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Dr Jon Goodbun BA(hons) Dip(arch) MSc MSc PhD

Born: 28th April 1970, London

Current Positions:

University of Westminster – 0.4 Senior Lecturer in Architecture

Researcher

BA Architecture History and Theory Dissertation Tutor

MSc Architecture and Environmental Design module leader

MSc Architecture and Environmental Design thesis tutor

MA Architecture and Digital Media major thesis tutor

PhD supervisor

 

Royal College of Art – 0.4 Tutor in Architecture

MA Design Studio leader

PhD supervisor

 

Bartlett UCL – 0.1 Senior Lecturer in Architecture

MArch dissertation and history-theory seminar tutor

 

 

Personal Details:

Architectural Education

2004-2011                    PhD: The Architecture of the Extended Mind – Towards a Critical Urban Ecology

2008                               MPhil transfer,  University of Westminster

1998-00                         MSc Architectural History, Bartlett, UCL, London

1996                                MSc Computing and Design, University of East London

1994-96                         Diploma in Architecture, University of East London

1989-92                         BA(hons) Architecture, PCL/ University of Westminster), London

 

Secondary Education

1981-86                         11 ‘O’ Levels, Ilford County High School (ICHS)

1986-89                         5 ‘A’ Levels (Pure Maths, Applied Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Art), ICHS

 

Architectural Teaching

2013-                             MSc Architecture and Environmental Design module leader

2011-                             MArch dissertation tutor, Bartlett UCL London

2011-                             Post-Grad Studio leader, RCA London

2009-10                       Diploma Studio leader, UCA Canterbury

2009- 13                      BA module leader, Westminster

2007-                           BA Dissertation tutor, Brighton and Westminster

2006-12                       contribution to Urban Cultures and Capitalism and Culture modules in English Dept., Westminster

2004-10                       Occasional contributions to Degree Studio Greenwich University

2008                              Facilitator and design tutor, Design for Sustainability module, Schumacher College, Devon

2000-06                       MArch DS 10 leader, Diploma Dissertation tutor, Technical Studies, Westminster

2005                               Workshop at Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Nürnberg,  Germany

2004-5                          History and Theory tutor, Bartlett, UCL

2002                               Bauhaus-Weimar Summer Academy Studio Tutor, Rome, Italy

2001                                Bauhaus-Weimar Summer Academy Studio Tutor, Weimar, Germany

1997-01                         Design Tutor, MA Computer Imaging in Architecture,

1999–00                      Studio Design Assistant to Andris Berzins, Westminster

1996-98                         Studio Design Assistant to John Bell, Westminster

 

 

Visiting Critic: AA, Bartlett, Bauhaus Weimar (Germany), Cambridge, Canterbury, De Montford, Greenwich, AdBK Nürnberg (Germany), Oxford Brookes, Princeton (USA), Texas A&M (USA), TU Berlin (Germany), Syracuse (London)..

 

Architectural Practice

2011  –                  Rheomode Lab

2002 – 2010        Co-founded WAG (Working Architecture Group)

 

Various domestic, retail, bar and exhibition projects

Open Tables interactive installation at Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, 2008 – competition winner

‘The Good Life Social Ecology’ Europan 2007 – commendation

The Refractory installation at Building Centre, 2004 – published

Various concrete research pieces, 2004 – published

Homes For Learning competition, 2004 – runners up

Evaporative Cooling Tower research (with Atelier One and Brian Ford), 2003 – published

Any Old St competition, 2003 – competition runners up

Retail Interior (Sally Greer, London), 2002 – published

2000-1               Collaboration with Bob Baxter/At Large:

Unknown Amazon exhibition (British Museum, London)

WHSmith Innovations research team briefed to develop future experience based retail

Jewish Holocaust Memorial Center, Berlin (runners up)

1998-2000          Collaboration with Bob Baxter (At Large, formerly Amalgam) and Atelier One ,

Money Zone Pavilion, Millennium Dome, London

1997-8               FXV.org, London

Various new media projects

1995-7               Sir Norman Foster and Partners, London

Daewoo HQ skyscraper (Soeul, South Korea)

