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Philip Oldfield is a senior lecturer in architecture at UNSW Sydney and leads the Architecture and High Performance Technology stream in the Master of Architecture program. Prior to joining UNSW, Philip was the co-creator and course director of the Master of Architecture in Sustainable Tall Buildings at the University of Nottingham, UK – the world’s only course and qualification dedicated to the design and research of high-rise architecture. In addition, he has taught at universities in Chicago, Venice and Singapore.

Philip’s research interests are focused primarily on tall building design, sustainability, liveability and embodied carbon. He is an active member of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), and is author of the upcoming book The Sustainable Tall Building: A Design Primer, due to be published by Routledge in late 2018. He is a British Science Association Media Fellow and has written for the Architects’ Journal, Architecture Australia, The Guardian and many other publications.

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