Areas of expertise
Architectural design, history and theory of modern architecture
Membership of professional bodies
2016 to date. Member of Advisory Board for Peer Review of Multimedia Ebooks and Education Apps for Moving By Design Press
2009-2012 Chair of the Architectural Humanities Research Association (AHRA)
2010 to date. Founder and Lead editor-in-chief of Architecture and Culture and Chair of the Architecture and Culture Journal Committee
2006 to date: Steering Group member of the Architectural Humanities Research Association (AHRA); Membership secretary from 2007-2009 http://www.ahra-architecture.org/registration/members/8/10/
2015 Member of the jury for The Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ). Best New Journal Award 2015 – December 2015.
2006 Member of jury for R.I.B.A. President’s Medals Student Awards – Dissertation Medal.
2011-2015 External Examiner, MA Architectural Design Programme at the School of Architecture, University of Sheffield
2011-2015 External Examiner, MA Urban Design Programme at the School of Architecture, University of Sheffield
2007-2011 External Examiner, Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture at Birmingham Institute of Art and Design (BIAD), Birmingham City University
2007 to date. Book proposal reviewer for Ashgate and Routledge, journal proposal reviewer for Bloomsbury and Routledge, peer reviewer for Architectural Theory Review, field journal, arq, The Journal of Architecture, environments, a peer reviewer for Architectural Theory Review, field journal, arq, The Journal of Architecture, environments, Architecture and Culture. In 2016: Referee of abstracts for AHRA conferences. Referee of journal articles for Architectural Theory Review (April 2016).
2011-17 Design guest juror for Part 2 Architecture programmes at: University College Dublin April 2011 and the University of Westminster from 2014-2017.
2016 Invited keynote address: for the launch of the newly created research network entitled “Critical Visualization”, and funded by The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (http://torch.ox.ac.uk/) at the University of Oxford, 13 December 2016. Invited by network convenors: Dr Segolene Tarte and Dr Pip Willcox. Current members come from interdisciplinary fields as varied as Classics, History of Art, Museums studies, Anthropology, Sociology, Computer Science, Physics, Clinical Neurosciences, Continuing Education, Digital Humanities to cite but a few. My keynote was entitled "Neoliberal Visualisations in Architecture".
2016 Conference presentation: 13th Annual AHRA International Conference “Architecture & Feminisms: Ecologies, Economies and Technologies”, KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden 17-19 November 2016. My paper was entitled "Academic Capitalism in Architecture Schools: A Feminist critique of Universities shifting to Businesses"
2016 Invited speaker: for the annual lecture series by the 'Place Culture and Identity' research group. The free public lecture was entitled "Unfinished Buildings: Design Activism in Athens" in the Hub, Abercrombie Building (3rd floor), OBU, 28 September 2016.
2016 Keynote address: AHRA PhD Student conference, University of Sheffield, Sheffield School of Architecture, April 7, 2016. Troiani, I. and S. Ewing, ‘Visual Methodologies in Architectural Research’
2015 Conference presentation: 12th Annual AHRA International Conference “This Thing Called Theory”, Leeds Beckett University, 19-21 November 2015. Troiani, I. and A. Kahn, ‘Theory as Film’
2015 Invited Speaker: at University of Manchester on 16 November 2015. Invitation from Raymond Lucas, Head of the School of Architecture. Troiani, I. ‘Interdisciplinary Filmmaking Methods for Architectural Design’
2015 Interview: as FSWA (Feminist and Women’s Studies Association) Keynote entitled ‘Establishing ‘her’ Space in the University by using Film in Research: an Interview with Igea Troiani’ by Lotika Singha at OBU, 7 October 2015. Published in FSWA newsletter.
2015 Keynote address: FWSA conference ‘Everyday Encounters with Violence: Critical Feminist Perspectives’, University of Leeds, School of Geography, September 9-11th, 2015. Troiani, I. ‘His House, Our House, Her House’
2015 Keynote speaker: at ‘Design Research Symposium’ on 7 May 2015 at University of West England, Bristol. Invitation from Jonathan Mosley. Troiani, I. ‘Design (of What) as a Method of Architectural Research?’
2015 Conference presentation: The European Academy of Design (EAD 11) Conference, Paris Descartes University, Paris, College of Arts, Paris & Boulogne sur Seine, France, 22-24 April 2015. Theme: The Value of Design Research. Troiani, I. and S. Ewing, ‘New Architectural Criticism: How to separate the Wheat from the Chaff”.
2015 Conference presentation: ‘Fashioning Professionals’ – A Symposium on the Historical and Contemporary Representation of Cultural and Creative Professions, Research Department, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 27 March 2015. Troiani, I. and N. Stead, ‘The Apparel of Architecture: Dress, Image and Identity’.
2015 Invited Speaker: at Copenhagen Architecture Film Festival ‘CAFx Relations Seminar’ 19-22 March 2015. Troiani, I. "The Interdisciplinary Landscape of Architecture Filmmaking".
2015 Radio interview on Oxford Brookes University Radio about ‘The Changing Roles of Women in Architecture” The podcast is online.
