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Is Arden-Macaulay Melbourne’s next newest neighbourhood?

A few minutes from the CBD of Melbourne lies 144 hectares of underused land. It’s centrally located and easily accessed. So why do so few people live or work there?

Tackling ageism through design

What role does architecture and design play in encouraging independence as Australia’s population gets older and less mobile?

Designing safer cities

Why do some parts of a city feel safe and others have an edge of danger?

Women in architecture

In an unprecedented moment in Victoria, every university school of architecture is headed by a female leader.

The 'wicked problem' of hospital handwashing

It sounds like a simple task: how do you make sure that health care workers in hospitals wash their hands?

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Image (Why study at MADA?): Tegan Bell, 2009-2016 (installation view), 2016

Image (Postgraduate): Samantha Barry, Sean Malikides, Din Hearth, and MADA students, THRIVE, 2016

Image (Research): Peter Wang, An Autonomous Driverless Public Transport

Image (Student work): Rosina Prestia, I Adjust to Orange (detail), 2016