Sir Norman Foster’s Penthouse (London)

numerous competitions

1991-94                         Planungsburo Fischer, Berlin

Historical Renovation (including Hans Scharoun, Frederic Schinkel, Emil Fahrenkampf)

Max Plank Institute Science Park, Adlershof, Berlin

various small projects

 

Other Consultancy:

 

Trusthouse Forte July 2009: part of sandpit team briefed to develop concepts for a new chain of youth market hotels

Procter and Gamble July 2007: part of sandpit team briefed to develop new scent experience,  run by brand/management consultants Added Value

British Petroleum April 2007: part of sandpit team briefed to develop eco home leisure experience and off-grid/autonomous energy services, run by brand/management consultants Added Value

Concrete Centre 2004-6: Member of Education Panel, chaired by Alain Haines

WHSmith June 2000 : part of sandpit team briefed to develop future experience based retail environments, run by brand/management consultants Nowhere

 

Conference Papers and Lectures:

 

Session chair and respondent, AHRA What is this thing called theory, Leeds Nov 2015

Introduction to What is at stake in Environmental Design?, University of Westminster Nov 2015

Some notes on the anthropocene (or, welcome to the pre-anthropocene!), University of Westminster ‘Cities, Politics, Law as geological agents’ symposium, Nov 2014

The Design of Scarcity (with Jeremy Till, Andreas Rumpfhuber and Michael Klein), Central St Martins, Oct 2014

Dialectical Ecologies — Architecture and Politics in the Age of Capitalist Crisis, Beijing April 2013

Re-imagining the Project of Planning, Umea, Sweden, March 2013

Re-imagining the Project of Planning, Vienna, March 2013

Mediating the Ecological and the Neurological: An Architecture of the Extended Mind, Spatial Thinking 2, Innsbruck, October 2012

Dialectical Ecologies — Architecture and Politics in the Age of Capitalist Crisis, Architectural Association, October 2012

Relational Architectural Ecologies, Society of Architectural Historians, Detroit, April 2012

Relational Architectural Ecologies, Texas A&M, April 2012

Scarcity, Critical Urban Ecology and re-imagining the Project of Planning, March 2012. Critical Urban Ecology 2 symposium, Brighton University

Landscapes, Complexity and re-imagining the Project of Planning, February 2012, Landscapes and Critical Agency conference, UCL

Rheomode and Aesthetics:  An Ecology of Mind, May 2011, Towards a New Science of Consciousness conference, Stockholm

Re-imagining the Possibility of Planning, or, How to Become an Urban Ecologist, The Gopher Hole, London

Design Ecologies, February 2011, Architectural Association London

Critical Urban Ecology, February 2011, University of Brighton

Empathising with Bateson: Towards and Ecological conception of Mind, May 2010, Towards a New Science of Consciousnes conference, University of Arizona

Design Activism, May 2010, University of Westminster

The Relation to Nature: Emergence, Pattern, Metabolism, Mind, April 2010, University of Westminster

Gregory Bateson: Ecology, Cybernetics, Aesthetics, February 2010, in Cybernetics: From the Ontological Theatre to the Environmental Crisis, Science Technology Culture Research Group Conference, University of Nottingham

Future Scenarios for Architecture, May 2009, SCHOSA London

A New Political Theory of Ecology in Architecture, or, Is the DRL a right wing think-tank!? May 2009, Architectural Association PhD symposium

Ecological Cybernetics, April 2009 RIBA Roadshow, UCA Canterbury

Architecture and Systems, May 2009, Cavendish College, London

Ecological Cybernetics, October 2008 AHRA Agency, University of Sheffield

Eco-Cybernetic Architecture, July 2008 Changing the Change Conference, Milan Polytechnic, Italy

Contemporary Architecture, Nov 2007, University of Brighton

An Introduction to Eco-Cybernetics, Nov 2007, University of Syracuse in London

Building, Ecology and Value, Oct 2007 Guerilla Tactics, RIBA Small Practices conference

