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THE LATEST A+B NEWS

Geelong Design Week 2021 (18 – 28 March) Deakin University’s School of Architecture and Built Environment Event Program

Geelong Design Week is running from 18 - 28 March with an exciting program co-ordinated by the City of Greater Geelong in collaboration with event hosts. This year Deakin University's School of Architecture and Built Environment has a strong presence once again hosting both virtual and in person events as [...]

2020 Landscape Australia Student Prize awarded to Deakin University’s School of Architecture and Built Environment student, Rudan Fan

Part of Rudan's winning project entitled 'Living with sea rise: Barwon Estuary Design Framework' Congratulations to Rudan Fan from Deakin University's School of Architecture and Built Environment who was awarded the Student Prize recipient of this year’s 2020 Landscape Australia Award for her Landscape Masterclass project entitled ‘Living with sea [...]

Professor Anthony Mills to stand down as Head of School of Architecture and Built Environment, Deakin University

After a 7-year term Professor Anthony (Tony) Mills has decided to stand down as the Head of School of Architecture and Built Environment at Deakin University. Tony started at Deakin in 2011 and was promoted to Head of School in 2013, he will return to his underlying role as Chair [...]

Paper(less) Space 2020 Virtual Exhibition

Paper(less) Space 2020 is Deakin University's School of Architecture and Built Environment's annual student exhibition showcasing outstanding work from architecture, construction management, landscape architecture and planning students, at both an undergraduate and masters degree level to which it seems the future has come early this year. Driven by the C.19 [...]

Paper(less) Space 2020 Virtual Opening

Paper(less) Space 2020 is Deakin University's School of Architecture and Built Environment's annual student exhibition showcasing outstanding work from architecture, construction management, landscape architecture and planning students, at both an undergraduate and masters degree level to which it seems the future has come early this year. Driven by the C.19 [...]

SONA Christmas Card Design Competition

The purpose of the competition is to invite all the architecture and built environment (A+B) students of Deakin University to create a Christmas card design. All competition submissions will be judged by a jury panel. Prize: The winner will receive complimentary 2021 SONA Membership, have their Christmas card design sent [...]

A New Agenda for Innovation | Creativity Meets Science & Business | Webinar Recording Now Available

If you missed the 2020 Virtual Clever and Creative Lecture Series presents "A New Agenda for Innovation where Creativity Meets Science & Business" you can find the webinar recording on Deakin Air by following this link. You will hear from internationally renowned design thinkers who will explore the role of [...]

Construction Technology for Builders

Dr Glen Costin senior lecturer in Construction Management and also the course director for our undergraduate degree in construction management has published a new book entitled " Construction Technology for Builders". The book addresses key competencies for practitioners within the construction industry, including best practice guidance on communication processes, the [...]

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 to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

(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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