CTBUH Nonprofit/Governmental Member

University of Melbourne


Member Since: 2017

Member Offices: Melbourne

Website: https://msd.unimelb.edu.au

The Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning at the University of Melbourne, incorporating the Melbourne School of Design (MSD), stands as a premier institution for built environment education in Australia. Focused on nurturing the next generation of professionals, the faculty offers a world-class education that empowers graduates to shape the future of the built environment.

Distinctive among Australian universities, the faculty teaches across a range of built environment fields, preparing graduates to design innovative solutions for an ever-changing world. Located in Melbourne, a city renowned for its liveability, the faculty serves as an ideal hub for expertise in the built environment.

The faculty is home to the Bachelor of Design, an array of graduate programs as part of the Melbourne School of Design, and a diverse range of research entities that focus on topics such as urban and architectural history, learning environments, transport and health, informal urbanism, sustainable cities, affordable housing, and advanced digital design and fabrication.

Fields of Expertise

Academic / University

Ctbuh Leaders

Priyan Mendis

Priyan Mendis

CTBUH Working Group: Fire Performance of Façades, 2017 – Present


Giorgio Marfella

Giorgio Marfella

CTBUH Tall Building Academic & Teaching Committee, 2018 – Present


Paul Kremer

Paul Kremer

CTBUH Advisory Group, 2022 – Present


CTBUH Initiatives Involving University of Melbourne

CTBUH Colombo 2018 Tall Building Forum

31 May 2018

The 2018 Tall Building Forum brought together many prominent tall building professionals across a wide variety of disciplines for an evening of presentations and discussion.

CTBUH Façade Fire Performance Workshop at University of Sydney

29 October 2017

One day before the CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference, delegates convened at the University of Sydney facilities in Darlington for the Fire Performance of Façades workshop.

CTBUH Sri Lanka Talks Wind Engineering

16–17 September 2017

The CTBUH Sri Lanka workshop on “Advanced Wind Engineering Analysis for High-Rise Buildings Design” was held on the 16th and 17th of September 2017 in Colombo.

CTBUH Executive Director Presents at Chapter Events in Australia

07–09 March 2017

Executive Director Antony Wood delivered two well attended lectures in Sydney and Melbourne, organized by the respective local CTBUH committees.

Executive Director Visits Sydney and Melbourne

06–10 March 2017

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood traveled to Sydney and Melbourne to build support for the 2017 conference through meetings and lectures.

The 2016 Colombo Forum

27 June 2016

The 2016 Colombo Forum proved to be yet another successful gathering, themed “Collaborative Approaches in Tall Building Design.”