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Mr Andrew Gill

Senior Lecturer
Name: Andrew Gill
Location: LG Floor 027, FADA Building Bunting Road Campus
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Tel: +27 (0)11 559 1124


About Mr. Andrew Gill

Andrew Gill holds a Mtech degree in Interior Design. Andrew has been involved in design education for 30 years teaching at both an undergraduate and post graduate level. He is currently employed at the University of Johannesburg in the faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, in the Interior Design department.  Considering design as a creative problem-solving tool, to improve the quality of life for all, and the environment has always formed the basis of his teaching philosophy.


Journal Publications

Gill, A. & Di Monte-Milner, G. 2017. An effective pedagogical practice for integrating HIV and Aids into tertiary education: an interior Design case study. South African Journal of Higher Education, Vol 31, No 1, pp. 66-80.

Conference Proceedings

Geyer, S & Gill, A. 2021. ‘From design studio to research laboratory: an interior design contribution to urban regeneration studies.’ AMPS Proceedings Series 22.2. Teaching – Learning – Research, Manchester School of Architecture, pp. 290-300

Gill A., & Di Monte-Milner, G. 2020. Spatial construction for ideational meaning: An analysis of interior design students’ multimodal projects. Full paper submission & online digital presentation. Cumulus Roma 2020: Design Culture (of) Languages. Rome June 2021

Gill A. 2014. ‘Playground typologies and materiality for sustainable public open spaces in an urban context’.  UIA 2014 Conference proceedings: Architecture Otherwhere: Resilience – Ecology – Values, UIA 2014 Durban, pp.1403-1418

Gill A. 2013. ‘Positioning research within project-based pedagogical design studies’. Design Cultures: Encultured Design, conference proceedings. DEFSA, Vanderbijlpark, pp 82-91

Gill A., & Van Ryneveld, R. 2012. ‘Reflecting on the learning centre requirements of social urban housing projects in Johannesburg’. Sustainable human(e) settlements: The urban challenge, conference proceedings. Faculty Art, Design & Architecture, Johannesburg, pp 70-78


Geyer S., & Gill, A. 2020. No strings attached: Disentangling architecture from ‘culture” as a strategy for the adaptive reuse of heritage buildings. Online digital presentation. 14th National Conference of the South African Journal of Art History. Nelson Mandela University: Port Elizabeth: 25 – 27 September 2020

Geyer S., & Gill, A. 2020. Spatial ideation: An interior design approach towards architectural heritage conservation. Full paper submission & online digital presentation. AMPS: Connections: Exploring Heritage, Architecture, Cities, Art, Media. University of Kent, Canterbury: 24-26 June 2020

Gill, A. 2019. Countering AIDS fatigue: Adopting a multimodal strategy for educating students about HIV/AIDS and related social issues. Abstract & oral presentation: 9th SA AIDS conference:  Unprecedented Innovations and Technologies: HIV and Change. Durban 11-14 June

Gill, A. 2001. Giving value to waste. Paper submission & oral presentation. 4th international DEFSA conference: Mapping new territories in design education. Johannesburg 10-11 September


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Educational Member with IID
The African Institute of the Interior Design Professions (IID)

Green Star Accredited Professional (Interior)
Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA)