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SITE TOUR: University of Melbourne School of Design

Melbourne School of Design

University of Melbourne School of Design
26 September / MELBOURNE

The University’s Faculty of Architecture, Building & Planning (MSD). Dedicated to the education of future architectural leaders and experts, the building was purpose designed to inspire, influence and shape the thinking of its occupants and to encourage questions through exploration of its spaces and features. A pedagogical tool in its physicality and deliberate use of raw and exposed materials, the building is a place from which students can literally learn from the walls around them.

The building has a sustainability Certification: 6 Star Green Star ‘Design’. It has many sustainability features including those for the reduction of energy (LED lighting), water (750,000L rainwater tank), waste, transport (end of use facilities) and the enhancement of health and wellbeing.

Date: Tuesday 26 September
Time: 11.30 am – 12.30 pm
Venue: Meeting point: Building 133, Masson Road, Parkville Campus, Melbourne, (Eastern entrance – facing the Elisabeth Murdoch Building and Swanston Street).
GBCA CPD: 1 point
Cost: $45.00 [Free for UoM staff, students and ACTS members]

Email or call Sue Hopkins, University of Melbourne
sue.hopkins@unimelb.edu.au or 03 8344 6794

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