MInD Lab and Imagine Intelligent Materials have established a research collaboration into how Ambient Intelligence can be generated using Imagine’s graphene-enabled Smart Surface technology in buildings.
This Tuesday, Matthew Green, the founder of Office of Matthew Green (OMG) Architects, will be presenting a REAL Lecture entitled 'Dispatches from the Coal Face: Embedding sustainable practices at the grass roots.' Matt Green founded Office of Matthew Green (OMG) Architects in 2015, following almost two decades employed by others [...]
Join representatives from Deakin’s School of Architecture and Built Environment, FormFlow and Samaritan House, to learn about a ground-breaking collaborative project using prefabrication technologies to create a prototype tiny home. The result was a comfortable, affordable, six-star energy rated dwelling, suggesting that next-generation design and manufacturing could offer a new [...]
The founder of Curvatecture, Hayden Annable will begin our REAL Lecture Series this trimester, with his presentation entitled 'Taking Sustainability Into Our Own Hands: Building from the Earth, for the Earth' which will dive into the endlessly imaginative, creative, versatile, fun, and sustainable approaches to eco-building within the modern Australian [...]
Deakin University’s MInD (Mediated Intelligence in Design) Lab has won a gold award in the 2020 Melbourne Design Awards for their ‘Experiencing (In)tangible Heritage Through eXtended Reality: Western Beach Park, Geelong’ project. The Deakin team of Tuba Kocaturk, Sofija Kaljevic, Rui Wang, Chun Wang and Jarrod Argent worked with the [...]
Deakin’s Chair in Architecture, Professor James Doerfler, is delighted to announce Prefab21 a social housing initiative between Deakin, Samaritan House and Geelong-based manufacturer FormFlow has received funding from the State Government of $500 000 to proceed with the development of a Microvillage. The Microvillage will include seven single small dwelling [...]
The School of Architecture and Built Environment is pleased to announce that Professor David Jones in partnership with the Landscape Architecture practices of Tharangalk Art, Glenn Romanis and Basalt are the recipients of the 2020 AILA (Australian Institute of Landscape Architecture, Victoria) ‘Award of Excellence for Cultural Heritage’ and [...]
DesignMind’s Professor Tuba Kocaturk took centre stage at the virtual Milan Design Week event, Design, Society and Distance Learning: What Will Survive to What? The panel discussion hosted by the European Institute of Design (IED) discussed Distance Learning in Design Schools. The event was a multi-disciplinary debate that reflected on [...]
Each year the School of Architecture and Built Environment presents a number of awards for excellence and high achievement Some awards are sponsored by people or organisations outside the University, and some are sponsored internally Unfortunately, the School Awards presentation evening for 2020 which awards achievements from the 2019 year, [...]
The School of Architecture and Built Environment at Deakin University is pleased to be able to offer the new Graduate Certificate of Construction Management at a significantly discounted price, thanks to the Federal Government's higher education relief package.
The building sector consumes approximately 26% of Australia's energy, and is responsible for about 280,000 tons of CO2 emissions per day. In order to alleviate the detrimental environmental impacts of the building sector, the building industry and academics are seeking future proofing solutions.
Drawing from personal passion and desire to build intercultural connections, Deakin University Architecture Senior Lecturer Susan Ang founded the Intercultural Dialogue through Design Program (iDiDe) in 2010.
The ventilator splitter and Deakin University collaboration came about through Dr Beau Beza's wife Dr Jennifer Hall, who’s an anaesthetist at the Alfred Hospital. Ms Hall had been observing what’s been happening in other countries with the lack of ventilator machines to treat the high numbers of seriously ill [...]
A project which has been underway for some time and was due for public reveal during Geelong Design Week, however with COVID-19 seeing an end to public presentations, the public unveiling was cancelled. So it was behind closed doors on Wednesday 24 March that a small group gathered (with [...]
