PROFILE
  Education
2015-present Goldsmiths Centre for Research Architecture, University of London, London, UK
MPhil/PhD candidate
2000   Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, New York, NY
Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design
1996   University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Bachelor of Architecture

  Academic and Professional Experience
2015-present   Royal College of Art School of Architecture, London, UK
ADS7 tutor
Media Studies coordinator
MRes tutor
2010-present   N
Co-founder
http://website-n.com
2009-2015   University of Technology Sydney School of Design, Sydney, NSW Australia
Director and Senior Lecturer, Photography and Situated Media
2008-2009   University of Technology Sydney School of Architecture, Sydney, NSW Australia
Senior Lecturer
2001-2010   SO-AD, New York, Pittsburgh, and Sydney
Director and Co-founder
2006-2007   Carnegie Mellon University Entertainment Technology Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Visiting Professor
2003-2007   Carnegie Mellon University School of Architecture, Pittsburgh, PA
Adjunct Assistant Professor
2001-2003  
  
Auburn University School of Architecture, Auburn, AL
Paul Rudolph Visiting Assistant Professor of Architecture
2000-2001   Asymptote / Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Lead Designer
1998-1999   Holabird & Root, Chicago, IL
1998   DeStefano and Partners, Chicago, IL
1996-1997   McCarty Holsaple McCarty, Knoxville, TN

