Humanitarian Architecture Week

August 6 – 9, 2018, Melbourne

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Faculty newsFront Page News
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
Faculty newsFront Page News
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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EventsFront Page News
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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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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EventsFront Page News
July 5, 2018

Humanitarian Architecture Week 6–9 August 2018

For the first time in Australia, from Maningrida to Kabul, global humanitarian experts will explore how to provide appropriate design strategies for post-disaster communities, during a series of three RMIT 'Humanitarian Architecture' week events.
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Research forum
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July 3, 2018

MoDDD leads Design, Disaster and Development forum at RMIT Europe

Ten European universities and industry leaders from UNHCR, UNHabitat and Catholic Relief services met to discuss how to deal with the pedagogic, spatial and research challenges of global mobility, migration and social inequality. The forum…
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