Operating in collaborative groups, research hubs, centres and institutes embedded within the Faculty, we host a multitude of experts who are internationally recognised leaders in their fields.
Australian Centre for Architectural History, Urban and Cultural Heritage
The Australian Centre for Architectural History, Urban and Cultural Heritage (ACAHUCH) provides an international perspective on research and teaching in architectural history and heritage with a particular emphasis on Australia and the Asia-Pacific.
Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network
The Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network (AURIN) is an initiative of the Australian Government under the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) and associated programmes.
Critical Research in Digital Architecture
The research group CRIDA engages in digital research and teaching projects as vehicles for critical inquiry and development of innovative design practices at various scales supported by digital media in architecture, urban design, landscape and environmental design.
Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute
The Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute (MSSI) facilitates and enables research linkages, projects and conversations leading to increased understanding of sustainability and resilience trends, challenges and solutions.
Victorian Eco Innovation Lab
The Victorian Eco-Innovation Lab (VEIL) is a research-design-action group focused on innovation for more sustainable and resilient future cities. It is an interdisciplinary group whose work is engaged with and embedded in industry, government and communities.
Learning Environments Applied Research Network
LEaRN is an international network that brings together academia and industry to research, imagine and discuss physical learning environments in school, vocational, university, medical and corporate contexts.
Thrive Research Hub
A hub for industry-relevant research on design and innovation for sustainable, thriving built environments. Carrying out applied trans-disciplinary research that investigates thriving in cities and develops real world solutions for the built environment.
Transport, Health and Urban Design Research Hub
The aim of the Transport, Health and Urban Design Research Hub (THUD) is to explore the effects of urban form and transport on the health of the residents of cities.