Design: Building on Country


In response to Professor Paul Memmott and Alison Page’s book Design: Building on Country, this event is a public conversation with the authors that will explore the future of Australia’s built environment when it responds to the essence of the Country and its people.

·    Professor Paul Memmott (co-author of Building: Design on Country)
·    Alison Page (co-author of Building: Design on Country)
·    Dr Christine Phillips (Senior Lecturer, RMIT Architecture Program)
·    Jock Gilbert (Program Manager, RMIT Bachelor of Landscape Architecture Program).
·   Beau de Belle (Gamilaraay architecture graduate/VC Indigenous Pre-Doctoral Fellow
at RMIT University)

The event forms part of a speaker series presented by RMIT Architecture & Urban Design’s Reconciliation Ngulu team that will continue the conversation with a range of designers throughout the year.

Image: (1) The Capitol, RMIT University. Photo: Tatjana Plitt. (2) Design: Building on Country book cover, supplied.

Important Details

Time & Date

6pm–7.30pm, Saturday 30 July 
Doors open 5.30pm

Free, bookings required


Fully wheelchair accessible


The Capitol — RMIT, 113 Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

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