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First Name
Anuradha
Last Name
Chatterjee
Affiliation
Cracknell and Lonergan Architects
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Keywords
architectural history theory, nineteenth and twentieth century architectural urban history and theory; Asian and Indian architectural history and theory,
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About Me

Professor Anuradha Chatterjee is an Indian-born Australian feminist academic practitioner in architecture and design based in Australia and India. She is the Dean of the Faculty of Design, Manipal University Jaipur. She has Dip. Arch from TVB School of Habitat Studies (1998), Master of Architecture (History and Theory of Architecture, 2000), and PhD in Built Environment (2008) from the University of New South Wales.

For close to two decades, Dr. Chatterjee has taught at and has held leadership positions in premier higher education institutions in Australia (University of New South Wales, University of Sydney, University of Technology Sydney, University of Tasmania, and University of South Australia); China (Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University); and India (Sushant School of Art and Architecture, Srishti Institute of Art Design and Technology, and Pearl Academy). She was the first Dean Academics at Avani Institute of Design, where she was responsible for institution building and establishing culture and systems for academic excellence.

Dr Chatterjee is an internationally known scholar who has published three books – Surface and Deep Histories: Critiques, and Practices in Art, Architecture, and Design; Built, Unbuilt, and Imagined Sydney; and John Ruskin and the Fabric of Architecture – and is the Area Editor (Asia) for fourth publication, The Bloomsbury Global Encyclopedia of Women in Architecture 1960-2015 edited by Karen Burns and Lori Brown (forthcoming).

Her recent prestigious appointments include

1) Member of Academic Council, Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute for Architecture;
2) Member of Board of Review for CEPT University’s M Arch / MA in Architectural History and Theory Programme;
3) Regional Editor (Asia Pacific), Textile: Journal of Cloth and Culture;
4) Elected Companion, The Guild of St George, an organisation founded in 1871 by British social critic John Ruskin (guildofstgeorge.org.uk/companions/companions-directory/anuradha-chatterjee);
5) Member of Editorial Board for Architecture, Cambridge Scholars Publishing; and
6) Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Architecture Theory Criticism History at the University of Queensland.

She is a registered architect with the Council of Architecture, India; International Associate Member, American Institute of Architects; Affiliate Level 1 Member, Australian Institute of Architects; and Affiliate Member, Royal Institute of British Architects.

Recent Publications

Books

  • Anuradha Chatterjee and Madhura Yadav, Responsible Pedagogies: Ten Years of the School of Architecture and Design, Manipal University Jaipur, Cambridge Scholars Publishing (under contract), 2022.
  • Anuradha Chatterjee (Area Editor, Asia, 98000 words), Karen Burns and Lori Brown (Chief Editor), The Bloomsbury Global Encyclopedia of Women in Architecture 1960-2015. London: Bloomsbury, 2022.
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, John Ruskin and the Fabric of Architecture, London: Routledge, 2019 (Paperback), 2017 (Hardback).
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, ed. Surface and Deep Histories: Critiques, and Practices in Art, Architecture, and Design, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018 (Paperback), 2014 (Hardback).
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, Built, Unbuilt, and Imagined Sydney, New Delhi: COPAL Publishing, 2015
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, Marian Macken, and Thomas Fisher, eds. Shared Territories: Design Research Exhibition Catalogue, China: Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University, 2014.
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, Stuart King, and Stephen Loo, eds. Proceedings of Fabulation: Myth Nature and Heritage: The 29th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand (SAHANZ), Launceston, 05-08 July. Launceston: University of Tasmania, 2012.

 

Journal Articles

  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “Decolonizing Architectural Pedagogies,” Seminar Magazine, guest editor Vidhu Gandhi (forthcoming), 2022
  • Anuradha Chatterjee and Saurav Sharma, “Rasam Pagdi: Performing Textile Masculinities.” TEXTILE: Cloth and Culture, September 2021, https://doi.org/10.1080/14759756.2021.1951020
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “‘I am Damned If I Do and Damned If I Don’t’: Architecture, Academia, and Gendered Homelessness,” [IN]SIDE: Journal on Architecture and Design, vol. 2, no. 2 166-173; https://thinkmatter.in/inside-2/, 2020
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “Putting Her in Her Place (Not!),” Veranda: Journal of Sushant School of Art and Architecture, vol. 2: 85-94, 2020
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “Between Colour and Pattern: Ruskin’s Ambivalent Theory of Constructional Polychromy.” Interstices: A Journal of Architecture and Related Arts 18: 11-23, 2017
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “Birth, Death, and Rebirth: Reconstruction of Architecture in Ruskin’s Writings,” Interstices: A Journal of Architecture and Related Arts 13: 92-99, 2013
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “Tectonic into Textile: John Ruskin and his Obsession with the Architectural Surface,” Textile: Journal of Cloth and Culture 7, no. 1: 68-97, 2009
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “John Ruskin and Female Body as the Theoretical Precondition for Architecture,” Fabrications: The Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand 19, no. 1: 140-61, 2009

