Ross Anderson


Ross Anderson
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Mr
Ross Anderson
Senior Lecturer in Architecture, Design, History and Theory;
Room 321, G04 'Wilkinson Building', 148 City Road, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006
+61 2 9351 5907
 

Research Areas | Units and Programs | Academic Qualifications | Professional Experience | Memberships and Associations | Biography | Publications and Outputs | Postgraduate Supervision


Research areas:

  • Modern and contemporary German architecture.

Units taught and programs

Academic Qualifications

  • Candidate for Doctor of Philosophy, Cambridge University
  • Master of Philosophy (History and Philosophy of Architecture), Cambridge University
  • Bachelor of Architecture (First Class Honours), University of Canberra
  • Bachelor of Environmental Design (Architecture), University of Canberra

Professional Experience

  • 2004 | Design Architect, Zvi Hecker Architects, Berlin
  • 2003 | Architect, Magma Architecture, Berlin
  • 2003 | Architekt, Daniel Libeskind, Berlin
  • 2002 | Graduate Architect, Studio Daniel Libeskind, Berlin

Memberships and Associations

  • Education Committee |Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning, University of Sydney.]]
  • Australian and New Zealand Architecture Program Accreditation Procedure Standing Panel (ANZAPAP)

Biography

Publications and Outputs

Book Chapters | Journal Articles | Conference Presentations and Publications | Architectural and Design | Public Lectures and Presentations


Book Chapters

2012 | Ross Anderson, "Brunnenstern: The talismanic presence of architecture and ornament in Heidegger’s Hütte", in Thomas Daniell, Vincent Giraud, and Benoît Jacquet, eds., From the Things Themselves: Architecture and Phenomenology (Kyoto: Kyoto University Press, 2012)

2011 | Ross Anderson, "After Images. A Collection of Sketches" in After Images [exhibition catalogue] (Sydney: Boutwell Draper Gallery, 2011): 2-7.

2011 | Ross Anderson, "Canberra: Topo-Graphic" in URBAN AU. Street/Art/Architecture [exhibition catalogue] (Canberra: Gallery of Australian Design): 6-9

2010 | Ross Anderson, "The Chaosmos of Ovid" in Metamorphoses [exhibition catalogue] (Sydney: Tin Sheds Gallery, 2010): 8-15.

2009 | Ross Anderson, “Continuous City” in AA Prize for Unbuilt Work- The Winners, Architecture Australia (January-February 2009): 96.

2009 | Ross Anderson, “Continuous City: A First Year Architecture Studio Project”, Case Study for The Studio Teaching Project, funded by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (See: http://www.studioteaching.org/?page=design_contributions) (November).

Journal Articles

2009 | Ross Anderson, Michael Arndell and Sten Christensen, “Architecture Studio Archive: A case study in the comprehensive digital capture and repository of student design work as an aid to teaching, research and accreditation”, Australian Academic and Research Libraries Volume 40 (December): 286-304

2009 | Ross Anderson, “Architecture Studio Archive. Digitally Documenting Student Design Work”, Archetype: Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning Magazine (September): 11

2008 | Ross Anderson, “The medieval Masons’ Lodge as Paradigm for Peter Behrens’s Dombauhütte in Munich, 1922”, The Art Bulletin Volume 90 (September): 442-466

Conference Presentations and Publications

2010 | Ross Anderson and Alex Dircks, "Future Ruins: Arata Isozaki, J.G. Ballard and Late Modernist Disillusionment”, XXVIIth Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, Newcastle

2009 | Ross Anderson, "The Star and the Vessel: Situating the Architecture and Ornament of Heidegger's Hütte at Todtnauberg", in Architecture and Phenomenology - Second International Conference, Kyoto Seika University, Japan.

2007 | Ross Anderson, “Anything but Silent: Daniel Libeskind’s Architecture as Events of Representation”, in Stephen Loo and Katharine Bartsch (eds.), Panorama to Paradise: Scopic Regimes in Architectural and Urban History and Theory: XXIVth Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, [Available CD-Rom] Adelaide.

2007 | Ross Anderson, “Stones Against Forgetting: German-Jewish territories of remembrance in contemporary Berlin architecture”, in Errinerungskrisen – Memory Crises: German Studies Association of Australia Conference, Melbourne

2007 | Ross Anderson, “Fabricating the Late Gothic German Chapel: Theology, Geometry, Materials and the Practical Imagination”, in Spaces and Places: VII Annual Conference of the Centre for Medieval and Early Modern European Studies, Auckland.

Public Lectures and Presentations

2010 | Ross Anderson, Chris L. Smith, Sarah Benton, "Metamorphoses: Concepts and Constructions", Thursday Night Lecture, Faculty of Architecture Design and Planning, The University of Sydney. 19 August.

