Transforming informal settlements
'Informal settlements' in cities like Mumbai have the potential to become dynamic and diverse neighbourhoods, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Q&A: The Indigenous design perspective
The Indigenous design perspective has been ignored for too long, says University of Melbourne architect Jefa Greenaway. But things are changing.
Building the prefab schools of the future
Prefab technology is driving the evolution of classrooms in Australia; University of Melbourne experts looks at how modular design is keeping pace with demand.
Exploring our hidden cultural treasures
The University of Melbourne has 32 cultural collections including libraries, prints, rare books and archives; now they're set to become a public focal point.
Praising squareness: The heritage of skyscrapers
The square skyscrapers that dominate modern city skylines need to be valued for their heritage rather than disparaged, argues a University of Melbourne expert
Australia’s top 10 iconic architectural sites
Architecture can define a nation. Ten of the University of Melbourne’s top architectural experts explore some of Australia's most iconic designs.
The future is prefabricated
Prefabrication can be a more environmentally and socially responsible way to build, and it's going mainstream, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Connecting to country through architecture
Jefa Greenaway is an architect and lecturer at the University of Melbourne, who is passionate about integrating Indigenous knowledge with architectural practice
Building with the people
Resilient Communities encourages communities and developers to work together, like the group design approach in Germany, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Designing Australia’s largest school
Footscray Learning Precinct will bring together all levels of education to benefit students and the community, say University of Melbourne experts.