Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
Senior Lecturer

Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane

PhD (Penn), BArch(Melb), MArch (Melb), MSc (Penn) 

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of Built Environment
Phone
02 9385 6775
Location
Red Centre , Room 2011

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2019
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane P; Stiles M, 2019, 'Revising the classical in Australian architecture: Colonial New South Wales and Victoria', in The Routledge Handbook on the Reception of Classical Architecture, Routledge, pp. 330 - 342, http://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781315171104
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane P, 2018, 'Learning from Kahn and Scarpa: Rigour and Ornament in the Ana Kindergarten', in Micheli S; Macarthur J (ed.), Italy/Australia Postmodern Architecture in Translation, Uro Publications, Melbourne, pp. 90 - 103
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM; Stiles M, 2016, 'The Beginnings: James Barnet and the General Post Office', in O'Callaghan J; Hogben P; Freestone R (ed.), Sydney's Martin Place - A Cultural and Design History, edn. 1, Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest, NSW, Australia, pp. 1 - 18, https://www.allenandunwin.com/browse/books/general-books/history/Sydneys-Martin-Place-Edited-by-Judith-OCallaghan-Paul-Hogben-and-Robert-Freestone-9781760293628
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2016, 'James Barnet's Gateway to Sydney', in Gibson R; O'Callaghan G (ed.), Jonathan Jones Barrangal Dyara (skin and Bones), Thames & Hudson, Sydney, pp. 117 - 125, http://kaldorartprojects.org.au/project-32-jonathan-jones?gclid=Cj0KEQjw2fLGBRDopP-vg7PLgvsBEiQAUOnIXNcS2lR84njYs8r-s_8Ev5RVyWCnJ4h287eUxphfNboaArbY8P8HAQ
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2014, 'Rational Complexity: James Fergusson’s Theory of Ornament', in Chatterjee A (ed.), Surfaces and Deep Histories: Critiques and Practices in Art, Architecture and Design, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, pp. 111 - 127, http://www.cambridgescholars.com/surface-and-deep-histories-7
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2011, 'Richard Leplastrier', in Goad P; Willis J (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Australian Architecture, edn. First, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne, pp. 404 - 405
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2011, 'French Second Empire', in Goad P; Willis J (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Australian Architecture, edn. First, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne, pp. 263 - 264
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2011, 'Swetik Korzeniewski', in Goad P; Willis J (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Australian Architecture, edn. First, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne, pp. 390 - 390
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2011, 'Boom Style', in Goad P; Willis J (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Australian Architecture, edn. First, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne, pp. 97 - 98
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2011, 'Classical Tradition', in Goad P; Willis J (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Australian Architecture, edn. First, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne, pp. 151 - 153
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2011, 'James Barnet', in Goad P; Willis J (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Australian Architecture, edn. First, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne, pp. 67 - 69
    Book Chapters | 2009
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2009, 'James Fergusson’s Theory of Architecture and the Phonetic Arts', in Leach A; Macarthur J (ed.), Architecture, Disciplinarity, and the Arts, edn. Original, A & S Books, pp. 45 - 60
    Book Chapters | 2007
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2007, 'Agreement and Decorum: Conversations withih the Architecture of Louis Kahn', in Ruan X; Hogben P (ed.), Topophilia and Topophobia: Reflections of Twentieth-Century Human Habitat, edn. First, Routledge Press, London, pp. 62 - 91
    Book Chapters | 2006
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2006, '`Huihua yu Jianzhu [Painting and Architecture]`', in Jianzhu Shi [The Architect], edn. Original, in China Architecture and Building Press, china, pp. 82 - 83
    Book Chapters | 2004
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2004, 'Creating a Gothic Paradise: Pugin in the Antipodes', in Architectural History, edn. Original, Society Architect Hist Great Brit, London, England, pp. 15 - 16
    Book Chapters | 2004
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2004, 'Vale Rory Spence', in Architecture Australia, edn. Original, pp. 52 - 52
    Book Chapters | 2004
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2004, 'Framing Art', in Architecture Australia, edn. Original, pp. 55 - 60
    Book Chapters | 2000
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2000, 'Louis Kahn and the "spiritual aura" of architecture', in Re-framing architecture. Theory, science and myth, edn. Original, Arcadia Press, Sydney, pp. 101 - 105
    Book Chapters | 2000
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2000, 'The Garden Palace in James Barnet's urban vision', in Colonial City/Global City: Sydney`s International Exhibition of 1879, edn. Original, Crossing Press, Sydney, pp. 37 - 52
    Books | 2000
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Johnson C; Bingham-Hall P; Kohane PM, 2000, James Barnet, the Universal Values of Civic Existence, Original, Pesaro, Sydney
    Book Chapters | 1999
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 1999, 'A Lesser World: Anatomy and Proportion in Renaissance Art', in Michelangelo to Matisse. Drawing the Figure, edn. Original, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, pp. 50 - 53
  • Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane P, 2019, 'From Scotland to India: the Sources of James Fergusson’s Theory of Architecture’s “True Styles”', ABE Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.4000/abe.5551
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Hill M; Kohane P, 2015, '‘The Signature of Architecture’: Compositional Ideas in the Theory of Profiles', Architectural Histories, vol. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/ah.cu
