Artist Martin Heine - Munich 2004 (Photo: Peter Mudie)

Vale Martin A. Heine (1957 – 2014)

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Sadly one of The University of Western Australia's most renowned Fine Arts alumni passed away suddenly on May 12 in a Manila hospital at the age of 57.

Students Kim Mudie, Ryan Williams, Carter Wright and Jamie Hilton

Integrated Design students create new spaces on campus

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

"Out of a dead space, they wanted to create a place where people could congregate.” That’s how newly recruited Architecture lecturer Assistant Professor Kirill de Lancastre Jedenov described the cave-like structure made from 3,500 beer and wine cartons that, for one week, became the central, imaginative focus of a corner of the UWA campus.  

Peter Parkinson at his drawing board

Vale Peter Parkinson 1925-2014

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Renowned architect, theatre consultant and former Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts' staff member Peter Parkinson MBE LFRAIA RIBA passed away peacefully on 24 April 2014.

Labour of Love (2014), mixed media Valdene Buckley-Diprose (Photographer: Dale B

Art student explores sheepish myths

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Bachelor of Fine Arts alumnus, current Masters student and sessional tutor Valdene Buckley-Diprose has been invited to exhibit in a fascinating and thought provoking exhibition Worth its Weight in Gold ('an exhibition and series of dinner events designed to... explore the continued cultural connotations and mythologies surrounding sheep and rural industry in Australia').

Top students recognised

Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Nineteen of ALVA's top students from 2013 were recognised for their exceptional work in both practical and theoretical subjects at the Annual Prize-Giving Ceremony and Exhibition opening held last night. Recipients and their guests, prize donors and staff of the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts attended the evening.

Year 12 Leadership seminar

Indigenous Year 12s get leading edge at UWA

Thursday, 10 April 2014

Thirty-three Indigenous Year 12 students from around metropolitan Perth and WA - from as far north as Kununurra and as far south as Esperance - will come to The University of Western Australia next week for a leadership seminar.

Master plan for Le Port by ALVA students

Architecture students contribute to Reunion Island workshop

Thursday, 27 February 2014

The first Indian Ocean Network of Architecture Schools (IONAS) workshop (26 January – 8 February) was hosted by the Reunion Island arm of Ecolé  National Superier d’Architecture Montpellier (ENSAM).

Photo of Assistant Professor Kirill de Lancastre Jedenov

Second new appointment in Architecture

Thursday, 27 February 2014

Joining newly-engaged Associate Professor Fernando Jerez is a second new appointment in Architecture, Assistant Professor Kirill de Lancastre Jedenov.

Photo of Associate Professor Fernando Jerez

New appointment in Architecture

Thursday, 27 February 2014

Following an extensive international search and selection process, the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts has offered a new ongoing appointment in Architecture to Associate Professor Fernando Jerez.

Photo of Associate Professor Grant Revell

Farewell to Associate Professor Grant Revell

Thursday, 27 February 2014

At the start of the year, Associate Professor Grant Revell moved from the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts (ALVA) to the UWA School of Indigenous Studies (SIS) to take up the newly-created, senior position of Director of Teaching and Learning.

ALVA China visit strengthens ties

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

A recent visit to China by the Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts (ALVA) during the semester break saw him travel to two major cities in a packed schedule that included a lecture at Zhejiang University and duties as an architectural competition juror.

Jorg Baumeister

New Director for the Australian Urban Design Research Centre

Thursday, 21 November 2013

Following an international search, The University of Western Australia is pleased to announce that Dr Jörg Baumeister has recently been appointed as the new Director of the Australian Urban Design Research Centre (AUDRC).

Winning scheme for the 1991 Perth City Foreshore Urban Design Competition

Take me to the river - past, present and future

Thursday, 31 October 2013

From almost the first moment of colonisation in 1829, the question of how to best harness and make use of Perth's riverfront setting has taxed the minds of its citizens and administrators.

Luminous Dreams (artist impression)

Mid-West future tale: UWA Centenary grand finale

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Following on from the huge success of LuminousNight, The University of Western Australia's biggest community event in a century, the city of Geraldton will play host to Luminous Dreams, the curtain closer to UWA's centenary celebrations.

PARK(ing) Day Nashville

Pop-up living room for Perth's PARK(ing) Day

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

In cities around the globe this Friday, artists, activists and citizens will temporarily transform metered car parking spaces into public parks and other social spaces, as part of an annual event called PARK(ing) Day.

Design and planning workshops - 'Recasting Terra Nullius...'

Tuesday, 10 September 2013

The Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts will host two events next month, part of the national Office of Learning and Teaching research project ‘Recasting Terra Nullius - Indigenising Built Environment Education and Practice’*.

Augmented Australia 1914 - 2014

UWA to represent Australian architecture on world stage

Thursday, 18 July 2013

A team led by Assistant Professor Rene Van Meeuwen from the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts at UWA has won the coveted position of creative director of the Australian exhibition at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2014, one of the discipline's most prestigious and important events.

Detail from The Scream by Chris Lawrence, oil on canvas, 2013

Latest exhibition at Artlaab

Friday, 12 July 2013

/Fractions/ is an exhibition of works by artist and UWA Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons) graduate Chris Lawrence exploring the texture of electronic noise as it breaks down, shifts and distorts the transmitted image.

Art work by Glen Stewart

Hint of history in Winter Arts paintings

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Drawing on his interest in historical painting techniques, a staff-member and fine arts graduate from The University of Western Australia will exhibit some of his recent works during the City of Perth's Winter Arts season.

Gridded timber 'trees' for school garden centrepiece

Thursday, 30 May 2013

Master of Architecture students participating in Semester 1’s Timber in Architecture elective have recently completed the design and build of a new outdoor structure at Carey Baptist College Primary School in Perth's southern suburbs.