Associate Professor Philip Crowther is Head of Architecture at Queensland University of Technology. Philip’s research focuses on design education and the development of creativity. He is interested in the ways that creativity can be fostered and assessed within a university teaching environment. Philip is currently involved in a longitudinal study examining the predictors of academic success amongst 300 architecture and design students. Philip is also interested in design for disassembly. He has studied the life cycle of buildings and the sustainable reuse of building materials. Through his research, Philip developed principles of Design for Disassembly (DfD) and theoretical models for environmentally sustainable construction. Philip is a member of the Design Learning Collective at QUT, a group of academics who are seeking to develop a research profile around design and architecture education.