Invited Critic
   Architectural Association, Auburn University, Auburn University Rural Studio, UCL Bartlett March Urban Design, California College of the Arts School of Architecture, California College of the Arts School of Photography, Carnegie Mellon University School of Design, Carnegie Mellon University School of Architecture, Columbia University GSAPP, Centre for Research Architecture – Goldsmiths University of London, Monash University, Ohio State University, National Art School Sydney, RMIT, Royal College of Art, Syracuse University London, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of New South Wales College of Fine Arts, University of Pittsburgh, University of South Australia, University of Sydney, University of Technology Sydney Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, University of Tennessee, University of Western Australia
  Lectures, Panel Discussions, Interviews, Symposia, and Workshops
2016   Moderator: Keynote Roundtable for Photography in Academic Research, UCL, London, UK
2015   Lecture: "Politics, the Political, and the Image",  University of New South Wales, College of Art and Design, Sydney NSW Australia
  Panel Discussion: "Shaun Gladwell in Conversation with Greg Ferris and David Burns",  University of New South Wales, College of Art and Design, Sydney NSW Australia
   Lecture: "5 Years of Photography and Situated Media", UTS, Sydney NSW Australia
2014   Panel Discussion: "Architecture as Public Art: Beyond the Object",  David Burns, Sam Spurr, and Urtzi Grau, Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney NSW Australia
   Lecture: "The Political Image", UTS School of Architecture, Sydney NSW Australia
   Public Interview: "Robert Beson and Gabriele Ulacco in conversation with David Burns",  Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney NSW Australia
   Panel Discussion: "City, Spaces, and the Arts",  SAMAG (Sydney Arts Management Advisory Group), Sydney NSW Australia
2013   Lecture: "Remaining Other", University of Sydney School of Architecture, Sydney NSW Australia
   Lecture/Workshop: "Remaining Other: Curating", Goldsmiths Centre for Research Architecture, Architectural Association, UCL Bartlett March Urban Design, London, UK
   Lecture/Workshop: "Remaining Other: Publishing", Goldsmiths Centre for Research Architecture, Architectural Association, UCL Bartlett March Urban Design, London, UK
2012   Lecture: "What Destroys What", Monash University, Melbourne VIC Australia
   Lecture: "Image and architecture", UTS School of Architecture, Sydney NSW Australia
   Lecture: "New Collectivity", University of Sydney, Sydney NSW Australia
   Workshop: "Dissonance", Audio Architecture, Arts Centre, Melbourne VIC Australia (N)
   Public Interview: Stefan Sagmeister with Sam Spurr, Sydney NSW Australia (N)
   Public Interview: Ilse Crawford with Sam Spurr, Sydne, NSW Australia (N)
   Public Interview: WORKac with Sam Spurr, Sydney NSW Australia (N)
   Public Interview: Rotor with Sam Spurr, Sydney NSW Australia (N)
   Public Interview: Broached Commissions with Sam Spurr, Sydney NSW Australia (N)
   Public Interview: Anthony Burke, Gerard Reinmuth, and Toko with Sam Spurr, Sydney NSW Australia (N)
   Lecture: "Collective Practice" with Sam Spurr, UTS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sydney NSW Australia
   Panel Discussion: "The Real, Presence and Absence" hosted by Andrew Benjamin Sydney NSW Australia
   Lecture: "Partial Architectures Gallery Talk", Gallery 103, Knoxville, TN
2011   Symposium: "INDEX Forum" Sydney NSW Australia
   Lecture: "N", Pecha Kucha, Hyde Park, Sydney NSW Australia
   Lecture: "Reflections on the Australian Contribution to the 2011 Prague Quadrennial", DAB LAB Research Gallery
   Lecture: "Ketamine, Corridors & Repetition", UTS School of Design, Bachelor of Design in Interior and Spatial Design
   Panel Discussion: "Curator's Talk", 2011 Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space, Prague, Czech Republic
2010   Symposium: "Co-isolated" with Richard Goodwin, Michael Snape, Adrian Lahoud, Tarsha Finney, Adam Jasper, Adam Geczy, Sydney NSW Australia
   Workshop: "Beirut Workshop" with Adrian Lahoud and Adam Jasper, UTS School of Architecture and School of Design
2009   Lecture: "Ketamine, Corridors & Repetition", University of Illinois at Chicago School of Architecture
   Lecture: "Triptychs, Images and Vitriol", University of Sydney, Sydney NSW Australia
   Lecture: "Triptychs and Other Obsessions", DAB LAB Gallery, Sydney NSW Australia
2008   Lecture: "Image as Architecture", University of Western Australia, Perth WA Australia
   Lecture: "Messy Digital", PTW Architecture, Sydney NSW Australia
   Lecture: "Image as Architecture", Terroir Architecture, Sydney NSW Australia
   Lecture: "Image as Architecture", UTS School of Architecture, Sydney NSW Australia
   Lecture: "DIY", Pecha Kucha Sydney V10, MLC Centre, Martin Place, Sydney NSW Australia
   Lecture: "Proximities", SONA 2008, Sydney NSW Australia
   Lecture: "Proximities", University of Technology, Sydney, Sydney NSW Australia
2007   Panel Discussion: "The State of the Image in Architecture", moderator, 937 Liberty Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
   Lecture: "Digital Design and Fabrication in Contemporary Practice", Pittsburgh Builds AIA Convention, Pittsburgh, PA
   Lecture: "Recent SO-AD Work", Carnegie Mellon University School of Design, Pittsburgh, PA
2006   Panel Discussion: "Architecture, Sustainability and Education", 2006 AIAS Quadrant Conference, Pittsburgh, PA
2003   Workshop: "Borderlands", Havana, Cuba, Auburn University
   Conference Presentation: "IDM: Introduction to Digital Media", Oklahoma State University, 19th National Conference on the Beginning Design Student
   Lecture: "Recent SO-AD Work", University of Pittsburgh, Architecture Club Lecture Series

Solo Exhibitions
2012   Partial Architectures EDGE studio Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
   Partial Architectures Gallery 103, Knoxville, TN
2009   Triptych 01 DAB LAB Gallery, Sydney, NSW Australia
2005   ENDonEND Future Tenant Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2002   Strategy - Recent Work by SO-AD Auburn University, Auburn, AL
1998   Sewn Steel with Jill Daves, 2111 S. Griffith, Champaign, IL

