Real Lecture Series


Special Guest Alexia Nalewaik

Today the School had a special visit from Dr Alexia Nalewaik , the incoming president of the American Association of Cost Engineers. Alexia talked to staff and students about the issue of performance auditing of construction projects. Alexia and our Head of School, Anthony Mills, have co-authored the newly released book [...]

Students Building Careers with Watpac

Watpac is collaborating with The school of Architecture and Built Environment to give students practical experience in the construction industry. Two Construction Management students from Deakin University have commenced cadetships with Watpac gaining practical experience on the Victorian Government’s New Schools PPP project sites in Torquay and North Geelong.   The [...]

Building Bonds Between Countries

China Scholarship Council funding is making it possible for overseas PhD architecture students to realise their dreams at Deakin. From developing a new model for funding aged care facilities to researching the landscape architecture of ancient cities, PhD students from China are contributing to architectural research locally and internationally. Ten [...]

Alumni REAL LECTURE with John Gollings

The School of Architecture and Built Environment and the A+B Alumni Chapter Committee are delighted to invite Deakin Alumni to our renowned REAL Lecture presented by John Gollings. John is a world famous architectural photographer with forty years' experience. He will be presenting ‘MAKING BAD THINGS LOOK GOOD – The dominance of [...]

Integral Design Futures

Over the course of the last 18 months the School of Architecture and Built Environment has restructured its collaborative research groupings in order to tighten its research focus. As a result, the old research clusters have been replaced by multidisciplinary teams researching projects on integral design. Such an approach aims [...]

Students Experience STEMM

A group of female Year 10 students spent a challenging and engaging five days at Deakin University’s Geelong campuses recently in a new STEMM work experience program. Twenty-one students from schools in Melbourne, Ballarat, Werribee, Geelong and the Surf Coast took part in the program which highlighted the exciting study [...]

Iconic Industry Exhibition

ICONIC INDUSTRY EXPLORING THE BUILT FABRIC OF GEELONG 24 AUGUST to 1 OCTOBER - National Wool Museum This project provides a creative exploration of Geelong’s industrial identity, and a collaborative interface between architecture, art and community. Its intent is to focus artistic processes on the re-activation of memory and erasure as [...]

Exquisite Corpse Exhibition

On Friday 14 July Deakin Architecture Students exhibited there work from unit SRD763 entitled The Exquisite Corpse Exhibition. More than 100 people attended the exhibition held in Melbourne at the offices of TAUT Architecture in Collins St including students, Deakin graduates working in [...]

Geelong City Jobs Attract Melburnians

Geelong, Surf Coast boom as cheaper homes, city jobs attract Melburnians Read the full article: By Joanna Crothers  Mon 17 Jul 2017 ABC News Victoria's second-largest city is experiencing a population boom as Melbourne-based government workers are relocated to Geelong. Some residents are welcoming a cosmopolitan culture change, but others fear [...]

Railway Remedies

Are your Geelong line trains becoming ever more overcrowded? Do they often run late? Why can’t they be faster? What can and should be done to overcome these problems, now and into the future? Effective rail services are vital for the future of the entire Geelong Region and the City [...]

A+BOUT 2016 – Student Journal

The School proudly launched its annual student journal A+BOUT at the A+B Awards Night on 10 May. Students, academics, friends, family and industry partners all gathered to celebrate the achievements of our 2016 students, many of whose work was published in the 2016 edition of A+BOUT. The aim of [...]

And The Winners are …

More than 180 guests attended the annual A+B Awards Night on Wednesday 10 May to celebrate and recognise student achievement and acknowledge outstanding academic performance and contribution to the University and community in 2016. A variety of scholarships, monetary prizes, placement opportunities and gift vouchers were awarded. Thank you to our award [...]

Real Lecture Series

The Real Lecture series is a group of student organised lectures from prominent local and international architects that run in Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 in the School of Architecture and Built Environment. The lectures aim to provide a discussion of the possibilities of architecture and the professional role of [...]

iDiDe Sri Lanka Building Ampara

A faculty led study tour “Intercultural Dialogue Through Design, known globally as “iDiDe Sri Lanka Building Ampara” was conducted by the School of Architecture and Built Environment with strategic partner institutions, University of Moratuwa Sri Lanka, Manipal University India and International Islamic University Malaysia. The study tour was a recipient [...]

Vice-Chancellor’s Awards

The School is delighted to announce two prizes in the 2016 Vice Chancellors Awards held at the Edge Federation Square in November. Professor Des Smith and Dr Diego Fullaondo won the Vice-Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Contribution to Deakin Connectedness. This award recognises an outstanding contribution to [...]

PhD Graduations

The School of Architecture and Built Environment is proud to congratulate our recent PhD graduates: Xiancun Hu (Larry pictured with Chunlu Liu and Anthony Mills), supervised by Dr Chunlu Liu with thesis topic: Construction industry performance measurement with carbon reduction. Ni Made Yudantini, supervised by Prof David Jones, with thesis topic: [...]


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