Through our unique breadth and transdisciplinary focus, we carry out creative, fundamental and applied research projects into the past, present and future of our built and natural environments. Our research makes real and lasting impacts and critically informs the teaching of future generations of practitioners, researchers and designers.

Research Hubs, Centres and Institutes

Collaborative groups, research hubs, centres and institutes embedded within the Faculty bring together experts who are internationally recognised leaders in their fields.

Transforming Housing: Affordable Housing for All

This project seeks to build partnerships to transform Melbourne’s housing industry, in order to meet social justice, economic resilience and environmental sustainability challenges facing Melbourne and Australia.

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Excellence in Research in Australia

In the 2015 Excellence in Research in Australia (ERA) assessment, the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning received a rating of 5 for both Architecture and Urban and Regional Planning. This rating reflects “evidence of outstanding performance well above world standard”.