Deborah van der Plaat
University of New South Wales

Deborah van der Plaat has recently completed a PhD on the English architect and theorist William Lethaby (1857-1931) and specifically on his 1891 text Architecture, Mysticism and Myth.

She is currently working on a URSP funded project which examines the influence of the Renaissance allegory, the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili (1499) on theories of modern invention in eighteenth and nineteenth century England.

She has taught at the School of Architecture and the College of Fine Arts at the University of New South Wales in Sydney Australia and is presently working as a researcher and consultant.

Publications in "Wolkenkuckucksheim Cloud-Cuckoo-Land Vozdushnyi zamok":