November 2016 - 24 November 2016
    Conference Presentations | 2016
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2016, 'Italy Builds: Romaldo Giurgola in Australia', presented at Italy Builds. Architetti Italiani nel mondo, IUAV University of Venice, 23 November 2016 - 23 November 2016
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2016, 'White gold: The European's dream of Thredbo', in Brennan A; Goad P (ed.), Proceedings of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, SAHANZ, Melbourne, pp. 178 - 189, presented at SAHANZ GOLD, Melbourne, 06 July 2016 - 09 July 2016, https://sahanz2016.msd.unimelb.edu.au/papers/SAHANZ-2016-Front-Pages-and-Table-of-Contents.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Margalit HZ; Favaro P, 2015, 'From social role to urban significance: The changing presence of the MLC company in Martin Place', in Hogben P; O'Callaghan J (ed.), Proceedings of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand: 32, Architecture, Institutions and Change, SAHANZ, Sydney, pp. 378 - 389, presented at 32nd Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, Sydney, 07 July 2015 - 10 July 2015, http://sahanz2015.be.unsw.edu.au/papers/Margalit-Favaro_From-Social-Role-to-Urban-Significance.pdf
    Conference Presentations | 2014
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, (eds.), 2014, 'Six lectures: Reconstructing and testing Harry Seidler's 1980s Architecture Design Studio', presented at Seidler Symposium - Expanded Architecture, Museum of Sydney, 07 November 2014 - 08 November 2014
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2014, 'McMahon’s Point, Sydney: A translation of the 1956 CIAM 10 urban consciousness?', in Schnoor SC (ed.), Proceedings of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand: Translation, SAHANZ, Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 225 - 236, presented at SAHANZ, Auckland, New Zealand, 02 July 2014 - 05 July 2014, https://www.sahanz.net/wp-content/uploads/19-paola-favaro.pdf
    Conference Presentations | 2014
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2014, 'Concrete ambitions for Sydney', presented at Fourth International Utzon Symposium - Sydney 2014 What would Utzon do now?, Opera House, 07 March 2014 - 09 March 2014
    Conference Presentations | 2011
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Dr Favaro P, 2011, 'Aldo and Paola's Giurgola's la casa di campagna', presented at International Symposium The Reluctant Master- a symposium to honour the life and work of Romaldo Giurgola, Melbourne, The Oratory, Newman College, The University of Melbourne, 20 August 2011, http://melbourneartnetwork.com.au/2011/08/15/the-reluctant-master-a-symposium-to-honour-the-life-and-work-of-romaldo-giurgola/
    Conference Presentations | 2010
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Dr Favaro P, 2010, 'A total experience: The constructed environment of Romaldo Giurgola's "Casa di Campagna" in Australia', presented at International Conference of the Constructed Environment, Venice, Palazzo Querini Stampalia, 17 November 2010 - 19 November 2010, http://2010.constructedenvironment.com/
    Conference Papers | 2010
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Manasseh C; Favaro P, 2010, 'Connecting Disciplines and Tracing an Educated Imagination: Biennale of Sydney Pavilions Design Summer Studio', in Proceedings of Connected 2010 2nd International conference on design education:, ConnectED 2010 International Conference on Design Education, Sydney, pp. 347 - 347, presented at ConnectED 2010 International Conference on Design Education, Sydney UNSW
    Conference Presentations | 2009
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2009, 'A floating pavilion for the City of Lake Macquarie: Connecting the people with artists, places and spaces', presented at International Conference on the Arts in Society, Palazzo Ferretti-Cavalli, Venice, Italy, 28 July 2009 - 31 July 2009, http://2009.artsinsociety.com/index.html
    Theses / Dissertations | 2009
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2009, Drawn to Canberra: the architectural language of Enrico Taglietti, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/59526
    Conference Papers | 2004
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P; Margalit HZ, 2004, 'The local and the migrant: Limits of mutual recognition', in Limits: Proceedings of the 21st annual conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, SAHANZ, Melbourne, presented at SAHANZ: Limits, Melbourne, 26 September 2004, https://www.sahanz.net/conferences/limits/
    Conference Presentations | 2004
    Dr Paola Favaro
    Favaro P, 2004, 'Visual memory and its uses as a source of historical collection in the 'making of architecture'', presented at Visions: The Australian Historical Association, Newcastle, 05 July 2004, https://www.theaha.org.au/about-the-aha/aha-conferences-since-1982/

Awards

 

Architecture and Urban Design Competitions

1992                International Architecture Competition: New German Parliament Spreebogen Area Berlin, Germany

1992                National Competition: New Venues for the Cinema?, Italy

1991                European Competition: The Mosaic as Architectural Language, Italy

1991                European Competition Europan 2, Re-qualification of Urban Spaces, Winning Scheme for an urban re-development

                        of an industrial area in the historic town of Padua, Italy

1988                An idea/installation for underground passages in Toronto, Canada

1987                Vancouver Re-vision. Urban Design ideas for a specific precinct of Vancouver, Canada following Roma Interrotta 

                         1980s competition 

Grants

Australia-Korea Foundation Grant Program

Industry Grant

Faculty Learning and Teaching Grant: Feasible delivery of research seminar for HDR candidates  (with Prof Robert Freestone and Associate Professor Riza Sunindijo)

Faculty Research Grant ‘Concrete Ambitions for Sydney’

UNSW Completion PhD Scholarship

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