|who we are - TONY FRY|
A Director of Team D/E/S, Tony Fry
is much sought after as a
creative team leader, initiator, developer and critical reviewer of
projects. Working across many design disciplines - architectural,
industrial, information design, planning and engineering - he has
highly developed capacity for relational thinking and can quickly
identify the important sustainability issues and potentialities of a
project. He brings considerable practical and theoretical knowledge to
consulting work, drawing on an impressive track record of published
work including five major books.
Tony Fry is currently Professor and Convenor, Master of Design Futures Program, Griffith University, Queensland College of Art.
Tony has acted as a consultant on sustainable design for clients such as BHP Steel, Toyota Australia, Gregory Industries, Future Generations consortium, NSW Public Works, Department of Urban Affairs and Planning (NSW), Department of Housing (NSW), Commonwealth Environment Protection Agency and the Institution of Engineers Australia.
Tony has taught design and cultural theory in Britain, the United States, Hong Kong and Australia and holds a PhD in Cultural Studies in Design from the University of Birmingham. He has held positions as Adjunct Professor to the Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building at the University of Technology, Sydney and as a consultant on sustainable design to the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He has conceptualised and managed major R&D projects; managed and judged many design competitions.