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Ms Jane Anderson

BArch (Hons), PGCE (Learning and Teaching Architecture), RIBA, ARB

Principal Lecturer, Programme Lead for Undergraduate Architecture and Year One Coordinator

School of Architecture

Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment

Jane Anderson

Programme Lead for Undergraduate Architecture
Subject Coordinator for BA(Hons) Architecture
Year One co-ordinator ob1architecture.blogspot.com
Director of OB1 LIVE
Co-founder of the Live Projects Network

Programme Lead for Undergraduate Architecture.

Subject Coordinator for BA (Hons) Architecture.

Year 1 Coordinator.

Director of OB1 LIVE: a programme of undergraduate live projects commissioned by community based clients.

Supervisor for UG Dissertation.

 

 

Modules taught

Module leader for U30000 Introduction to Architecture 1

Module leader for U30001 Introduction to Architecture 2

Module leader for U30004 Architectural Representation

 

Research Interests

Architectural pedagogy; live projects; design build projects, contemporary and future modes of practice; architectural design, interdisciplinary practice and research, collaboration and community engagement.

 

Research group membership

Design, Research and Practice Research Group

Research grants and awards

2015 Central Research Fund. Phase 1 Award. £2921 to research live project education in South America.

2014-17 National Teaching Fellowship Award. £10,000 to research live project education and develop the Live Projects Network.

2014-15 Santander Research Scholarship. Award £2000 to visit South America to research live project education.

2008-9 TQEF Research-Informed Teaching, Higher Education Funding Council of England. Collaborative research project with grant holder, Robert Brown (University of Plymouth). Peer Assisted Learning module with Helena Webster

Research projects

Live Projects Network

Research impact

 

 

Member of Editorial Board for "Charrette", the Journal of the association of architectural educators

Member of Jury for the SEED, dbXchange and Live Projects Network Awards 2017

Co-convener of InHabit, The Oxford University Research Centre in the Humanities

Live Projects

2016. Fragments live build, exhibitions and Healthy Buildings feasibility study for The Hill.

2016. Playable Buildings for the Audiograft Festival run by the Sonic Arts Research Unit.

2015. Magdalen Wood Play Structures for Oxfordshire Play Association and Oxford City Council.

2015. Construction site hoarding for GreenSquare, Northway, Oxford.

2014. "Dwelling, Arrival and Entrance". Three Live Projects for the National Trust.

2014. "Free Time", participatory collaboration at Templars Square Shopping Centre, Oxford.

2014. Urban Sports Day", Temple Cowley, Oxford.

2013. "Small Museum of Things" for Archeox community archaeology group.

2013. "Found!" archaeological exhibition installation, Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford.

2013. “Collaborate”, Sixty-two different locations and organisations.

2013. “Lantern Festival”, Warneford Meadow, Oxford.

2012. "Breakthrough Lab" and "Domestic Appliances" for "Domestic Science" exhibition at Science Oxford.

2012. "Imaginary Spaces" for "The Art Take-Away", Tsang's Kitchen, Oxford for ArtWash.

2012. "Tall tales" installation for the "Other Worlds" exhibition, Oxford.

2011. "Fabrications" for The Story Museum, Oxford.

2011. Orientation signage for Jericho, Oxford. Oxford City Council.

2010-11. Accessibility strategies for Film Oxford. Live project.

2010. "Infobench" live project for Mount Place and Stratford High Street, International Architecture Student Festival.

2009-10. Strategies for Place Improvement, Jericho, Oxford for Oxford City Council and local residents.

2009. Tactile model for Oxfordshire Association for the Blind.

2009. Movable Ticket booth for Creation Theatre Company. Broad Street plus various locations in Oxford.

2008. "Sounds of the Place" movable art work. National Architecture Student Festival, Hungerford Bridge, London. Live project.

2007-8. "Environmental play structures" for Donnington Doorstep Family Centre. Live project.

