Design for (all) life
Humans create most designs for themselves but can and should create spaces that benefit all forms of life, say University of Melbourne experts.
Designing homes for extreme weather
The devastating effects of extreme weather mean we urgently need to design homes to protect human life and protect buildings says University of Melbourne expert
Lifting standards in Victoria’s building industry
Building industry reform in Australia's Victoria is an opportunity to better protect home owners and promote quality, say University of Melbourne experts
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.
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
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 time is now for Indigenous design equity
Indigenous Australians have long been architects, engineers and land managers; a University of Melbourne expert says that wisdom must help tackle climate change
Reimagining international airports in COVID-19
COVID-19 highlights that the way we design airports offers a way to minimise the risk of new imported disease outbreaks say University of Melbourne experts.
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.
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