Numerous styles of architecture throughout our cities are regarded and celebrated, but in suburban Australia the popular brick veneer homes of the 1950s-1970s, adorned with concrete driveways and paths, fruit trees, columns of antiquity and decorative metal fencing are often overlooked for architectural exploration and celebration.
Deakin University’s School of Architecture and Built Environment would like to congratulate Master of Landscape Architecture Student, Oshadi Jayasinghe on receiving the 2019 National Landscape Student Prize. The Landscape Student Prize annually identifies and shares the finest graduating projects produced in landscape architecture education across the country. Oshadi’s project, Revival: [...]
2022 will mark 50 years since the publication of Kevin Lynch's classical 1972 study "Growing Up in Cities" - a project that investigated adolescent perceptions of their urban environment in four countries.
A+B are congratulate Professor David Jones and Associate Professor Richard Tucker on their contribution to the research project that was recently awarded the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) Award of Excellence in Research, Policy and Communications. The category awarded projects for published works in research and or practice that extend the knowledge base and advocacy of landscape architecture.
On Monday evening Dr Beau Beza hosted a range of scholars, design practitioners and students in the A+B Gallery space to celebrate the anticipated launch of the book Urban Space: Experience and Reflections from the Global South.
Book Launch: Geelong's Changing Landscape. This publication has been described as the most comprehensive investigation of the history of the development and planning of Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula.
The fragmented positioning of students displays of drawings, models and folios was an intentional component of this year's PaperSpace exhibition. The different directions and non-liner path through the exhibition was redolent of the contrasting directions being pursued by the students.
The first event by Deakin University’s Strata Concepts: An education series for understanding multi-owned properties was held on Monday 21 October. The program is designed for owners corporation managers, body corporate managers, resident building managers, and facility managers across all Australian states and territories and covers the main forms of building defects including water penetration, fire safety and structural failures.
Tuba Kocaturk, Professor of Integral Design at Deakin University, shares her insights and expertise on designing the smart cities of the future and the role of technology in two new videos on Australia’s Science Channel.
Sheree Proposch key designer of the $1 billion Royal Children’s Hospital teamed up with Professor Anna Peeters, Director of Deakin’s Institute for Health Transformation, to explore how good design can improve health outcomes across the globe. More than 100 guests attended the second lecture in the Clever and Creative lecture [...]
A group of students from Deakin University’s School of Architecture and Built Environment have reached the finals of the Victorian Premier’s Design Awards with their vision of a thriving, sustainable Geelong. Vital Signs – Alternative Futures imagines Geelong 80 years from now, where residents enjoy a Mediterranean Riviera climate.
The Geelong region is set be the 'living village' model location for the Micro-village project which is aimed at providing a pathway and solution for those who are susceptible to disconnection from community, isolation and potential homelessness, particularly in ageing populations.
Two School of Architecture and Built Environment researchers had the honour of participating in the Falling Walls Lab Australia 2019 national final, hosted by the Australian Academy of Science in Canberra on September 3 at the iconic Shine Dome. PhD candidate Isabella (Bella) Bower and PhD student Arka Ghosh [...]
Deakin University’s Dr Phillip Roös, an expert in environmental design and architecture, gives a fascinating explanation of biophilia – the concept of our innate connection to nature in design – in a new video on Australia’s Science Channel. Dr Roös, from Deakin’s School of Architecture and Built Environment and Director [...]
Image source: Geelong Heritage Center The rich heritage of Geelong’s Western Beach will be brought to life through (XR) when Deakin University MInD Lab researchers and the City of Greater Geelong create a cross-media story-telling visitor experience for the newly revitalised Waterfront [...]
Linda Tivendale’s dedication to giving her students the knowledge they need to succeed in the construction industry has been recognised with a prestigious industry award. The Australian Institute of Building (AIB) presented Ms Tivendale, the course director of Deakin University’s postgraduate construction management programs, with the F E Crowle Award [...]
