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Dr Tse-Hui Teh
Central House
14 Upper Woburn Place
Tel: 0203 108 9567
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  • Lecturer
  • The Bartlett School of Planning
  • Faculty of the Built Environment

Tse-Hui's background is in architecture and urban design. She completed her PhD research at the University College London in 2011. Prior to this she was a teaching and research fellow at Columbia University working on the Gateway National Recreation Area in New York City. She is a Fulbright scholar with a masters degree from Columbia University and first class honours degree from University of Technology Sydney. She has 10 years of professional experience in architecture, urban design and interior design in both private and government sectors.

Research Summary

Tse-Hui’s research interests are in urban design. She is particularly interested in how infrastructures, technologies and cultures relate to urban forms. She uses a CCAT (Collective Coevolution of Actant Trajectories) framework to investigate these relationships and project how they may change in the future. She uses ethnographic and codesign game methods for her research. She is currently working on four research projects around water and sanitation infrastructures: CAMELLIA (Community Water Management for a Liveable London); Coevolution of Water Reuse Systems in Australia; Compost Communities at Spitalfields City Farm; and Sacred Rice, Dirty Cress and Urbanisation in Antananarivo, Madagascar.

Teaching Summary

At UCL Tse-Hui currently convenes the course ‘Sustainable Urban Design’ and 'Critical Debates: Sustainable Urbanism'. She teaches 'Urban Design: Layout, Density and Typology' and 'Sustainable Futures by Design' . She has taught ‘Sustainable Urban Development’, ‘Urban Design: Product,Process and Critique’, and 'Pillars of Planning: Environment'. At Columbia University, she has taught studio based courses in architecture and urban design. She has also been a guest critic at Columbia University and the Architecture Association; and has given guest lectures for Columbia University, Cooper Union and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.

MAY-2006 – APR-2007 Teaching and Research Fellow Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation Columbia University, United States
Academic Background
2011   Doctor of Philosophy University College London
2001   Bachelor of Architecture University of Technology, Sydney
    ATQ03 - Recognised by the HEA as a Fellow  
2013   Professional Certification Institute of Education
2006   Masters of Architecture and Urban Design Columbia University
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