 

Book Chapters

  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “In between Fiction and Space: Feminist Studio Pedagogy (of Letting Go),” Catalysts and Tensions: The Relationship Between Space and Language in Architectural Education, edited by Kasia Nawratek (under contract with Routledge), 2022
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “Notes on Literary Futures in Architecture,” in India: Imagined and Unbuilt 2.0: Architecture of Future Collectives, edited by Maanasi Hattangadi and Rajesh Advani. Delhi: ArchiSHOTS, (forthcoming March), 2022
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “Ungraspable Criticality: Surface in Architecture,” in The Routledge Companion to Criticality in Art, Architecture and Design, edited by Chris Brisbin and Myra Thiessen, 257–277. London; New York: Routledge. Paperback, 2020
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “Vital Surfaces and the Making of Architecture,” in Surfaces: Transformations of Body, Materials and Earth, edited by Mike Anusas and Cris Simonetti, 116-138. London; New York: Routledge, 2020
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “Wearing the Soul: John Ruskin’s Theory of Ideal Dress,” in Ruskin’s Good Looking!, edited by Sarah Casey, 16-19. Lancaster University and Brantwood, 2019
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “Ungraspable Criticality: Surface in Architecture,” in The Routledge Companion to Criticality in Art, Architecture and Design, edited by Chris Brisbin and Myra Thiessen, 257–277. London; New York: Routledge, 2018
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “Surface Typologies, Critical Function, and Glass Walls in Australian Architecture,” in Surface and Deep Histories: Critiques, and Practices in Art, Architecture, and Design, edited by Anuradha Chatterjee, 151–168. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “Introduction: Surface Potentialities,” in Surface and Deep Histories: Critiques, and Practices in Art, Architecture, and Design, edited by Anuradha Chatterjee, 1–12. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “Ruskin’s Theory of the Ideal Dress and Textile Analogy in Medieval Architecture.” In Persistent Ruskin: Studies in Influence, Assimilation, and Effect, edited by Keith Hanley and Brian Maidment, 117–136. UK: Ashgate, 2013
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “Travelling the Surface: John Ruskin and the Production of the New Theory of the Adorned “Wall Veil.”’ In Ruskin, Venice, and Nineteenth-Century Cultural Travel, edited by Keith Hanley and Emma Sdegno, 167–186. Venice : Le Bricole, Libreria Editrice Cafoscarina, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, 2010

 

Journal Issues

  • Anuradha Chatterjee, Special Issue: “Life, After Life: Textile Crafts in India and Communities of Practice,” Textile: Cloth and Culture (November), 2021
  • Anuradha Chatterjee and Laurence Roussillon-Constanty, eds. The Eighth Lamp: Ruskin Studies Today Issues 1-10, 2008-2015

 

Refereed Conference Proceedings

  • Anuradha Chatterjee, Madhavi Desai and Kush Patel. Instant Proceedings: Gender and Academic Leadership in Architecture in India Symposium (Digital). Calicut: Avani Institute of Design, 21-22 March. https://avani.edu.in/assets/Instant-Proceedings.pdf, 2020
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “Assembled: John Ruskin’s Architectural ‘Ideal.”’ In Proceedings of Quotation, Quotation: What Does History Have in Store for Architecture Today? The 34th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, 2017. University of Canberra, 05-08 July, 35-44, 2017
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “Poetics of the Wrapped and the Skinned: Deep History of the Architectural Surface and Projects by Lyons.” In Proceedings of Fabulation: Myth Nature and Heritage: The 29th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand (SAHANZ), Launceston, 05-08 July, 202-218, edited by Stuart King, Anuradha Chatterjee and Stephen Loo. Launceston: University of Tasmania, 2012
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “Touching the Surface, Looking for Substance: Architectural Surface and Contemporary Australian Practice.” In Conference Proceeding of 2011 International Conference of the Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia (AASA), Geelong, 18-21 September, 171–179. Geelong: Deakin University, 2011
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “New Ways of Looking: John Ruskin’s Visual and Textual Strategies for Writing a History of Architecture.” In Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia, and New Zealand, Brisbane, 7-10 July, edited by Deborah van der Plaat and Antony Moulis. Brisbane: State Library of Queensland, 2011
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “John Ruskin’s ‘Wall Veil’: Celebrating the Dressed Body in Architecture.” In Celebration: Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, Napier, 24-27 September, 73-78, edited by Andrew Leach and Gill Matthewson. Napier, New Zealand: SAHANZ, 2005
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “Dress as the Sexualised Limit of the Body: John Ruskin and the Walls of St Mark’s.” In Limits: Proceedings from the 21st Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand, Melbourne, 26-29 September, 99-104, edited by Harriet Edquist and Helene Frichot. Melbourne, Australia: SAHANZ, 2004
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “The Body of History in John Ruskin’s Theories.” In Progress: The Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, Sydney, 02-05 October 2003, 56-61, edited by Maryam Gusheh and Naomi Stead. Sydney: SAHANZ, 2003

