Events

The Journey of Extraordinary Encounters

Journey of Extraordinary Encounters Collaboration by The School of Lost Arts, Deakin University Live+Smart Research Lab and the IT Dept. Launch Pad, Tract Consultants Geelong, OneMap, and CartDeco Cartographics.  Enter the world of nature’s design principles, following an interactive trail to uncover biophilic design in the city and experience what nature can teach us about …

Building Better Blocks

  Geelong, building better blocks Collaboration between the Live+Smart Research Laboratory and GHD   In the event Geelong, building better blocks, Associate Professor Dr Phill Roös participate in a thought-provoking panel discussion lead by former GHD Market Lead and AWA President, Lindsay Brown. The event explores how we can ‘build better blocks’ to make unpredictable cities …

Rewilding the City

  Rewilding the City, 2021 Curated by Phillip B Roös, Simon Kilbane, Yolanda Esteban and John Rollo    What might a biophilic city look like and how could its residents benefit from a city that embraces nature through a spectrum of green infrastructure solutions? Explore in this exhibition alternate possibilities of Geelong as a Nature-full …

The Love of Water – Aquaphilia

Collaboration between the Live+Smart Research Laboratory and Vidler Art Parlour Gallery All living creatures on earth have an innate connection to water, in fact, we cannot survive without water. This deep affiliation to water heightens our sensory experiences and attachment to place, where beautiful landscapes along waterways gets settled by humans since ancient times.  In …

Bring Nature back into the City – Geelong Design Week 2021

The Live+Smart Research Laboratory at the School of Architecture and Built Environment, Deakin University is collaborating with industry partners – The School of Lost Arts, Creative Geelong Makers Hub, GHD and Vidler Gallery in various Geelong Design Week 2021 exhibitions and events to promote biophilia and the importance of bringing nature back into our cities. …