Geelong Design Week 19 -29 March 2020

Geelong’s design-driven future will be showcased at Geelong Design Week 2020, presented by Geelong UNESCO City of Design. Organisations, community groups, schools and individuals in the Geelong region are invited to participate and host their own exhibition, tour, workshop, or event that explores new ideas, challenges what is possible and [...]

Forget Tiny Homes, Deakin Researchers Want to Create Micro-Villages

Deakin researchers are working on a community project to deliver low-cost housing for retirees and elderly people living on limited incomes in Geelong. The ‘micro-village’ project, which recently received funding from the Geelong Community Foundation (GCF), would create clusters of small, affordable homes within existing neighbourhoods and close to community services. [...]

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 [...]


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