Leaders, Lecturers & Tour Managers

David Brand

David Brand is a Melbourne architect, educator and heritage consultant with degrees in architecture and in History and Philosophy. For many years he has taught architectural history and design at the University of Melbourne and Swinburne University. David is a well-known local heritage & planning activist, and is passionate about enabling cities to preserve and maintain their historic character and cultural richness. He has served multiple terms as elected councillor and deputy mayor of his St Kilda-based inner Melbourne city council.

David takes a global view of architectural history and urban culture. He has travelled widely through Asia, Europe and the USA, has lived in Washington DC, and has previously co-led ASA’s Art and Architecture in California tour.

Past Tours

David first joined ASA in 2018

  • Art and Architecture in California: Palm Springs, Los Angeles, The Big Sur and San Francisco (2018)