Deakin University is exploring how 'smart' materials can be used in home care systems to help elderly people stay safer in their homes. Researchers in Deakin's Mediated Intelligence in Design (MInD) Lab are working with Imagine, a Geelong-based innovator of intelligent materials, to investigate the application of graphene sensing surfaces [...]
This year three high-achieving School of Architecture and Built Environment students had the ultimate adventure in southern USA. Mick Abdou, Stephanie Dimitrio and Olivia Sioukas were given the opportunity to travel to America and compete in the Associated Schools of Construction Competition, kindly sponsored by KANE Construction. The students, along [...]
In 2019 a dedicated group of students embarked on the extra-curriculum task of developing the A+BOUT 2018 student publication. The new A+BOUT comprises outstanding student work from 2018 and is an awe-inspiring thin flat package that expands into a three-dimensional structure. In the expanded version the geometry and ‘saw tooth’ [...]
Photo credit: James Rafferty Congratulations to PhD Candidate Isabella Bower, who won the Faculty of Science Engineering and Built Environment Semi-Final of the 3MT (Three Minute Thesis) on 13 June 2019. This is a history making win, the first year an Architecture candidate has won our Faculty’s Semi-Final. [...]
Deakin’s highest achieving Architecture, Construction Management and Landscape Architecture students were acknowledged at the School of Architecture and Built Environment’s annual awards ceremony in May. Scholarships, industry sponsored prizes and placement opportunities were presented including the esteemed Peddle Thorp and ClarkeHopkinsClarke Scholarships that both offer financial support as well as [...]
St Joseph’s College students had an insight into the future of Geelong as a city from Deakin’s School of Architecture and Built Environment academics and researchers. Around 40 year 10 students were selected to attend the Built Environment Careers Workshops based on their interests in Architecture, Design [...]
Professor Anthony Mills, Alison Potter, Vanessa Schernickau, Dr Phillip Roös, Professor Karen Hapgood and Professor Jane den Hollander Deakin University launched it's Live+Smart Research Lab on 31 May. The Lab will tackle one of the 21st century's biggest challenges: rapid urbanisation and the decline of rural areas. [...]
From biophilic design to green rooftops to affordable eco housing – it was exciting to see Deakin University’s School of Architecture and Built Environment featuring when Melbourne Design Week expanded to Geelong for the first time earlier this year. Staff and students from the school were involved in a range [...]
A group of thirteen Architecture students embarked on the annual Intercultural Dialogue through Design (iDiDe) study tour program in India in January to explore social sustainability and capacity building in rural communities. Now its ninth iteration, the iDiDe is a three-week study tour designed to target developing and rural communities. [...]
Australia welcomed 4.2 million ‘New Australians’ to the country between 1945 and 1985 as part of the “Populate or perish” policy. Associate Professor Mirjana Lozanovska’s new book, Migrant Housing, investigates the impact these migrants have had on the architecture and aesthetic traditions of our major cities. The book is available [...]
To celebrate World Environment Day, Dr Phillip Roös, Director of Deakin’s Live+Smart Research Lab spoke about Biophilic design and of the need to put nature first in the future design of our city. Dr Roös covered the fundamentals for creating healthy liveable places that enhance wellbeing. He emphasised the need [...]
Register now to attend the Transport Infrastructure Workshop. Limited seats available! Speakers and Panel Drawn from Infrastructure Australia, Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities, KPMG, Grattan Institute, Validate Estimate, Infrastructure Partnerships Australia, Curtin University, Deakin University, University of New South Wales, Arcadis, Better Infrastructure Initiative (UNSW). Speaker list is [...]
Deakin School of Architecture and Built Environment researcher Chin Koi Khoo along with fellow researcher H Koon Wee from the University of Hong Kong have recently designed a hybrid green architectural wall system for high-rise buildings that integrates a vertical micro-farm and a media screen. The pair presented this wall, [...]
