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Dean's Lecture Series

The Melbourne School of Design Dean's Lecture Series showcases eminent international professionals in the built environment.

These free public lectures are held in Lecture Theatre 1 (B117), Melbourne School of Design, Masson Road, The University of Melbourne, at 7pm.


Wednesday 30 March, 7pm

Professor John Wood

Emeritus Professor of Design
Goldsmiths, University of London

Lecture title: “Some Criteria for Mapping Consciousness in Living Buildings”



Tuesday, 17 May, 7pm

Jing Liu

Co-founder of the award-winning design firm SO – IL, New York

Lecture title: "To Be Determined": A discussion of recent works and what it means to operate a practice rooted in art, architecture, and academia.



Tuesday, 2 August, 7pm

Associate Professor Karen M’Closkey and Keith VanDerSys

Co-founders of PEG office of landscape + architecture, Philadelphia

Lecture title: "Dynamic Patterns"

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Tuesday, 11 October, 7pm

Professor Judith Inness

Director of the Institute of Urban & Regional Development, University of California, Berkeley

Lecture title: "Planning in Complexity: Applying Collaborative Rationality to Wicked Problems"

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