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9th May



The board of directors have officially re-branded IAV. Our new name is Indigenous Architecture and Design Victoria (IADV) and our new slogan is “Strengthening Culture and Design in the Built Environment”

3rd Apr


Design for a Complex World

IADV Director Jefa Greenaway is a co-author of a chapter in the newly released book “Design for a Complex World: Challenges in Practice and Education”. Jefa, along with Janet McGaw and Jillian Wallace, wrote the chapter ...

23rd Jan



Indigenous Place: Contemporary Buildings, Landmarks and Places of Significance in South East Australia and Beyond… will be launched as part of the Melbourne City Council’s Indigenous Arts Festival on 8th February. IAV’s ...

12th Dec


Jefa Greenaway was recently involved with the Robin Boyd Foundation’s Walsh Street Design Studio as the Studio Leader. The Studio was seeking to give both an architectural and urban presence to Australia’s Indigenous history ...

1st Dec



IAV have been able to assist our latest member, Michael McMahon, to secure an ICS Cadetship. Michael’s family come from Yirrkala, NT, and he moved to Melbourne to study Architecture at RMIT, where he has completed the second year ...

13th May


National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is celebrated across Australia each year between 27 May and 3 June. It is the time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures and achievements and to explore how each of us can ...

11th May


Rueben Berg speaking at the Yorta Yorta Climate Change Adaptation Workshop 14th – 15 Nov 2012, Yorta Yorta Country, Echuca. Hosted by Yorta Yorta Nation in conjunction with Monash Sustainability Institute,Monash University.

23rd Apr


Last Friday was the first ever Gathering of Indigenous Architects. The event was attended by Architects, graduates, students, and interior designers from across Australia.

15th Apr


On Thursday 18 April Architects, Kevin O’Brien (descendent of the Meriam Mir and Kaurereg peoples of the Torres Strait Islands) and Michael Markham will investigate and critique the Finding Country Exhibition, staged as an ...

11th Apr


Congratulations to IAV member and Indigenous Architecture student Sarah Lynn Rees for receiving a Charles Perkins scholarship. Sarah will start post-graduate studies in architecture and urban design at Cambridge University later this ...