Group Exhibitions
2014   Todd McMillan, Michael Moran, David Burns: New Work, Carlton Project Space, Sydney, NSW Australia
   20x20x20, NG Gallery, Sydney, NSW Australia
2012   What Destroys What, Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney, NSW Australia
   Past Futures, Present, Futures, Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York, NY
   Co-isolated: Richard Goodwin, Michael Snape, David Burns Wentworth Mine, Lucknow, NSW
Sponsored by the Orange Regional Gallery, Orange, NSW Australia
2010   Co-isolated: Richard Goodwin, Michael Snape, David Burns Sydney, NSW Australia
2009   Remodelling Architecture Australian Architecture Association, Sydney Customs House, Sydney, NSW
2008   Abundant Australia Venice Architecture Biennale, Australian Pavilion, Venice, Italy
   Sydney Future Visions Sydney Customs House, Sydney, NSW Australia
with Anthony Burke, Joanne Jakovich and others
2007   Arise Braddock, PA
   Artwalk The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
   First Night Pittsburgh 2007 Fifth Avenue Place, Pittsburgh, PA
   The Charm Bracelet Project Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
2006   Partisan Project 2006 5151 Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
   Unconscious Alabama Auburn, AL
   AIGA PGH 100 Three Rivers Arts Festival Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2005   Threads Carnegie Mellon University School of Architecture Gallery
   By Design Three Rivers Arts Festival Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
   Gestures Mattress Factory Museum of Contemporary Art, Pittsburgh, PA
2003   Sept 11 / 7 Projects Auburn University, Auburn, AL
   Peep Show ArtCity, Calgary, AB Canada
2001   Architectural Laboratories Arch Moscow, Central House of the Artist, Moscow, Russia
with Hani Rashid Studio, Columbia University: Paul Preissner, Megumi Tamanaha, Jason Tax and Dragana Zoric
2000   Architectural Laboratories Venice Architecture Biennale, American Pavilion, Venice, Italy
with Hani Rashid Studio, Columbia University: Paul Preissner, Megumi Tamanaha, Jason Tax and Dragana Zoric
   End of Year Show Columbia University, New York, NY
with Hani Rashid Studio, Columbia University: Paul Preissner, Megumi Tamanaha, Jason Tax and Dragana Zoric
1996   Honors Exhibition Ewing Gallery, Knoxville, TN

  Curation and Event Organization
2014   Exhibition: Jill Daves and Natalya Hughes, Carlton Project Space, Sydney NSW Australia
   Exhibition: Subtext, Central, Sydney NSW Australia
2013   Exhibition: Situations, Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney NSW Australia
2012   Exhibition: What Destroys What, Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney NSW Australia
   Lecture: "In Conversation: Thomas Demand and Sylvia Lavin", Art Gallery of New South Wales,
In association with Kaldor Public Art Projects, Project #25: "The Dailies" by Thomas Demand (N)
   Lecture: "In Conversation: Sylvia Lavin and Charles Rice", Art Gallery of New South Wales,
In association with Kaldor Public Art Projects, Project #25: "The Dailies" by Thomas Demand (N)
   Exhibition: Dissonance, Pin-Up Gallery, Melbourne VIC (N)
   Event: The Doppelgänger Parlour, Kaldor Public Art Projects, Sydney, NSW Australia (N)
   Event: The Mirror Parlour, Kaldor Public Art Projects, Sydney, NSW Australia (N)
   Lecture Series: 2012 Image Studies Public Lecture Series, Sydney NSW Australia
Featuring Thomas Demand, Sylvia Lavin, Charles Rice, Kerstin Hacker, Judy Annear, Andrew Hurle, Adam Jasper, Andrew Benjamin, Robert Sinnerbrink, Jill Bennett, Daniel Palmer, and Soda_Jerk
2011   Lecture Series: 2011 Image Studies Public Lecture Series, Sydney NSW Australia
Featuring Gregory Crewdson, Bill Henson, Anne Ferran, Stephen Dupont, Blair French, Prudence Murphy, Liza Statton, Hayden Fowler, and Conor O'Brien
   Exhibition: Networks of surrender. Gwangju Design Biennale, Gwangju, Korea (N)
   Exhibition: How to be a good witness. Australian Architecture Section, Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space, Prague, CZ (N)
   Exhibition: Chapters, Frasers Studios, Sydney NSW Australia
   Exhibition: Alternate Realities, Kensington Street Gallery, Sydney NSW Australia
2010   Exhibition: Open Agenda, Customs House Sydney, NSW Australia
   Exhibition: Hydra, Frasers Studios, Sydney NSW Australia
2009   Exhibition: INDEX, UTS Gallery, Sydney NSW Australia
2008   Exhibition: Image Intervention, UTS, Sydney NSW Australia
2007   Exhibition: FLUX15, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA
   Exhibition: Continuum, 937 Liberty Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
   Exhibition: Wrinkles, 820 Liberty Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2005   Exhibition: BEYOND MEDIA International Festival of Architecture and Media, Florence, Italy
   Exhibition: Threads Exhibition of Faculty Work, Carnegie Mellon University School of Architecture
2004-2005   Lecture Series: 2004-2005 School of Architecture Lecture Series, committee member, Carnegie Mellon University
2003-2004   Lecture Series: 2003-2004 School of Architecture Lecture Series, co-coordinator, Carnegie Mellon University
2003   Exhibition: Pella Windows Portfolio Prize, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
2002-2003   Lecture Series: 2002-2003 School of Architecture Lecture Series, co-coordinator, Auburn University
Featuring Lebbeus Woods, Michael Bell, Preston Scott Cohen, Lucy Lippard, Mary Miss, Darrell Fields, Jennifer Bloomer, Robert Segrest
2002   Exhibition: Projections, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
   Exhibition: Sept 11 / 7 Projects, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
   Symposium: Digital Boundaries, co-convener, Auburn University
Featuring Dennis Sheldon, Hermann Zschiegner, Jonas Coersmeier, Dean Di Simone, Joseph Kosinski, Shane Williamson, Marco Steinberg

