Leon van Schaik

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Leon van Schaik

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First Name

Leon

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van Schaik

Years Affiliated

2016

Affiliation

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)

Birth Date

1944

Birthplace

South Africa

Occupation

Innovation Professor of Architecture

Biographical Text

Leon van Schaik, AO is Professor of Architecture and Innovation Chair in Design Practice Research at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT). From his base in Melbourne, he has promoted local and international architectural culture through an influential practice-based research programme and the commissioning of innovative architecture. His Architecture and Design PhD programme at RMIT has become an important template for institutions worldwide. In 2005, at the 75th anniversary awards of the Australian Institute of Architects, Professor Van Schaik was awarded the inaugural Neville Quarry Architectural Education Prize. In 2006, he was made an Officer (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia for his services to architecture and education. Some of his recent publications include Practical Poetics in Architecture (Chichester: Wiley, 2015) and Ideograms (Melbourne: Lyon Foundation and Lyon Housemuseum, 2013).

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“Leon van Schaik,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed August 18, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/553.

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