Burry, Mark Cameron



Date of birth: 24 February 1957, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Nationality: New Zealand (UK Citizenship, Australian Resident).

Formal Education:
. University of Cambridge, UK
- BA in Architecture (RIBA Part I) 1979
- Diploma in Architecture (RIBA Part II) 1982
- RIBA Part III 1984
- MA 1989
. Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
- PhD: completion anticipated 2003

Current position (commenced July 2001)
Professor, (Chair in Innovation: Spatial Information Architecture), RMIT University
Faculty of the Constructed Environment, Melbourne.

Professional Registration
Currently registered architect in New Zeland and Australia (NZIA, RAIA). Previously registered in England and Scotland (RIBA, RIAS).

Relevant teaching experience
. Postgraduate supervision (currently 5 PhD, 1 Masters)
. Group coordinator final year design project (5th year).
. Studio elective supervisor for senior design students.

Participation in University administration
I serve on or have recently served on the following committes and boards:
. University: Cooperative Research Centres: participation in management committees.
. School: School Research and Development Committee; School Executive Meeting.

Research contracts
Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família
. Completion of the design of the Sagrada Família Passion Façade (Based on Gaudí's 1917 drawing). (November 2001 - November 2004): funding Construction Committee, Sagrada Família.
. Design and documentation of the Central Rose Window for the Sagrada Família Passion Façade (August 1999 - November 2000): funding Construction Committee, Sagrada Família.
. Interpretation of the Nave Roof Forms and Synthesis of the Central Crossing of the Sagrada Família (January 1996 - December 1999): funding Construction Committee, Sagrada Família.
. Realisation of the Gaudí's Model for the Sagrada Família Nave Clerestory Using High-end Parametric Solid-modelling (January 1994 - December 1995): funding Construction Committee, Sagrada Família.
. Interpretation of the Gaudí's Model for the Sagrada Família Nave Clerestory Using High-end Parametric Solid-modelling (January 1993 - December 1994): funding Construction Committee, Sagrada Família.
. Implementation of CAD in the Technical Office of the Sagrada Família (September 1992 - January 1993, based on site). Funding: TSF.
. Investigation Into the Appropriate Use of CAD for the Technical Office of the Sagrada Família (January 1990 - July 1992): funding Construction Committee, Sagrada Família.

Selected publications
Books and monographs
. Burry, Coll, Gómez, "La Sagrada Família: Work in Progress", Ediciones Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain (commissioned for 2002).
. Bonet, J. (Burry, M.C. trans "L'últim Gaudí), "The Essential Gaudi", Encyclopaedia Catalana, Barcelona, Spain, May 2001 (new edition in English only).
. Bonet, J. (Burry, M. C. trans), "L'últim Gaudí", Encyclopaedia Catalana, Barcelona, Spain, May 2000.
. Burry, Coll, Gómez, Melero, "La Sagrada Família: de Gaudí al CAD", Ediciones Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, 1996.
. Burry, M. C., "The Expiatory Church of the Sagrada Família", Phaidon Press Ltd., London, UK, 1993.

Chosen by the appropriate academic Melbourne (Australia) of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Catalan Sant Jordi on March 19, 2003, thereby approving the proposal at the time by academics Number Jordi Bonet Armengol, Leopoldo Gil Nebot and Josep M. Subirachs Sitjar.


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