From urban planning to the architecture of the built environment, the structure and function of our surroundings can influence all aspects of human life.
Melbourne’s real-world impact on climate change
A new University of Melbourne initiative brings together multi-disciplinary climate change experts to focus on global solutions here in Australia and beyond.
How our cities should respond to the biodiversity extinction crisis
Globally, many governments have declared a climate emergency, but University of Melbourne research finds cities have a key role in conserving our biodiversity.
Building collective knowledge for action
Community-led research brings together cultural and environmental elements for a unique design collaboration with the University of Melbourne on Olkola Country.
The NGV Triennial explores the necessity of continuity in understanding place and forces us to rethink our urbanity, says a University of Melbourne expert.
The importance of Australia’s Big Things
What’s the point of Big Things like the Big Banana or the Big Prawn? Well, University of Melbourne experts say they’re kitsch fun but they also connect us.
Getting regional development right
A new approach to revitalising Gippsland is centred on place-based leadership and could be used around Australia, say University of Melbourne and RMIT experts
Adapting Melbourne’s public transport to ‘COVID normal’
Given Melbourne’s franchised public transport provision, who is best positioned to manage cross-disciplinary pandemic risks ask University of Melbourne experts?
Without sustainable cities, global development goals will fail
Australian cities are applying the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, using local action to drive global sustainability, show University of Melbourne experts.
The future of offices in post-COVID Melbourne
As we work to get the economy and employment back on track, to what extent will workers return to offices post COVID-19, ask University of Melbourne experts