 

Art / Performances

Anderson, J., 2014. Live Fortune Telling. In: Living and Learning. aae Conference 2014, University of Sheffield.

Anderson, J., 2012. Imaginary Spaces. In: Art Wash, Tsang's Kitchen, Iffley Road, Oxford. 12 June 2012.

Further information

Live Projects Network: http://liveprojectsnetwork.org/

OB1 LIVE: http://architecture.brookes.ac.uk/galleries/ob1/

aae 2017 "Architecture Connects" conference: https://aaeconference2017.wordpress.com/

 

Books

  • Buxton A, Hulin L, Anderson J, Ed., InHabit. People, Places and Possessions, Peter Lang (2017)
    ISBN: 978-3-0343-1866-2
    Abstract
  • Anderson J, Architectural Design, AVA Academia (2011)
    ISBN: 9782940411269
  • Anderson J, Fabrications, lulu.com (2011)
    ISBN: 9781470943110
  • Morrow R, Anderson J, Cowley A, Doherty G, Jary J, Lintonbon J, Mulcair J, Ozersay F, Sampson J, Sara R, Shamsuddin B, Torrington J, Building Clouds Drifting Walls, University of Sheffield (2003)
    ISBN: 0954136217

Journal articles

  • Anderson J, 'Devising an inclusive and flexible taxonomy of international Live Projects'
    ARENA Journal of Architectural Research 2 (1) (2017)
    ISSN: 2397-0820 eISSN: 2397-0820
    Abstract Website
  • Anderson J, Priest C, 'Following John Hejduk’s Fabrications: On imagination and reality in the architectural design process'
    arq: Architectural Research Quarterly (2017)
    ISSN: 1359-1355 eISSN: 1359-1355
    Abstract
  • Anderson J, Godiksen C, Harriss H, 'Live projects across the disciplines'
    Brookes eJournal of Learning and Teaching 8 (1) (2016)
    ISSN: 1744-7747 eISSN: 1744-7747
    Abstract
  • Anderson J, 'Undercurrent: swimming away from the design studio'
    Charrette 1 (1) (2014) pp.3-19
    ISSN: 2054-6718 eISSN: 2054-6718
    Abstract
  • Anderson J, Priest C, 'The Live Education of an Architect: John Hejduk and Oxford Brookes Year One Live Projects.'
    Journal for Education in the Built Environment 7 (2) (2012) pp.50-62
    ISSN: 1747-4205 eISSN: 1747-4205
    Abstract Website
  • Anderson J, 'The SAS Institute'
    Architecture Today Handbook (2003)
    ISSN: eISSN:

Book chapters

Conference papers

  • Anderson J, Morrow R, 'Framing your live project within a design research methodology.'
    2 (2016) pp.262-265
    ISBN: 978-0-9929485-9-7
    Abstract
  • Anderson J, 'Facts and Figments. Imagination and reality in Design-Build education'
    (2015) pp.213-220
    ISBN: 978-0-935502-94-7
    Abstract
  • Anderson J, 'Woodland Creatures and Fabrication Wizards. Resources, Product, Context and Motivation observed in a Taxonomy of Live Projects.'
    (2014) pp.227-232
    ISBN: 978-0-9929705-2-9
    Abstract
  • Anderson J, Priest C, 'Developing a Live Projects Network'
    (2012)

