School of Architecture and Built Environment news
Fourth year Bachelor of Design (Architecture) & Bachelor of Construction Management student, Amanda Lucas-Patten, is the recipient of a Deakin University Student Summer Research Scholarship, which has provided her with the opportunity to collaborate with Dr Fiona Gray to explore concepts relating to urban revitalisation and place making.
The Building Environment Research Group is embarking on a new study to evaluate the architectural sustainability of the Deakin Geelong Waterfront Campus, based on the Integral Theory developed by the American philosopher Ken Wilber and adopted by Architect Mark Dekay.
A paper co-authored by Parisa Izadpanahi and Hisham Elkadi from the School of Architecture and Built Environment received the Best Paper Award at the 30th International Passive Low Energy Architect Conference (PLEA 2014)
The Geelong Food Hub Feasibility Study is currently underway and seeks to develop our regional understanding of food production, distribution, processing and retail. The study will identify key functions for a Geelong based food hub to assist with improving the distribution of regional food direct to wholesale and consumer markets within the region as well as supporting regional growers, informing future regional services, support policy and program initiatives.
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.
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.
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.
Deakin University is continuing its involvement with the Future Proofing Geelong program with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding.
PhD student Tarek Ahmed and supervisor Dr Priya Rajagopalan have been selected for AMSI internship for Cardinia Council.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A co-authored paper from school staff recently presented at Heritage 2014, the 4th International Conference on Heritage and Sustainable Development.
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)
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.
Welcome to Melissa Chan who has joined the School of Architecture and Built Environment as Lecturer in Construction Management.
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
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.
The CmyView research project is part of Research My World, the crowd funding joint venture between Deakin University and Pozible.com
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.
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.
The School of Architecture and Built Environment held its annual awards night on 7 May at the Geelong Waterfront Campus.
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
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
Dr Igor Martek is on a research team which has recently secured funding from the National Natural Science Foundation of China.
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.
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.
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,
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.
iDiDe (Intercultural Dialogue through Design programme) is the school's international collaborative master class design workshop with partners in India, Malaysia and Thailand.
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.
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'.
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.
Graduating student Glenn Parry was recently awarded a CIOB Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Fund 2013 Award.
Dr Rebecca Yang and her co-author have won the "Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Best International Research Paper Award"