  Selected Architectural Projects
2010   Lucky Country, Venice Architecture Biennale Competition with Adrian Lahoud
2009   By George! Laneways Competition Shortlisted finalist, Sydney, NSW Australia, with Jess Dixon and Jill Daves
   Federal Street Residence Private client, Pittsburgh, PA
2008   Bloomfield Drug Store Facade Pittsburgh, PA
   Moiré House (concept) Pittsburgh, PA and Sydney NSW Australia
   Federal Street Residence Private client, Pittsburgh, PA
   States of Convergence (invited concept) Australian Institute of Architects, Sydney NSW Australia
with Vector Guerillas led by Anthony Burke and Joanne Jakovich
2007   CONTINUUM - Tactics for Contingent Environments 937 Liberty Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA (with Anthony Burke)
   FLUX 15 Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA
   Pinhole Room (unrealized commission) Private client, Pittsburgh, PA
   Pittsburgh Steelers 75th Anniversary Mural (concept) Pittsburgh, PA
   El Museo Cultural Sante Fe (competition) Sante Fe, New Mexico
   Tower Inert (competition) Evolo Architecture Competition, Pittsburgh, PA
   Locomotive Expansion (concept) Carnegie Science Center, Pittsburgh, PA
2006   Banding (invited competition) The Charm Bracelet Project, Pittsburgh, PA
   The Charm Bracelet Project The Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
2005   The New Hazlett Theater (invited competition in collaboration with DGGP Architects) Pittsburgh, PA
   Stanton Mertz Residence Pittsburgh, PA
2004   Museum rehang (invited competition) The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA

Honors, Awards, and External Appointments
2014   Studio Artist Residency, Artspace Visual Arts Centre, Sydney NSW Australia
2013   Professional Experience Program - one semester paid sabbatical, University of Technology, Sydney
2012   Realise Your Dream Final Judge, British Council, Sydney NSW Australia
2011-2012   External Assessor for Photojournalism, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UTS, Sydney NSW Australia
2011   Realise Your Dream Final Judge, British Council, Sydney NSW Australia
   External Assessor for Photography Honours, National Art School, Sydney NSW Australia
   Studio Artist Residency, Artspace Visual Arts Centre, Sydney NSW Australia
2010-present   Open Agenda, founding Advisory Panel member, Sydney NSW Australia
2009   Bronze Medal, NSW State Awards for Excellence in Print, Sydney NSW Australia
2006   Judge's Choice Award, Digital Media Pittsburgh AIGA
   Award of Excellence, Pittsburgh AIGA
2000   Kinne Traveling Fellowship Columbia University
1999   Kinne Traveling Fellowship Columbia University
1996   Bronze Medal Finalist University of Tennessee
   Letter of Excellence Finalist University of Tennessee
   Honors Exhibition Ewing Gallery / University of Tennessee School of Architecture
1995   Honors Exchange Program University of Tennessee / Politeknika Krakowska
1990-1994   Meyer-Ceco National Merit Scholarship University of Tennessee
1994   First Prize Student Design Competition Society of American Registered Architects

