Swayn Open Research

The Alastair Swayn Foundation is committed to information sharing and transparency of research the research it funds. We believe that research supported by the Foundation should be made discoverable and readily accessible online. The Swayn Open Research repository provides a place for researchers to promptly have their findings published on an open access basis, to benefit the architecture and design community.

By Sibling Architecture

New Agency: The Future of Dwelling and Ageing

Published 24/06/2021
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By Elizabeth Karol and Dianne Smith

Design Considerations for Residents with Impeded Cognitive Functioning: Conversations with People with Schizophrenia

Published 24/06/2021
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By Amila Badungodage

New Ways of Working (NWOW) Beyond COVID-19; With Special Reference to the Activity Based Workplace (ABW)

Published 11/05/2021
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Curated by Ian Wong

Australian Design Index Exhibition

Published 10/05/2021
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By Iain Maxwell

Another Canberra Home

Published 10/05/2021
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By Callum Andrews

Building Community Engagement with Architectural Services in Bushfire Affected Communities

Published 05/05/2021
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Created and hosted by Bridget Nathan

The Doyenne Interviews

Published 01/12/2020
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By Daniel Schorn — 2019 Alastair Swayn Intern

Canberra’s Urban Soundscape

Identifying and reviewing the regulatory environment and mapping the existing Canberran urban soundscape to create visualisation tools to define acoustic uses and planning for the future

Published 31/05/2020
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By Cornelius Pau — 2019 Alastair Swayn Intern

Could Build-to-Rent be an ACT housing affordability measure?

Observations on the potential of the Build to Rent model to address affordability goals outlined in the ACT Housing Strategy 2018

Published 31/05/2020
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The Alastair Swayn Foundation respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Custodians on the land of which we work, the Ngunnawal people of the ACT. We recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay respect to Elders past, present, and emerging.

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