In the last episode of Visions for 2014, we take a closer look at the University's newest building, the new home of the Melbourne School of Design, which officially opens this week after years of planning, an international design competition, and many stages of construction. Sustainability is a key focus of the building, both in its construction and in its purpose, as a space to teach future architects.
American scholar Dr Patricia Galloway, the world's foremost expert on megaprojects and gigaprojects, spoke at the University of Melbourne recently on the evolving concept of the megaproject with a particular focus on the Asian region.
An Australian study of Indigenous cultural sites and spaces in urban and regional areas, led by the University of Melbourne in partnership with the City of Melbourne and Traditional Owners, has explored what makes a culturally appropriate representation of Aboriginality.
A new partnership between Dulux Australia and the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Architecture Building and Planning will create enhanced industry links in the areas of paints, colour and coatings, including developing cutting edge research
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.