Architecture: Profession and Academy, July 2007, Sheffield University

Tafuri: discussion with Andrew Leach and David Cunningham, May 2007 University of Westminster

Architecture and Production, Dec 2006 University of Brighton

Architecture and the Politics of Drawing, Oct 2006 University of Brighton

Contribution to PhD seminar on Tafuri, May 2006, Columbia University, NY

Marx and the Spirit of Technology, Apr 2006 AHRA PhD colloquium, University of Edinburgh

Spatial Interface – an introduction, Apr 2006 Spatial Interface Conference, University of Westminster

Cybernetic Ecologies, Apr 2006 Spatial Interface Conference, University of Westminster

WAG Architecture – current research and practice, Oct 2005 University of Westminster

Network Architecture, May 2005 Architecture-Philosophy Conference, Bradford

WAG Architecture – current research and practice (with Cordula Weisser), May 2005 Akademie der Bildenden

Künste in Nürnberg, Lehrschule fur Architektur

WAG Architecture – current research and practice, Dec 2004 University of Westminster

Marx, Architecture, Modernity – an introduction, University of Westminster, Marx, Architecture, Modernity conference, May 2004

On the romanticism of immersive technological environments (updated) – May 2004, AHRA, University of

Westminster,

Marx Matters – aesthetics, technology, and the spirit of matter, April 2004 Material Matters conference, University of East London

On the romanticism of immersive technological environments, June 2003- Bauhaus Weimar Colloquium, Bauhaus University Weimar (Germany)

Architecture and Modernity (with David Cunningham), Feb 2003, English Dept, University of Westminster

Interface Space, Nov 2002, Oxford Brookes University

Kinaesthetic, Cognitive, Iconographic, July 2002, Penn State University/Bauhaus University Weimar in Rome (Italy)

The Experience of Globalisation, May 2001 Bauhaus University Weimar (Germany)

Itinerant Architecture, Oct 1997, Penn State University (USA) (with Karin Jaschke)

Itinerant Architecture, Oct 1997, Princeton University PhD Seminar (USA)1997 (with Karin Jaschke)

 

Books

The Design of Scarcity (Moscow: Strelka, 2014), Jon Goodbun, Michael Klein, Andreas Runpfhuber, Jeremy Till

Scarcity – Architecture in an age of depleting resources (London: Wiley, 2012), Jon Goodbun with Jeremy Till and Deljana Iossifova (eds),

 

Book Chapters

Fuck Scarcity, in Deljana Iossifova (ed.), SCIBE (London: The Bank of Ideas/Amazon, 2013)

Scarcity and Creativity in the Built Environment, in Ila Berman & Edward Mitchell (eds.), 101st ACSA Annual Meeting Proceedings, New Constellations, New Ecologies (San Francisco: ACSA, 2013)

Ecological Subjects, in Ila Berman & Edward Mitchell (eds.), 101st ACSA Annual Meeting Proceedings, New Constellations, New Ecologies (San Francisco: ACSA, 2013)

Flexibility and Ecological Planning: Gregory Bateson on Urbanism, in Jon Goodbun with Jeremy Till and Deljana Iossifova, (eds), Scarcity – Architecture in an age of depleting resources (London: Wiley, 2012)

Architecture and Relational Resources: Towards a New Materialist Practice, (with Karin Jaschke) in Jon Goodbun with Jeremy Till and Deljana Iossifova, (eds), Scarcity – Architecture in an age of depleting resources (London: Wiley, 2012)

Introduction in Jon Goodbun with Jeremy Till and Deljana Iossifova, (eds), Scarcity – Architecture in an age of depleting resources (London: Wiley, 2012)

A New Political Theory of Ecology in Architecture, or, Is the DRL a right wing think-tank!? in Emanuel de Sousa and Kirk Wooller (ed.) Propositions: Ideology in Transparency (London: AA Publications, 2010)