Other publications

  • Anderson J, 'Little Big Design Strategies'
    (2017)
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  • Anderson J, 'The design research methodology of Atelier Bow Wow.'
    (2016)
    ISSN: eISSN:
    Abstract
  • Anderson J, 'OB1 LIVE web page. A record of design installations resulting from collaboration between students of Oxford Brookes School of Architecture and the local community.'
    (2016)
    ISSN: eISSN:
  • Anderson J, 'Healthy Buildings'
    Live Project. Design and construction of 1:1 prototypes plus initial building designs for a Digital Wellbeing Hub for "The Hill" at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.
    With Year 1 tutors and students in the School of Architecture.
    Outputs include prototypes, exhibition, web entry and book.
    (2016)
    ISSN: eISSN:
  • Anderson J, 'Playable Buildings'
    Live Project. Design and construction of installations for the Audiograft Festival run by the Sonic Arts Research Unit, Oxford Brookes University.
    With Year 1 tutors and students in the School of Architecture.
    Outputs include prototypes, performance and web entry.
    (2016)
    ISSN: eISSN:
  • Anderson J, 'Live projects as evidence of transformative learning.'
    (2015)
    ISSN: eISSN:
  • Anderson, J, 'Play Structures'
    Live Project. Design and construction of Play Structures for Oxfordshire Play Association and Oxford City Council in Magdalen Wood, Oxford.
    With Year 1 tutors and students in the School of Architecture.
    Outputs include installations, web entry and book.
    (2015)
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  • Anderson, J, 'Interactive Construction Hoardings'
    Live Project. Design and construction of interactive construction site hoardings at Northway Park for Oxford Council, Oxford.
    With Year 1 tutors and students in the School of Architecture.
    Outputs include installations and web entry.
    (2015)
    ISSN: eISSN:
  • Jane Anderson, '"Delft" (poem)'
    (2014)
    ISSN: eISSN:
    Abstract
  • Anderson J, 'Live Fortune Telling.'
    (2014)
    ISSN: eISSN:
    Abstract
  • Anderson, J, 'Entrance Strategies'
    Live Project. Design and construction of installations, site strategies plus building designs for The National Trust, Kent.
    With Year 1 tutors and students in the School of Architecture.
    Outputs include installations, event, web entry and book.
    (2014)
    ISSN: eISSN:
  • Anderson J, 'Urban Sports Day and Free Time'
    Live Project. Design and construction of participatory model and events for Temple Cowley redevelopment, Oxford.
    With Year 1 tutors and students in the School of Architecture.
    Outputs include model, props, two participatory events and web entry.
    (2014)
    ISSN: eISSN:
  • Anderson J, 'Live Projects. You Live and Learn.'
    (2013)
    ISSN: eISSN:
  • Anderson J, 'Relating Live Projects in Architecture and Health / Life Sciences disciplines.'
    (2013)
    ISSN: eISSN:
  • Anderson J, 'Live Project Assessment. The Uncertainty Principle'
    (2013)
    ISSN: eISSN:
  • Anderson J, 'Undercurrent: swimming away from the Design Studio.'
    (2013)
    ISSN: eISSN:
    Abstract
  • Anderson J, Priest C, 'Fabrications for The Story Museum: what year one students and John Hejduk can teach us about reality and imagination in architectural design'
    (2013)
    ISSN: eISSN:
    Abstract
  • Anderson J, 'You live and learn: a pedagogical case for live projects'
    (2013)
    ISSN: eISSN:
  • Anderson J, 'A Small Museum of Things'
    Live Project. Design and construction of 1:1 prototypes plus building designs for Archeox Community Archaeology Project, Oxford
    With Year 1 tutors and students in the School of Architecture.
    Outputs include prototypes, exhibition, web entry and book.
    (2013)
    ISSN: eISSN:
  • Anderson, J, 'Collaborate!'
    Live Project. Twenty-six simultaneous live projects in collaboration with local community groups in Oxford.
    With Year 1 tutors and students in the School of Architecture.
    Outputs include installations, event and web entry.
    (2013)
    ISSN: eISSN:
  • Authors: Leo Care, Daniel Jary, Dr. Rosie Parnell Case Study Contributors: Jane Anderson, Liam Ross., 'Healthy Design. Creative Safety'
    (2012)
    ISSN: eISSN:
    Abstract Website
  • , 'Developing a live projects network.'
    (2012)
    ISSN: eISSN:
  • Anderson J, Priest C, 'Fabricating spatial narratives for The Story Museum.'
    (2012)
    ISSN: eISSN:
    Abstract
  • Anderson, J, 'Domestic Appliances'
    Live Project. Design and construction of installations plus initial building designs for Science Oxford.
    With Year 1 tutors and students in the School of Architecture.
    Outputs include installations, exhibition and web entry.
    (2012)
    ISSN: eISSN:
  • Anderson J, Priest C, 'Fabrications, Story Towers, Tall Tales, What this Space might Become'
    Live Project. Design and construction of 1:1 prototypes, initial building designs and two curated exhibitions for The Story Museum, Oxford.
    With Year 1 tutors and students in the School of Architecture.
    Outputs include prototypes, participatory event, two exhibitions, web entry and book.
    (2012)
    ISSN: eISSN:
  • Anderson J, Priest C, 'Live Projects Network: an online resource'
    (2011)
    ISSN: eISSN:
    Abstract
  • Anderson J, Priest C, 'OB1 LIVE An Agent for Architectural Education and Practice.'
    (2011)
    ISSN: eISSN:
  • Anderson J, Priest C, 'OB1 LIVE'
    (2011)
    ISSN: eISSN:
  • Anderson J, 'Undergraduate live projects and integrating health and safety'
    (2011)
    ISSN: eISSN:
  • Anderson J, Priest C, 'Orientation Signage and Strategies for Place Improvement'
    Live Project. Design and construction of 1:1 prototypes, public signage and consultation event at Mount Place, Oxford for Oxford City Council. 2009-11.
    With Year 1 tutors and students in the School of Architecture.
    Outputs include signage, prototypes, event and web entry.
    (2011)
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  • Anderson J, Priest C, 'Accessibility Strategies for Film Oxford'
    Live Project. Design and construction of Pop-up Cinema, models, films plus initial building designs for Film Oxford.
    With Year 1 tutors and students in the School of Architecture.
    Outputs include installation, models and films.
    (2011)
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  • Anderson J, Priest C, 'InfoBooth'
    Live Project. Design and construction of moveable ticket and information booth for Creation Theatre Company, Oxford.
    With Year 1 tutors and students in the School of Architecture.
    Outputs include built structure.
    (2009)
    ISSN: eISSN:
  • Anderson J, Priest C, Jungfer C, 'Sounds of the Place'
    Live Project. Design and construction of installation for National Architecture Student Festival.
    With Year 1 tutors and students in the School of Architecture.
    Outputs include installation and event.
    (2008)
    ISSN: eISSN:
  • Anderson J, Priest C, 'Environmental Play Structures'
    Live Project. Design and construction of 1:1 prototypes plus instruction manuals for Donnington Doorstep Family Centre, Oxford.
    With Year 1 tutors and students in the School of Architecture.
    Outputs include prototypes and instruction manuals.
    (2008)
    ISSN: eISSN:

