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Dr Cameron McEwan

Associate Professor

Department: Architecture and Built Environment

Cameron McEwan is an associate professor, architectural theorist, and educator at Northumbria University School of Architecture. His research focuses on the relationship between the city, representation, and subjectivity to engage architecture's status as a critical project. Cameron is a trustee of the AE Foundation, an independent research institute for architecture and education, which links academia, practice, and public life. He holds his Masters in Architecture with distinction from Dundee School of Architecture and his PhD in History and Theory of Architecture from the University of Dundee Geddes Institute for Urban Research with a thesis on Aldo Rossi and the Analogical City.

Cameron led the architecture theory research cluster and was Research Environment lead for UoA32 for REF2021 at University of Central Lancashire Institute of Architecture where he also led Year 2 Studio and architectural humanities. Cameron has taught design studio and history and theory at all levels at institutions including: UCLAN Institute of Architecture; Dundee School of Architecture, where he led the Rooms+Cities MArch Unit with Lorens Holm; Edinburgh Napier University School of Arts; University of Dundee School of Planning; Wuhan School of Architecture, China; and Hong Kong VTC. Cameron has guest reviewed and lectured at venues including IUAV Venice, TU Dresden, Strathclyde, Glasgow Mackintosh, and Manchester School of Architecture.

Cameron’s writing and drawings are published in journals and venues including: Architecture and Culture, arq: Architectural Research Quarterly, Building Material, Drawing On, Journal of Architectural Education, Lo Squaderno, MONU, Scroope: Cambridge Architecture Journal, Outsiders for the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale, Edinburgh Royal Scottish Academy, The Lighthouse Glasgow and elsewhere. With Samuel Penn he edited Accounts (Pelinu, 2019). With Lorens Holm he is editor of the Architecture and Collective Life issue of Architecture and Culture (T&F/Routledge, 2020). Cameron is writing a book entitled Analogical City (Punctum, 2022).

Cameron McEwan

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Afterword: In the Margins, McEwan, C. 8 Feb 2023, Hip Hop in The Sticks, Merseyside, Squagle House
  • Analogical City, McEwan, C. 2023
  • Architectural Pedagogy for the Anthropocene: Theory, Critique, Typological Urbanism, McEwan, C. 23 Jan 2023, In: ArchNet-IJAR: International Journal of Architectural Research
  • Abstraction and Realism: Situated Objects: Buildings and Projects by Stan Allen, McEwan, C. 1 May 2022, Beyond the Institution, Berlin, Jovis Verlag
  • Analogical City: Interview with Cameron McEwan and KooZA/rch, McEwan, C. 5 Jan 2022
  • Analogical Writing and the Practices of Collective Life, McEwan, C. 20 Jul 2022
  • Architectural Theory, Multitude, and the Anthropocene, McEwan, C. 30 Sep 2022, In: Dialectic: Journal of the School of Architecture at the University of Utah
  • Ghostwriting an Authorship without Aura, McEwan, C. Jul 2022, In: Lo Squaderno
  • Peripheral Monuments: Book Review of Thinking Design: Blueprint for an architecture of typology by Andreas Lechner, McEwan, C. 24 Aug 2022, In: Journal of Architecture and Urbanism
  • Architecture and a Grammar of Collective Life, McEwan, C. 25 Apr 2021, Living Together, Rome, Non Architecture Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Visiting an external academic institution: Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design 2023
  • Visiting an external academic institution: University of Strathclyde 2023
  • Invited talk: Peripheries: The Urban Periphery in the Era of the Anthropocene 2023
  • Visiting an external academic institution: Haus der Architektur 2023
  • Invited talk: Analogical City as a Counter-Project: Grammars, Multitudes, Collective Life 2023
  • Visiting an external academic institution: University of Dundee 2023
  • Visiting an external academic institution: University of Central Lancashire 2023
  • Editorial work: ArchNet-IJAR: International Journal of Architectural Research (Journal) 2023
  • Organising a conference, workshop, ...: Micro Civic Institutions of Care 2022
  • Organising a conference, workshop, ...: Agency and Entanglement 2022

Ziana Namboori Madathil A typological study to critically assess practices of social and environmental care in British eco-communities Start Date: 01/02/2023

  • Architecture PhD May 28 2014
  • Architecture MA (Hons) June 01 2009
  • Architecture BA (Hons) June 22 2006
  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy FHEA

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