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.
As part of their Australian Research Council (ARC) funded project ‘Catastrophe: a historical and philosophical assessment of urban disaster, ethics and the built environment', Winthrop Professors William Taylor (Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts), and Michael Levine (Faculty of Arts), will host two public lectures in the first week of June.
Eighteen of ALVA's top students from 2012 were recognised for their exceptional work in both practical and theoretical subjects at the Annual Prize-Giving Ceremony and Exhibition opening held last night.
Winners of the CAPITheticAL competition, a Centenary of Canberra project administered by the Australian Institute of Architects, were announced last night. The Australian Urban Design Research Centre (AUDRC)’s entry by Dr Julian Bolleter and Professor Richard Weller received a commendation.
The Australian Urban Design Research Centre has co-authored a report with the Australian Greens and the Property Council of Australia proposing that redevelopment of seven major urban transport corridors in Perth is an intelligent way to achieve residential infill targets.
A giant spaceship will hover over The University of Western Australia's Reid Library, a weird one-eyed flying creature will guard UWA's new Centenary sundial, and a swarm of space invaders will threaten the University Club - but only in ‘augmented reality'.
On Friday 30 November at a gala dinner at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, final year Landscape Architecture student, Laura Thwaites, was awarded the WA Undergraduate Water Prize (as part of the Australian Water Association (AWA) Water Awards 2012).
Current Yr 11 students with an interest in architecture, urban design or landscape architecture are being invited to take part in the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts' (ALVA) Summer Schools' Studio 2013.
Rare insights into the demolition of the iconic Perth Entertainment Centre and intriguing ideas behind the futuristic design of new Perth Arena are revealed in an impressive exhibition at the Australian Urban Design Research Centre - affiliated with The University of Western Australia - opening in Perth on Friday (November 2).
Rare insights into the demolition of the iconic Perth Entertainment Centre and intriguing ideas behind the design of new Perth Arena will be revealed in an exhibition at the Australian Urban Design Research Centre - affiliated with The University of Western Australia - during November.
The impact of stormwater management on local wetlands and urban design will be the main focus for review as State and local governments, business, industry and The University of Western Australia prepares to launch new research that will guide water management reform in Western Australia.
Councils and developers need to consider the "suburb" as a giant piece of water collection infrastructure; a collective system for water management argues Matthew Delroy-Carr, sessional academic at the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts.
The Advanced Timber Concepts Research Centre (ATC) in the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts was established to administer the research work associated with a joint venture between The University of Western Australia and the Forest Products Commission. The agreement expired in December 2010 and the ATC Research Centre has now closed.
Seventeen of ALVA’s top students from 2011 were recognised for their exceptional work in both practical and theoretical subjects at the Annual Prize-Giving Ceremony and exhibition opening held on Thursday 10 May.