The Australian Centre for Architectural History, Urban and Cultural Heritage (ACAHUCH) provides an international perspective on research and teaching in architectural history and heritage with a particular emphasis on Australia and the Asia-Pacific.

ACAHUCH fosters a collaborative approach to the critical study of architectural history, heritage conservation and digital, cultural, landscape and urban heritage and design.

ACAHUCH is a member of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies (ACHS).

Our purpose

ACAHUCH aims to:

  • promote and undertake high-quality, collaborative and interdisciplinary research in the design, application, theory, history, politics and cultural significance of architectural, urban and cultural heritage;
  • support teaching and learning programs in heritage and architectural history, including post-graduate training and research higher degrees;
  • support the work of emerging scholars, and foster national and international collaborations;
  • develop and facilitate professional and community knowledge exchange;
  • engage with heritage policy, planning and practice, and with cultural and collecting institutions, government agencies, heritage professionals and others across the sector in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region