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Book Chapters

Smith C; Ware S, 2018, 'Out (fit) ting the City: Care and Contribution in Post-Industrial Newcastle, Australia', in Designing a City of Care, Bloomsbury Publishing, pp. 93 - 110

Smith C, 2018, 'Renew (ing) Newcastle and complicating capitalism: contributory economies, artisanal production, and the DIY occupation of disused commercial space', in Subverting Consumerism, Routledge, pp. 105 - 122

Smith C, 2018, 'The Do-It-Your(self): The Construction of Social Identity Through DIY Architecture and Urbanism', in The Routledge Companion to Architecture and Social Engagement, Routledge, pp. 243 - 256

Smith C, 2012, 'Remembering in Red', in Semi-Detached: Writing, Representation and Criticism in Architecture, Uro Media, pp. 152 - 159

Smith C, 2011, 'Cathy Smith, Inflatables Illustrated, PhD Research', in Amaze 2011; Annual Architecture Catalogue, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning, University of Sydney, pp. 40 - 40

Smith C, 2005, 'The ’spectacular everyday’: experimental making and living', in Absolutely Public: Crossover: Art and Architecture, Mulgrave, pp. 56 - 59

Journal articles

Vaughan J; Maund K; Gajendran T; Lloyd J; Smith C; Cohen M, 2021, 'Social, Economic and Environmental :Benefits of Creative Placemaking', New Planner: Journal of the New South Wales Planning Profession, vol. 127, pp. 26 - 27, https://www.planning.org.au/news-archive/new-planner-nsw

Vaughan J; Maund K; Gajendran T; Lloyd J; Smith C; Cohen M, 2021, 'Determining and representing value in creative placemaking', Journal of Place Management and Development, vol. ahead-of-print, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JPMD-07-2019-0069

Tezcan N; Durakovic I; Smith C; Lloyd E; D'Arcy S, 2020, 'Scaffolded, simulated work-integrated learning in design education: Beyond the live project', International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, Special Issue,, vol. 21, pp. 521 - 529, https://www.ijwil.org/

Smith C, 2020, 'Tin City: Nomadic occupation, colonization and resistance in the sand dunes of Stockton Bight, Australia', Design Ecologies, vol. 9, pp. 101 - 119, http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/des_00006_1

Smith C; Whittem V, 2018, 'Symposium Vacancy and Preservation: Architecture of the Post-industrial Community [Review]', Fabrications, vol. 28, pp. 279 - 281, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10331867.2018.1469085

Smith C, 2017, 'The intentionally ruptured and temporal self of do-it-yourself architecture', Design Ecologies, vol. 6, pp. 62 - 84

Smith C, 2016, 'Body-Building-Becomings: The productive material life of the artisanal-architect', Australian Feminist Studies, vol. 30, pp. 402 - 417, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08164649.2016.1158688

Smith C; Chapman M, 2015, 'Contributory economies, design activism and the DIY urbanism of Renew Newcastle', IDEA Journal: Design Activism: Developing Models, Modes and Methodologies of Practice, pp. 66 - 79, http://idea-edu.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/IDEA2014_Full-final_Digital.pdf

Smith C, 2015, 'Participants or Consumers? The “Do It Yourself” Construction of the Twenty-First Century City', Monu, vol. 23, pp. 120 - 127

Smith C, 2014, 'A Clinic for the Exhausted: In Search of an Antipodean Vitality: Edmond & Corrigan and an Itinerant Architecture [Review]', Fabrications: the journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, vol. 24, pp. 299 - 301, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10331867.2014.961229

Smith C, 2014, 'Handymen, hippies and healing: social transformation through the DIY movement (1940s to 1970s) in north america', Architectural Histories, vol. 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/ah.bd

Smith C, 2013, 'Labour matters: The politics of materials and making in architecture', Interstices: Journal of Architecture and Related Arts, http://dx.doi.org/10.24135/ijara.v0i0.456

Smith C, 2010, 'Essay: Corners and Ceilings: Investigating small spaces', Artichoke, vol. 32, pp. 66 - 67, https://architecturemedia.com/magazines/artichoke/

Smith C, 2008, 'A Primer for Germinant Practice', Architectural Theory Review, vol. 13, pp. 306 - 319, https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13264820802488275

Smith CD, 2007, '(a) rchitecture at the hardware store',

Smith CD, 2005, 'Spaces of architectural overcoming', IDEA Journal, vol. 6, pp. 51 - 59, http://idea-edu.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/2005_IDEA_Journal.pdf

Smith CD, 2004, 'Inside-out: Speculating on the interior', IDEA Journal, vol. 2004, pp. 93 - 102, http://idea-edu.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/2004_IDEA_Journal.pdf

Smith CD, 2003, 'Between-ness: Theory and Practice within the Margins of Excess', IDEA Journal, vol. 2003, pp. 131 - 144, http://idea-edu.com/journal_context/2003-idea-journal/

Smith C, 2001, 'Looking for Liminality in Architectural Space (The Space of Liminality and the Space of Architecture)', Limen, vol. 1

Smith C, 2001, 'Other Architectural Spaces',

Conference Papers

Smith C, 2019, 'Licensing the radical: from licensed squatting to meanwhile use in London and Regional Australia', in MacCallum D; Maginn P (ed.), 9th State of Australian Cities National Conference, 30 November - 5 December 2019, Perth, Western Australia, Perth, Australia, presented at 9th State of Australian Cities National Conference, 30 November - 5 December 2019, Perth, Western Australia, Perth, Australia, 03 December 2019 - 05 December 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.25916/5eb34fe290d9a

