Elizabeth Farrelly

Dr Elizabeth Farrelly is an award-winning columnist and author, and a regular commentator, broadcaster, blogger and critic on architecture, cities and the public mind. Trained in architecture and philosophy, she holds a PhD in urbanism from The University of Sydney and is a former associate professor at the University of NSW. As an independent Sydney City Councillor (1991-95) Elizabeth initiated Sydney’s first heritage and laneway protection policies, directed the East Circular Quay and Customs House projects and was inaugural chair of the Keating-initiated Australia Award for Urban Design (1998). Killing Sydney: The fight for a city's soul is her fifth book.