The MaCAD is a unique online programme training a new generation of architects, engineers and designers ready to develop skills into the latest softwares, computational tools, BIM technologies and AI towards innovation for the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry.

Loneliness in Greater Melbourne

There are different types of loneliness and different causes for each type. The social media induced loneliness as described by Sherry Turkle in her book Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other (2012) is different from the loneliness of feeling alone in a crowd in a very large city … Read more

Affordable Housing in City of Melbourne

Rental Market and Vacancy Rates Growth Rate in Real Estate Market Income Status and Population Rates Homeless Rates and City of Melbourne Affordable Housing Strategy Available Affordable Housing Apartment One of the existing affordable housing is the Markham Avenue Apartments which is located in Ashburton, a residential community in the City of Boroondara, just 12 … Read more


Insightful Predictions for Your City’s Future. The purpose of Foresight is to leverage the capabilities of machine learning to anticipate the potential effects of novel urban infrastructure on the city’s fabric and the value of city blocks. Foresight aims to serve as a preliminary design tool, with the ability to swiftly process vast amounts of … Read more


The assignment entailed harnessing the open data portal for the city of Melbourne with the aim to articulate a narrative revolving around data and technology within the cityscape. Our group initiated contact with several individuals possessing firsthand experience of Melbourne, who provided valuable insights steering us away from our preliminary topic of the potential correlation … Read more


Problem statement and project objectives How can we create a routing system that orients onto its users environment, utilizing open source data? How do we collect and process data? Our objective is to utilize the existing data and generate any missing data required for each aspect of our analysis.  We combine data from different sources … Read more