Dr Glen Hill

Associate Professor, Coordinator M. Arch Sustainable Architecture Studio, Director of the Master of Architecture program

G04 - Wilkinson Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 2773

Biographical details

Professional Experience

2009-2010 | Head of Architecture and Allied Arts Discipline

2009 | Associate Professor in History and Theory, Faculty of Architecture, University of Sydney

2004 | Senior Lecturer in History and Theory, Faculty of Architecture, University of Sydney

2001 | Lecturer in History and Theory, Faculty of Architecture, University of Sydney

1997-2000 | Associate Lecturer in History and Theory, Faculty of Architecture, University of Sydney

1986-1992 | Associate Director of Hall Bowe and Webber Pty Ltd.

1980-1985 | Architect with Hall Bowe and Webber Pty Ltd.

1982 | Registered as an Architect.

Research interests

  • Sustainable design
  • Place, technology and fashion.
  • Using the lens of contemporary continental thinkers - particularly Martin Heidegger and Bernard Stiegler.
  • Best-practice solutions for adapting existing built form of coastal settlements to the impacts of sea level rise.

Architectural and Design

Architectural Competitions | Runner up, [[i||Urban Consolidation Open Architectural Competition for Medium Density Housing, 1986. Also, involved in the preparation of the winning scheme for the [i||Queens Square Bicentennial Competition]], Macquarie Street, 1988.

Design Architect | House for June Jeremy, Wiseman’s Ferry;Terrace Houses, Erskineville;Duplex, Annandale;Dental Surgery, Wingham;Hassall House, Dudley; Tipping House 1, Seaforth; Tipping House 2, Manly; Hayes Gordon House, Neutral Bay; Sievert House, Mudgee; Hill House, Maitland; Dual Occupancy Houses, Grays Point; Alexander House, Mosman (unbuilt); Country Club Hotel, Shoal Bay (unbuilt); Cluster Housing, Bilgola Beach (unbuilt).

Job Captain | Automated Warehouse, 21st Supply Battalion, Moorebank; Munition Filling Factory facilities, Pyrotechnics Section, St Marys; North Sydney Technical College, Stage 7; Additions to the Town Hall, Mudgee; Winmalee High School; Farmers Grascos rural offices; Office building refurbishment, Milsons Point; Shopping Centre, East Hills; Shops, Mosman; Bucknell house, Seaforth;Deshon/Grahame semi-detached houses, Neutral Bay; Fitout Contract, National Acoustics Laboratory, Chatswood;House alterations and additions, Bundanoon; Hotel, Potts Point (unbuilt); Hotel, Warrawong (unbuilt);Iver Bucks medium density housing development, Bowral (unbuilt); Power Station, Tuggerah (unbuilt).

Contract Administration | Shopping Centre, East Hills; Office building refurbishment, Milsons Point; Shops, Mosman; Additions to Sydney Kindergarten Teachers College, Waverley; Refurbishment for the Marionette Theatre of Australia, The Rocks.

Other involvements | Power Station, Tuggerah; Avilion Tourist Development, South Stradbroke Island; Urban Design, Blacktown CBD; Grandstand, Sydney Cricket Ground; Winning competition entry for Queens Square Development, Macquarie Street; Warehouse Facility, 21st Supply Battalion, Moorebank.

Public Presentations, Exhibitions and Opening

Teaching and supervision

Postgraduate Supervision

Current
| Nikolina Bobic (FT), Graham Bell PhD (FT), Dr Fontaine Liu 2nd PhD (FT), Dr Jennifer Gamble 2nd PhD (PT), Haris Dzonlagic PhD (PT), Scott Hill (PT), Douglas Brown (FT)

Past | Dr Simon Weir (PhD), Dr Matthew Conlon (PhD), Dr Sing D'Arcy (PhD), Dr Dagmar Reinhardt (PhD), Dr Russell Rodrigo (PhD), Dr Sam Ridgway (PhD), Dr Fontaine Liu (PhD), Dr Stephen Loo (PhD), Dr Jennifer Gamble (PhD), Dr Ingo Kumic (PhD), Dr Scott Colman (PhD), Dr Susan Stewart (PhD), Dr David Week (PhD), Dr Stan Fung (PhD), Amanda Jean (MPhil).

