B.I.Arch (Hons), MDes, PhD candidate
2011- present, PhD in Design (Architecture), College of Fine Arts, UNSW, Sydney, Australia.
2007-2009 Masters of Humanitarian Design and Sustainable Design Living. The Design Academy Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
2003-2006 Bachelor of Interior Architecture, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
2002 Bachelor of Industrial Design, University of Canberra, Canberra, Australia
2000-2001 Bachelor of Psychology/Arts (Philosophy and Italian), Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
2014- , FBE, University of New South Wales, Course Convenor, Lecturer and Tutor in Interior Architecture - History and Theory
2011-now CoFA, University of New South Wales, Tutor in First Year Design Studies
2012-2013 CoFA, University of New South Wales, Masters Lecturer and Tutor in Design and Perception
2011-2012 CoFA, University of New South Wales, First Year Lecturer, Tutor and Course Designer of Embodying Design
2012 University of New South Wales, Faculty of the Built Environment - Dissertation Supervisor
2011-2012 University of New South Wales, Faculty of the Built Environment - History and Theory Tutor
2011-2012 University of Technology Sydney - Interior Spatial Tutor
2011 CoFA, University of New South Wales, School of Design Studies - Spatial Environments Tutor
2011 Whitehouse Academy of Design - Interior Design, Lecturer and Tutor
2007 - present, Design Freelancer www.rachelbakerdesign.com
Range of residential and commercial projects in Sydney and Canberra.
2009 Design Freelancer Collaborative design project commissioned by Sustainable Design Firm Durzaam Eindhoven. The Netherlands,
2006-2007 Interior Architect for Cox Architect Group, Canberra
The Cox Group was awarded the – Best Australian Architectural Firm at the BRW Client Choice 2007 Awards, The Canberra sector won the Canberra Medallion at the 2007 Design Awards.
2012 APA scholarship for postgraduate studeies at CoFA, UNSW.
2009 Invitation to join the Social Democratic Party Board for 2010, Project: Redesigning our Public Space, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
2009 Short listed for the Brabantstad Culturele Social Award Netherlands “Creating a caring society” (5,000 euro prize money)
2008-2009 Prestigious Nuffics Netherlands Government Scholarship. 23, 000 Euro over a two year term.
2008 Commission from Sustainable Design Firm Duurzaam Eindhoven to design a sustainable design communication tool for the home.
2008 Accepted Masters Program, Domus Academy Milano, Italy
2007 Graduation Bachelor of Interior Architecture (1st Class Honours)
2006-2005 Dean’s List UNSW
2006 Interior Architecture Student Representative, UNSW
2006 Interior Architecture Graduand Exhibition Committee Member
2005 Sole Student Representative for the Faculty of the Built Environment Education Committee, UNSW
2003 ANU Invitation to study Honours in Psychology, Philosophy and Italian. ANU
2009 The Design Academy Eindhoven Graduation Galleries at Dutch Design Week. The Netherlands
2008 Storystore Exhibition, Witte Lady Building, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
2008 Alberto Meda, Sustainability and Water Conservation, The Netherlands
2008 Sustainable Design Week, Design and Fitness, Zurich, Switzerland
2008 Design Reuse, DAE, Cordinator Anthony Dunne from Royal College of Arts, The Netherlands
2006 Four, Interior Architecture Graduand Exhibition, Sydney, Australia
2009 Archikon Magazine, September Publication, Urban design and architecture, Poland
2009 Core 77 magazine (online) featured in the Dutch Design Week Special. Highminded Project
2009 Design Academy Graduation Publication 2009, The Netherlands
2008 Alberto Meda, Sustainability and water conservation publication, The Netherlands
2011 Sydney Design Week - Public Lecture - Embodied Learning Techniques in Tertiary Design Education, Sydney, Australia
2010 Guest lecturer, Two hour lecture and workshop - Architectural principles for mental well being in the urban environment, Tirano Technical School, Italy