Dr Rowan Gower

Dr Rowan Gower


UNSW Sydney

2020                                                       PhD. Built Environment (History)

University of Edinburgh

2015                                                       MSc. Architectural Conservation

University of Canberra

2001                                                       BSc. Environmental Design (Architecture)  


UNSW Canberra
School of Business
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Gower R; Hogben P, 2021, 'From Colonial Revival to Architectural Regionalism: Representational Alteration in the Case of Australia’s Head of Mission Residence in New Delhi', Fabrications, 31, pp. 235 - 259, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10331867.2021.1945794
  • Conference Papers | 2019
    Gower R, 2019, 'Exporting Australian Architectural "Expertise" as a Matter of Policy', in Wyatt VJ; Stickells L; Leech A (eds.), Distance Looks Back. The Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of SAHANZ, SAHANZ, Sydney, pp. 196 - 204, presented at 36th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, Sydney, 10 July 2019 - 13 July 2019, https://www.sahanz.net/wp-content/uploads/SAHANZ_19_Gower.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Gower R, 2017, 'Image Building: A Study of Australia's Domestic and Foreign Policy in Relation to Embassy Architecture', in Ting J; Hartoonian G (ed.), Quotation: What does History have in store of Architecture today?, Canberra, presented at The 34th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, Canberra, 05 July 2017 - 08 July 2017, https://www.sahanz.net/wp-content/uploads/gower-r-image-building.pdf

The Seidler PhD Scholarship

2016                                                 Funding for three years of PhD research ($35,000 Pa)


J.M. Freeland Prize ($2,000)

2020                                                Significant research  in the field of History/Conservation of the Built Environment


PhD Submission Award ($2,000)

2019                                                       Submission within 3.5 years


PhD Publication Award ($5,000)

2019                                                       Grant for publishing in a top quartile FOR12 journal