MAL Syllabus Discussions: Liveability through Design


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Image by Lily Di Sciascio

In what ways do design, art and architecture contribute to our quality of life? What happens when our liveability is impeded by design? How do recent developments in policy—and projects in the areas of housing, the environment and the arts—affect the liveability of the city?

Melbourne Art Library invites you to the first of two reading workshops at MPavilion to unpack these questions on ‘liveability.’ Lynda Roberts of Public Assembly and Simon Robinson of OFFICE will speak to these themes, and lead a discussion based on a prepared syllabus.

Come with questions, ideas, and your own texts to share and contribute to the conversation.

We can’t wait to exchange perspectives.

Syllabus available to borrow at Melbourne Art Library, Room 19, Level 6/37 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000:

  • The Relationship is the Project: Working with Communities by Jade Lily (ed)
  • Architects After Architecture by Harriet Harriss, Rory Hyde, Roberta Marcaccio (eds)
  • The Politics of Public Space Vol.4 by OFFICE (eds)

This event has been developed as part of the M_Curators, an MPavilion program engaging young makers, doers and programmers. This initiative is made possible by our presenting partner Bloomberg Philanthropies.

Wominjeka (Welcome). We acknowledge the people of the Eastern Kulin Nations as the traditional custodians of the land on which we meet. We pay our respects to the land, their ancestors and their elders—past, present and to the future.