Fatemeh Aminpour

Research Fellow

Fatemeh's area of research interest is children’s environments. She has the experience of designing and researching school environments with a particular interest in inclusive school design and participatory methodologies in research with children. She holds a PhD from the University of New South Wales in Environment-Behaviour research and her Bachelor of Architecture and Master of Architecture from the University of Tehran, Iran. Her PhD project explores the role of in-between spaces within outdoor school environments in children’s expression of agency.

Since 2015, Fatemeh tutored students in both elective and core courses, run by the Faculty of Built Environment in different programs including City Planning, Urban Development and Design, Architecture and Landscape Architecture. Prior to her PhD studies, she was a research assistant working on low-energy schools and the context and design of traditional schools in Iran. She has a couple of years of experience in practice in Hermpey Consulting Engineering as a landscape architect.  

Publications

Book Chapters
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Bishop KG; Aminpour F, 2019, 'Knowing their place: Children, young people and cities', in The Routledge Handbook of People and Place in the 21st Century City, edn. Routledge Handbook, Routledge, New York
2019
Conference Papers
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Aminpour F, 2016, 'Children’s gendered use of school grounds: The role of the physical environment', in Mitcheltree H; Cleveland B; Imms W (eds.), Informing education theory, design and practice through learning environment evaluation, LEaRN, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, presented at What's Working? 2016 LEaRN International Graduate Research Symposium, Melbourne, Australia, 03 June 2016 - 03 June 2016, http://hdl.handle.net/11343/191853
2016
Aminpour F, 2016, 'The role of physical environments in self-agency: An ecological psychology approach', in Pasalar C; Fox A (ed.), Conference proceedings of the 47th Annual Conference of Environment Design Research Association, EDRA47Raleigh - Innovation :: Shifting Ground, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, presented at EDRA47Raleigh - Innovation :: Shifting Ground, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, 18 May 2016 - 21 May 2016, https://www.edra.org/page/edra47raleigh
2016
Conference Presentations
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Aminpour F, 2017, 'The Role of In-between Spaces within Outdoor School Environments in Children’s Expression of Agency', presented at Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA 2017), 26 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
2017
Journal articles
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Aminpour F; Bishop K; Corkery L, 2020, 'The hidden value of in-between spaces for children's self-directed play within outdoor school environments', Landscape and Urban Planning, vol. 194, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2019.103683
2020
Aminpour F; Bishop K; Corkery L, 2019, 'The hidden value of in-between spaces within outdoor school environments for children's self-directed play.', Journal of Landscape and Urban Planning
2019
Aminpour F; Bishop K; Corkery L, 2019, 'The hidden value of in-between spaces within outdoor school environments for children's self-directed play.', Journal of Landscape and Urban Planning
2019
Reports
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Ding L; Aminpour F; Craft W; Liu E; Yenneti K; Lim B; Samaratunga GK; Paolini R; Prasad D, 2019, Understanding Decision-Making Processes to Meet or Exceed BASIX requirements
2019
Aminpour F, 2018, From children’s perspectives: Design guides for school grounds
2018
Theses / Dissertations
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Aminpour F, 2018, The role of in-between spaces within outdoor school environments in children’s expression of agency
2018