Discover stories from our community of academics and students. Learn more about the people you'll be studying with and the opportunities that await you at the Melbourne School of Design.
MSD students place fifth in Global Student Challenge
Construction management students Ian Alcazar, Liam Nuttall, Matt Thompson and James Miller travelled to Hong Kong recently to represent the University of Melbourne at the CIOB Global Student Challenge Finals, accompanied by Dr. Paolo Vaz Serra.
Focus on Design: An Interview with Laura Brown
Laura Brown is amongst the first cohort of students to undertake the Bachelor of Design, commencing study in Semester 1, 2017 and is the first recipient of the DELWP Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship.
Breathe's Nightingale Night School
Australian Design Review speaks to Lola Digby-Diercks, a current graduate architect and a past student of the Nightingale Night School at The University of Melbourne.
Designing Through Making: Machining Our Future
Machining Aesthetics is one of the studio subjects taught in the Master of Architecture and is one of many hands-on making experiences our students use to explore their creativity.
Exuberance And Vitality: Teaching From Practice In Unliveable Berlin
Catherine Duggan and Michael Roper teach the Unliveable Berlin studio, which takes masters students to the ANCB Metropolitan Laboratory in Berlin for three weeks of intensive design work.
Old and new architecture in Ahmedabad
Master of Architecture students took a deep dive into Ahmedabad’s famous architectural craft practices. This program of design subjects, which take our students all over the world for intensive experiences of design in other cultures, are only on offer at the University of Melbourne.
Studying in the outback with Terra Oddities
Creativity can be stimulated in many different ways. Immersing students in challenging fieldwork engenders self-belief and confidence in one’s creative potential.
In October 2016, the exhibition Pholiota Unlocked took place in the MSD’s Dulux Gallery. Master of Architecture students built a small house in the gallery space which was knit together by a beautifully unique brick system.
Melbourne School of Design graduates: Elliot Summers
Elliot Summers graduated from MSD’s Master of Landscape Architecture course in 2012 and has since gone on to establish his own studio, Polygon.
Melbourne School of Design graduates: Danielle Savio
Danielle Savio graduated from MSD’s Master of Architecture course in 2010 and is now a project coordinator at Brookfield Multiplex.
Melbourne School of Design: Dr Karen Burns
Dr Karen Burns, senior lecturer in Architectural Design at MSD, is a frequent contributor to academic and professional architectural journals, a critic, and public commentator on issues in contemporary architecture.
Melbourne School of Design students: Danielle Mileo
Danielle Mileo is a recent graduate of the 300-point Master of Architecture program, which is for students who have studied a prior degree outside the built environment disciplines (career changers).