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Kim Dovey has a PhD from UC Berkeley and has taught at Berkeley, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) and the University of Melbourne, where he is professor of architecture and urban design.

He has been engaged for over 20 years in research on cultural issues in architecture and urban design, combining discourse analysis, phenomenology and spatial analysis.

Dovey's publications include work on corporate towers, 'Aboriginal'architecture, politics of public space, housing ideologies, architectural media and the book Framing Places: Mediating Power in Built Form (Routledge,1999).Current research issues projects include The Fluid City: Melbourne's Waterfront Transformation.

He has extensive broadcast experience and has received the RAIA Award for Architecture in the Media.

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