Jane Burry

Jane Burry is an architect, professor and Dean of the School of Design at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia. She is founding dean for a new practice-centred architecture, urban design and architectural engineering program, focused on production and interaction technology, human and non-human health and wellbeing, and sustainable urban ecologies. Lead author of The New Mathematics of Architecture, T&H, 2010, editor of Designing the Dynamic, Melbourne Books, 2013 and co-author of Prototyping for Architects, T&H 2016 she has over a hundred other publications. Her doctorate, inspired by research and project architect experience in the technical office at Gaudí’s Sagrada Família Basilica with partner Mark Burry, was titled Logic and Intuition in Architectural Modelling: Philosophy of Mathematics for Computational Design.  Collaborative research, teaching, and postgraduate supervision of the last decade, address the interface of architecture with acoustic, thermal and airflow dynamics and the roles of simulation, digital fabrication, rich data gathering and AI in more sustainable and enlivening design.