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2013, 'James Barnet: a Pathway Through His City', Architecture Bulletin, pp. 18 - 18, http://www.architecture.com.au/docs/default-source/nsw-journal/spring-2013.pdf?sfvrsn=0
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM; Hill M, 2011, 'Porticoes and churches: episodes in thematic decorum', ARQ Architectural Research Quarterly, vol. 15, pp. 149 - 163, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1359135511000571
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2009, 'Melbourne Theatre Company and Melbourne Recital Hall. The Creative Process: Two New Arts Venues by Ashton, Raggatt and McDougall', Architecture Australia, vol. 87, pp. 36 - 53
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2009, 'Louis Kahn and the art of drawing a room', A + U - Architecture and Urbanism, pp. 171 - 174
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2008, 'Honorary Members of Sahanz', Fabrications. Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, vol. 18:2, pp. 132 - 132
    Journal articles | 2007
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2007, 'Art Meets Architecture', InDesign, vol. 29, pp. 76 - 79
    Journal articles | 2006
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane P; Hill M, 2006, 'The decorum of doors and windows, from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century', Architectural Research Quarterly, vol. 10, pp. 141 - 156, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s1359135506000224
    Journal articles | 2006
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM; Hill MR, 2006, 'The Decorum of doors and windows, from the 15th to the 18th century', ARQ Architectural Research Quarterly, vol. 10, pp. 141 - 156
    Journal articles | 2001
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM; Hill MR, 2001, 'The eclipse of a commonplace idea: decorum in architectural theory', ARQ Architectural Research Quarterly, vol. 5, pp. 63 - 77
    Journal articles | 2001
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2001, 'Louis Kahn`s Theory of Inspired Ritual And Architectural Space', Architectual Theory Review, vol. 6, pp. 87 - 95
    Journal articles | 2000
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2000, 'Unravelling a modern masterpiece: David McGlashan¿s Heide House', Transition, pp. 114 - 121
    Journal articles | 1999
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 1999, 'Order and Variety in the Work of Charles Robert Cockerell', Fabrications. Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, vol. 10, pp. 100 - 114
    Journal articles | 1997
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 1997, 'Interpreting past and present: an approach to architectural history.', Architectual Theory Review, pp. 30 - 37
    Journal articles | 1996
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 1996, 'Ashton Raggatt and McDougall`s imitative architecture: real and imaginary paths through Storey Hall', Transition, pp. 8 - 15
  • Conference Papers | 2017
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2017, 'Columns of Light', in Hartoonian G; Ting J (ed.), Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, SAHANZ, Canberra, Australia, pp. 308 - 313, presented at 34th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, Canberra, Australia, 05 July 2017 - 08 July 2017, http://www.canberra.edu.au/about-uc/faculties/arts-design/newsandevents/upcoming-fad-conferences/sahanz-2017/papers/documents/SAHANZ-Front-Matter.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2016, 'Louis Kahn's First Unitarian Church: Light and the making of a monumental room', in Brennan A; Goad P (ed.), Proceedings of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand: Gold, SAHANZ, Melbourne, pp. 358 - 363, presented at Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, Melbourne, 06 July 2016 - 09 July 2016, http://sahanz2016.msd.unimelb.edu.au/papers/Kohane_Louis-Kahns-First-Unitarian-Church.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2015, 'Charles Robert Cockerell's Formation of Architectural Principles', in Hogben P; O'Callaghan J (ed.), Architecture Institutions and Change: Proceedings of the Societyof Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand Vol 32, Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, Sydney, pp. 310 - 318, presented at Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand 2015, Sydney, 07 July 2015 - 10 July 2015, http://sahanz2015.be.unsw.edu.au/papers/Kohane_Charles-Robert-Cockerell....pdf
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2013, 'Structure and its Representation as Ornament: An Introduction to James Fergusson’s 1855 Drawing of Facades', in Brown A; Leach A (ed.), Proceedings of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand Conference: 30, Open, SAHANZ, Gold Coast, Queensland, pp. 475 - 486, presented at Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand Conference: 30, Open, Gold Coast, Queensland, 05 July 2013 - 07 July 2013, http://www.griffith.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0009/536256/S11_01_Kohane_Structure-and-its-Representation.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2011
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2011, 'C.R. Cockerell and the critical function of architecture', in Audience Proceedings of the XXVIIIth International Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Austalia and New Zealand, Society of Architectural Historians, Austalia and New Zealand, Brisbane, pp. 305 - 315, presented at Audience, Brisbane, 07 July 2011 - 10 July 2011
    Conference Papers | 2009
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2009, 'Movement and arrest: vaulted space in antiquity and the work of Louis Kahn', in Cultural crossroads : proceedings of the 26th International SAHANZ conference, Society of Architectural Historians, Australia New Zealand, Auckland, N.Z., presented at Cultural Crossroads: 26th Society of Architectural Historians of Australia and New Zealand Conference, Auckland, New Zealand
    Conference Papers | 2008
