Anthony Burke Professor of Architecture, Faculty of Design Architecture & Building, UTS
Anthony Burke is a Professor of Architecture and Course Director for the Master of Architecture in the Faculty of Design Architecture and Building at the University of Technology Sydney. A graduate of Columbia University GSAPP, Anthony is recognised internationally for his work in architectural design, curation and commentary, specialising in contemporary design theory at the intersection of technology, urbanism and practice.
Anthony is currently working on a series of productions on Architectural Restoration for pubic media, and is researching Australia's architectural history with a specific focus on Sydney's emerging new wave of "city changing projects" reshaping the Sydney CBD.
Anthony is a regular contributor to architectural media and public forums as an animated advocate for design and architecture. In 2012 Anthony was co-creative director of the Australian Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale, presenting "Formations; New practices in Australian Architecture". In the same year, he presented at TEDx Sydney, and in 2013 Anthony curated the Architecture and Design symposium "Architecture Makes the City" for the 40th Anniversary celebrations of the opening of the Sydney Opera House. He has exhibited at venues such as SFMoMA, the Venice Architecture Biennale, Beyond Media in Florence and the Beijing Architecture Biennale.
Anthony combines scholarly research with design practice and curation. He has published several books and many articles on Architecture, and was a director of Offshore Studio from 2000-2016. In 2010, he founded Open Agenda, an annual speculative design research competition, exhibition and publication for emerging Australian architects.
Previously he was Assistant Professor in Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley between 2002 and 2007 before returning to Australia. He has served as Head of the School of Architecture at UTS for two terms from 2010-2017, and Associate Dean of International and Engagement from 2017-2019. He has served as architectural judge for the London Design Week 2014, and serves on numerous design excellence review panels and committees in Design and Architecture.