Dr Philip Oldfield is a Senior Lecturer in Architecture at UNSW Built Environment, and leads the Architecture and High-Performance Technology Stream in the MArch Programme.
Philip's research and teaching focusses primarily on high-rise architecture and sustainable design, and he is author of the upcoming publication ‘The Sustainable Tall Building: A Design Primer’, due to be published by Routledge in 2018. He is a British Science Association Media Fellow (2015), and an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in recognition of attainment against the UK Professional Standards Framework for teaching and learning support.
At UNSW Philip’s teaching achievements include a 2016 CATEI High Achievers Award, and being nominated as a Trained Peer Reviewer of Teaching. In addition, he is International Student Support Coordinator at UNSW Built Environment, responsible for the development of pastoral care and educational support for the Faculty’s growing international cohort.
Philip aims to use his Scientia Academy Fellowship to develop two main areas of strategic importance. Firstly, in the development of educational support strategies and activities for international students; and secondly the development of educational support strategies and scholarship in ‘studio teaching’.