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2008, 'James Liberty Tadd, Louis Kahn and the act of Drawing', in Proceedings of 25th International Conference of the society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand - History in Practice, 25th International Conference of the society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand - History in Practice, Geelong, Victoria, presented at 25th International Conference of the society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand - History in Practice, Geelong, Victoria, 03 July 2008 - 06 July 2008
    Conference Papers | 2006
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2006, 'The Human Figure by the Window: Louis Kahn`s Theory of Structure and Space', in XXIVth International Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, 23rd International Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, Freemantle, Australia, presented at 23rd International Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, Freemantle, Australia, 29 September 2006 - 02 October 2006
    Conference Papers | 2005
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Hill MR; Kohane PM, 2005, 'Site decorum in renaissance architecture and later theory', in 22nd Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, 22nd Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, Napier, New Zealand, presented at 22nd Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, Napier, New Zealand, 24 September 2005 - 27 September 2005
    Conference Papers | 2004
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Hill MR; Kohane PM, 2004, 'Porticos and the Ideal Christian Church', in Limits: 21st Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, Limits: 21st Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia, presented at Limits: 21st Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia, 26 September 2004 - 29 September 2004
    Conference Papers | 2004
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2004, 'Conversation and Agreement: Louis Kahn`s Kimbell Museum&Philips Exeter Academy Library', in Limits: 21st Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, Limits: 21st Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia, presented at Limits: 21st Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia, 26 September 2004 - 29 September 2004
    Recorded / Rendered Creative Works | 2004
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2004, Haussmann and the redevelopment of Paris, The Impressionists Exhibition, National Gallery of Victoria, Video, Published: 2004, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works
    Conference Papers | 2003
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM; Hill MR, 2003, 'The Language and Decorum of profiles in Architectural Theory', in TASA 2003, TASA 2003, Faculty of Architecture University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, presented at TASA 2003, Faculty of Architecture University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, 03 October 2003 - 05 October 2003
    Conference Proceedings (Editor of) | 2002
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, (ed.), 2002, 'On Monumentality', Sydney, presented at On Monumentality, Sydney, 11 October 2002 - 12 October 2002
    Conference Papers | 2002
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM; Hill MR, 2002, 'The Decorum of Doors and Windows', in Additions to Architectural History, Additions to Architectural History, Brisbane, Qld, presented at Additions to Architectural History, Brisbane, Qld, 04 October 2002 - 07 October 2002
    Conference Papers | 2002
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 2002, 'The Space of Human Agreement: Louis Kahn and the Room', in Universal versus Individual, Universal versus Individual, Tyvaskyla, presented at Universal versus Individual, Tyvaskyla, 30 August 2002 - 01 September 2002
    Conference Papers | 2000
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM; Hill MA, 2000, 'Decorum in architectural theory, fifteenth ¿ nineteenth century', in Formulation fabrication: the architecture of history, Formulation fabrication: the architecture of history, Wellington, New Zealand, presented at Formulation fabrication: the architecture of history, Wellington, New Zealand, 13 November 2000 - 17 November 2000
    Conference Papers | 1999
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 1999, 'Louis Kahn and the Classical Tradition', in 16th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, 16th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, Launceston and Hobart, presented at 16th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, Launceston and Hobart, 28 September 1999 - 01 October 1999
    Conference Papers | 1998
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 1998, 'C.R. Cockerell`s dream of history', in 15th annual conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, Firmness commodity de, 15th annual conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, Firmness commodity de, Melbourne, presented at 15th annual conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, Firmness commodity de, Melbourne, 28 September 1998 - 01 October 1998
    Conference Papers | 1998
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 1998, 'The role of boundaries in Louis Kahn`s theory of architecture and the city', in Robert Freestone (ed.), 8th International Planning History and the 4th Australian Urban Histiory Conference, 8th International Planning History and the 4th Australian Urban Histiory Conference, University of New South Wales, pp. 195 - 199, presented at 8th International Planning History and the 4th Australian Urban Histiory Conference, University of New South Wales, 15 July 1998 - 18 July 1998
    Conference Papers | 1997
    Dr Peter Maxwell Kohane
    Kohane PM, 1997, 'The sources of James Fergusson`s orientalist history of world architecture', in Building dwelling drifting: migrancy and the limits of architecture Conference, Building dwelling drifting: migrancy and the limits of architecture Conference, Melbourne, pp. 163 - 170, presented at Building dwelling drifting: migrancy and the limits of architecture Conference, Melbourne, 26 June 1997 - 29 June 1997

Awards

Faculty Research Excellence Award, Faculty of the Built Environment, 2012

Outstanding Faculty Researcher Award, University of New South Wales 2007.

John Yu Fellowship, University of New South Wales 2003.

Grants

Faculty Research Project Grant, UNSW 2007: ‘Doors and Windows’, $20,000.

ARC Discovery Grant 2002-2005: ‘Decorum as an Idea in Architecture, Renaissance to the Present’, $150,000.

 

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