Personal profile


Victor is a Lecturer in Architectural Technology at the Department of Architecture. His research explores the environmental impacts and potential of industrialised building by leveraging information and communication technologies (ICTs). Victor is Associate Director of the Future Building Initiative, ESD, LCA and Energy theme co-ordinator at the Building 4.0 CRC, and Adjunct Researcher at the Centre for Sustainable Urban Development (CEDEUS). He holds a PhD in Architectural Science and Technology and an MPhil in Design Computing at MSD - The University of Melbourne. Victor is a registered practitioner in Chile where he worked as a project architect in the social housing industry.

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 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Architectural Science and Technology, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Melbourne


Design Computing, Master of Philosophy (MPhil), University of Melbourne


Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Architecture, Universidad de Chile (University of Chile)


Licentiate in Architecture, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile (Pontifical Catholic University of Chile)


External positions

Adjunct Researcher, Centro de Desarrollo Urbano Sustentable (CEDEUS) (Centre for Sustainable Urban Development)

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Research area keywords

  • Built Environment
  • Environmental Design
  • Life Cycle Analysis
  • Sustainable Construction
  • Industrialised Construction
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Mass Customisation
  • Personalisation
  • Software Development
  • Data Analytics
  • Design Computing
  • Building Science
  • Building
  • Construction
  • Architecture