MInD Lab, Deakin’s Mediated Intelligence in Design Research Laboratory took center stage at Milan Design Week in April when the School of Architecture and Built Environment’s Professor of Integral Design and MInD Lab Director, Tuba Kocaturk, gave a talk at the Dassault Systèmes Design for Life Conference. The conference offered [...]
FROM ENGAGEMENT TO IMPACT 1st International Symposium on Sustainable Rural Built Environments Kuala Lumpur 4-6 February 2020 School of Architecture and Built Environment, Deakin University (Geelong, Australia) and Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, International Islamic University Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), will jointly host the “1st International Symposium on Sustainable [...]
A+B graduate Hannah Butler is on of Hamlan Homes rising talents. Hannah has a double degree in Architecture and Construction Management from Deakin University. Hannah started out as an estimator but soon proved herself a valuable talent in drafting and project coordinating. Hannah a great example of what a rewarding career [...]
The School of Architecture and Built Environment congratulates our newest PhD graduate Alexandra Florea whose thesis entitled An Architectural Study of Romanian Villages in The Twenty-First Century aims to deconstruct the Romanian village of the twenty-first century. To this end, the history of the Romanian village is compared and contrasted [...]
As part of Melbourne Design Week, Deakin researchers will answer : What is biophilic design and why could it change the way we live in our homes and cities? This event is a one-day laboratory that explores the importance of biophilia, the innate need for humans to connect to nature, [...]
A team of five Deakin School of Architecture and Built Environment students secured the winning position in the 2018 BIM Immersion Competition. The students competed alongside teams of students from Melbourne University, Chongqing University (China) and Bandung Institute of Technology (Indonesia), they worked with several technology companies and used leadings [...]
The School is proud to congratulate Mirjana Lozanovska and David Beynon on winning an ARC Discovery Grant for their involvement in the collaborative research project entitled “Architecture and industry: The migrant contribution to nation-building” led by the University of Melbourne. The grant of $344,741 was awarded to Anoma Pieri, Mirjana [...]
Justin Madden suggested Geelong should focus on becoming a “City of Wellbeing” at a special lecture hosted by the School of Architecture and Built Environment on Friday 30 November. Justin who is currently a Senior Consultant at ARUP and has also had many notable positions in State Parliament including Minister for [...]
A delegation from Hanoi Architectural University (HAU) visited the School of Architecture and Built Environment on November 30, 2018, to renew it’s memorandum of understanding with the School. The delegation members consist of the Rector of HAU, the President of [...]
Imagine experiencing one of the most beautiful mountain landscapes in the world, the Mt. Everest region of Nepal and working hand in hand with the Sherpa people to help in the realisation of a potable water system for the Phungmuche Monastery and Sherpa Language Buddhist School. In October and [...]
HOME is a multidisciplinary research hub at Deakin, based at the School of Architecture and Built Environment, that addresses with local communities a failure to deliver well-designed, affordable, sustainable and connected housing for all. The work aims to inform better policy interventions and build better suburbs for many people that are [...]
From The School of Architecture and Built Environment at the Geelong Waterfront Campus to the public gallery at Federation Square in Melbourne, see how our students put their final year exhibition, PaperSpace, together. Congratulations to all our graduating students.
With another year comes new rounds of office visits that facilitated the opportunity for students to engage with the industry and understand their transition from university to practice. Students from A+B Studio once again had the unique opportunity, arranged by Susan Ang and Chayakan Siamphukdee, to visit two architectural offices [...]
A TRIO of Architecture and Construction Management students volunteered their time to build an architectural model of the planned Cottage by the Sea redevelopment. The School of Architecture and Environment students responded to a call by the Queenscliff charity for willing helpers to build a small replicate of their big [...]
Bringing a transdisciplinary approach to built environment research is a key focus for Tuba Kocaturk, Professor of Integral Design in Deakin University’s School of Architecture and Built Environment. Professor Kocaturk is the director of Deakin’s new Lab for Mediated Intelligence in Design, or MInD Lab, based at the Geelong Waterfront [...]