2010 | Ross Anderson, Adrian Lahoud and Russell Lowe, “First Year Uni: Three Schools of Thought”, Australian Institute of Architects, NSW Chapter, Tuesday Night Talks, Winter Programme 2010: 10 August.

2010 | Ross Anderson, “Insight: On the Practice of Architecture with Daniel Libeskind and Zvi Hecker”, Department of Architecture, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music: 3 July.

2009 | Ross Anderson, Invited Panel Member: "Stadt und Haus - New Architecture from Berlin", Goethe-Institute Australia, Sydney: 29 January.

2008 | Ross Anderson, “Conflict and Creativity: Reflections on the Practice of Architecture at Studio Daniel Libeskind”, Royal Australian Institute of Architects, NSW Chapter, Tuesday Night Talks, Autumn Programme 2008:1 April.

2007 | Ross Anderson, “Peter Behrens and the motif of the medieval masons’ lodge, 1922”, Architecture and Allied Art Research Seminar, Faculty of Architecture Design and Planning, The University of Sydney: 16 August.

2006 | Ross Anderson, “From the Bauhütte to the Bauhaus”, Architecture Research Seminar, Department of Architecture and Art History, The University of Cambridge: May.

Curated Exhibitions

[[b|2011]] | After Images, Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney (25th October – 12th November, 2011).
[[b|2010]] | Metamorphoses [co-curated with Sarah Benton and Chris L Smith] Tin Sheds Gallery, Sydney (5th – 28th August, 2010)

Professional Architectural Practice

2005 | “Progress”, Stage design for the Cambridge Footlights Theatre Company Spring Review ADC Theatre, Cambridge, UK

2004 | “Visitor Information Centre, Ravensbrück Concentration Camp Memorial Site, Germany”, Zvi Hecker Architect, Invited Competition. Program: Visitor Information, Bookshop & Cafe, Security Office, 400m²

2003 | “Creative Media Centre, City University of Hong Kong”, Studio Daniel Libeskind, Invited Competition, First Place (under construction). Program: Auditoria, Recording Studios, Sound Stages, Study Spaces and Library, 32000m²

2003 | “World Trade Center Design Study, New York USA”, Studio Daniel Libeskind, Invited Two Stage Architecture and Urban Design Competition, First Place. Program: Museum, Railway Terminus, Opera House, Memorial, Urban Open Space, Office and Retail, 1000000m²

2003 | “Kulturforum Münster, Germany”, with MAGMA Architecture, Open Competition, Honourable Mention. Program: concert halls, museum and library, 16000m²

2000 | “WESTside Brünnen Shopping and Leisure Centre- Swimming Pool Complex, Berne Switzerland” Studio Daniel Libeskind, Open Competition, First Place (completed 2008). Program: Interior and Exterior Swimming Pools, Sauna and Fitness Centre, 13000m²

2000 | “WESTside Brünnen Shopping and Leisure Centre- Garden Centre, Berne Switzerland” Studio Daniel Libeskind, Open Competition, First Place (completed 2008). Program: Retail Space and Carparking, 11420m²

2000 | “KMAR: Royal Dutch Military Complex at Schiphol, Amsterdam The Netherlands”, Zvi Hecker Architects, Invited Competiton, First Place (under construction). Program: Offices, Dormitories, Training and Sporting Facilities, Catering and Logistics, 38000m²

Supervision

2009 | Alex Dircks, “Future Ruins: Arata Isozaki, J.G. Ballard and Late Modernist Disillusionment”, Honours Report, Master of Architecture, The University of Sydney.

2009 | Natalie Minasian, “Interrogating the Boundary: Suture and Architecture”, Honours Report, Master of Architecture, The University of Sydney.

2009 | Georgia McGowan, “Nesting: The allure of constructing and occupying diminutive architectures”, Honours Report, Master of Architecture, The University of Sydney.

2009 | Jocelyn Green, “The Allure of the Vernacular”, Honours Report, Master of Architecture, The University of Sydney.

2009 | David Coleborne, “Montage as Method. A study of filmic process as it informs architectural conception”, Honours Report, Master of Architecture, The University of Sydney,

2009 | Nicholas Elias, “Phasing Architecture”, Honours Report, Master of Architecture, The University of Sydney.

2008 | Andre Costin, “The Role of Functionalist Theory in Contemporary Australian Architecture”, Bachelor of Design in Architecture (Honours), The University of Sydney.

2008 | Emma Jones, “Paris: Between Measure and Event”, Advanced Study Report, Master of Architecture, The University of Sydney.

2008 | Sam Samarghandi, “Micro Urban: Examining Concentrated Living”, Advanced Study Report, Master of Architecture, The University of Sydney.