Past Graduate Research Associate Supervision | Dr Nik Lukman (PhD) and Maggie Zhaou (MPhil)

Associations

  • Higher Degree Examiner | for: Jacqueline Lorber Kasunic PhD (UTS), Igea Troiani PhD (QUT), C. L. Smith PhD (University of Newcastle), Scott Drake PhD (University of Canberra), Tonkin Cameronwise PhD (USyd, Philosophy Dept), Favia Marcello PhD (USyd, Architecture Dept), Nina Hamilton PhD (University of Tasmania), Melissa Wilson MArch (University of Adelaide), Jun Cai MArch (University of Adelaide), Anuradha Chatterjee (UNSW)
  • Refereeing | Refereeing papers for SAHANZ annual conferences: (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007), Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art, Architectural Theory Review, Journal of the Faculty of Architecture, University of Sydney. Design Studies, Design Philosophy Papers

Selected grants

2006

  • Improving the Induction and Integration of Research Students into the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning; Lu D, Pizarro R, Cabrera D, Gero J, Hill G; University of Sydney/Teaching Improvement Fund (TIF).

Selected publications & creative works

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Books

  • Hill, G. (2008). Design, Heidegger, and the Earth: The Unsustainability of Sustainable Design. Germany: VDM Verlag Dr Muller.

Book Chapters

  • Hill, G., Chakma, K. (2013). Indigenous Women and Culture in the Colonised Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh. In Kamala Visweswaran (Eds.), Everyday Occupations: Experiencing Militarism in South Asia and the Middle East, (pp. 132-157). Philadelpia: University of Pennsylvania Press.
  • Hill, G. (2012). Limit. In Claudia Perren (Eds.), Panorama 2012 | Annual Architecture Catalogue, (pp. 60-63). Sydney: Faculty of Architecture Design and Planning.
  • Hill, G. (2011). The Aesthetics of Architectural Consumption. In Sang Lee (Eds.), Aesthetics of Sustainable Architecture, (pp. 26-40). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: 010 Publishers.
  • Chakma, K., Hill, G. (2010). Dulu Kumuri and Post-nationalist Histories. In Naeem Mohaiemen (Eds.), Between Ashes and Hope: Chittagong Hill Tracts in the Blind Spot of Bangladesh Nationalism, (pp. 245-249). Bangladesh: Drishtipat Writers' Collective.
  • Chakma, K., Hill, G. (2010). Using Architectural History to Invent a Nation. In Naeem Mohaiemen (Eds.), Between Ashes and Hope: Chittagong Hill Tracts in the Blind Spot of Bangladesh Nationalism, (pp. 250-253). Bangladesh: Drishtipat Writers' Collective.
  • Hill, G. (2003). Process not Product. In Bill Busfield and Patrick Beale (Eds.), AASA Refereed Design Scheme, 1999-2000, (pp. 66-70). Perth: Faculty of Architecture, University of WA.
  • Hill, G. (2002). Designing Waste. In Janis Berkeland (Eds.), Design for Sustainability: A Sourcebook of Integrated Eco-logical Solutions, (pp. 43-45). United Kingdom: Earthscan/James & James.

Journals

  • Stickells, L., Hill, G. (2012). Pig Architecture. Architecture Australia, (March/April 2012).
  • Hill, G., Chakma, K. (2008). Writing Post-nationalist histories within the walls of nationalism: the case of indigenous peoples of the Chittagong Hill tracts of Bangladesh. Journal of the Oriental Society of Australia, 39-40, Part 1, 250-263.
  • Hill, G. (2003). Is Design the Danger? Heidegger's Distrust of Design in Modernity. Architectural Theory Review, 8(2), 71-86.

