Dr Michael Spooner is a Melbourne based designer, writer, curator and teacher across the discipline of architecture. He is currently a Lecturer in the School of Architecture at the RMIT University.
He holds a Bachelor of Architecture (1st hons) and PhD (by project) from RMIT University where he is a lecturer in the School of Architecture & Urban Design. Michael coordinates the first year architecture foundation semester, supervises Bachelor of Architectural Design and Master of Architecture design studios, graduate thesis projects and PhD candidates.
His research is focused through the implementation of innovate pedagogical models, the confrontation with design problems through speculative architectural propositions through the appropriation and misuse of images, and the exploration of ficto-critical methodologies in advance of alternative architectural histories.
The first publication on his work ‘A Clinic for the Exhausted: In Search of an Antipodean Vitality – Edmond & Corrigan and an Itinerant Architecture’ was published by Spurbuchverlag in 2013.