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A/Prof Christopher Vernon

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Email: christopher.vernon@uwa.edu.au  Home Page

Christopher Vernon teaches design and the history and theory of landscape architecture. He is a leading authority on the lives and works of Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin, widely lecturing and publishing on the subject. More broadly, his research focusses upon architecture and landscape as collective expressions of identity, especially within the context of designed national capitals such as Canberra, New Delhi and Brasilia. http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Christopher_Vernon


Vernon, C. 2016, 'Australia‚Äôs Lost Capitol', JOURNAL OF ARCHITECTURAL EDUCATION, 70, 2, pp. 284-299. Detail

Vernon, C. 2015, 'Recovering Walter Burley Griffin's final American city plan', Planning Perspectives, 30, 4, pp. 625-637. Detail

Vernon, C. 2015, 'Finding Park Ridge: Walter Burley Griffin's Final American Town Plan',  Detail

Vernon, C. 2014, 'Daniel Hudson Burnham and the American city imperial', THESIS ELEVEN: CRITICAL THEORY AND HISTORICAL SOCIOLOGY, 123, 1, pp. 80-105. Detail

Vernon, C., Mozaffari, A. 2014, 'Daniel Burnham and Australia's Federal Capital, 1893-1912', Planning Perspectives, 29, 4, pp. 501-525. Detail

More Publications...


Associate Professor Christopher Vernon 1998, 'An inventory and catalogue of primary source records documenting the professional practice of Walter Burley Griffin, designer of Canberra', ARC Small Grants.


2010 PhD. Dr Whitbread. Supervised by: A/Prof Vernon, Prof Weller

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