Conferences

  • Hill, G. (2013). Discipline Dodgers | Freedom and Control in the Intentional Communities of Australia's Counterculture. The 30th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, 2013, Gold Coast, Australia: Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand.
  • Hill, G. (2012). Hippie House: Australia's First Intentional 'Autonomous' Architecture. Fabulation: Myth, Nature, Heritage, SAHANZ XXIX 2012, 29th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia & New Zealand, Launceston, Australia: Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand.
  • Bobic, N., Hill, G. (2011). Songs Sustained Us: Theorizing Nato's 'Humanitarian' Targeting of Belgrade. ARCHTHEO 2011: Theory of Architecture Symposium, Istanbul, Turkey: P/PB: DAKAM Publishing.
  • Hill, G. (2010). Fantasies of Science in Ian McHarg's Design with Nature. imagining.. The 27th Annual Sahanz Conference (Sahanz 2010), Newcastle: Sahanz.
  • Ryan, D., Hill, G. (2010). Turning the Tide: Researching Sea Level Rise Adaptation Strategies through the Architecture Design Studio. ConnectED 2010 2nd International Conference on Design Education, Sydney: University of NSW (UNSW).
  • Hill, G. (2009). Are sustainable architecture technologies sustainable? What Heidegger never said about rainwater tanks. 5th International Conference of the Association of Architecture Schools in Australasia AASA 2009, New Zealand: Association of Architecture Schools in Australasia.
  • Hill, G. (2009). God, Heidegger and Sustainable Design. Architecture and Phenomenology, Japan: Kyoto Seika University.
  • Ryan, D., Hill, G. (2009). Turning the Tide: A Pedagogical Model of a Multi-stakeholder Architectural Design Studio Addressing Sea Level Rise in the Sydney Conurbation. International Symposium - Building Global Cities: Shanghai and Sydney, Sydney: The Confucius Institute, University of Sydney.
  • Hill, G. (2007). Design without Causality: Heidegger's Impossible Challenge for Ecologically Sustainable Architecture. Fourth International Conference of the Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia 2007 (AASA07), Sydney Australia: UTSePress.
  • Hill, G. (2007). Joining the White Flight from Idleness: The Design of Public Space in Aboriginal Redfern. 24th International Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand (SAHANZ 2007), Adelaide: Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand.
  • Hill, G. (2006). Dreaming the block: three decades of architectural imagining for Redfern's indigenous community. SAHANZ 2006 - Conference of Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, Australia: Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand.
  • Hill, G. (2002). Out of Place in the Landscape: Questioning the Architectural Rhetoric of Place. XIXth Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, Brisbane: Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand.
  • Hill, G. (2002). There Is No Place Like Home (Any More). De-Placing Difference: Architecture, Culture and Imaginative Geography; 3rd Symposium of the Centre for Asian and Middle Eastern Architecture, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide: Centre for Asian and Middle Eastern Architecture, The University of Adelaide.

Textual Creative Works

  • Hill, G. (2011). Cycle. aMaze 2011, (pp. 118 - 121). Sydney, Australia: Faculty of Architecture Design and Planning, The University of Sydney.
  • Hill, G. (2008). Book review: Heidegger for Architects, by Adam Sharr. Architectural Theory Review, (pp. 115 - 118). Sydney, Australia: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.

Exhibitions / Events

  • Hill, G., Ryan, D. (2009). Turning the Tide. Swansea, Australia: Swansea Library.

2013

  • Hill, G. (2013). Discipline Dodgers | Freedom and Control in the Intentional Communities of Australia's Counterculture. The 30th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, 2013, Gold Coast, Australia: Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand.
  • Hill, G., Chakma, K. (2013). Indigenous Women and Culture in the Colonised Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh. In Kamala Visweswaran (Eds.), Everyday Occupations: Experiencing Militarism in South Asia and the Middle East, (pp. 132-157). Philadelpia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

2012

  • Hill, G. (2012). Hippie House: Australia's First Intentional 'Autonomous' Architecture. Fabulation: Myth, Nature, Heritage, SAHANZ XXIX 2012, 29th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia & New Zealand, Launceston, Australia: Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand.
  • Hill, G. (2012). Limit. In Claudia Perren (Eds.), Panorama 2012 | Annual Architecture Catalogue, (pp. 60-63). Sydney: Faculty of Architecture Design and Planning.
  • Stickells, L., Hill, G. (2012). Pig Architecture. Architecture Australia, (March/April 2012).

2011

  • Hill, G. (2011). Cycle. aMaze 2011, (pp. 118 - 121). Sydney, Australia: Faculty of Architecture Design and Planning, The University of Sydney.
  • Bobic, N., Hill, G. (2011). Songs Sustained Us: Theorizing Nato's 'Humanitarian' Targeting of Belgrade. ARCHTHEO 2011: Theory of Architecture Symposium, Istanbul, Turkey: P/PB: DAKAM Publishing.
  • Hill, G. (2011). The Aesthetics of Architectural Consumption. In Sang Lee (Eds.), Aesthetics of Sustainable Architecture, (pp. 26-40). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: 010 Publishers.

