Articles written by: Greta Harrison

Digital media are changing the face of buildings, and urban policy needs to change with them
Opinion

Digital media are changing the face of buildings, and urban policy needs to change with them

Architecture has opportunities that it never had before, and urban policy needs to keep up with these developments. Niels Wouters from the Microsoft Research Centre for Social Natural User Interfaces discusses.

Public Lecture: Keeping the green lights on – Professor Pierluigi Mancarella
Events

Public Lecture: Keeping the green lights on – Professor Pierluigi Mancarella

Can renewable energy meet our environmental responsibilities and still be affordable and secure? Join Professor Pierluigi Mancarella in this free public lecture.

Researchers turning waste glass into stronger and more affordable concrete
News

Researchers turning waste glass into stronger and more affordable concrete

A team from the Melbourne School of Engineering led by Associate Professor Tuan Ngo has developed a lightweight prefabricated concrete material that is stronger and cheaper than traditional concrete.

Professor Priyan Mendis and Dr Kate Nguyen invited onto leading international tall building working group
News

Professor Priyan Mendis and Dr Kate Nguyen invited onto leading international tall building working group

Professor Priyan Mendis and Dr Kate Nguyen from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering have been invited to join the special working group on Fire and Facades with the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.

Professor Iven Mareels wins Control Engineering Textbook Prize
News

Professor Iven Mareels wins Control Engineering Textbook Prize

Dean of the Melbourne School of Engineering, Professor Iven Mareels has won the the 2017 Harold Chestnut Control Engineering Textbook Prize.

The aftermath of the Grenfell fire: Are Australian buildings safe?
Events

The aftermath of the Grenfell fire: Are Australian buildings safe?

Fire safety expert Dr Jonathan Barnett will discuss building facades and fire safety at this free public lecture from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering.