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Markthal, Rotterdam by MVRDV. Photograph: Ossip van Duivenbode

Dean's Lecture Series 2015

Nathalie de Vries, director and co-founder of the architecture and urban planning firm MVRDV will present the third in the MSD Dean's Lecture Series for 2015.

New collectivities: housing and the city

Tuesday 4 August, 7:00pm.
Theatre B117, Basement,
Melbourne School of Design


The Dean's Lecture by Nathalie de Vries is sponsored by Dulux.

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2nd Skin Exhibition

22 July 2015 - 9:00am to 6 August 2015 - 5:00pm

Students from Virtual Environments subject 2nd Skins explore notions of space and experiment with the latest design techniques and technologies.

University of Melbourne Information Day 2015: Malaysia

1 August 2015 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us at our Information Day in Malaysia.

New Zealand Information Evening

3 August 2015 - 7:00pm to 6 August 2015 - 8:30pm

Join us at our information evenings in New Zealand.

Three Perspectives on Affordable Housing

4 August 2015 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

This global panel of experts will address viable solutions to Melbourne’s housing affordability crisis from three perspectives.

Dean's Lecture: Nathalie de Vries

4 August 2015 - 7:00pm

Dulux presents the Melbourne School of Design Dean’s Lecture: Nathalie de Vries on 'New Collectivities: Housing and the City'.

New Collectivities: Housing and the City

5 August 2015 - 9:00am to 2 September 2015 - 5:00pm

This exhibition takes an in depth look at nine housing projects by MVDV, ranging from a holiday house in the English countryside, to the Markthal in the very centre of Rotterdam.

Alumni tours - new MSD Building [monthly, first Thursday and Friday]

6 August 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Join us on an in-depth tour of the new MSD building that will give you insight into its many spectacular spaces, and how it will enable world-class research and collaborative learning across disciplines. Multiple tour dates are available.

davidclovers underpressure

10 August 2015 - 6:30pm

In this lecture, David Erdman will describe how davidclovers has been exploring innovative methods of massing (the general shape and size of a building) through recent projects.

All of This Belongs To You

11 August 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Dr Rory Hyde, Curator of Contemporary Architecture and Urbanism, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, will give a lecture: 'All of This Belongs to You'.

ExLab: Digital Furniture Fabrication Exhibition

12 August 2015 - 9:00am to 28 August 2015 - 5:00pm

The ExLab: Digital Furniture Fabrication exhibition showcases furniture pieces designed and made by MSD students.

Dean's Lecture: Vicente Guallart

13 October 2015 - 7:00pm

Vicente Guallart, Chief Architect of the City of Barcelona will present the final lecture in the Dean's Lecture Series for 2015.

ASA 2015 Conference

2 December 2015 - 9:00am to 4 December 2015 - 5:00pm

The 49th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA) will be hosted by the Melbourne School of Design, The University of Melbourne, Australia, 2-4 December 2015.