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  1. 18 February 2022 - Design

    New design tech offers hope for urban wildlife

    Designers and ecologists are working together to reimagine cities as more-than-human places – animals need homes too, say University of Melbourne experts

  2. 16 December 2021 - Design

    Conserving Melbourne’s creative heritage

    Melbourne's Nicholas Building is up for sale; University of Melbourne experts say we need to rethink approaches to urban heritage to conserve our local history.

  3. 7 May 2021 - Design

    Designing-in difference

    University of Melbourne research finds culturally inclusive urban design can help shape our everyday public spaces and encourage vibrant multicultural interplay

  4. 30 March 2021 - Design

    Designing liveable cities for our future climate

    The Climate Imaginary exhibit explores works from designers including University of Melbourne to envision better and creative climate futures for our cities

  5. 4 January 2021 - Design

    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.

  6. 18 August 2020 - Design

    Architecture and design in a post-pandemic world

    For a post-pandemic world, some architecture and design features can support infection control, as the past has shown, explain University of Melbourne experts.

  7. 26 February 2020 - Design

    Curving concrete’s carbon footprint

    In a bid to reduce waste while achieving great design, University of Melbourne researchers have developed an adjustable frame for casting curved concrete panels

  8. 14 November 2019 - Design

    Reframing the ‘Australian Ugliness’

    Robin Boyd was known for his scathing assessment of Australian popular architecture, but did he eventually change his mind asks a University of Melbourne expert

  9. 13 November 2019 - Design

    Building equity into architecture

    Although Australia has had qualified women architects for 120 years, a University of Melbourne expert says the profession is behind in terms of gender balance.

  10. 1 August 2019 - Design

    Australian Modernism’s Top 10: Part Two

    Modernist design changed the way Australia looks: two University of Melbourne experts look at the legacy of modernism and the iconic architecture it created.