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Melbourne Design Week 2017

Thursday, 16 March 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, 26 March 2017 - 5:00pm
Melbourne School of Design, and other venues

Events hosted by the Melbourne School of Design. View the full program here.

Tectonic Grounds

Tectonic Grounds is an exploration of digital fabrication techniques, physical computing and rapid (laser-cut) 1:1 prototyping to deliver a 1:1 folly. Read more...

Monday 20 February 2017 - Sunday 19 March 2017. Andrew Lee King Fun Gallery, Ground Floor, Melbourne School of Design
Regular gallery opening hours: 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday. The Tectonic Grounds Exhibition is also open on the last weekend of Melbourne Design Week: Saturday 18 March (10am-5pm) and Sunday 19 March (10am- 3pm).

Free entry.

A Modernity Different From All Others: Giuseppe Terragni in Rome

A recently established archive of Giuseppe Terragni’s works and designs has paved the way for an international travelling exhibition which explores Terragni’s projects created specifically for Rome. Read more...

Wednesday 8 March - Friday 7 April 2017. Dulux Gallery, Ground Floor, Melbourne School of Design

Free entry.

The House Talks Back

A unique event, where the house of emigre architect Dr Ernest Fooks (1906–1985) becomes the location and part of a curated exhibition about his life and works. Read more...

Saturday 18 March - 10:00am to Sunday 19 March 2017 - 4:00pm. Former Fooks Residence. Bookings required.

Going Dutch: Can Dutch Design Values Improve Our Living?

From rising sea levels to densifying urban environments, Dutch designers have been dealing with issues we are just starting to face for over a hundred years. In response, they have adopted a pragmatic and design-led approach to complex urban issues, one that values egalitarianism, collective decision-making and a spirit of just getting things done. Read more...

Monday 20 March 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm. Queen Victoria Market. Bookings required.

2017 Victorian Architecture Awards: Presentation to Juries

The Australian Institute of Architects Presentation to Juries offers contenders in the 2017 Victorian Architecture Awards an opportunity to personally address judges with their nominated projects. Judging will span 11 major categories, and address 8 specific criteria followed by a short Q & A. Read more...

Saturday 25 March, 9:00am to 6:30pm. Melbourne School of Design. Free entry.