30 July 2013
NEW RMIT MASTER OF URBAN DESIGN: RMIT has launched a new Master of Urban Design (coursework by project). 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 July mid-year intake.
3 March 2013
RMIT ARCHITECTURE RESEARCH ASSESSED AT HIGHEST POSSIBLE RANKING OF 5 - OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE WELL ABOVE WORLD STANDARD - IN 2012 ERA AUDIT. In the Australian Research Council 2012 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) audit RMIT Architecture was assessed at the highest possible ranking of 5 - outstanding performance well above world standard.
1 March 2013
RMIT ARCHITECTURE STAFF, STUDENTS AND ALUMNI ANNOUNCED AS WINNERS IN THE NATIONAL AUSTRALIAN ACHIEVEMENT IN ARCHITECTURE AWARDS, 2013: The Neville Quarry Architectural Education Prize was awarded to RMIT Architecture Professor Peter Corrigan. The BlueScope Steel Glenn Murcutt Student Prize was awarded to RMIT Architecture (Professional) student James Loder. The Emerging Architect Prize was awarded to RMIT Architecture (Professional) Alumni Clare Cousins. The William J. Mitchell International Committee Prize was awarded to RMIT Master of Architecture (Research) alumni John Gollings. The Dulux Study Tour Prize for emerging architects was awarded to RMIT Architecture (Professional) alumni and RMIT Architecture design studio leaders Amy Muir and Melanie Bright.
28 February 2013
INTERNATIONAL VISITING STAFF: International visiting staff who are contributing to the RMIT Architecture professional degree teaching program in semester 1, 2013 include: Francois Roche; Veronika Valk; Prof Matthias Kohler
21 September 2012
RMIT ACADEMICS WIN PREMIER'S DESIGN AWARD: RMIT Architecture academics Paul Minifie and Jan van Schaik, directors of Minifie van Schaik, have won the Victorian Premier's Design Award for the Edithvale Seaford Wetlands Discovery Centre.
25 May 2013
THEATRE PERFORMANCE: The Lover (based on a novel by by Marguerite Duras). Director: Greg Carroll. Set and Costume Design: Peter Corrigan. Cast: Kate Kendall. This performance is being staged as part of the exhibition: Peter Corrigan: Cities of Hope.
Theatre Venue: RMIT Gallery. Theatre Dates: 14 May – 25 May
8 June 2013
EXHIBITION: Peter Corrigan: Cities of Hope. Curator: Vanessa Gerrans
Exhibition Venue: RMIT Gallery. Exhibition Opening: Friday 12 April, 6-8 pm. Exhibition Dates: 12 April – 8 June.