MJO 2010 BWCo-Editor in Chief, Nexus Network Journal
Area of study: Design theory in 20th century and current architecture Geographic area: Oceana

Michael J. Ostwald is Professor of Architecture at the University of New South Wales (Australia). He was previously Professor and Dean of Architecture at the University of Newcastle (Australia), Professorial Research Fellow at Victoria University Wellington (New Zealand), a visiting Professor and Research Fellow at RMIT University, an Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow at Newcastle and a visiting fellow at ANU (Australia), MIT (USA), HKU (China), UCLA (USA) and the University of Pisa (Italy). Michael has a doctorate (PhD) in architectural history and theory and a higher doctorate (DSc) in design mathematics and computing. Under the auspices of the Byera Hadley international fellowship he completed postdoctoral research on geometry at the CCA (Montreal) and at the Loeb (Harvard). In 2016, the Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) awarded him the Neville Quarry Medal for Services to Architecture.
Michael is Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Nexus Network Journal (Springer) and on the editorial boards of ARQ (Cambridge) and Architectural Theory Review (Taylor and Francis).
He has authored more than 400 scholarly publications, including 20 books. He is co-editor with Kim Williams of the 2-volume Architecture and Mathematics from Antiquity to the Future (Birkhäuser, 2015) and his recent publications include The Fractal Dimension of Architecture (Springer, 2016), co-authored with Josephine Vaughan, and The Mathematics of the Modernist Villa (Birkhäuser 2018) co-authored with Michael Dawes.

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Professor Michael J. Ostwald
Faculty of the Built Environment
The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2025, Australia
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