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Award-winning Italian architect Renzo Piano will mentor UNSW student

Jincheng Jiang is the first Masters of Architecture student in Australia to receive a six-month internship with the prestigious Renzo Piano Foundation in Italy.

MSD Alumni Survey Series: Julie Eizenberg

KoningEizenberg takes on the idyll of local and neighbourhood through the design of recent projects in the Los Angeles region in Urban Hallucinations. They bring a fresh eye to placemaking and community building in an urban area that is ambivalent about development, yet conscious of regional issues — notably sustainability, affordability, and housing shortage. Believing opportunities hide in plain sight, the architects sift through the context of increasing regulation, differing opinions on responsible growth, and priorities for quality of life to extract their own unexpected and compelling approach to the architecture of the day.


Exploring Geelong's creative future

A Deakin research project on Geelong’s vacant industrial space has moved into its next stage.

CITY IN THE MIRROR – an urban space installation for Port Augusta

JOIN US to the launch of the installation on
Friday the 22nd of September from 2.00pm to 4.00pm
in front of the Old Court House in Commercial rd., Port Augusta and bring your ideas about the public space of the CBD
Public opening and party with drinks and nibbles

University of Sydney alumna named in Variety's 10 Virtual Reality Innovators to Watch

The University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning congratulates Master of Design Science alumna, Sally-anne Kellaway, who has recently been recognised by Variety magazine as one of their top 10 Virtual Reality Innovators to Watch.

5th year NEWCASTLE exhibition

The students of the Masters of Architecture at University of Newcastle invite you to attend their final year exhibition, entitled fortynine : fiftyone
Nobby’s Lighthouse,
Pasha Way, Newcastle, NSW
Opening Night: 5pm Friday, 1st December
The exhibition will also be open from 10am Saturday 2nd of Dec – 5pm Sunday 3rd December
Join us for light refreshments on Opening Night, catered by Supper Lane with complimentary drinks upon arrival.

Cities@UNSW - Spatial Inequality in Sydney

Our Cities@UNSW panels focus on the planning, design and development of metropolitan Sydney.
This panel will be framed around the implications of spatial inequality in Sydney.
This is part of the public engagement program of the UNSW Grand Challenge on Inequality.

Architecture & Design students create new ‘Home Base’ for Riverside Primary School

When Riverside Primary School officially opened its latest addition, the guests of honour were from another school entirely – the University of Tasmania’s School of Architecture and Design. In a collaboration between the two schools, design students created Home Base, a new veranda with integrated play elements that connects several classrooms and the structured learning within to the outdoor sports fields and the open-ended play without.

Interview: Reiser + Umemoto on career beginnings, design philosophy and their latest projects

Last week international guests Jesse Reiser and Nanako Umemoto, founding directors of New York based firm Reiser + Umemoto (RUR Architecture DPC), visited the Melbourne School of Design as part of the 2017 Dean’s Lecture Series.

Please save the date for the University of Sydney's Annual Grad shows

University of Sydney Architecture are excited to announce the dates for this years’ annual graduation exhibitions. Expanding in size and quality every year, the opening nights are a celebration of the unwavering dedication and enormous achievements of our students. Show your support and join the celebrations.

UTAS School of Architecture and Design celebrates a decade at Inveresk

The School of Architecture and Design celebrated the 10th anniversary of its move to Inveresk recently, at a gala event held at the school.

Too hot in the city

Our concrete jungles are getting so hot they could eventually become uninhabitable. But a team of UNSW researchers is working hard to cool them down.

2 University of Sydney students win 2018 MADE scholarships

The Sydney Opera House has announced the Australian students selected for the 2018 MADE by the Opera House scholarship, the international exchange that extends architect Jørn Utzon’s collaborative approach to architecture, engineering and design.

Centenary, debate put focus on Architecture and Planning

With only a few weeks left before the General Election, the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland is hosting a series of events to coincide with its centenary, that highlight the influence of the disciplines on our daily lives.

Building new connections with project Vietnam Bamboo

A group of architecture students from the University of Tasmania have expanded their horizons in Vietnam.

Award presentation builds a celebration of student success

Outstanding student achievement was in the spotlight at Deakin University’s School of Architecture and Built Environment awards night.

Rome17 International Design Competition

UNISA Master of Architecture students Jacqueline Stacey and Cameron Stevenson have been awarded an Honourable Mention in the International Architectural Design Competition Rome 2017 for their scheme Tiber Two.

Innovative projects featured at Fast Forward

Award-winning architects, urban designers and planners will discuss their philosophies and innovative work at the upcoming Fast Forward Spring lecture series beginning next week at the University of Auckland.

Students redesign Wellington's Civic Square

Two School of Architecture students have been recognised by the Wellington City Council (WCC) for their vision for a redesigned Civic Square.

Drawn at SingaPlural 2017

A group of UniSA’s Art, Architecture and Design students are currently presenting a collection of works at the SingaPlural design festival, at the F1 Pit Building in Singapore.

Speaker Series – Matias Del Campo

Speaker Series – Matias Del Campo Tue 8 Aug 17, 6pm – Horace Lamb 1022 Lec theatre

Speaker Series – Barbara Imhof

Speaker Series – Barbara Imhof Tue 03 Oct 17, 6pm – Horace Lamb 1022 Lec theatre

Exhibition Opens: Shopping Towns Europe 1945-1975

On April 25th, the ‘Shopping Towns Europe 1945-1975’ exhibition opened in the Flanders Architecture Institute (VAi) in Antwerp, Belgium. This exhibition was co-curated by Janina Gosseye, post-doctoral research fellow at the UQ School of Architecture and Tom Avermaete, Professor of Architecture at the Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands.

ALL-IN Exhibition at the University of Adelaide

ALL-IN Exhibition Sem1, 2017 – Fri 23 Jun, 6pm

2017 National Prizes: BlueScope Steel Glenn Murcutt Student Prize Awards

BlueScope Steel Glenn Murcutt Student Prize: James Hargrave
2017 National Prizes
Australian Institute of Architects

RMIT Professor Tom Kovac has presented at the Medini CEO forum in Malaysia

Tom Kovac RMIT Professor of Architecture and Medy Hassan RMIT Deputy Chair of the Centre for Integrated Project Solutions Industry Advisory Board, Adjunct Professor in RMIT’s School of Property, Construction and Project Management; speaking at MEDINI CEO FORUM 2017 – The Future Revolution Smart Cities IoT and Innovation. – Malaysia Biennial 100YC Medini 2017 is one of Malaysia’s largest urban developments with a gross development value (GDV) of US$20 billion, is envisaged to be the new central business district for Iskandar Puteri. The 2,230-acre mixed development zone will be designed as a smart city incorporating financial, residential, leisure and healthcare components.

RMIT Architecture staff and researchers have collaborated on a VR project at the National Gallery of Victoria

RMIT Architecture staff and researchers in the d__Lab RMIT, Vivian Mitsogianni, Mark Jacques, Cameron Newman and Karla Martinez as part of M@ STUDIO Architects along with Dean Boothroyd have recently collaborated on a VR Project called “If only…” with A/Prof Stefan Greuter and team from the RMIT Centre for Game Design Research.