Professor Diane Joy Brand

BArch(Hons), PhD Auck, MAUD Harvard, RAIA

Distinctions/Honours

University of Auckland Teaching Excellence Award 2006

FNZIA

Areas of expertise

  • Colonial urban design history in the Portugese and British empires
  • Urban waterfronts (bluespace)
  • Twentieth century New Zealand hydro-towns
  • Natural disasters and urban design

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Auckland City Urban Design Panel

New Zealand Registered Architects Board

Editorial Board Journal of Urban Design

Adjunct Professor to the University of Taipei

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Brand, D. (2017). Grand designs down under: utopias and urban projects in mid-nineteenth century New Zealand. Journal of Urban Design, 22 (3), 308-325. 10.1080/13574809.2016.1238759
  • Gregory, N. A., & Brand, D. (2016). NICAI: Art and arts education in a changing world. Paper presented at Turn Mirrors into Windows, Palazzo dei Congressi, Villa Vittoria, Florence, Italy. 30 November - 3 December 2016. Related URL.
  • Brand, D., & Nicholson, H. (2016). Public space and recovery: learning from post-earthquake Christchurch. Journal of Urban Design, 21 (2), 159-176. 10.1080/13574809.2015.1133231
  • Brand, D., & Nicholson, H. (2016). Public space and recovery: learning from post-earthquake Christchurch. JOURNAL OF URBAN DESIGN, 21 (2), 159-176. 10.1080/13574809.2015.1133231
  • Brand, D. (2014). Ernst Plischke and the Design of Urban New Zealand, 1939–47. Journal of Urban Design, 19 (5), 682-699. 10.1080/13574809.2014.943706
  • Brand, D. (2014). Kit/set/tlements: Camps and Hydrotowns in New Zealand 1840-1985. Journal of Urban Design, 19 (3), 333-351. 10.1080/13574809.2014.890044
  • Brand, D. (2014). Kit/set/tlements: Camps and Hydrotowns in New Zealand 1840-1985. Journal of Urban Design10.1080/13574809.2014.890044
  • Brand, D. (2012). Embracing Sea and Land: Ceremonial Tides in Lisbon's Waterfront Squares 1600-1800. Journal of Urban Design, 17 (1), 61-80. 10.1080/13574809.2011.646250

Contact details

Primary office location

CONFERENCE CENTRE BUILDING - Bldg 423
Level 3, Room 350
22 SYMONDS ST
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand