Shaneen Fantin

Director
POD (People Oriented Design)
<p>Shaneen is a designer, writer and innovator, and co-Director of POD with Belinda Allwood. She has specialist expertise in housing, health and community projects and design engagement, and is well known for her strategic project management prowess and workshop facilitation skills. Shaneen has formal qualifications in architecture, project management and research. And experience in anthropology, program management, community engagement, sociology, teaching, business development and marketing.</p> <p>Shaneen is the Chair of the FNQ committee of the Australian Institute of Architects, an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Queensland and James Cook University, and a member of International Association for Public Participation.</p> <p>Shaneen holds a PhD from the University of Queensland on the relationship between design and culture in Aboriginal housing and has applied this research knowledge to many Indigenous projects in Queensland, the Northern Territory, New South Wales, South Australia and Canada. Shaneen is a regular contributor to Architecture Australia, Houses and Sanctuary Magazines and is the author of many journal articles and book chapters.</p> <p>Shaneen lives on a farm near Cairns with her husband, two children, a dog and many chickens. She cooks, reads, gardens and propagates native plants for relaxation.</p>
Location
NSW, NT, QLD, oseas
Interested in
Public Speaking, Juries, Sessional Teaching or Crits