Ms Leonie Matthews

Lecturer

School of Architecture
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
l.matthews@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 53780

Overview

Leonie Matthews is a registered architect and co-founder of Matthews McDonald Architects, a practice that undertakes residential, retail and public projects. Leonie was a lecturer in the Department of Architecture and Interior Design at Curtin University for over a decade. An experienced design teacher at all levels, she has also taught at the University of Western Australia. Her research interests have focused on architectural history in Western Australia, including a pioneering survey of Women and Western Australian architecture 1920-1960. Matthews is a regular contributor to a monthly column in The Western Australian newspaper as well as writing reviews for Architecture Australia. She has also curated exhibitions of architecture including Trace: Architectural Musings (2014) and Still Life (2015) at the Mundaring Arts Centre.

Memberships

Registered Architect, Architects Board of Western Australia Member, Australian Institute of Architects

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Architecture (Hons), Curtin University

Publications

  • Murray, Andrew and Matthews, Leonie (2015). Geodesic domes and experimental architectural education practices of the 1960s. In: Paul Hogben and Judith O’Callaghan, Proceedings of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand: 32, Architecture, Institutions and Change. Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand (SAHANZ) Annual Conference, Sydney, NSW, Australia, (435-445). 7-10 July 2015.

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Publications

Conference Publication

  • Murray, Andrew and Matthews, Leonie (2015). Geodesic domes and experimental architectural education practices of the 1960s. In: Paul Hogben and Judith O’Callaghan, Proceedings of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand: 32, Architecture, Institutions and Change. Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand (SAHANZ) Annual Conference, Sydney, NSW, Australia, (435-445). 7-10 July 2015.