Dr Viveka Turnbull Hocking

PhD Env, BDes Hons
Honorary Lecturer
ANU College of Science
T: 0431 945 252

Areas of expertise

  • Design Innovation 120302
  • Design Practice And Management 1203
  • Urban And Regional Planning 1205
  • Urban And Regional Studies (Excl. Planning) 160404
  • Environmental Science And Management 0502

Research interests

  • Design for Cross-Species Cohabitation - Post-Anthropocentric, More-than-Human
  • Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability
  • Design-led Approaches to Research
  • Multi-Species Urban Entanglements


Dr Viveka Turnbull Hocking’s work looks at design-led approaches to research. Her research has included design for social innovation and sustainability as well as design for cross-species cohabitation. Her design-led approach to research engages with cross-disciplinary conversations and collaborations through the area of design and the built environment. She researches through the Fenner School of Environment and Society at the Australian National University and teaches in the School of Design and Architecture at the University of Canberra.

Researcher's projects

1st Untaming the Urban Symposium 2016: From post-anthropocentric design to urban ecologies, see http://untaming-the-urban.tumblr.com/

2nd Untaming the Urban Symposium 2018: Cross-disciplinary conversation on multi-species urban entanglements, see https://untamingurban.org

Untaming the Urban - Book project

Untaming Aesthetics: Cross-species design consideration for the built environment, see http://apo.org.au/node/178456




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