Tower of Winds – Evaporative Cooling Tower in Steve Hardy (ed.) Environmental Tectonics: Forming Climatic Change (London: AA Publications, 2008)

Marx Matters: aesthetics, technology, and the spirit of matter – in Katie Lloyd-Thomas (ed.) Material Matters (London: Routledge, 2006)

Analogue Computing – Or, How to build a Computer with Rope and Pulleys (with Cordula Weisser and Richard Difford) – in Katie Lloyd-Thomas (ed.) Material Matters (London: Routledge, 2006)

On Surrealism and Architecture (with some stylistic apologies to André Breton) (with David Cunningham), in Samantha Hardingham (ed.) The 1970’s is here and now – AD (London: Willey, 2005)

Means of (re)production – Fame and the changing role of the drawing – (with Karin Jaschke) in Torsten Schmiedeknecht and Paul Davies (eds.), StarArchitecture – An Architects Guide to Fame (London: Architectural Press, 2005)

Towers of Wind, WAG Architecture, in Rachael Stephenson (ed.) Bartlettworks, (2004)

Greer Gallery, WAG Architecture, in Samantha Hardingham (ed.) London Architecture – a guide, (2003)

On the Romanticism of Immersive Technological Environments in Medium Architecture, (Weimar: Bauhaus University Weimar Press, 2003)

InterSpace – a proposal for a communicative prosthetic space in Medium Architecture, (Weimar: Bauhaus University Weimar Press, 2003)

Public Private Pedestrianship – towards a critical experientialism of the inhabitable image, in Karin Jaschke

and Silke Olke (Eds), Stripping Las Vegas, A Contextual Review of Casino Resort Architecture (Weimar: Bauhaus University Weimar Press, 2003)

 

Journal Articles and Papers

Koolhaas close up: Review of Ingrid Böck‘s ‘Six Canonical Projects by Rem Koolhaas‘, in Architecture Today 259, June 2015

Transitional Programme – review of Eden Medina, Cybernetic Revolutionaries: Technology and Politics in Allende’s Chile, in Radical Philosophy 177, January/February 2013

Think Big, review of Koolhaas/Obrist Project Japan, Architecture Today, 1st June 2012

The Politics of the New Aesthetic: Electric Anthropology and Ecological Vision, in Creative Applications Network, April 2012

Do architects need to be represented by a union? Building Design, 21st April 2011

Wirelessness, in Radical Philosophy 170, November/December 2011

Neocybernetics – Properly Modern: Review of Andrew Pickering, and Bruce Clarke and Mark Hansen, in Radical Philosophy 165, January/February 2011

Gregory Bateson, Critical Cybernetics and Ecological Aesthetics of Dwelling, in Field Journal 2011

What is at stake in animate design? in Creative Applications Network, Jan 2011

Review of Hijacking Sustainability by Adrian Parr, in Radical Philosophy 154, March/April 2010

Interview with Rem Koolhaas and Reinier de Graaf (with David Cunningham) in Radical Philosophy 154, March/April 2009

be2camp: Systems Thinking and the New Multi-Local Network Paradigm, in RIBA Journal November 2008

The Assasin – A Review of Columbia/Cooper Union Conference: The Critical Legacies of Manfredo Tafuri, in Radical Philosophy June 2006

Marx, Architecture, Modernity (with David Cunningham)– in Journal of Architecture, Summer 2006

Strangers in the City, conference report on Philosophy of Architecture/Architecture of Philosophy, CongressCATH 2004 (with David Cunningham) in Radical Philosophy 128  November/December 2004.

