Dr Victor Bunster

Dr Victor Bunster

Dr Victor Bunster

Lecturer, Architecture, Technology Construction and Fabrication

Department of Architecture

Monash University Research Portal

Victor is a registered architect in Chile, where he worked as a project architect in the social housing construction industry. His research focuses on the intersection of industrialised construction, environmental performance assessment, ICTs and design computing.

Currently, he is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Future Building Initiative (FBI) Lab, Faculty of Art Design & Architecture and Faculty of Engineering, Monash University. His research focuses on the intersection between digital technologies and environmental performance analysis, mostly through the development of computational tools and methods for life cycle assessment of residential buildings. He holds a PhD in Architectural Science and Technology and an MPhil in Design Computing at The University of Melbourne. Victor is a registered architect in Chile and has years of experience as a project architect in the low-income housing construction industry. Between 2017 and 2019, he was a FONDECYT Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Sustainable Urban Development (CEDEUS), Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.

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Building 4.0 CRC

Better buildings, new efficiencies through technology and collaboration.

CRC-P LCA of Mass Timber Construction

Quantifying the embodied emissions and carbon sequestration potential of mass timber construction materials in Australia.

Predictive Personalisation in Chile

Harnessing informal construction to improve the environmental performance of mass housing.

CRC-P Future Living System

Creating a real-scale prototype apartment from a range of prefabricated and modular elements.

CRC-P Capstone Prototype

Showcasing the potential of industrialised construction through innovative full-scale prototypes.

CRC-P Innovation in Advanced Multi-Storey Housing Manufacture

Transforming the housing construction industry towards an innovative, advanced manufacturing future.

uTecture Industry Test Group Report

Single dwelling design tools for improved customer outcomes.