24 December 2014
NEW RMIT MASTER OF URBAN DESIGN: The RMIT School of Architecture and Design has launched a new Master of Urban Design (coursework by project) affiliated with RMIT Architecture. Urban Design at RMIT advances the role of design and innovative practice in shaping future cities in response to rapid urban change locally and globally. Intensive urban studios are offered in Melbourne, Ho Chi Minh City and Barcelona. Applicants who have completed a Master of Architecture or Master of Landscape Architecture (or equivalent) are eligible to complete this program in one year (full time or two years part time). The Master of Urban Design program is now open for applications for the Semester 1 2014 intake.
23 December 2014
NEW RMIT MASTER OF DESIGN INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY: The RMIT School of Architecture and Design has launched a new Master of Design Innovation and Technology (coursework by project) afiliated with the RMIT Spatial Information Architecture Laboratory (SIAL). Advances in the digital age have already transformed design practice but we are only at the cusp of a greater revolution. RMIT's Spatial Information Architecture Laboratory (SIAL) has been working at the forefront of digital design practice for over a decade. To address the next digital revolution, RMIT has launched a new Master of Design Innovation and Technology that speculates on the future of design practice and the application of technology to this constantly changing environment. Applicants who have completed a Master of Architecture or Master of Landscape Architecture degree (or equivalent) are eligible to complete this program in one year (full time or two years part time). The Master of Design Innovation and Technology program is now open for applications for semester 1 2014 intake.
30 June 2014
FOUR RMIT ARCHITECTURE STUDENT PROJECTS ARE SHORTLISTED FOR AIA COLORBOND® STEEL STUDENT BIENNALE PRIZE 2014 Of the ten shortlisted finalist projects for the AIA COLORBOND® Steel Student Biennale Prize 2014 four projects are by RMIT students, two Major Projects and two Upperpool Design Studio projects
30 March 2014
RMIT ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN PHD CANDIDATES & RMIT ARCHITECTURE ALUMNI SHORTLISTED FOR ROYAL ADELAIDE HOSPITAL INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION Shortlisted finalists in the Royal Adelaide Hospital Site International Design Competition include the practices: Zuzana and Nicholas (Queensland) lead by RMIT Architecture + Design early career PhD candidates, Nicholas Skepper and Zuzana Kovar, partnered in the second stage with Roakus Moss Architects (Adelaide), who are also involved in the RMIT PhD practice research program; and SLASH (Melbourne) led by RMIT Architecture Professional alumni Sarah Lake and RMIT professional and Masters research alumni and past lecturer Stuart Harrison, with current RMIT PhD candidate Tanya Court working with them on the Stage 2 landscape proposal. This is a significant achievement, as these local practitioners eclipsed many globally prominent architects in making the shortlist. We would like to extend our congratulations to Nick and Zuzana for their success. All six entries are now open for a People's Choice Award voted on-line.
24 October 2013
RMIT AFFILIATED ACADEMICS, ALUMNI PRACTITIONERS AND PROJECTS SELECTED FOR THE VENICE ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE EXHIBITION Augmented Australia, Australian Exhibition, International Architecture Biennale, Venice, 2014.
23 March 2014
EXHIBITION: Melbourne Now - This includes three 'exhibitions within the exhibition' focusing upon architecture, design and the demographics of the city, curated by Fleur Watson, Simone LeAmon and Ewan McEoin respectively.
Venue: National Gallery of Victoria Dates: 22 Nov 2013 - 23 Mar 2014. Sampling the City: Architecture in Melbourne Now curated by Fleur Watson, curator at RMIT Design Hub, reveals the complex web of personalities, factions and trajectories that make up Melbourne's vibrant contemporary architectural culture. A large number of RMIT Architecture affiliated academics, researchers and alumni practioners are exhibiting in and contributing to this major survey.
23 March 2014
MELBOURNE NOW - ARM ARCHITECTURE SPEAKER SERIES - History, Criticism, and the Local: What is the importance of criticism and historical documentation to local design culture? Speakers: Conrad Hamann, Harriet Edquist, Christine Phillips, Shane Maloney, Fleur Watson. Chaired by: Mark Raggatt, ARM
Date: Saturday 7th December, 3 pm. Venue: NGV Studio - ARM Blue Epoch Studio, Ian Potter Centre, NGV Australia. ARM Architecture has set up camp in the ARM Blue Epoch Studio inside the Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia as part of Melbourne Now. Throughout the summer, ARM Architecture will be running design workshops, critical presentations, design exercises and working on real-time projects inside a blue foam design studio at Federation Square.