Areas of expertise

 

  • National Teaching Fellow
  • Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • RIBA Chartered and ARB Registered architect
  • External Examiner
  • Brookes Teaching Fellow
  • Project architect with extensive project management experience.

 

Membership of professional bodies

RIBA Visiting Board member

Founder member of the association for architectural educators

Faculty Representative for Oxford Brookes University Student Community Fund

Conferences

Anderson, J., 2014. Facts and Figments. Imagination and reality in DesignBuild education. In: Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture. 2014 Fall Conference. WORKING OUT. Thinking while building. Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, 16-18 October 2014.

Anderson, J., 2014. Woodland Creatures and Fabrication Wizards. Resources, Product, Context and Motivation observed in a Taxonomy of Live Projects. In: Living and Learning. aae conference 3-5 September 2014. Link:https://www.dropbox.com/s/p6nmza2z0uor8sj/aae%202014%20conference%20proceedings.pdf?dl=0

Anderson, J., 2014. Live Project Assessment. The Uncertainty Principle. Keynote presentation. In: HEA STEM Seminar. ‘Live Project’ pedagogy into practice: co-authoring an assessment criteria. Oxford Brookes University, 21 February 2014. Link:http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/events/detail/2014/Seminars/STEM_BE_21_02_2014

Anderson, J. and Priest, C., 2013. Fabrications for The Story Museum. Reality and imagination in architectural design. In: writingplace conference. TU Delft, 25-27 November 2013. Link:http://writingplace.org/?page_id=2093

Anderson, J., 2013. Live Projects Review of Health and Life Sciences Disciplines, Oxford Brookes University. In: Away Day for Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. Oxford Brookes University, 21 November 2013.

