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Fait accompli?

In late July the University of Melbourne signalled its intention to “retire” many 20th Century modernist buildings at its Parkville campus before 2040, in keeping with its “long term strategic, academic and research ambitions”. Renderings in its new master plan show the Raymond Priestley administration building, the medical building and the John Medley building tagged for demolition, to name just a few.

27.10.23 in education heritage

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27.10.10 in education video-clips

Taglietti video

Enrico Taglietti on his ACT schools. While at his desk, in front of piles of old drawings, he talks about working under Gough Whitlam (not unlike the pressures of the BER), concrete, and the good and “shameful” modifications to his buildings.

28.02.10 in education video-clips

Process this Monday

Process is on this Monday 1st March. They are having a spot of bother with their website, so you can find it here for the moment.

28.02.10 in talk education

Graduate School of Arts

Just realised that Bates Smart are in the midst of giving the Old Arts Building at Melbourne Uni a bit of a speedy spruce up. Construction started in November and it all has to be done before Semester 1 starts. Someone didn’t get a holiday. The project includes two new lecture theatres and three new collaborative learning rooms.

22.01.10 in education 

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RE:HAB: the aftermath

At the Australian Design Review , Katherine Mercer and Melanie Dodd ponder the RE:HAB student conference in Canberra.

25.08.09 in education conference

UQ school launched

UQ says the new architecture school by Donovan Hill has been “launched”… not much in the way of pics but the students sound happy enough.

24.08.09 in buildings education

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Dr John adjunct prof at FAD

“Dr John Denton, of Denton Corker Marshall Architects, has accepted an adjunct appointment as Professor of Architecture in the Faculty of Art and Design.” MONASH NEWS 22.07.09

12.08.09 in education 

Melbourne Uni

Melbourne Uni is getting closer to finding an architect for its Architecture School.

29.05.09 in education 

Melb school rebuild

The University of Melbourne School of Architecture (etc) is to be pulled down and rebuilt. Hopefully differently. Rather than an open competition, which would have been nice… they want expressions of interest which they will whittle down to six practices who will then be invited to compete.

30.03.09 in education competitions

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