  Press and Publications
2012   Holt, Michael. “In Profile: N collective.Australian Design Review
   Chatterjee, Anuradha. “N: Speaking in Different Voices.World Architecture News Metro Blog
   Stanborough, Giselle. “Exact Space, Exact Time: Conversations about Context with David Burns of N.Das Superpaper (Issue 23): 32-35.
2008   Neil Durbach, Vince Frost, Wendy Lewin, Kerstin Thompson and Gary Warner. Abundant Australia. Barton ACT Australia: Australian Institute of Architects, 2008.
   Harding, Laura. “Future Visions.” Architecture Australia (July/August 2008): 47-50.
   Neustein, David. “Sydney Future Visions.” Architecture Review Australia. (Issue 105): 30-32.
2007   Timothy McNulty. "Flux still showing its flexibility." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. (June 14, 2007).
   Rosenblum, Charles. "Two student shows celebrate the possibilities in overlooked materials." City Paper. (May 17, 2007).
   Rosenblum, Charles. "Alluring Plans for Pittsburgh." Metropolis (online feature). (March 23, 2007).
2007   Rosenblum, Charles. "Works Like a Charm" The Architect's Newspaper. (March 21, 2007).
2007   Rosenblum, Charles. "A Children's Museum design competition proposes remaking the North Side as a "Charm Bracelet." City Paper. (February 22, 2007).
   Timothy McNulty. "Children's Museum displays Charm Bracelet revitalization proposals." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. (February 14, 2007).
   Jennifer Baron . "Four design teams offer proposals to revitalize North Side." Pop City. (February 14, 2007).
2006   Thomas, Mary. "Partisan Project strikes again." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. (October 5, 2006).
   Digital Arts, Where aesthetics and science meet vision.Carnegie Mellon Today. (February 2006):10-12.
   Thomas, Mary. "Art Review: North Side, Downtown shows brim with creativity." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. (January 11, 2006).
2005   Jacobs, Karrie. "Warhol's Time Machine." Metropolis. (November 2005).
   Thomas, Mary. "Sweeping 'Gestures' brings together powerful images." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. (July 18, 2005).
   Kneep, Gregory M. "The Work of Art." Pittsburgh City Paper. (June 30, 2005).
   Shaw, Kurt. "Site-specific exhibition makes good use of Mattress Factory's fourth floor." Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. (June 23, 2005).
  Rosenblum, Charles. "Off the Map - A design boldly goes where no art has gone before: into Pittsburgh streets." City Paper. (January 27, 2005).
2004   Shanley, Mike. "Pulpitations." Pulp Magazine. (January 29, 2004).
2002   Greg Lynn, Hani Rashid, Max Hollein, Mark Taylor. Architectural Laboratories. Rotterdam, Holland: NAi Publishers, 2002.
2001   Rashid, Hani. "Architectural Laboratories with Columbia University, New York." Young Blood, edited by Neil Spinner Architectural Design Volume 71, Number 1 (February 2001): 84-87.
   Salangin, Alexander. "Virtual Architecture: from America to Moscow." Four Rooms Number 16 (May 2001): 64-5.
   Hall, Peter. "The Rashid Machine." Metropolis (February 2001):41-49.
   Arch Moscow: 6th International Exhibition of Architecture, Moscow, Russia, 2001.
2000   Stanton, Michael. "Writhing forms and biomorphs invade Venice for this year's Biennale." Architectural Record (September 2000): 71.
   Irace, Fulvio. "Venezia. Architecttura. Biennale." Abitare 397 (July-August 2000): 52-68.
   Fuksas, Massimiliano. Less Aesthetics More Ethics: 7th International Architecture Exhibition. Venice, Italy: Marsilio, 2000.
   Abstract 99-00, Columbia University, New York, NY.

References
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