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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.

The Director of the University's Melbourne School of Design has welcomed a plan by the State Opposition to hold a design competition for a redevelopment of Flinders Street Station.

Catherine Mosbach, creator of the famous Botanical Gardens of Bourdeaux, will deliver a free public lecture at the University of Melbourne next week on her philosophy of landscape architecture.

Residences that generate power and purify grey water and farming fish and growing vegetables in a refurbished factory are two of the options being proposed in a new Victorian Eco-Innovation Labs (VEIL) plan to make Broadmeadows and other Melbourne suburbs ‘greener’ and healthier.

A sporting pavilion that tries to start a Mexican wave by itself and a high-rise residential tower made of recycled shipping containers are two of the projects on display at the latest Faculty of Architecture Alumni Retrospective Series.

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