Enough Is Enough: Indigenous Knowledge Systems, Living Heritage and the (Re)Shaping of Built Environment Design Education in Australia

  • Grant RevellEmail author
  • Scott Heyes
  • David Jones
  • Darryl Low Choy
  • Richard Tucker
  • Susan Bird


This chapter explores the critical importance of ethical Indigenous knowledge engagement in the knowing of living heritage landscapes and their associated built environment education, and professional practices across Australia.



This chapter is part of a research project funded by the Australian Office of Learning and Teaching entitled ‘Re-casting Terra Nullius Blindness: Empowering Indigenous Protocols and Knowledge in Australian University Built Environment Education’ and has been subject to Deakin University Human Ethics Research Committee (DUHREC) approvals (2012-335; STEC-2-2013). Acknowledgment is also due to the academics and students around Australia who shared their thoughts and insights, including encouragement from staff at the OLT, but also to the reference panel (Professor Mark Rose, Rueben Berg, Ed Wensing and Dr Elizabeth Grant) who contributed their usual detailed insight and overview of the project, and to the evaluation of the independent project reviewers, Professor Marcia Devlin and Dr Sandy O’Sullivan.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Grant Revell
    • 1
    Email author
  • Scott Heyes
    • 2
  • David Jones
    • 4
  • Darryl Low Choy
    • 3
  • Richard Tucker
    • 4
  • Susan Bird
    • 5
  1. 1.The University of Western AustraliaPerthAustralia
  2. 2.The University of CanberraCanberraAustralia
  3. 3.Griffith UniversityBrisbaneAustralia
  4. 4.Deakin UniversityGeelongAustralia
  5. 5.Central Queensland UniversityRockhamptonAustralia

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