Melbourne Design Review Panel

31 Oct 2023

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Vanessa Bird has been re-appointed to the Melbourne Design Review Panel for a second term. Lord Mayor Sally Capp says “Over the past two years, the panel has made a significant impact on $500 million worth of projects – shaping and refining high quality, innovative design that celebrates heritage and contemporary living.”

Deputy Lord Mayor Nicholas Reece added “Melbourne has a distinct design identity that is highly valued and must be preserved. The panel has really proven its value by ensuring major projects use materials and concepts that represent our city and tell a story about Melbourne.” Vanessa welcomes ten new members to the Panel. Read more here


Dezeen Awards Longlist 2023

13 Sep 2023

Dezeen longlist 2023

151 Toorak Road has been 'longlisted' from 4800 enties from 94 countries for the 2023 Dezeen Awards. Our project is one of 16 longlisted in the Workplace Project category. Shortlists will be announced 9-16 October. Congratulations to all selected. See more here.

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Robin Boyd Circle Representative Group

27 Jun 2023


Vanessa joins the Boyd Circle Representative Group, who represents the broader membership of the Boyd Circle. The Boyd Circle is the group of architects and design allies who financially, practically and intellectually support the purpose and vision of the Robin Boyd Foundation.

The Boyd Circle Representative Group is an advisory body – an ideas resource to discuss and suggest ways that the purpose and vision of the Foundation can best be achieved. It is also a practical group – working with the Foundation Staff, Board and volunteers to facilitate and assist in the delivery of activities.