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 Masters students from the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Architecture, Building & Planning will work with the Gumala Aboriginal Corporation (GAC) to build an early childhood learning centre in the Pilbara region of Western Australia this month.

Houses on Melbourne’s suburban fringe are responsible for drastically higher levels of greenhouse gas emissions compared to higher density housing or apartments in the inner city according to a new University of Melbourne study.

There is plenty of room for improvement if Chinese cities wish to become ‘low-carbon’, according to visiting University of Melbourne academic Mark Wang.

University of Melbourne lecturer Dr Marcus White has been named the inaugural National Emerging Architect of the Year at the Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards ceremony, run by the Australian Institute of Architects.

University of Melbourne students are showcasing their vision of what it means to be Aboriginal in an urban environment as part of the Inaugural Hon. Evan Walker Design Studio Exhibition.

Michael Trudgeon, the Deputy Director of the Victorian Eco Innovation Lab (VEIL), discusses the Melbourne 2032 project, where university students and design professionals examined just how the city would look in 20 years.

You can watch all the videos produced by the students for the Melbourne 2032 project here: http://www.ecoinnovationlab.com/component/content/article/116-visioning-2032-city-of-short-distances/397-visioning-2032-films

Moe information about the project is also available at http://newsroom.melbourne.edu/news/n-460.

The big screen at Melbourne’s Federation Square will play a selection of films examining just what a sustainable city will look like in the future.

Hosting the World Cup is like a bad divorce and FIFA’s lawyers are better than yours, says Professor Richard Tomlinson, Chair in Urban Planning at the Faculty of Architecture, Building & Planning.  After the fun you’re left with the costs and a sour relationship.

The Victorian Eco Innovation Lab (VEIL) has been invited by the World Mayors Summit and Siemens to take part in this year’s United Cities and Local Governments Congress.

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