 

Book Reviews

  • Anuradha Chatterjee, Review of On Surface and Place: Between Architecture, Textiles and Photography by Peta Carlin, TEXTILE: Cloth and Culture (2022)
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, Review of Architectural Identities: Domesticity, Literature, and the Victorian Middle Classes by Andrea Kaston Tange, The Eighth Lamp: Ruskin Studies Today, No. 7: 53–58
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, Review of Architectural Identities: Domesticity, Literature and the Victorian Middle Classes by Andrea Kaston Tange,’ Fabrications: Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia & New Zealand 21, 2 (2012): 137-139.
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, Review of Post-Traumatic Urbanism: Architectural Design edited by Charles Rice, Adrian Lahoud, and Anthony Burke, Chichester: Wiley-Academy, 2010, U: Magazine, Issue 1, March 2011
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, Review of Post-Traumatic Urbanism: Architectural Design edited by Charles Rice, Adrian Lahoud, and Anthony Burke, Chichester: Wiley-Academy, 2010, ArchNewsNow (ANN) Newsletter, http://www.archnewsnow.com/features/Feature358.htm.
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, Review of Post-Traumatic Urbanism: Architectural Design edited by Charles Rice, Adrian Lahoud, and Anthony Burke, Chichester: Wiley-Academy, 2010, Fabrications: Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia & New Zealand 20, 1 (2010): 135-136.
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, Review of Louis H. Sullivan and a 19th Century Poetics of Naturalised Architecture by Lauren S. Weingarden 2009, The Eighth Lamp: Ruskin Studies Today, No 5, 2011, 54-59.
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, Review of Ruskin in Perspective: Contemporary Essays, eds Carmen Casaliggi and Paul March-Russell 2007,’ The Eighth Lamp: Ruskin Studies Today 2008 No. 2.
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, Review of Performing the Victorian: John Ruskin and Identity in Theatre, Science, and Education by Sharon Aronofsky Weltman 2007, The Eighth Lamp: Ruskin Studies Today 2008 No. 1.

 

Essays

  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “Embracing Crisis in Architecture: Between Discipline, Profession, Academy, and Industry,” ArchitectureLive. https://architecturelive.in/embracing-crisis-in-architecture-anuradha-chatterjee/, 2019
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “Ten Points on Critical Pedagogy in Architecture.” https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/ten-points-critical-pedagogy-architecture-dr-anuradha-chatterjee/, 2019
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “Between Academia and Industry,” Parlour: Women, Equity, Architecture. http://archiparlour.org/between-academia-and-industry/, 2018
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, WADe – Women Architects & Designers Asia. http://archiparlour.org/wade-women-architects-designers-asia/, 2018
  • Anuradha Chatterjee, “Redefining Success,” Parlour: Women, Equity, Architecture. http://archiparlour.org/redefining-success/, 2017

 

Professional Journals

    • Anuradha Chatterjee, “Rural Habitat: Sydney Architecture Festival,” Australian Design Review, 2013. http://www.australiandesignreview.com/architecture/35800-rural-habitat, 2013
    • Anuradha Chatterjee, “Review of ‘Home of the Future’: Exhibition by LAVA,” Studio International, 2011. http://www.studiointernational.com/index.php/lava-home-of-the-future, 2011
    • Anuradha Chatterjee, “From Form to Formless: Exploring Non-Linear Space for Five Decades,” Architectural Review Australia, December, 2010
    • Anuradha Chatterjee, “Review: Green Void: An Installation by LAVA Architecture,” Architecture Australia, May/June, 2009
    • Anuradha Chatterjee, “Review: Stitching the Void: An Installation by Patrick Keane,” Architecture Australia 103, March/April, 2008
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Country Focus
United Kingdom, Australia, India
Expertise by Geography
Australia, Asia, India, United Kingdom
Expertise by Chronology
5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Expertise by Topic
Art & Architectural History, Colonialism, Environment, Gender, Higher Ed, Urban History, Women