RMIT's play for a new A'Beckett Street footprint

28th Apr 2016
RMIT University is hoping to continue its substantial building program with a sizeable mixed-use tower set for a long held A'Beckett Street address. Entering planning during late 2015, the new... Read more

Episodic Urbanism: The RMIT urban spaces project (1996-2015)

12th Nov 2015
Launched two weeks ago, Episodic Urbanism is a book which documents the transformation of two city blocks which form RMIT University's city campus located in the heart of Melbourne. The book depicts... Read more

RMIT students propose pop-up activation for Docklands

5th Nov 2015
Always a point of conjecture amongst many a Melburnian, Docklands has become the area of interest for a group of students from RMIT University’s Master of Arts (Art in Public Space) program who have... Read more
RMIT's New Academic Street. © RMIT University

In Detail: RMIT's New Academic Street

21st May 2015
Reading more like a roll call of the architectural equivalent of an Avenger's film, the design team behind RMIT University's latest $220m project at its city campus, dubbed the 'New Academic Street... Read more
RMIT's New Academic Street © RMIT University

Work begins on RMIT's New Academic Street Project

4th Dec 2014
In the last week hoardings have gone up at the base of RMIT's Building 8 to signal the beginning of works on RMIT's New Academic Street (NAS) Project. Hoarding going up on site. Image courtesy of MvS... Read more

RMIT rolls out a heightened student experience

25th Aug 2014
Head into Melbourne's CBD via Swanston Street and you're met with a relic of a bygone era: RMIT University's Buildings 10, 12 and 14. Constructed during the 1970's the insular edifice has received... Read more
"The Northern Hood" - David Isaacs © RMIT

RMIT School of Architecture & Design Exhibition June/July 2014

18th Jul 2014
Having been recently included in Jebiga's (I should stress highly subjective) list of the top 10 architecture schools in the world , RMIT's School of Architecture and Design's end of semester... Read more
1960s housewife, Image credit: James Vaughan, Flickr reproduced under CC BY-SA 2.0

Dream homes of the future still stuck in the past

8th Feb 2014
The 21st century smart home promises to deliver substantial energy savings through automated appliances and smart heating and cooling systems. Sound too good to be true? You may be onto something. Read more

RMIT student design - The Museum of Sound

6th Dec 2013
RMIT Student - Zacq Wong Without exploring the inherent qualities of this design by Zacq Wong, Urban Melbourne can't help but be impressed by the ancillary benefits of this conceptional Museum of... Read more