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The University of Melbourne and Harvard University have jointly announced that professor Philip Goad has been appointed as the Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser Chair in Australian Studies for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Robin Mellon, CEO of the Supply Chain Sustainability School in Australia, stepped into the role to act as 'champion' for the small, for-purpose organisation that provides companies within the construction and infrastructure supply chains with free sustainability learning resources, including online modules and templates.
In a new discussion paper from Mirvac called The Future of the Smart Precinct, author of the paper, Paul Edwards, GM of Workplace Experiences at Mirvac notes that architects, developers and city planners will need to strike a balance between the human experience and the rise of technology in workplace design to create vibrant, collaborative and inclusive cities for the future.
Victorian architect Clare Cousins was today inaugurated as the 79th national president of the Australian Institute of Architects in Melbourne, taking the reins from Richard Kirk and vowing to continue to champion key Institute policies including affordable housing and sustainability.
“Australia is a capitalist society, but one that is being spoilt by greed and fear of the consequences for change,” according to Archicentre Australia director Peter Georgiev.
In a continuing expansion at the top, Scott Carver has appointed Angela Biddle and Esther Dickins as directors, in order to provide a true reflection of the growth and gender diversity of the design firm at the board level, according to the firm.
Infrastructure and professional services company GHD, has appointed May Ngui as manager for ACT & southern NSW.
The Victorian government has announced that 28 new schools will be built to accommodate more than 15,000 students. Architectus, in association with K2LD and DesignInc are behind the design of 10 of these new schools for 2020.
Justine Kinch has joined Arcadis as the Australian business as the new client and operations director for Property, Energy and Resources (PER).
The Naomi Milgrom Foundation has announced the second edition of the Living Cities Forum, this year to be headlined by celebrated architect Carme Pinós.
“As architects we seek to make ourselves relevant to the world, to make spaces that engage and are compelling beyond their function,” says Austin Maynard Architects co-director Mark Austin.
Bruce Medek has been appointed as the new chair of the Queensland Board of Architects. He succeeds professor Susan Savage, who held the role for 15 years.