Spacey – Review of books by David Harvey and Stuart Elde (with David Cunningham), in Radical Philosophy 114 July/August 2002

Computation Matter – Review of RIBA Digital Tectonics Future Studies Conference, in Architects’ Journal 18.04.02

Introduction (with David Cunningham, Karin Jaschke), in Journal of Architecture (London: Routledge, Summer 2001)

Brand New Tafuri – some notes on the imaging of spatial demands, in Journal of Architecture (London: Routledge, Summer 2001)

Architecture and the Rain – David Greene in conversation with Jon Goodbun and David Cunningham, in Journal of Architecture (London: Routledge, Summer 2001)

 

Competitions/Awards:

Westminster Research Grant: Gregory Bateson’s Ecological Urbanism, 2015

RIBA PhD research awards final shortlist, 2012

Westminster Research Grant: How to become an Urban Ecologist, 2011

Scarcity and Creativity in the Built Environment, successful team HERA research grant

Tent Urbantine competition Winners, 2008

Europan Commendation, 2007

Westminster Research Grant: Ecological Cybernetics, 2006

Any Old Street urban design competition (final short list and interview), 2004

RIBA Research Grant: Developing a contemporary theory of architectural decoration and concrete formwork using CADCAM) 2004

AJ Small Projects Awards, 2003

Homes for Learning competition, London (special mention), 2002

Jewish Holocaust Memorial Centre invited competition, Berlin (2nd place), 2001

RIBA Tutor Award, 2001

 

Tutored Student Awards:

Wallpaper Magazine ‘world’s hottest talents’ 2015 – Boni Yuen (RCA)

Commendation RIBA PhD Research Award 2015 – Isis Nunez-Ferrera (Westminster)

Winner RIBA WLAS prize 2015 – Sam Douek (RCA)

Winner RIBA WLAS prize 2014 – Natalie Barton (RCA)

Winner Czech Embassy competition, 2005 – Nabil Sherif (Westminster)

2nd Prize Concrete Centre Competition, 2004 – John Hutchinson/Thom Klivert (Westminster)

Winner Pilkington Glass Competition, 2003 – Christine Jamet (Westminster)

Runner Up Corus Competition, 2002 – Robert Du Noyer (Westminster)

Runner Up Corus Competition, 2002 – Giles Lovegrove (Westminster)

3rd Prize Pilkington Glass Competition, 2002 – Nael Evans (Westminster)

Winner RIBA CLAWSA prize, 2001 – Giles Lovegrove (Westminster)

Winner RIBA Silver Medal, Serjeant award, and SOM prize, 2001 – Alexis Kyriakides (Westminster)

 

Exhibited Work:

Open Tables exhibition at Nous Gallery, London, Sept 2008

Open Tables installation at the Tent London design event, Sept 2008

Birnbeck Island Bridge Ecology, Weston-Super-Mare, Dec 2007

BD Coolwall (Fenn St eco house), 100% Detail, Earls Court, Sept 2007

Sustainable London (Fenn St eco house, Exchange bar and gallery, Evaporative Cooling Tower) Building Centre, London, Jan 2007

Contribution to Project 142 Recycling exhibition, Sailmakers House, London, 2006

The Refractory, installation in Any Colour You Like – Building Centre, London, 2003

Contribution to AJ Small Projects Awards -RIBA, London 2003

Contribution to Homes for Learning – Barking Town Hall, August 2002, and Cube Gallery

Manchester, Sept 2002

Contribution to Urban Picnic (with Stephen Leighton) – Aedas Gallery, Berlin, July 1999

Lewisham Park Proposal (with John Bell and Kevin Rhowbotham)- Lewisham Town Hall, 1995

Contribution to Invaliden Strasse Gallery, 1993

 

Conferences Organised:

What is at stake in Environmental Design? symposium, University of Westminster, Nov 2015

Spatial Interface – Architecture and Technology, (co-organised with the AVATAR group at the Bartlett UCL, and Mark Burry/SIAL (RMIT)), University of Westminster, March/April 2005

Marx, Architecture, Modernity (with David Cunningham), April 2004

Fantasy Space: Architecture and Surrealism (with David Cunningham, David Lomas, Peg Rawes), Institute for the study of Surrealism and its Legacies, Whitworth Gallery, Manchester, September 2003 –

Returns of the Avant Garde (with David Cunningham, Karin Jaschke) University of Westminster, Nov 2000

Art Demands Community (with David Cunningham) University of Westminster, Feb 1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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