Living on Water

Studio Tutor: Arthur Georgalas

Monday 3:30 – 6:30

Thursday 3:30 – 6:30

It is some unknown date in the near (or less than near) future, Climate Change has significantly impacted continents to the point where moving further inland is not an option. Individuals and communities must become Seafaring Climate Refugees.

Students will explore how humans could adapt to living

Absurdity and Design

Tutors: Rob Eales
with guest appearances by Ceri Hann

Timetable: Tuesday 3:30pm – 6:30pm

Location: 009.02.016

This course looks at how ideas about absurdity intersect and interact with design thinking, design practice and design methods to develop other ways of thinking about and doing design.

As designers we are expected to work rationally and reasonably. However, there are other ways

Visualising the Invisible: designing for climate change

Studio Tutors: Pierre Proske (of Media Lab Melbourne & Sensory Empire) & Jodi Newcombe (Carbon Arts)
Studio Timetable: Tuesday 10:00am – 12:01pm  and Wednesday 6:30pm – 9:30pm
The most difficult aspect of managing our carbon footprint is that though we can measure our energy use, we can’t readily see it. Data visualisation is an important tool towards helping us

Adam Lynch

Adam Lynch is a young, Australian based industrial designer who explores the possibilities of creating 3-dimensional products through the manipulation of 2-dimensional materials. Lynch’s work emphasises the use of modern technologies to achieve his products.

Lynch has been active in Co-founding LAB DE STU, a Melbourne based multi award winning design collective, and more recently Dowel

Eugene Ughetti

Speak Percussion, Artistic Director, Instrument creator and experimentalist.
Eugene Ughetti instigates arts projects that impact on contemporary culture and presents work that stimulates our consciousness. He is a percussionist, composer, conductor and is currently the artistic director of Speak Percussion. His professional experience is diverse but his particular focus is new chamber music and hybrid-arts collaboration.

Eugene

Urban Food Interventions: food as a way to build resilience in cities

Tutors: Kate Archdeacon & Juliette Anich

This studio uses a design research process to explore small-scale design interventions in the Melbourne landscape working towards building urban resilience, focusing on the culture of growing food. The rise of design engagement in urban agriculture has seen a wide range of visualisations and experimental test projects emerge in

Design for one, Design for All

Co- Studio with COMM2747 – Digital Media Studio 3

Monday: 8:30 – 11:30 | 045.01.005B
Wednesday: 3:30 – 6:30 | 045.01.005D

Lecturers: Juliette Anich and Li Ping Throng

How can design be used to make life easier, more equal, better for all? How can we use design to take things from a place of abundance to a place of

Pandemic Public Transport

Studio Lead: Simon Curlis

Curlis, Simon 2019 Trams

Studio times: Monday 11:30 – 14:30 & Wednesday  11:30 – 14:30 

This studio poses the problem that COVID-19 has brought to people using public transport (PT) during the Pandemic and in reintegrating to work after we start to head back to our offices. (1)

In a city like Melbourne with increased use

Grow Shepp: Re-imaging the Cannery

Studio Tutor:  Juliette Anich and Emily Ballantyne- Brodie

Studio Timetable: Thursday 1.30 and Friday 9.30 (plus studio intensive in Shepparton)

Studio Partners: SPC Cannery Mooroopna

This studio will give you an opportunity to work in a complex and crucial regional system that can help to shape cutting edge food innovation for Australia. You will liaise with food innovation

Gordon Young

Gordon Young is the principal of Ethilogical Consulting. As a professional ethicist he offers extensive understanding of decision-making methodologies, value articulation, challenge management and strategic planning necessary for success in today’s hyper-connected, complex world.

Gordon is a lecturer in Professional Ethics with RMIT University’s School Design, and has worked extensively with volunteer organisations in rural communities,