Smith C, 2015, 'The Artisan, The State and the Binaries of DIY Urbanism', in Proceedings of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand 32, Architecture, Institutions, Change, Sydney, Australia, pp. 616 - 626, presented at Architecture, Institutions, Change: Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand 32, Architecture, Sydney, Australia, 07 July 2015 - 10 July 2015, http://sahanz2015.be.unsw.edu.au/papers/Smith_The-Artisan-the-State....pdf

Smith C, 2013, 'Living histories: engaging Paolo Soleri’s Arcosanti project though the notion of ‘History/Becoming', in Proceedings of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand 30, Open, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia, pp. 435 - 445, presented at Open: Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand 30, Open, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia, 02 July 2013 - 05 July 2013, https://www.griffith.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0031/349717/S10_01_Smith_Living-Histories.pdf

Smith C; D Occhio A, 2012, 'The Architecture and Surfaces of Reza Negarestani’s Cyclonopedia', in Fabulation: 29th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, University of Tasmania, Launceston, pp. 1004 - 1015, presented at Fabulation: 29th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, University of Tasmania, Launceston, 05 July 2012 - 08 July 2012, https://www.academia.edu/35424691/Proceedings_of_Fabulation_Myth_Nature_and_Heritage_The_29th_Annual_Conference_of_the_Society_of_Architectural_Historians_Australia_and_New_Zealand_SAHANZ_

Smith C, 2012, 'The surfaces and spaces of a sentient planet: the geophilosophy and geoethics of Reza Negarestani’s Cyclonopedia: complicity with anonymous materials', University of Auckland, Auckland University of Technology, University of Tasmania, Launceston, presented at Fabulation: 29th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, University of Tasmania, Launceston, 05 July 2012 - 08 July 2012, https://www.academia.edu/35424691/Proceedings_of_Fabulation_Myth_Nature_and_Heritage_The_29th_Annual_Conference_of_the_Society_of_Architectural_Historians_Australia_and_New_Zealand_SAHANZ_

Smith C, 2011, 'From Dad to ’Dropper’: The evolving readership of the DIY manual in post-war North America', in Audience. XXVIIIth International Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, pp. 1 - 14, presented at Audience. XXVIIIth International Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 07 July 2011 - 10 July 2011, https://www.sahanz.net/conferences/

Smith C, 2010, 'The Silty Imaginings of Paolo Soleri', in Imagining: Proceedings of the 27th International SAHANZ Conference, Newcastle, Australia, pp. 384 - 390, presented at Imagining: the 27th International SAHANZ Conference, Newcastle, Australia, 30 June 2010 - 02 July 2010, https://www.sahanz.net/conferences/

Smith C, 2007, 'Architecture at the Hardware Store', in Techniques and Technologies: Transfer and Transformation, The Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference of the Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia (AASA), UTS ePress, UTS, Sydney, Australia, presented at Techniques and Technologies: Transfer and Transformation: Fourth International Conference of the Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia (AASA), UTS, Sydney, Australia, 27 September 2007 - 29 September 2007, https://epress.lib.uts.edu.au/conferences/index.php/AASA/2007/paper/viewFile/8/41

Conference Abstracts

Smith C, 2012, 'Architectural followings: 1998-2010', Tulane University

Smith C; others , 2010, 'Ant Farm: DIY Sensibilities and Collective Practice', in Alternative Practices in Design: The Collective-Past, Present & Future: Symposium Proceedings 2010, RMIT University. Design Research Institute, pp. 205 - 210, presented at Alternative Practices in Design: The Collective-Past, Present & Future, RMIT University. Design Research Institute, 09 July 2010 - 10 July 2010, https://www.rmit.edu.au/about/our-locations-and-facilities/facilities/research-facilities/rmit-design-archives/research/conferences-and-symposia

Smith C, 2010, 'Ant Farm: DIY Sensibilities and Collective Practice', in Alternative Practices in Design: The Collective - Past, Present & Future: Symposium Proceedings 2010, pp. 205 - 215

Reports

Cohen M; Lloyd J; Maund K; Smith C; Landcom NSW; People C, 2018, VALUING CREATIVE PLACE MAKING: DEVELOPMENT OF A TOOLKIT FOR PUBLIC AND PRIVATE STAKEHOLDERS, https://nova.newcastle.edu.au/vital/access/manager/Repository/uon:32653

Cohen M; Thayaparan G; Maund K; Lloyd J; Smith C, 2018, Valuing creative placemaking: development of a toolkit for public and private stakeholders, Communities of Practice Collaborative Project Stage 1 (Sydney: NSW State Government: Landcom), NSW State Government: Landcom, Sydney, ISBN: 9780648359531

Theses / Dissertations

Smith CD, 2012, Productive matters: the DIY architecture manuals of Ant Farm and Paolo Soleri, https://espace.library.uq.edu.au/view/UQ:282909

Smith CD, 2008, Germinant design practice: a do-it-yourself narrative, Queensland University of Technology

Creative Works (non-textual)

Smith C; Dixon M, 2008, germinant: avebury, Abundant: Australian Pavilion Eleventh International Architecture Exhibition at la Biennale de Venezia, La Biennale de Venezia, 11 September 2008 - 23 November 2008

Brisbin CA; D Alpoim D; Dixon MI; Paine AI; Smith CD, 2004, What is the Value of Home? NOT FOR SALE-West End Interventions

Media

Smith C, 2020, ‘Meanwhile’ building use: another way to manage properties left vacant by the COVID-19 crisis, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/meanwhile-building-use-another-way-to-manage-properties-left-vacant-by-the-covid-19-crisis-144056#comment_2313384

Smith C, 2017, Is There an Architectural #metoo?

Smith C, 2015, Hidden Hegemonies


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