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.
A small group of Deakin University School of Architecture staff were invited to step onto the building site at the Geelong College Junior School earlier this month to tour the $22 million dollar, state of the art upgraded educational facility being constructed on Minerva Rd Newtown campus.
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.
A significant achievement that Julie, Tom, Blake, Jarrod and Jack were finalists in the most number of categories out of all the entrants for the 2019 Awards
In 2018 the Victorian Government undertook a program to re-home 130 disused rail vehicles. After more than 1500 applications were sifted through, the selection process was completed and the relocation logistics began.
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.
The HOME Research Hub have been on a mission to ensure Geelong's vision of being an accessible city becomes a reality. The Conversation recently picked up on the Deakin HOME Project - Accessible and Inclusive Geelong, as it moves towards advancing the project to the next stage.
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.