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  1. 3 November 2017 - Design

    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.

  2. 11 October 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Using maths to map mines deep underground

    Software, created by University of Melbourne researchers, takes its inspiration from microchips to design underground tunnel networks for the mining industry.

  3. 20 July 2017 - Design

    Designing the right headspace

    Many of the spaces used to treat people with mental illness are inappropriate, argues a University of Melbourne expert.

  4. 18 July 2017 - Design

    When building glass breaks dangerously it is a design problem

    Glass shattered on the former ICI building in Melbourne in the 1960s but we haven't learned the lessons from the past, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  5. 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

  6. 29 October 2016 - Learning & Teaching

    Rearranging the way we learn

    Researchers are assessing the value of innovative classrooms and how teachers can use these spaces to help 21st century schoolkids realise their potential.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Podcast15 January 2016 - Up Close

    Melody and mayhem: Music, the law, and incitement to violence

    The complex nexus between sound and the law – from musical incitement to violence, to sonic crowd control, to the very deliberate design of courtroom acoustics.

  10. 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?