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Dr Andrew Wilson

Role within the School

Head of Architecture


Bachelor of Architecture (The University of Melbourne), Master of Architecture (RMIT), Doctor of Philosophy (The University of Queensland).


Andrew has worked in practice on built and speculative work across a range of urban and architectural projects, both complex and small. He has practised in Australia and Germany, and previously taught and collaborated on research projects in Australia, Japan, and Belgium. He founded NMBW with Marika Neustupny, Lucinda McLean, and Nigel Bertram and is Principal of NMBW Queensland Office.


Bäumler Forster Studio, The Gap, Australia (2008)
Watson House, Samford, Australia (2003)


Urban and Architectural Design, Architectural History, Theory and Criticism, Cities.

Selected Publications

Hot Modernism: Queensland Architecture, 1945-1975. Artifice Books, London (2015).
Editor with John Macarthur, Deborah van der Plaat, and Janina Gosseye.

“Great Hall, University of Queensland.” In Augmented Australia: Regenerating Lost Architecture 1914-2014. Australian Institute of Architects, Canberra (2014). pp. 54-57. Catalogue for the Venice Biennale. “Dialogue: Strangely Orthodox, Andrew Wilson x Yoshiharu Tsukamoto x Momoyo Kaijima.” JA85, Spring 2012 House Genealogy Atelier Bow-Wow: All 42 Houses (2012) pp. 4-9.

Invited entries to the Encyclopedia of Australian Architecture, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne (2012).  Edited by Philip Goad and Julie Willis.

“Torbreck: Projections of Californian Landscape and Ultra-Modern Lifestyle,” in Skyplane, UNSW Press, Sydney (2009) pp. 132-43. Edited by Richard Francis-Jones, Lawrence Nield, Xing Ruan and Deborah Van der Plaat.

“Relational Equilibrium: Amposta, Quaderns International Housing Competition 400,000.” Rehousing, 24 Housing Projects, RMIT Press, Melbourne (2008) pp. 30-35. Edited by Shane Murray, Diego Ramírez-Lovering and Simon Whibley.

“California Dreaming: Sub-Tropical Housing and Civic Ambition in Post-War Queensland.” in Place Makers: Contemporary Queensland Architects, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane (2008). pp. 30-39. Edited by Miranda Wallace.

“Controlled Spirals in the Post-War Motorised City,” in Modern Times: The Untold Story of Modernism in Australia 1917-67, The Miegunyah Press, Melbourne (2008) pp. 166-171. Edited by Ann Stephen, Andrew McNamara, and Philip Goad.

Hayes & Scott, Post-War Houses, University of Queensland Press, Brisbane (2005). Edited by Andrew Wilson.


Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowship (2011), awarded to conduct Design Research with Professor Momoyo Kaijima (Host Researcher) at the University of Tsukuba, Japan.
Commendation, Architecture Australia, AA Prize for Unbuilt Work (2007)


Fellow, Australian Institute of Architects