2010

  • Chakma, K., Hill, G. (2010). Dulu Kumuri and Post-nationalist Histories. In Naeem Mohaiemen (Eds.), Between Ashes and Hope: Chittagong Hill Tracts in the Blind Spot of Bangladesh Nationalism, (pp. 245-249). Bangladesh: Drishtipat Writers' Collective.
  • Hill, G. (2010). Fantasies of Science in Ian McHarg's Design with Nature. imagining.. The 27th Annual Sahanz Conference (Sahanz 2010), Newcastle: Sahanz.
  • Ryan, D., Hill, G. (2010). Turning the Tide: Researching Sea Level Rise Adaptation Strategies through the Architecture Design Studio. ConnectED 2010 2nd International Conference on Design Education, Sydney: University of NSW (UNSW).
  • Chakma, K., Hill, G. (2010). Using Architectural History to Invent a Nation. In Naeem Mohaiemen (Eds.), Between Ashes and Hope: Chittagong Hill Tracts in the Blind Spot of Bangladesh Nationalism, (pp. 250-253). Bangladesh: Drishtipat Writers' Collective.

2009

  • Hill, G. (2009). Are sustainable architecture technologies sustainable? What Heidegger never said about rainwater tanks. 5th International Conference of the Association of Architecture Schools in Australasia AASA 2009, New Zealand: Association of Architecture Schools in Australasia.
  • Hill, G. (2009). God, Heidegger and Sustainable Design. Architecture and Phenomenology, Japan: Kyoto Seika University.
  • Hill, G., Ryan, D. (2009). Turning the Tide. Swansea, Australia: Swansea Library.
  • Ryan, D., Hill, G. (2009). Turning the Tide: A Pedagogical Model of a Multi-stakeholder Architectural Design Studio Addressing Sea Level Rise in the Sydney Conurbation. International Symposium - Building Global Cities: Shanghai and Sydney, Sydney: The Confucius Institute, University of Sydney.

2008

  • Hill, G. (2008). Book review: Heidegger for Architects, by Adam Sharr. Architectural Theory Review, (pp. 115 - 118). Sydney, Australia: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Hill, G. (2008). Design, Heidegger, and the Earth: The Unsustainability of Sustainable Design. Germany: VDM Verlag Dr Muller.
  • Hill, G., Chakma, K. (2008). Writing Post-nationalist histories within the walls of nationalism: the case of indigenous peoples of the Chittagong Hill tracts of Bangladesh. Journal of the Oriental Society of Australia, 39-40, Part 1, 250-263.

2007

  • Hill, G. (2007). Design without Causality: Heidegger's Impossible Challenge for Ecologically Sustainable Architecture. Fourth International Conference of the Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia 2007 (AASA07), Sydney Australia: UTSePress.
  • Hill, G. (2007). Joining the White Flight from Idleness: The Design of Public Space in Aboriginal Redfern. 24th International Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand (SAHANZ 2007), Adelaide: Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand.

2006

  • Hill, G. (2006). Dreaming the block: three decades of architectural imagining for Redfern's indigenous community. SAHANZ 2006 - Conference of Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, Australia: Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand.

2003

  • Hill, G. (2003). Is Design the Danger? Heidegger's Distrust of Design in Modernity. Architectural Theory Review, 8(2), 71-86.
  • Hill, G. (2003). Process not Product. In Bill Busfield and Patrick Beale (Eds.), AASA Refereed Design Scheme, 1999-2000, (pp. 66-70). Perth: Faculty of Architecture, University of WA.

2002

  • Hill, G. (2002). Designing Waste. In Janis Berkeland (Eds.), Design for Sustainability: A Sourcebook of Integrated Eco-logical Solutions, (pp. 43-45). United Kingdom: Earthscan/James & James.
  • Hill, G. (2002). Out of Place in the Landscape: Questioning the Architectural Rhetoric of Place. XIXth Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, Brisbane: Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand.
  • Hill, G. (2002). There Is No Place Like Home (Any More). De-Placing Difference: Architecture, Culture and Imaginative Geography; 3rd Symposium of the Centre for Asian and Middle Eastern Architecture, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide: Centre for Asian and Middle Eastern Architecture, The University of Adelaide.

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