Asst/Prof Patrick Beale
Discipline Chair, Architecture/Assistant Professor
School of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts
- Contact details
- School of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts
The University of Western Australia (M433)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
- 6488 1562
- 6488 1082
- AADip AALond., RAIA
- Industrial relevance
- 2004 - 2006
2007ADVANCED TIMBER CONCEPTS RESEARCH CENTRE
Established the Advanced Timber Concepts Research Centre, a Joint Venture between Forrest Products Commission/UWA/ALVA
2007 - presentADVANCED TIMBER CONCEPTS RESEARCH CENTRE
ATC carries out design lead research into timber products and structures using and developing knowledge of the unique qualities of Western Australian hardwoods and plantation timbers. Initial projects scheduled for commercialization by end 2009. ATC also carries out pure basic research into timber properties as required by the design program and industry needs.
2009Awarded ‘Royalties for Regions’ Grant for development of timber manufacture and research capacity in WA wheat belt regions centered on town of Narrogin and the Cy O’Connor college of TAFE
2009Awarded Royalties for Regions Grant (with Shire of Perenjori) for development of 4 bed prototype flat pack house to follow current prototypes models under construction.
2007 - 2009Awarded FWPA grant for investigations into conditions required for application of direct stick timber flooring. ($53.000).
2007 - 2009Awarded FWPA grant for investigations into the qualities of sapwood in various WA native and plantation species. ($58000).
2007 - 2008Australian Timber Design Workshops: National Awareness and technical dissemination program to Industry and the professions. With A/Prof Greg Nolan of University of Tasmania. Conferences held in all major Australian cities with Grant support from FWPA.
2006Appointed to the board of CEFFOR/Furniture Foresight Centre, Valencia, Spain.
2003 - 2004Established Western Australia Urban Design. Joint venture between The University of Western Australia, Curtin University of technology and WA Government Department of Planning and Infrastructure. [Now UWA/DPI]
2004 - 2007External Examiner. Singapore Polytechnic Institute.
1999-2008ROYAL AUSTRALIAN INSITUTE OF ARCHITECTS
2004 - 2007WA Government Timber Industry Restructure Task Force.
2003 - 2006Furniture Industry Training Council
2002 - presentFORREST INDUSTRIES FEDERATION OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA (FIFWA)
Chair, judging panel, Inaugural Annual Awards
2005Awarded UWA small grant for research into the conditions for the retention of cultural heritage practices in the aftermath of Natural Disasters. Arg-E Bam, Iran as case study [$52,000]
2002Awarded industry development grant from WA government for development of design awareness in WA furniture industry with FIAA/WA. ($100,000)
1999 - 2002ASSOCIATION OF ARCHITECTURE SCHOOLS AUSTRALIASIA
Vice President AASA
Chair, AASA Refereed Design Scheme
Editor, AASA Refereed Design Yearbook.
1998 - 1999THE CENTRE FOR AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE/Charles Moore Foundation
The University of Texas at Austin
1984Visiting Critic/ visiting Lecturer at:
- Politecnic of Catalonia, Barcelona
- Camberwell College, London Institute
- Milan Politecnico, Faculty of of Architecture and Building
- Architectural Association, School of Architecture, London
- School of Architecture & Landscape, University of Bordeaux, France
- Colombia University, New York City, New York
- Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
- Departments of Architecture and Interior Design, RMIT, Melbourne
- University of Pennsylvania, Philadephia, PA
- School of Architecture, The University of Queensland, Brisbane
- Rennsselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
- Rice University, Houston, Texas
- Rhode Island School of Design, providence, Rhode Island
- University of Texas, Austin, Texas
- 1997 -Member
RAIA, Royal Australian Institute of Architects. Member no. 27070.
Architectural Association, London
2000 - 2002Founder member and elected Vice President (2000 – 2002)
AASA, Association of Architecture Schools Australasia, Formerly CHASA (Committee of Heads of Architecture Schools Australasia)
1985 -Affiliate Member
ACSA, American Collegiate Schools Architecture
Affiliate Member CCA, College Art Association.
- Honours and awards
EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLICATIONS
2008100% Design. ‘Shimmer Chair + Table’ Lon don, England. Shortlisted for Blueprint Design Award and awarded Best New Exhibitor.
2008Spanish National Furniture and Interiors Fair. Valencia, Spain.
2008International Chair Exhibition. Udine, Italy. Best new Exhibitor Shortlist.
2007International Cities and Towns Conference. (Auckland NZ July 2007) Conference paper: Cultural Heritage strategies for place: 5 Case studies from Europe and Iran. Published ICTC conference proceedings November 2007
2007‘Becoming Perenjori’ Design and Development for a remote Midwest Shire with Grant Revell (Landscape) Published UWA/ALVA January 2007
200720Th Anniversary Design Conference: Chonbuk University, Korea, Keynote Speaker. [Published Korea November 2007 2oth Anniversary Conference proceedings]
20049th International Korean Graduate Schools Design Conference and Exhibition: Keynote Speaker and guest Critic.