Budding architect Jessica Brownsea has had her final year design for a library and community centre selected for an exhibition at Federation Square. Miss Brownsea said her childhood experience looking at Warrnambool houses built by her father Anthony Brownsea had inspired her to study architecture to a Masters level at Deakin [...]
School of Architecture and Built Environment's Dr M. Reza Hosseini is playing a key role in a new academic forum that aims to advance the consistency and quality of Building Information Modelling (BIM) education in Australian universities. Dr Hosseini is a lecturer in construction at Deakin’s School of Architecture and Built Environment [...]
Ms Bower wearing a 3D printed 8 channel dry electrode electroencephalogram (EEG for short) to measure electrical activity in the brain. School of Architecture and Built Environment PhD student Isabella Bower is the recipient of the inaugural John Paul Eberhard Fellowship from the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture [...]
Last month saw the opening launch of the iDiDe Exhibition at Deakin University’s Geelong Waterfront Campus. The exhibition showcases the work of students who participated in the Intercultural Dialogue through Design (iDiDe) program. iDiDe is a Deakin-led short study tour where students travel overseas to learn about sustainable design practice through [...]
The School of Architecture and Built Environment is excited to announce the establishment of the Liveable + Smart Cities Research Lab. Driven by the need for a research hub that will focus on key themes of applied research for understanding and providing solutions in a rapidly urbanised world, the vision [...]
Geelong’s designation as Australia’s first and only UNESCO City of Design as formally launched on Wednesday 16 May at the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre. One of only 31 cities worldwide recognised as a City of Design, Geelong’s designation is a recognition that our city has been historically, and will [...]
The School of Architecture and Built Environment’s highest achieving students were celebrated at the annual A+B Awards Night on Tuesday 8. More than 40 students were acknowledged for their outstanding academic performance and contribution to the University and community during 2017. A variety of scholarships, monetary prizes, placement opportunities and [...]
Geelong College ‘Global Village’ students in the Year 7 ‘Learning to Learn’ program have been collaborating with the School of Architecture and Built Environment to tackle a challenge of Global proportions. A meteorite has hit the city of Geelong and the UN have decided to send nine teams of surviving citizens [...]
A+B architects are pioneering the future of dream home design, with a virtual reality tool that lets people customise and walk around inside their future space before it's built. The new Pre-Occupancy Evaluation Tool, or P-OET, uses augmented and virtual reality to enable developers to produce bespoke homes and [...]
Each year, Deakin's Alumni Community Awards recognise, acknowledge and promote prominent Alumni around the world who have achieved outstanding success in their communities, professions or given outstanding service to the University. It is with great pleasure that we announce School of Architecture and Built Environment graduate, Dean Landy, has [...]
Deakin University Architecture exhibition of student work of Geelong projects Deakin University Architecture Exhibition of Student Work of projects in Geelong at the A+B Gallery at the Waterfront Campus. This work will showcase the connection of students to Geelong in speculative projects that re-envision what is possible in the metropolitan [...]
This forum explores the concept of Self-Healing Cities – a cities ability to repair themselves, while having the least possible impact on its people, to understand how the future of architecture, infrastructure and alternative energy design can make a greater impact on Geelong’s sustainable and economic future.
Prefab 21 will showcase and explore next generation design and manufacturing for 21st century houses. In doing so, it will help put Geelong at the forefront of sustainable, smart and efficient advanced manufacturing.
Hear from some of the world’s best practitioners in architecture, each awarded gold medal status for their contribution to design.
Deakin Architecture will be kicking off their Gold Lecture Series with Pritzker Prize winning architect GLENN MURCUTT, AO.
We respond with the design of the first Geelong ‘PopCycle’ – bikes that Geelong locals can ride around separately and then come together to celebrate ‘Made-in-Geelong’ products, including locally grown/produced coffee, local-made food, handcraft, and other design crafts/products. The PopCycle is a placemaking platform to generate a ‘living space on the street’.