2015 Session Chair for and Conference presentation in Session ‘Redefining Architectural Scholarship through Visual Methodologies’ at fourth Annual meeting of the All-Ireland Architecture Research Group (AIARG), Dublin, 30-31 January 2015. Troiani, I. and S. Ewing, ‘Visual Methodologies in Architecture’.
2014 Conference presentation: 11th Annual AHRA International Conference “Industries of Architecture”, Newcastle University, 13-15 November 2014. Troiani, I. ‘Sara Murray: A Woman Contractor’.
2014 Conference presentation: Gender, Work and Organisation 8th Biennial International Interdisciplinary conference, 24th – 26th June 2014, Keele University. Stream title: Methodologies for studying gendered creativity. Troiani, I. ‘(Illegal)Architecture: A (Filmic) Place for Women’.
2014 Conference presentation: Architectural Research by Design (ARbD’14) Conference, Lisbon, 8-9 May 2014. Troiani, I. and T. Carless, ‘Architectural Design Research through Cinematic Collage’.
2012 Conference presentation: 9th Annual AHRA International Conference, London Metropolitan University; ‘Architecture and the Paradox of Dissidence’, 15-17 November 2012. Troiani, I. ‘Illegal Architect: Dissidence on Film’.
2012 Conference presentation: Design Research Network (DRN) 2012 Conference, Loughborough University, September 2012. Troiani, I. and T. Carless, ‘Drawing as Discourse: Home and Island analysis of two sets of Architectural Research Drawings’.
2012 Conference Keynote address: 9th AHRA Research Student Conference. 19-20 May 2012, Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. It was organised by Quazi Mahtab Zaman. Theme: ‘Emerging Boundaries of Research Principles and Praxis’ This event has led on to my collaboration with Zaman on Changing Principles and Praxis in Urban Research.
2010 Conference presentation: 7th Annual AHRA International Conference, University of Kent in Canterbury, ‘Scale’. Troiani, I. ‘Complex Ordinariness in Oxford: House After Two Years of Living’.
2009 Invited speaker: Docomomo Germany symposium, University of Karlsruhe; ‘Potentials of modern movement architectural heritage – an international exchange’.
2008 Conference presentation: 10th International Docomomo Conference, Rotterdam; ‘The Challenge of Change’.
2008 Conference presentation: 25th Annual Conference of SAHANZ, Geelong, Australia; ‘History in Practice’.
2007 Conference presentation: 4th Annual AHRA International Conference, London; ‘Architecture, Urbanism and Curatorship’.
2007 Conference presentation: ‘Quality’: An International Architecture Conference, Welsh School of Architecture, The University of Cardiff.
2006 Conference presentation: 3rd Annual AHRA International Conference, Oxford; ‘The Politics of Making’. As well as organising this conference, I also delivered a conference paper.
2005 Conference presentation: 22nd Annual Conference of SAHANZ, Napier, New Zealand; ‘Celebration’.
2004 Conference presentation: 1st Annual AHRA Conference, The Bartlett, University College London; ‘Critical Architecture’.
2004 Conference presentation: 21st Annual Conference of SAHANZ, Melbourne, Australia; ‘Limits’.
2004 Invited speaker: ‘The 1970s: Designing Futures’ Symposium, The University of Melbourne.
2004 Conference presentation: Congress CATH 2004, Bradford, UK; ‘The Architecture of Philosophy/ The Philosophy of Architecture’.
2003 Conference presentation: 20th Annual Conference of SAHANZ, Sydney, Australia; ‘Progress’.
2002 Conference presentation: 19th Annual Conference of SAHANZ, Brisbane, Australia; ‘Additions’.
2001 Conference presentation: Cultural Studies Association of Australia (CSAA) Annual Conference, Hobart; ‘What’s Left of Theory?’
2001 Conference presentation: 18th Annual Conference of SAHANZ, Darwin, Australia; ‘In the Making’.
2000 Conference presentation: Art Association Annual Conference (AAAC), Brisbane, Australia; ‘21st century Modernism?’
2000 Conference presentation: ‘Habitus’ 2000 Conference, Perth, Australia.
2000 Conference presentation: 17th Annual Conference of SAHANZ, Wellington, New Zealand; ‘Formulation Fabrication’.
1999 Conference presentation: Cultural Studies Association of Australia (CSAA) Annual Conference, Sydney, ‘Synthetics: making and remaking culture’.
2008 to date Founder and director with Andrew Dawson of the architectural studio, Original Field of Architecture, Oxford. (PT) Refer http://www.originalfield.com/
1997-2005 Founder and director of the architectural studio HAPPENiNC, Brisbane (PT)
1995-1997 Architect/ Graduate Architect at Richard Lonn Architect RAIA, Brisbane (FT)
1993-1995 Graduate Architect at Buro Wörmann Architekt BDA, Münster, Germany (FT)
1991-1992 Architectural Assistant for Marti Butcher RAIA, Melbourne (PT)
1988-1990 Architectural Assistant for Ashton Raggatt McDougall RAIA, Melbourne (PT)