Dr Beth George

Started at UWA: 2013

Teacher, practitioner and published researcher in architecture

I love working in independent design, design studios and drawing classes. I love watching students get excited about making, drawing and thinking about architecture.Dr Beth George


Dr Beth George is a teacher, practitioner and researcher in architecture. Dr George has worked on awarded projects since 2010, and integrates her industry experience into the classroom. As a practising architect, Dr George focuses on the nexus between drawing and design in architecture. In her lecturing role at UWA’s School of Design, she has found a balance between research, practice and teaching, working with broadly talented people in a school that encourages mutual respect and individual pathways. Dr George supervises PhD students, chairs the Bachelor of Arts (Architecture) major, and teaches in the master’s program.



PhD, BArch (Hons), BEnv Des

Awarded VC’s congratulations for a ‘consistently excellent unit’, Design Communication, in the Students’ Unit Reflective Feedback, 2017

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Finalist in Tapestry Design Prize for Architects, 2016

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Book chapter published, ‘A walk down four streets that don't exist’ in Perth: A Guide for the Curious, UWA Publishing, Perth, 2016

Book chapter published, ‘Western Australia: Curating the City’ in Procuring Innovative Architecture, Routledge, US and Canada, 2010

PhD with commendations at RMIT University by the age of 27



Dr George is a dedicated and enthusiastic teacher who focuses on finding and fostering individual strengths in her students. She shares her experience in practice and her love for drawing and design with her students. Dr George believes making creative work is extremely challenging and satisfying, and delights in the moment when students discover new ways of looking at, and thinking about, their work. Her teaching focuses on giving students models for their investigations and encouraging propositional and independent thought.

Dr George teaches urban and regional architecture, as well as independent design at PhD and master’s level. She teaches the following units:

Supervisor opportunities

Dr George has been a research supervisor since 2014, supporting topics such as urbanism, urban history, mapping and cartography, design-led research, drawing and communication in design. She welcomes prospective researchers with a variety of interests in the architecture field to consider undertaking a PhD, Master of Arts or honours under her supervision. To discuss your study options, contact Dr George on the details below.

Contact Dr Beth George

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