Barnaby Bennett is a designer, publisher and teacher. He recently submitted his PhD thesis examining the political roles of temporary urban projects in post-quake Christchurch. Barnaby has taught theory and design across landscape architecture, architecture and design at universities in Australia and New Zealand, including RMIT in Melbourne and UTS in Sydney. He has been widely published in both academic and popular mediums including in Volume, Architecture New Zealand, Landscape Architecture Australia, Journal of Public Space, Architecture Review (Australia), Foreground, and Scroope (Cambridge University).

In 2005 Barnaby graduated with first class honors in his Architecture degree and has worked on a variety of projects including temporary installations and exhibitions, large complex projects such as the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona (with Prof. Mark Burry at SIAL, RMIT) and a master plan for the Rio Olympics with BVN Architects. He is a publisher and the co-founder of Freerange Press which has published over 20 books on various themes around the city, design and politics.


*work in progress*


Digital Media Pavilion – 2010

Flexible Modelling


Christchurch: The transitional city Pt IV


The Fog – 2016 – UTS

Open Agenda: The Drawing Project

Once in a lifetime: City-building after disaster in Christchurch

Rio Olympic Games Masterplan

Tati/Playtime – 2012

Sagrada Famalia