Homes for Generations

Patricia Austin


Patricia is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Architecture and Planning. Her research focuses on planning and affordable housing, sustainable housing, eco-districts and eco-towns. Her research also includes planning for an ageing population, planning for disabled access, designing inclusive accessible built environments, crime prevention, safer cities and communities, planning and injury prevention, and strategies for more sustainable urban futures. She was an associate investigator for Building Better Homes, Towns and Cities Phase 1,  where she conducted research on the strategic research area Shaping Places: Future Neighbourhoods.