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Biography

Maud Cassaignau is a lecturer in Architecture and Urban Design and coordinates the Master and Technologies and Environments.

She studied at the ETH Zurich and Columbia University. Maud has worked in leading practices in Europe and USA, and built projects with her practice XPACE in Europe. In parallel, Maud taught at the Swiss Polytechnic and held a Professor position at the University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland in Architecture and Construction.

Her practice and PhD research evolves around the interaction of design, place and climate, aiming at finding socially and environmentally responsive design solutions. Her work has been widely published internationally.

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Projects 2014 2015

Kunshan Studio

Jung, M., Cassaignau, M. & Shinkfield, J.

1/07/1431/12/15

Project: Research

Research Output 2007 2018

Building Mixity! Cremorne 2025/37.83°S/144.993°E

Cassaignau, M., Jung, M. & Xue, M., 2018, Clayton, Vic, Australia: Monash University Publishing. 168 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

The Melbourne Section: A Context Specific Design-Research Applied Across a Strategic Metropolitan Territory

Jung, M. & Cassaignau, M., 2018, Proceedings of the 1st Annual Design Research Conference (ADR18). Maxwell, D. W. (ed.). Sydney, NSW, Australia: The University of Sydney, p. 125-137 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Transforming Post-Industrial Cremorne: The Potential of Urban Mixity Discussed via an Exemplary Melbourne Inner-Suburb

Jung, M., Cassaignau, M. & Mannering, V., 2018, Remaking Cities: Urban History Planning History - Proceedings of the 14th Australasian Urban History Planning History Conference 2018. McShane, I., Taylor, E., Porter, L. & Woodcock, I. (eds.). Melbourne, Vic, Australia: Australian Urban History Planning History Group and RMIT Centre for Urban Research, p. 64-76 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Batemans Bay: Public Domain

Cassaignau, M., Jung, M. & SWA (Simon Whibley Architecture), 2017

Research output: Non-textual formCommissioned or Visual ArtworkOther

Prizes

2017 Excellence in Innovation Award

Maud Cassaignau (Recipient), Markus Jung (Recipient), Tony Wong (Recipient), Jianbin Wang (Recipient), Peter Breen (Recipient) & Jonathan Shinkfield (Recipient), 24 May 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Federation of Swiss Architects (FAS) Genève 2020 Competition

Markus Jung (Recipient) & Maud Cassaignau (Recipient), 2005

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2008 2018

Building Mixity! Book launch at Glasshaus

Maud Cassaignau (Contributor), Markus Jung (Contributor), Matthew Xue (Contributor)
14 Jun 2018

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic event

Glasshaus Cremorne – Book Launch Building Mixity!

Markus Jung (Host), Maud Cassaignau (Host), Matthew Xue (Contributor)
14 Jun 2018

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic event

Practice Research Symposium RMIT - Book Launch Building Mixity!

Markus Jung (Contributor), Maud Cassaignau (Contributor), Matthew Xue (Contributor)
1 Jun 2018

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic event

Practice Research Symposium 2018

Maud Cassaignau (Invited speaker), Markus Jung (Invited speaker), Matthew Xue (Invited speaker)
1 Jun 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Cultural Economy After Neo-Liberalism

Markus Jung (Member of programme committee), Maud Cassaignau (Speaker)
25 Jun 201826 Jun 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Press / Media

Cremorne + New Zone – Commercial 3!

Markus Jung & Maud Cassaignau

17/09/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Article/Feature

ABC Radio National - Blueprint for Living

Markus Jung & Maud Cassaignau

9/06/18

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Profile/Interview

ABC RADIO NATIONAL: 'Building Mixity'

Maud Cassaignau & Markus Jung

9/06/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Inflection 03 – New Order

Markus Jung & Maud Cassaignau

1/11/16

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Article/Feature

ESC- Batemans Bay Vision and Growth Project

Markus Jung & Maud Cassaignau

1/09/15

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Article/Feature