Philip Goad

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Philip J. Goad is an Australian academic, currently serving as Professor of Architecture in the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning at the University of Melbourne. He is also a former President of the Victorian Chapter of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects.

Professor Goad researches in the areas of architectural history, theory and design. He is an authority on modern Australian architecture. One of his fields of expertise is the life and work of Robin Boyd. He has been a visiting scholar at Columbia University, the Bartlett School of Architecture (London) and UCLA (Los Angeles). Professor Goad is a past editor of Fabrications, the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, and is a former contributing editor to Architecture Australia. He has also worked extensively as an architectural conservation consultant and exhibition curator. As an architect, his most notable work has been for the Melbourne firm, Edmond and Corrigan, as project architect for the RMIT Building 8 project in Swanston Street, central Melbourne.

In 2000 Professor Goad was awarded the Bates Smart Award for Architecture in the Media, from the Royal Australian Institute of Architects. In 1994 he received the Joint RAPI Award for Excellence from the Royal Australian Planning Institute (now the Planning Institute of Australia) and in 1991 he was a recipient of the RAIA President’s Award.

With Professor Julie Willis, Goad edited the Encyclopedia of Australian Architecture.[1]

Selected publications[edit]

  • Goad PJ & Pieris AD. 2005. New Directions in Tropical Asian Architecture. Sydney, Australia: Pesaro Publishing.
  • Goad, P., 2000, Architecture Bali: Architectures of Welcome, Sydney: Pesaro Publishing
  • Goad PJ, Wilken RC & Willis JL. 2004. Australian Modern: the Architecture of Stephenson and Turner. Carlton, Australia: Miegunyah Press (Melbourne UP).
  • Goad PJ. 2003. Judging Architecture: issues, divisions, triumphs, Victorian architecture awards 1929-2003. Melbourne, Australia: Royal Australian Institute of Architects, RAIA Victoria.
  • Goad PJ. 2001. New Directions in Australian Architecture. Sydney, Australia: Pesaro Publishing.


  1. ^ Goad, Philip; Willis, Julie, eds. (2012). The encyclopedia of Australian architecture. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521888578. OCLC 771062646.

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