Dr Marja Sarvimaki is an Associate Professor at the Bond University’s Abedian School of Architecture in Gold Coast, Australia. Previously she taught architectural history-theory and design studios at the University of Hawaii School of Architecture. She is born in Helsinki, Finland, and earned her MArch and PhD at the Helsinki University of Technology (currently part of the Aalto University). She also has pursued studies on Japanese architecture at the Tokyo National University of Arts, and conducted her post-doctoral research on Korean architecture at the Korea University. In addition to her research and publications on East Asian architecture and culture, her current research focuses on mid-century modernism in the Asia-Pacific region, including the east coast of Australia.