Humanitarian Architecture Week 2019

Design for a Fragile Planet, 5-7 August 2019, RMIT Melbourne

RMIT’s School of Architecture and Urban Design is hosting Humanitarian Architecture Week again in 2019. Across three public events, humanitarian architects will explore divergent pathways and projects in designing for marginalised communities.

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Shelter & Settlements Week Marysville intensive class photo
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April 23, 2019

Shelter & Settlements Week

Marysville Intensive For the first MoDDD intensive for 2019, held as part of our annual Shelter & Settlements Week, we were joined in Marysville by Sandra D’Urzo, Senior Shelter and Settlements Advisor at the IFRC Secretariat in…
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March 28, 2019

DESIGN LIKE YOU GIVE A DAMN! – 3 Stories of Design and Social Agency

Registrations for this event are now full Hear three design leaders who give a damn share their stories of practising at the nexus of shelter and infrastructure design, social change and environmental sustainability. JEREMY MCLEOD –Founding…
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Esther Charlesworth Architecture NSW
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February 18, 2019

What is socially responsible architecture?

"It's not always a question of where are your ethics, but where is your humanity?" – Esther Charlesworth On Feb. 12, Esther Charlesworth, MoDDD academic director and founder of Architects Without Frontiers, spoke at Architecture…
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Brett Moore UNHCR
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February 11, 2019

MoDDD’s newest adjunct professor: Brett Moore

The MoDDD team is thrilled to announce the appointment of Brett Moore, UNHCR's head of shelter, as adjunct professor in landscape architecture at RMIT. Brett is a highly regarded expert in the field of humanitarian…
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Gurjit Singh Succulent Thighs & Other Stories
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October 4, 2018

Succulent Thighs & Other Stories, MoDDD public lecture, 15 October

                  The fifth MoDDD public lecture will feature Gurjit Singh Matharoo, director of Matharoo Associates and Chair of Architectural Design at Alma Matter CEDT University. Explore how…
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vulnerability analysis map
Climate adaptationFront Page News
July 6, 2018

MoDDD students develop climate change adaptation strategy for Hoi An Vietnam

In April and May MoDDD students were joined by Master of Landscape Architecture students on two field trips examining climate adaptation strategies in Melbourne and Vietnam.
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