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  1. 24 May 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Making space for emergency talk

    The way hospital emergency rooms operate makes important conversations difficult - University of Melbourne and Deakin University research design solutions

  2. 1 November 2016 - Humanities

    Finding the Hidden Hellenism in Melbourne

    From the Hoddle Grid to the State Library of Victoria, tour Melbourne through a Greek lens and discover how Hellenic culture has shaped the city.

  3. 20 September 2016 - Design

    Pholiota: The tiny house with big ideas

    A new exhibition suggests a tiny house designed in the 1920s by Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin could teach modern housebuilders a thing or two.

  4. 22 August 2016 - Design

    Indigenous memory-making meets architecture

    The Wave Hill walk-off changed Australian history, yet the event suffers from a lack of recognition. Now, architects have become its unlikely champions.

  5. 25 July 2016 - Under the Microscope

    Building a society that thrives, not just survives

    We need to move beyond the concept of sustainability in relation to the built environment, and think about ways our society can not only survive, but thrive.

  6. 22 January 2016 - Design

    Merchant Builders: Celebrating a fifty-year legacy

    The fifty-year legacy of one of Australia's most influential project house-building companies has become the focus of a research project and exhibition.

  7. 25 November 2015 - Design

    Skyscrapers: How tall is too tall?

    Buildings are getting taller as technology advances, so we asked an expert – how high is too high?

  8. 21 October 2015 - Design

    Buildings that look like Beyoncé

    Architects have been designing buildings based on the female form for decades, long before Beyoncé's silhouette in her Ghost video clip inspired a skyscraper.

  9. 7 October 2015 - Humanities

    Send us baby food, board games - and some barmaids

    Newly-released Red Cross Australia records show the relief effort after Cyclone Tracy devastated Darwin involved supplying all kinds of aid to residents.

  10. 5 October 2015 - Go Figure

    Why gargoyles and gryphons keep watch over cities

    From mythical beasts on churches to skilled stoneworks on rows of terraced houses, the design features of buildings map a city's history.