Eleanor Suess

   

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Biography

Eleanor Suess has a background in fine arts, architectural practice, and architectural education.

 

She has a Bachelor in Fine Arts from the University of Western Australia (UWA), as well as architectural qualifications from UWA and the Bartlett, London. Eleanor qualified as a British Architect in 2004 and is registered with the Architects Registration Board.

 

Eleanor has more than ten years experience in architectural practice in London, working for award winning practices Fashion Architecture Taste (FAT) and Proctor and Matthews Architects.

 

Eleanor is an Associate Professor and the Head of the Department of Architecture and Landscape at Kingston University, London.  Eleanor has previously been the Course Director for both the Graduate Diploma Architecture (RIBA Part 2) and the BA(Hons) Architecture (RIBA Part 1) courses at Kingston, and has taught Undergraduate and Postgraduate architecture courses at the University of Portsmouth and Kingston University.

 

Eleanor’s main research interests lie in the intersection between architecture and art practice.  Interdisciplinary installation work has been exhibited at the Adelaide International Arts Festival, and experimental film work has been exhibited in the UK, USA, Australia and Hong Kong.  Her current research focuses on the use of artists' film for spatiotemporal architectural drawing, and includes the production of experimental digital film as a form of architectural drawing.

 

Eleanor is currently studying for an AHRC funded PhD at Central Saint Martins, titled “Constructing the architectural moving drawing: transdisciplinary practices between architecture and artists’ film”.