Anderson, J., 2013. Live Projects Review of Technology, Design and Environment Disciplines at Oxford Brookes University. In: Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment Development Day. Oxford Brookes University, 4 July 2013.

Anderson, J., 2013. Undercurrent: swimming away from the design studio. In: Association of Architectural Educators, (un)common currency: AAE Conference. Nottingham Trent University, 4-5 April 2013. (proceedings)

Anderson, J., 2013. You live and learn: a pedagogical case for live projects. In: Brookes Teaching and Learning Conference 2013 . Oxford Brookes University, 27 March 2013.

Anderson, J. & Priest, C., 2012. Developing a live projects network and flexible methodology for live projects. In: Oxford Brookes University, Live Projects Pedagogy International Symposium. Oxford, U.K. 24-26 May 2012.

Anderson, J. and Priest, C., 2012. Fabricating spatial narratives for The Story Museum. Paper presented at the Spatial Perspectives: Literature and Architecture 1850-present conference at the University of Oxford.

Anderson, J. and Priest, C., 2012. Developing a live projects network. Paper presented at the Live Projects Pedagogy International Symposium at Oxford Brookes University, Oxford.

Anderson, J. and Priest, C., 2011. OB1 LIVE An Agent for Architectural Education and Practice. Paper presented at the Live Projects 2011 Colloquium at Queen’s University, Belfast.

Press, publicity and reviews

Press

"Mehr Praxis", Baunetzwoche no.276 (online) 18 May 2017

"Literatur und Architectur", Baunetzwoche no.276 (online) 29 June 2012

"Are you sitting comfortably?", Oxford Mail. 25 October 2011

"Telling the story of Oxford's past", Oxford Mail. 14 April 2011

"Grand Designs for City Square", Oxford Mail. 16 December 2009

BBC Radio Oxford interview with Malcolm Boyden. Broadcast 4 December 2009

Evans, B., 2003. Park Life. The Architects' Journal. No.22, volume 217. (p.38-47)

Other publicity

 

Exhibitions

Jan-March 2017. Digital Wellbeing Hub, The Gallery, The Churchill Hospital, Oxford.

Oct-Nov 2016. Healthy Buildings, The Abercrombie Atrium, Oxford Brookes University

Oct 2014. "Dwelling, Arrival and Entrance". Ightham Mote, Kent for the National Trust.

Mar 2014. "Free Time", Templars Square Shopping Centre, Oxford.

Oct 2013. "Found!" Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford.

Oct 2012. "Domestic Science", Science Oxford, Oxford.

April-June 2012. "Tall tales" for the "Other Worlds" exhibition, The Story Museum, Oxford.

 

Events

Mar 2016. Playable Buildings for the Audiograft Festival run by the Sonic Arts Research Unit, The Plaza, Oxford Brookes University.

Feb 2014. Urban Sports Day", Temple Cowley, Oxford.

2013. “Lantern Festival”, Warneford Meadow, Oxford.

June 2010. "Infobench", Mount Place, Oxford and Stratford High Street, London. International Architecture Student Festival.

2008. "Sounds of the Place" Hungerford Bridge, London. National Architecture Student Festival, 

 

Art Pieces / Performances

Anderson, J., 2014. Live Fortune Telling. In: Living and Learning. aae Conference 2014, University of Sheffield.

2012. "Imaginary Spaces" for "The Art Take-Away", Tsang's Kitchen, Oxford for ArtWash.