People

Professor James Weirick

Director, Urban Development & Design Program
Urban Development and Design

MLA (Harvard)

Room: 
2003
Phone: 
55733
Fax: 
+ 61 2 9385 4507
Research Activities: 

James’ research interests include urban design, landscape history and theory, and design theory and methods. He has a keen interest in the life work of Walter and Marion Griffin.

Engagement: 

In the Media

Publications:
Book Chapters

Weirick J, 2018, 'Heritage, community activism and urban development A Window on the personification of planning history', in Fischer KF; Altrock U (ed.), WINDOWS UPON PLANNING HISTORY, ROUTLEDGE, Univ Kassel, Kassel, GERMANY, pp. 220 - 230

Fischer KF; Weirick J, 2017, 'Canberra: ‘Normalization’ or ‘the Pride of Time’', in Hamnett C; Freestone R (ed.), Planning Metropolitan Australia, edn. 1, Routledge, London, pp. 170 - 194

Fischer KF; Weirick J, 2013, 'Canberra: an Exemplar of International Orientations in City and Regional Planning', in Colman J; Gossop C (ed.), Frontiers of Planning: Visionary futures for human settlements, edn. 1st, ISOCARP, Brisbane, pp. 80 - 95, http://www.isocarp.org/index.php?id=145#c4016

Weirick J, 2011, 'Motives and Motifs in the Lifework of Marion Mahony', in Zanten DV (ed.), Marion Mahony Reconsidered, University of Chicago Press, pp. 95 - 120

Weirick J, 1998, 'Spirituality and symbolism in the work of the Griffins', in Beyond architecture: Marion Mahony Griffin, Walter Burley Griffin - America, Australia, India, edn. Original, Powerhouse Publishing, Sydney, pp. 56 - 85

Journal articles

Weirick J, 2004, 'The Editors: Stella Tottenhar, 1950-1954', Architecture Australia, vol. 93 No 5, pp. 25 - 25

Weirick J, 2004, 'Watering Sydney: Water Responsive Parks, Streets and Public Spacess for Victoria Park Precinct', Architecture Australia, vol. 93 No 1, pp. 78 - 85

Weirick J, 1998, 'Straight Arrow: Sydney Olympics archery centre by Stutchbury & Pape', Architecture Australia, pp. 42 - 49

Weirick J, 1998, 'Lost Griffin works', Architecture Australia, pp. 14 - 16

Weirick J, 1997, 'Olympic Preview', Architecture Australia, pp. 60 - 69

Weirick J, 1997, 'The Artists of Hill End: Project Award in Landscape Architecture Research and Communication', Landscape Architecture, pp. 70 - 71

Conference Papers

Fischer KF; Weirick J, 2016, 'Canberra’s planning culture in the 21st century', in Hein C (ed.), Proceedings of the 17th International Planning History Society Conference, Delft,, TU Delft, Delft, pp. 131 - 142, presented at International Planning History Society Conference, Delft, 17 July 2016 - 21 July 2016

Fischer KF; Weirick J, 2015, 'Complexity, Planning and Fuzzy Responsibilities in Canberra since Self-government.', in Complexity, Planning and Fuzzy Responsibilities in Canberra since Self-government., AESOP AESOP Conference, Definite Space-Fuzzy Responsibilities, Prague, Czech Republic, presented at AESOP AESOP Conference, Definite Space-Fuzzy Responsibilities, Prague, Czech Republic, 13 August 2015 - 16 August 2015

Fischer KF; Weirick J, 2014, 'Sustainability vs Resilience in the Planning History of Canberra', in Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Urban Sustainability and Resilience, London, UK, 3 – 5 November 2014, 2nd International Conference on Urban Sustainability and Resilience, London, UK, presented at 2nd International Conference on Urban Sustainability and Resilience, London, UK, 03 November 2014 - 05 November 2014

