REAL Lecture | 11 AUG | OMG Architects

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 [...]

Webinar – Prefabrication the Future of Affordable Housing?

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 [...]

REAL Lecture | 04 AUG I Curvatecture

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 [...]

School Awards

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 Ventilator Splitter

  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 [...]

Landscape Australia announces Landscape Architecture Student Prize for 2019

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: [...]

Growing Up in Cities 2020

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.

Beneath the Rail Line

Imagine a linear park that stretches for 8.5Km consisting of shared pathways, parkland and recreational facilities. Imagine this stretch of urban oasis was housed beneath a raised train line.

2019 AILA National Award of Excellence

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. 

Deakin University’s Strata Concepts launch event a success

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.

Good Health by Design

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 [...]

Designing a bright future for Geelong

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.

A+BOUT 2018 Student Publication

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’ [...]

A+B Celebrates Top Students

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 [...]

WORKSHOP – Transport Infrastructure Projects Delivery: Challenges and Opportunities

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 [...]

MInD Lab in Milan Design Week

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 [...]

1st International Symposium on Sustainable Rural Built Environments – 2020

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 [...]

Alexandra Florea – Our Lasted PhD

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 [...]

Justin Madden gives Special Lecture

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 [...]

PaperSpace 2018 – see how it comes together

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.  

Model Students Help Cottage by the Sea

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 [...]

A+B Launches Sustainable Design Exhibition

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 [...]

Geelong’s City of Design Launched

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 [...]

High Praise for Award Winning Students

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 [...]

A Global Challenge

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 [...]

Game Changing VR Tool for Homebuyers

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 [...]

Dean Landy “Young Alumni of the Year”

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 [...]

(Cancelled) Self-healing cities: applying whole systems thinking for sustainable communities

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.

(Cancelled) PopCycle: a mobile placemaking platform of Geelong

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’.


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