About Kirsten

Dr. Kirsten Day lectures in Architecture at the University of Melbourne. Her teaching expertise includes Architectural Practice, Applied Design Thinking, Contemporary Architectural Archives, and Design Studio. Her design studios focus on design for neurodiversity.

Her publications, workshops, and studios explore themes of future scenarios and the impact of change on the architectural profession and the human condition.

Kirsten is Chair of the Education Committee for the Victorian Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects, and an examiner for the Architects Registration Board (Victoria). She is registered as a practicing architect and director of Norman Day + Associates Architects with over 20 years of experience in the profession. Prior to joining the University of Melbourne, she was Course Director of Interior Architecture at the Swinburne University of Technology. Kirsten is also a member of The Architects Lobby and a member of the TAL Academic Caucus.

MPavilion: Built-in wellness: The next frontier? MPavilion 2 March 2023

Reading with Dan Huppatz – check out our article ‘Repositioning Architecture’

Podcast: What is the future for cities with Fanni Melles 9 March 2022

Melbourne Design Week 2021: The World Designed through our senses: Biophilic influence in architecture


Career Perspectives with Palladians (November 2020)