Fischer KF; Weirick J, 2014, 'Sustainability as a key theme in the planning history of Canberra', in Silver C (ed.), Proceedings of the 16 th International Planning History Society, University of Florida, St. Augustine in Florida, pp. 344 - 376, presented at Conference of the International Planning History Society, St. Augustine in Florida, 20 July 2014 - 15 July 2014, http://iphs2014.dcp.ufl.edu/documents/Final/IPHS%202014-%20Full%20Papers-Volume%201-Final.pdf

Fischer KF; Weirick J, 2013, 'Canberra 2013 – Planning and Urban Development Challenges at the Centenary of the National Capital', in Ruming K; Randolph B; Gurran N (eds.), State of Australian Cities Conference 2013: Refereed Proceedings, SOAC Research Network, Sydney, presented at State of Australian Cities Conference 2013, Sydney, 26 November 2013 - 29 November 2013, http://www.soacconference.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Fischer-Economy.pdf

Fischer KF; Weirick J, 2013, 'Canberra 2013 – Planning and the Centennial', in Canberra 2013 – Planning and the Centennial, Planning for Resilient Cities & Regions, Joint AESOP/ACSP Congress, Dublin 2013, Dublin, presented at Planning for Resilient Cities & Regions, Joint AESOP/ACSP Congress, Dublin 2013, Dublin, 15 July 2013 - 19 July 2013

Fischer KF; Weirick J, 2013, 'The Gift of the Griffins to the Continuing City', in The Gift of the Griffins to the Continuing City, A Cultivated City: The Griffins in Canberra, National Library of Australia Symposium, Canberra, presented at A Cultivated City: The Griffins in Canberra, National Library of Australia Symposium, Canberra, 02 May 2013 - 02 May 2013

Freestone R; Bodenschatz H; Weirick J; Hauser S; Searle G, 2013, 'Presentations and paradigms', in Fischer KF; Altrock U (ed.), WINDOWS UPON PLANNING HISTORY, ROUTLEDGE, Univ Kassel, Kassel, GERMANY, pp. 183 - 186, presented at Conference on Windows Upon Planning History, Univ Kassel, Kassel, GERMANY, 07 February 2013 - 09 February 2013, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000451500500014&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Weirick J, 2011, '‘Aldo and the Public Realm: the city as commons’', in ‘Aldo and the Public Realm: the city as commons’, Romaldo Giurgola Symposium, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, presented at Romaldo Giurgola Symposium, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 06 August 2011 - 06 August 2011

Weirick J, 2011, '‘Canberra – the planned capital - 1911_2001_2011_uncertain future,’ Canberra Planning Roundtable'', in ‘Canberra – the planned capital - 1911_2001_2011_uncertain future,’ Canberra Planning Roundtable', World Planning Schools Congress, Perth, presented at World Planning Schools Congress, Perth, 04 July 2011 - 08 July 2011

Weirick J; Weirick J, 2010, '‘The presence of the future: modern architecture in the city in the early 1920s’', in ‘The presence of the future: modern architecture in the city in the early 1920s’, James Weirick, ‘The presence of the future: modern architecture in the city in the early 1920s,’ International Conference on the Constructed Environment, Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice, Italy, presented at James Weirick, ‘The presence of the future: modern architecture in the city in the early 1920s,’ International Conference on the Constructed Environment, Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice, Italy, 17 November 2010 - 19 November 2010

Weirick J, 2004, 'The Case for the Conservation of St John`s: The Limits and Limitations of Architectural History in Contemporary Conservation Practice', in Limits: 21st Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, Limits: 21st Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia, presented at Limits: 21st Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia, 26 September 2004 - 29 September 2004

Conference Presentations

Fischer K; Weirick J, 2018, 'Canberra – Controversies and Counter Discourses', presented at 14th International Conference on Urban History, 2018, Urban Renewal and Resilience. Cities in Comparative Perspective, 28 August 2018 - 01 September 2018

Fischer K; Weirick J, 'Tram City, Motopia and Light Rail Commercialism in Canberra', presented at Conference of the Association of European Schools of Planning, Venice, 09 July 2019 - 13 July 2019

Reports

Weirick J; Hawken SG; Lawton J; Fischer K, 2016, City Visions II: method and design, UNSW Built Environment, UNSW, MUDD Folio