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Paper Space 2014, Geelong and Melbourne

For the first time in the history of the School of Architecture and Built Environment, Paper Space, the School's Annual Exhibition was held both in Geelong and Melbourne in November.


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Neil Archbold Medal Recipient

Dr Fiona Gray, School of Architecture and Built Environment Research Fellow, was recently awarded the Deakin University Neil Archbold Medal for Best Published Paper in the field of Humanities/Social Sciences.


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a+b Student Speaks at One Young World Summit

Third year School of Architecture and Built Environment international student Chew Pui Cheng from Malaysia was selected to speak at the One Young World Summit 2014.


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Work on Future Proofing Geelong Continues

Deakin University is continuing its involvement with the Future Proofing Geelong program with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding.


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Success in Industry Engagement

PhD student Tarek Ahmed and supervisor Dr Priya Rajagopalan have been selected for AMSI internship for Cardinia Council.


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a+b Student Wins Design Competition

Congratulations to Tarek Mohamed Farouk Abdelaal Ahmed, a PhD student in the School of Architecture and Built Environment, for winning first prize in Deakin's Design a Bus Shelter Competition.


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a+b Hosts Distinguished Lecture

Professor Anthony Mills, Head of School of Architecture and Built Environment at Deakin, recently hosted more than 100 staff, students and guests from industry for the Australian Institute of Building (AIB) Distinguished Lecture given by Dr Ron Silberberg AO.


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Inaugural 24 hr BIMbattle

Over the course of 24 hours from Friday 12 September, students from the School of Architecture and the Built Environment competed in the very first BIMbattle.


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Digital Archetypes Book Launch

On the 19th of August 2014, the book Digital Archetypes: Adaptations of Early Temple Architecture in South and Southeast Asia was launched at Deakin's City Centre.


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Undergraduate Planning gets Accreditation

The 2015-commencing Bachelor of Planning (Honours) has obtained Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) interim professional accreditation in advance of its first intake of students next year.


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Top Heritage Paper

A co-authored paper from school staff recently presented at Heritage 2014, the 4th International Conference on Heritage and Sustainable Development.


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a+b Hosts SuperStudio

The School of Architecture and Built Environment hosted the Victorian SuperStudio in the a+b studio. SuperStudio is a 24-hour design competition run nationally by SONA (Student Organised Network for Architecture)


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Students Revamp Arcade

The School's Architecture students have come up with a wide range of solutions for a brief to design an art gallery, an artists' studio and residences for five artists on an actual site in central Geelong.


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Welcome Melissa Chan - lecturer in construction management

Welcome to Melissa Chan who has joined the School of Architecture and Built Environment as Lecturer in Construction Management.


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Professor Lorraine Farrelly - Thinker in Residence

The School of Architecture and Built Environment welcomes Professor Lorraine Farrelly who is currently a Thinker in Residence in The Centre for Memory, Imagination and Invention (CMII) at Deakin University for a 6 week period


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Learned BIM - how is industry and academia responding

The School of Architecture and Built Environment teams with industry to host a series of free BIM evenings. Building Information Modeling (BIM) is the way of the future in both the architecture and construction management industries.


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CmyView Research Project

The CmyView research project is part of Research My World, the crowd funding joint venture between Deakin University and Pozible.com


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Welcome Dr Cristina Garduno Freeman

Cristina joins the School of Architecture and Built Environment after completing an award-winning doctoral thesis on online forms of participation around the Sydney Opera House, at UTS.


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Kelabit Highlands Community Museum Development Project

A team of architecture and cultural heritage students led by Susan Ang, as part of the iDiDe study tour program and design workshop supported by the Australian Government travelled to collaborate with the International Islamic University Malaysia.


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a+b Awards Night 2014

The School of Architecture and Built Environment held its annual awards night on 7 May at the Geelong Waterfront Campus.


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Urban Environment and Ecology Research Collaboration

The School of Architecture and Built Environment hosted a bilateral research seminar with six academic visitors from State Key Laboratory of Urban and Regional Ecology, Chinese Academy of Science, in Beijing


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Careers in Construction Management

The School of Architecture and Built Environment took part in the Build Your Future - careers in construction management event that provided promotion of graduate and vacation work opportunities for students


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Construction Management Collaboration with China

Dr Igor Martek is on a research team which has recently secured funding from the National Natural Science Foundation of China.


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Kochie 'Mayor for the day' Welcomes Students

Sunrise host and economist David Koch was invited to be Geelong's mayor for a day on Wednesday 12 March welcoming first year architecture students.


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a + b Hosts Latin America Delegates

The School of Architecture and Built Environment hosted two education delegates from Latin America, from Columbia and Argentina for an informed discussion about research projects and teaching.


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Aquatic Centre Research

A recent pilot study conducted by Dr Priya Rajagopalan in collaboration with Aquatics and Recreation Victoria (ARV) showed that aquatic centres consume around seven times more energy than a commercial office building,


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Paper Space 2013

Paper Space, the School of Architecture and Built Environment's annual exhibition showcasing outstanding work from 2013 undergraduate and master's degree students was held in November.


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iDiDE - India

iDiDe (Intercultural Dialogue through Design programme) is the school's international collaborative master class design workshop with partners in India, Malaysia and Thailand.


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REAL Lecture a Geelong Insight

The School was pleased to host a lecture by Ian McDougall from Ashton Raggat McDougall Architecture (ARM Architecture) in October, discussing the firm's design for the new Geelong Library and Heritage Centre development.


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Top Conference Paper

The AIQS Top Paper Award was presented to Eric Chan, Linda Tivendale, Chunlu Liu and Anthony Mills for their paper titled 'Innovative Delivery: The Supported Cloud'.


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Women in Construction Award

The Award for Outstanding Achievement as a Student in the 2013 NAWIC (National Association of Women in Construction) Awards for Excellence was recently presented to one of our graduating students.


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CIOB Jubilee Fund Award

Graduating student Glenn Parry was recently awarded a CIOB Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Fund 2013 Award.


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Best International Research Paper

Dr Rebecca Yang and her co-author have won the "Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Best International Research Paper Award"


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