2004Doha Technical College. Exhibition Curator with Ross Donaldson, Director, Woods Bagot, Perth. Cullity Gallery, UWA. Catalogue published.
2003Furnitex: National Furniture Exhibition, Melbourne. Exhibitor of Furniture Enterprise workshop – FEW – and conference session speaker: Industry and academia collaborations.
2003FIAA (Furniture Industry Association Australia) Design and Innovations Committee invited member.
2003Designing Designers. International Conference on Design Education. Published 12/03 Edition 3 Poli Milan.
2003Various newspaper articles: Western Australia.
2002Charles Moore and his 5 houses: for ‘Center’, Journal of the Center of American Architecture, The University of Texas at Austin.
2002AASA refereed design yearbook 2000 round: Editor. October 2002.
2001AASA refereed design yearbook 1999 round: Editor. In print.
2001AASA refereed design exhibition. Green Gallery. Sydney University.
2001‘Remake”: Exhibition of furniture prototypes and ‘model’ projects. Cullity Gallery, School of Architecture and Fine Arts, UWA. Curator of exhibition.
1999 - 2001School of Architecture and Fine Arts end of year exhibition catalogue. Editor.
1998Miners Hall of Fame exhibition of finalists from national competition.
1998Miners Hall of Fame catalogue for the exhibition of finalists from national competition.
1995The Guild Yearbook: ‘Axel Sofa Suite’ Cincinnati, Ohio. Published 12/1994.
1994The Ohio Designer Craftsman National Annual Invitational exhibition. ‘Axel’ Sofa suite.
1988Suzanne Lemberg Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington. Vermont. “Broadway Folly” Installation with Jane Aebersold.
1993Suzanne Lemberg Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington. Vermont. Twining Gallery, Broadway, Soho. New York City.
“10 Years Practice: Architecture, Drawings and Furniture Design”.
- Previous positions
1995 - presentFACULTY/[School] OF ARCHITECTURE, LANDSCAPE & VISUAL ARTS
The University of Western Australia
2007 - presentADVANCED TIMBER CONCEPTS RESEARCH CENTRE (ATC) ALVA/UWA
1999 - 2004SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AND FINE ARTS
The University of Western Australia
1997 - 1999Deputy Head of School
1983 - 1995BENNINGTON COLLEGE, Bennington Vermont 05201 USA
1988 - 1990Dean of Studies (Academic Affairs)
1991 - 1994
1987 - 1988
Visual Arts Division Chair
Sep 83 - Dec 85Director, Architecture Program
Lecturer, Visual Arts Division
Jan 86 - Sep 86ARCHITECTURAL ASSOCIATION SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, London. Tutor
Intermediate Unit 9. Diploma unit 2
1985RENNSSALEAR POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE, Troy, New York
Adjunct Associate Professor
2007 - PB DESIGN STUDIO, Perth Australia
Architecture and Landscape. Heritage, Architecture and Industrial Design.
1987 - 1995PRIVATE PRACTICE, White Creek, New York, USA
Domestic and commercial projects in Vermont. New York State, Massachusetts and New York City. Project values up to US$3MIO.
1990 - 1995A P DESIGN INC., Cambridge, New York, USA
Interior and Furniture Design, prototyping and production workshop.
1986 - 1987WHITE DUNDAS ARCHITECTS, Perth WA
Domestic and commercial projects.
1981 - 1984B K DESIGN CONSULTANTS, Doha, Qatar and Norwich, England
Senior Architect/ Project Manager
Health care and institutional projects. Project values up to US$18 MI.
1982 - 1984DEVCON OY. / B K DESIGN JOINT VENTURE
Marketing Manager for Gulf States
Institutional, Industrial and security installations.
1979 - 1981
HODGES AND HAXWORTH, ARCHITECTS, Cloth Court, Smithfield, London England.
Project Architect/ Site Architect
Health care and institutional projects. Renovations and Transformations. Project values to UKL500 thousand.
1978 - 1979YORK ROSENBERG AND MARDELL, ARCHITECTS, Smithfield, London, England.
Assistant Architect (part time/ full time). Special Projects unit.
1976 - 1977JOHNNY DEVAS, ARCHITECTS, Montaigue de Quercy, Tarn et Garonne, France.
Heritage and Conservation, restoration and transformation projects.
1975 - 1976JOHN CLAUDE PERROT, ARCHITECT DPLG, Perigueux, France.
Municipal and domestic projects. Heritage urban design projects.
- Research profile
Research profile and publications