Live+Smart Research Lab

WE BELIEVE THAT RECONNECTING HUMAN HABITATS WITH THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT WILL LEAD TO A HEALTHY AND REGENERATIVE FUTURE FOR BOTH

Creating a healthier and resilient world

Our vision is to deliver applied design research and concepts that are grounded in achieving healthy, sustainable, adaptive, and resilient outcomes for the future. We leverage impactful research in our four core research domains of Biophilia, Biologic, Biosystem, and Bioculture to make this vision a reality.

Deliver impact

Our research has multiple sustainable, environmental, social, cultural, economic and health benefits for our research partners, organisations, and larger communities. We leverage our expertise in nature-based design solutions to deliver impactful outcomes, enabling a sustainable and resilient future.

EXPLORE OUR RESEARCH DOMAINS

Leading

The Live+Smart Research Lab is one of Deakin University’s leading research labs, providing direct applied research for our global society. Unconstrained by traditional disciplines, the Live+Smart Research Lab pursues solutions, technologies, and experiences that enable individuals and communities to transform their lives for the better and improve the environment. The lab promotes an interdisciplinary research culture drawing from a world leading multidisciplinary team that brings together diverse areas of interest, expertise and inquiry.

MEET OUR TEAM

“ Our team provides innovative research that informs the planning, design and creation of both built and natural environments that result in a healthy and resilient future for the planet, where our actions taken today leave a positive legacy behind for future generations”

Dr Phill Roös

Associate Professor
Director Live+Smart Research Lab

Collaborate

Beyond our research activities, the Live+Smart Research Lab builds partnerships around the world with colleagues, peers, key industry and government organisations to deliver achievable solutions. We establish communities of knowledge, centres of excellence, and develop prototypes and concepts that are grounded in achieving our vision

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