Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi Wurrung and Boon Wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University.

Public
realm

What is it?

New spaces and places for innovation and collaboration. Prototyping new technologies, ideas and approaches to the public realm. Re-imagining the ways that public spaces are used and regulated.

Aims of Public Realm:

  • Linking public spaces with public ideas to refresh civic engagement, public debate and urban life.
  • Integration of new principles in planning, design and use of public space, and application of emerging technologies that focus on sustainability and liveability.
  • Prioritising openness and shared public access and engagement for spaces, buildings, infrastructure and institutions.

Public realm in MID

Former Women’s Hospital Site Redevelopment

Former Women’s Hospital Site Redevelopment

The University of Melbourne will build Australia’s leading innovation precinct on the former Royal Women’s Hospital site on Grattan St in Carlton.The precinct will tackle...
Urban Ideas Playground Workshop

Urban Ideas Playground Workshop

As part of Melbourne Knowledge Week 2017 the MID partners ran a four day co-design workshop for students, industry, and members of the public to...
Science Gallery

Science Gallery

Inspiring and transforming curious minds through the collision of art and science As one of only eight nodes worldwide, Science Gallery Melbourne will be a...
Creative Critical Concerns Studio

Creative Critical Concerns Studio

This studio focuses on emerging discourses of creative practice in the broad field of Industrial Design and its intersections with art, sociology, architecture, science, and...
Designing Information Environments

Designing Information Environments

This studio, open to students in the Master of Design Innovation and Technology at RMIT, explores the concept of ‘Knowledge Wayfinding’: a blending of knowledge...
VEIL Eco-Acupuncture Studio

VEIL Eco-Acupuncture Studio

The Victorian Eco Innovation Lab (VEIL) has brought together students from the University of Melbourne and RMIT to collaborate on a vision for a sustainable urban...
University of Melbourne Student Precinct

University of Melbourne Student Precinct

Over the past two decades, the University of Melbourne has experienced significant growth at the Parkville campus with over 40% of the University’s students and...
Former Women’s Hospital Site Redevelopment

Former Women’s Hospital Site Redevelopment

The University of Melbourne will build Australia’s leading innovation precinct on the former Royal Women’s Hospital site on Grattan St in Carlton.The precinct will tackle...
Creative Critical Concerns Studio

Creative Critical Concerns Studio

This studio focuses on emerging discourses of creative practice in the broad field of Industrial Design and its intersections with art, sociology, architecture, science, and...
VEIL Eco-Acupuncture Studio

VEIL Eco-Acupuncture Studio

The Victorian Eco Innovation Lab (VEIL) has brought together students from the University of Melbourne and RMIT to collaborate on a vision for a sustainable urban...
Urban Ideas Playground Workshop

Urban Ideas Playground Workshop

As part of Melbourne Knowledge Week 2017 the MID partners ran a four day co-design workshop for students, industry, and members of the public to...
Designing Information Environments

Designing Information Environments

This studio, open to students in the Master of Design Innovation and Technology at RMIT, explores the concept of ‘Knowledge Wayfinding’: a blending of knowledge...
University of Melbourne Student Precinct

University of Melbourne Student Precinct

Over the past two decades, the University of Melbourne has experienced significant growth at the Parkville campus with over 40% of the University’s students and...
Science Gallery

Science Gallery

Inspiring and transforming curious minds through the collision of art and science As one of only eight nodes worldwide, Science Gallery Melbourne will be a...

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