Design in Perspective: Reflections on Intercultural Design Practice in Australia

  • Shaneen Fantin
  • Gudju Gudju Fourmile


Since the 1970s, a number of Australian architects have been considering how non-Indigenous designers can work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to achieve better built environments. A consistent message from this work has been the importance of employing inclusive, respectful, cross-cultural processes that engage the client and end-users, understand the history of the people and place, and share knowledge and expertise in the process.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The University of QueenslandBrisbaneAustralia

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