Personal profile


Alex Brown is an architect and a senior lecturer within the Department of Architecture at MADA. Her research explores twentieth-century and contemporary art-architecture relationships, as well as architecture and radicality from the 1960s onwards. 

Alex's writing has been published in both architecture and art journals, including The Journal of Architecture, Architectural Theory ReviewCultural Studies Review, Lucida Journal and the Electronic Melbourne Art Journal. She also regularly contributes project reviews and interviews to Architecture Australia and Houses

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor of Design Studies, University of Queensland

Bachelor of Architecture (Hons I), University of Queensland

Architectural History and Theory, PhD, Radical Restructuring: Autonomies in Italian Architecture and Design, 1968-73, University of Queensland

Research area keywords

  • architecture and radicality
  • architecture exhibitions
  • art-architecture relationships