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Inflection Journal

Inflection is the annual student-run journal from the Melbourne School of Design. Internationally distributed, Inflection explores themes relevant to contemporary architectural discourse through the contributions of students, scholars and practitioners.

Each year Inflection Academic Advisor Dr AnnMarie Brennan brings together a new group of student editors to produce an annual edition of the journal.

Born from a desire to stimulate debate and generate ideas, Inflection advocates the importance of the printed word and the discursive voice of students, academics and professionals. Founded in 2013, Inflection is a home for provocative writing, a place to share ideas and engage with the exciting time we are living in.

Inflection encourages a plurality of opinions in every issue, publishing work from students, professionals, academics and members of the public. It is published by AADR (Art, Architecture, Design, Research) Spurbuchverlag, Germany.


Upcoming edition

Inflection vol. 5 examines the theme of Feedback within the discipline of architecture.

Designers are increasingly being asked to implement the products of data collection. Technological developments mean that information is exchanged between humans and machines at unprecedented speeds. To become useful feedback, data requires synthesis and design intent. How can we better use this feedback in our built environments?

Inflection vol. 5 invites academics, students and professionals to consider the practical, moral and technical implications and implementations of feedback. We welcome and invite both academic and practice-oriented written pieces, visual essays, interviews and fictional works that engage with the theme of feedback in relation to architecture, design and related fields.

Please visit the submission page for full details.


Past issues

The pages of Inflection Journal have featured both Australian and international figures, including Rory Hyde, Breathe Architecture, Alberto Pérez-Gómez & Angeliki Sioli, John Wardle Architects, NADAAA and Six Degrees Architects.

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